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26 June 2020 06:33

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A 16-year-old Indian TikTok star killed herself yesterday in New Delhi after receiving 'threats'. Siya Kakkar, who attracted over one million followers on TikTok with her dance routines, was found dead in her home in East Delhi last night. Kakkar posted a video of herself on top of a building in New Delhi hours before she killed herself. She is smiling in the clip. According to family sources, the teenager had been receiving 'threats' on the internet, but police said they were unable to confirm the motive at the current stage of the investigation.

Siya Kakkar, 16, posted a video of herself on top of a building in New Delhi hours before she killed herself. She is smiling in the clip (pictured) Kakkar's manager, Arjun Sarin, said that he had spoken to the social media star on the day of her death. He said she appeared to be doing well. He said: 'This must be due to something personal...work wise she was doing well. 'Me and my company Fame Experts manage lots of artists and Siya was a bright talent.

While most popular for her dance videos on TikTok, the 16-year-old also had over 100k followers on Instagram. According to family sources, Kakkar (pictured) had been receiving 'threats' on the internet, but police said they were unable to confirm the motive at the current stage of the investigation On social media, friends and people who worked with Kakkar expressed their sorrow over her untimely death. Photographer Viral Bhayani wrote in an Instagram post, 'Sad news 16-year-old sweet tik-toker @siya_kakkar died by suicide. If you are feeling depressed please dont do this (sic).' Earlier this month, Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Mumbai apartment from suspected suicide. The 34-year-old was one of Bollywood's most high-profile personalities and was best known for playing India cricket legend MS Dhoni in a biopic of his life.

Anyone in the UK seeking help for mental health concerns can call Samaritans free on 116 123 or visit Samaritans.org TikTok star Siya Kakkar has died at the age of 16 in a suspected suicide, it is claimed. The social media star is said to have taken her own life on June 25, according to reports from India. Siya was famed for her TikTok dance videos and had garnered an enormous following of 1.1 million TikTok followers. Local reports stated that Siya's manager Arjun Sarin had confirmed the tragic news of her death. He claimed that the dancer was 'doing well' in her professional work and at the time was heading to her home. "This must be due to something personal...work wise she was doing well," Arjun reportedly said. "I had a word with her last night for a new project and she sounded normal. He added: "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." Siya had lived in the area of Preet Vihar, New Delhi, and had recently shared a number of TikTok videos from the location. She had become famed for her dance videos and had huge followings on TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram. Her latest dance video had been posted just one day prior to her death. Photographer and friend to Siya, Viral Bhayani, also spoke about the sad news on his social media. Alongside a picture of the late star, Viral explained that the news was 'sad' and appeared to confirm she had taken her own life. "Sad news 16 year old sweet tik-toker @siya_kakkar died by suicide," he wrote. "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. (Image: siya_kakkar/Instagram) "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," he concluded. The late social media star has been inundated with moving messages from her international fan base. * Samaritans (116 123) operates a 24-hour service available every day of the year. If you prefer to write down how you're feeling, or if you're worried about being overheard on the phone, you can email Samaritans at [email protected] HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. Click 'I agree' to allow Verizon Media and our partners to use cookies and similar technologies to access your device and use your data (including location) to understand your interests, and provide and measure personalised ads. We will also provide you with personalised ads on partner products. Learn more about how we use your data in our Privacy Centre. Once you confirm your privacy choices here, you can make changes at any time by visiting your Privacy dashboard. Click 'Learn more' to learn and customise how Verizon Media and our partners collect and use data.