16-year-old TikTok star Siya Kakkar died by suicide on June 25 in New Delhi.
TikTok star Siya Kakkar Photo: Instagram/Siya Kakkar
After the tragic news of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Crime Patrol actress Preksha Mehta’s death, another talent from the world of entertainment died by suicide today. A 16-year-old TikTok artist and dancer Siya Kakkar died by suicide on June 25 in New Delhi.
The news of her death was confirmed by her manager Arjun Sarin, who managed all her work and endorsements. Arjun said, “This must be due to something personal…work wise she was doing well. I had a word with her last night for a new project and she sounded normal. Me and my company Fame Experts manage lots of artists and Siya was a bright talent. I am heading to her home in Preet Vihar.”
Photographer Viral Bhayani wrote in an Instagram post, “Sad news 16-year-old sweet tik-toker @siya_kakkar died by suicide . Before publishing this I spoke to her Talent management agency head Arjun Sarin who just spoke to her last night for a song collaboration and he says she was in a good mood and perfectly alright. Even he has no clue what went wrong that she had to go this way. You go through her videos and you can she was so good in her content, it’s really sad that she chose this path. If you are feeling depressed please dont do this (sic).”
The TikTok star’s residence is in Preet Vihar, New Delhi. She was active on all the online platforms like TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube and was known for her dance videos. Siya had a large following on all these platforms. She had over 104k followers on Instagram and over 1.1 million followers on TikTok.
Recently, on the morning of June 14, Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his home in Mumbai. The news of the actor’s death sent shockwaves across the nation. He was just 34 when he ended his life and was suffering from depression for the past six months.
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