Sources reveal failed relationship spurred 37-yr-old Viveka Babajee to take extreme step; body found hanging from ceiling fan
"A neighbour called the police station after smelling a gas leak from Babajee's apartment. The body was found hanging from a fan," he said.
Model Viveka Babajee was living alone in a rented apartment in Bandra since December. Neighbours discovered a gas leak in her apartment yesterday and informed the police
The police had to break the door down as it was locked from inside. Babajee was living alone in the rented apartment since December.
The police suspect a failed relationship could be the reason behind the suicide.
Additional Commissioner of Police Amitab Gupta said, "We have recovered some documents from the apartment. An investigation is on."
Designer Anna Singh said, "I am really shocked. I spoke to her last week. We were supposed to do a show soon. In fact, she had called my office yesterday."
Babajee was director/proprietor of Vibgyor Entertainment, an event management company.
I didn't know Viveka very well but we had met on a couple of occasions. This is shocking news - Milind Soman, Former Model
Viveka always left very sweet comments on my page. (This is) such a waste of a beautiful life - Pooja Bedi, TV personality
I found her to be lovely, a lot of fun, and refreshing to talk to. This is a huge loss -Prahlad Kakkar, Ad Filmmaker
I heard from some friends that she was depressed. But she seemed fine when I met her in January - Dabboo Ratnani, celebrity photographer
We got along as work friends but she never confided in me. She kept to herself - Niketan Madhok, Model
Shot to fame with Indian Condom Ad Campaign
Mauritius-born Viveka Babajee's claim to fame was the famous KamaSutra condom ad campaign. She achieved fame with her Miss Mauritius 1993 title and represented her country in the Miss World pageant in Sun City, South Africa, the same year. She also acted in the 2002 movie Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat directed by Dinkar Kapoor.
Nafisa Joseph (March 28, 1979- July 29, 2004) Nafisa was an Indian model and video jockey. She was the winner of Miss India Universe 1997 and was a Miss Universe semi-finalist. Joseph hanged herself in her Mumbai flat on 29 July, 2004. She was to marry businessman Gautam Khanduja in a few weeks' time. According to her parents, Joseph took the step because her marriage was called off.