Telugu TV actor Pradeep Kumar commits suicide

Well-known Telugu and Tamil television actor Pradeep Kumar committed suicide in Hyderabad on Wednesday (May 3) at around 4 am. The actor, who featured in the ongoing Tamil series 'Sumangali' aired on Sun TV, was found hanging at his Puppalaguda residence.

Pradeep recently tied the knot with TV actress Pavani Reddy. His wife was not at home when the actor took the extreme step. No suicide note was found at his home.

While Pradeep is known for his lead role in Telugu serial ‘Saptha Matrika’ among other soaps and Plays, Pavani is seen in ‘Agnipooulu’.

Police have registered a case in this regard and are investigating with his family and friends. While the reasons for the suicide is not yet known, police are looking into the possibility of family discord for Pardeep ending his life. Meanwhile, unconfirmed sources speculate that financial issues could be the cause.

Members of the Telugu TV industry have expressed their shock.