25 June 2020 16:39
TikTok star Siya Kakkar Image Credit: Instagram/Siya Kakkar An Indian TikTok star Siya Kakkar, reportedly died today after committing suicide, according to Indian media reports. Coming a few weeks after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death by suicide, news about Kakkar has left Indians shocked, with many taking to Twitter to discuss mental health among youngsters. With over 1.1 million fans on the video sharing app, the Delhi girl was quite a popular face on TikTok. She was very active on her social media channels, and would regularly post dance videos on her accounts. Her manager Arjun Sarin reportedly said she seemed fine till last evening. In fact, she had posted a dance video on Wednesday evening too.
Tweep @CharuPragya posted: "16-year-old TikTok star #SiyaKakkar commits suicide. She had 1.1 million fans on TikTok and 91,200 followers on Instagram. What could go so terribly wrong in her promising young life that she ended it? According to Indiatoday.in: "The news of her death was confirmed by her manager Arjun Sarin, who managed all her work and endorsements. Me and my company manage lots of artists, and Siya was a bright talent.
The 16-year-old shared a post 20 hours before she ended her life. She had a sea of fan following on Instagram and her timeline showed her passion for acting and dance. A TikTok artist and dancer Siya Kakkar aged just 16 has killed herself today in New Delhi. She was known for her dance videos and more than 1.1 million followers on TikTok. 4 TikTok artist and dancer Siya Kakkar is dead aged just 16 4 Siya Kakkar was known for her dances on TikTok The news of her death was confirmed by her manager Arjun Sarin, who managed all her work and endorsements He 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. Friend and photographer Viral Bhayani said: "Sad news 16-year-old sweet tik-toker @siya_kakkar died by suicide. 4 Her manager Arjun Sarin posted this message Kakkar lived in Preet Vihar, New Delhi. The TikTok star was active on all the online platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube. She was known for her dance videos and had over 104,000 followers on Instagram and over 1.1 million followers on TikTok. 4 Siya Kakkar had 1.1million Tiktok followers YOU'RE NOT ALONE EVERY 90 minutes in the UK a life is lost to suicide. The aim is that by sharing practical advice, raising awareness and breaking down the barriers people face when talking about their mental health, we can all do our bit to help save lives. If you, or anyone you know, needs help dealing with mental health problems, the following organisations provide support: CALM, www.thecalmzone.net, 0800 585 858 Heads Together, www.headstogether.org.uk Mind, www.mind.org.uk, 0300 123 3393 Papyrus, www.papyrus-uk.org, 0800 068 41 41 Samaritans, www.samaritans.org, 116 123 For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun. 16-year-old TikTok influencer Siya Kakkar committed suicide in New Delhi on Thursday. Her manager Arjun Sarin confirmed the news. According to media reports, Sarin said she took the extreme step possibly due to some personal issue as she was doing well professionally. "I had a word with her last night for a new project and she sounded normal," he was quoted as saying. Kakkar, who is popular across social media platforms, had over a million followers on TikTok. In a tweet, Bollywood photographer Viral Bhayani said he had spoken to her manager who confirmed to him that she was in good mood last night. "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. If you are feeling depressed please dont do this," he said in an Instagram post.