Bollywood actress Jiah Khan found dead

Jiah Khan was  found dead at her Mumbai home at the age of 25. Picture: Getty
Jiah Khan was found dead at her Mumbai home at the age of 25. Picture: Getty
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Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has been found dead at her home in Mumbai.

A police official said the body of the 25-year-old actress was found in her apartment in Mumbai’s Juhu neighborhood late last night.

Khan, whose real name was Nafisa Khan, was born in New York and grew up in London before moving to Mumbai.

Khan began her career in Mumbai’s film industry in the 2007 Hindi film Nishabd, in which she portrayed a teenager in love with her best friend’s father, played by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

In her brief career she performed with other top Bollywood stars, including Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar.