Shocking: Malayalam actress Rekha Mohan found dead

Popular Malayalam television and film actress Rekha Mohan was found dead in her apartment in Thrissur (Kerala) apartment on Saturday. She was 45.

Police reached the spot after they got a call from Rekha’s husband. Rekha’s husband is based abroad and when he was unable to get in touch with his wife despite repeated calls, he called up police. Police on reaching her apartment found Rekha dead.  

The 45-year-old actor, who was a well known face in the showbiz, is survived by her businessman husband Mohan Krishnan. The couple has no children.

On condition of anonymity, an official from the Viyyur police station said that the actor's husband contacted the police after he was unable to reach Rekha for two days. "Her husband works abroad and following no response from her, the flat was opened by us and we found her body. A case has been registered and the body has taken to conduct an autopsy," said the police official.

Reportedly, the neighbours also did not see Rekha Mohan for few days. They did not suspect anything wrong and thought that Rekha was busy in shooting.

According to media reports, the police has found a three-page suicide note in Rekha's flat, in which she mentioned about her professional struggle and relationship issues. If these reports turn true then Rekha's death might be concluded a suicide. However, investigation is on.

The 45-year-old actress had shared screen space with leading actors like Mammootty in ‘Udyanapalakan’ and Mohanlal in ‘Yathramozhi’ and she also starred in few TV soaps.