TikTok artist and dancer, Siya Kakkar has left her fans devastated after committing suicide at the age of just 16.
The fast-growing Indian star killed herself today at her residence in Preet Vihar, 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 also 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 don’t do this (sic).”
Siya Kakkar was very active on social media platforms like TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube and was known for her dance videos. She had over 104k followers on Instagram and over 1.1 million followers on TikTok.