Model Viveka Babajee commits suicide


Former supermodel and former Miss Mauritius Viveka Babajee was found dead at her suburban Bandra residence late on Friday night. She was 31. she hails from Mauritius but shifted her base to Mumbai for establishing her career in modeling. Her death came as a big shock for the fashion industry.

She had featured in Kamasutra condoms and few other commercials. She also acted in Hindi film ‘Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat Hai’ way back in 2002. she won the supermodel title in 1994 and was a popular face nationally and internationally. After investigation, police concluded that it was a case of suicide and also found that knob of the kitchen gas was opened.

What made Viveka’s to take such extreme step is yet to be confirmed but her failed relationship with her boyfriend Gautam Vohra is considered the prime reason for her death. In the past, she attempted suicide twice.

Lately, Viveka was engaged to director Rohit Jugraj and they were expected to tie the knot by the end of 2006. Fashion designer Rohit Verma informs that she was supposed to participate in his fashion show next month and he was extremely shocked to hear the news of her death.