Kolkata: Post-mortem report of actor-model Arya Banerjee, alias Devdutt Banerjee (35), daughter of sitar maestro Pandit Nikhil Banerjee, has confirmed that her death was not a case of “murder”. Kolkata Police Joint Commissioner (Crime) Muralidhar Sharma told IANS that the actor-model was suffering from liver cirrhosis. “This was not a murder case. Alcohol was found in his stomach at the time of his death,” he said.
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Banerjee lived alone with her pets at the Jodhpur Park residence. Shahad has acted in several Bollywood films, including Vidya Balan-starrer ‘Dirty Picture’ (2011) and Dibakar Banerjee’s ‘LSD: Love Sex and Dhoka’ (2010). She also did some modeling assignments in Mumbai. In 2014, he also acted in an episode of ‘Savdhaan India’.
According to Kolkata Police sources, the actor was found dead inside his room when the sleuths opened the door to his third-floor apartment and found the body of a 35-year-old man in a bedroom on Friday.
“The maid, Chandana Das, came to her place and tried to call her on both her numbers. One of her phones went off, while the other went unanswered despite several attempts. After receiving no response, domestic help Suspected. An official said, “The doorbell and phone call do not answer. The maid informed her neighbors about the incident, who briefly tried to call Banerjee and later informed the local police station. We are investigating the case, ”an official said.
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Sources said that the officials of the Homeland Section and Forensic Department of Kolkata Police visited Banerjee’s house and collected samples from the spot. But upon preliminary investigation, nothing was found to be homosexual in nature. The police also interrogated the maid who had allegedly informed that Banerjee lived alone and mostly kept herself.
Locals said Banerjee never used to mix with her neighbors in the Jodhpur Park area. She lived alone and was rarely seen moving out of her home. The actor-model mostly ordered food online every day. Police is also investigating who came to his residence to deliver food in the last 24 hours and everyone spoke to or met him in the last few days.