SOORAJ Pancholi is an Indian movie actor for Bollywood and Hindi movies.
He was in a relationship with Jiah Khan on the time of her loss of life, which has made some suspicious of whether or not he was concerned.
Sooraj Pancholi is an Indian movie actor for Bollywood moviesCredit score: BBC
Who’s Sooraj Pancholi?
Sooraj Pancholi is a 30-year-old born in Mumbai, India.
The Bollywood actor landed his first large function within the film Hero; his function earned him a Filmfare award for Finest Newcomer.
His mother and father, Zarina Wahab and Aditya Pancholi, are additionally actors.
In 2013 he dated fellow actress Jiah Khan.
By June of that 12 months she had died after committing suicide.
Nonetheless, her suicide be aware cited the couple’s relationship as a cause for her loss of life, resulting in the arrest of Sooraj.
In 2018 he was formally charged with abetting the suicide. The case remains to be ongoing.
Soorah Pancholi has been accused of enjoying a job in Jiah Khan’s loss of lifeCredit score: BBC
The place is Sooraj Pancholi now?
Sooraj hasn’t been credited on a TV present or movie since 2019.
He’ll subsequent seem in BBC Two’s new three-part documentary Death in Bollywood.
It’ll have a look at the circumstances surrounding Jiah’s loss of life.
Within the second episode, Sooraj denied driving her to suicide.
The ultimate episode will air TONIGHT (January 12) at 9pm.
What has he stated about Jiah Khan’s loss of life?
Sooraj has at all times maintained his innocence, and that does not change within the new BBC documentary.
Up to now he is issued a press release on the occasions, saying: “Not even 5 per cent of what the media has written about me until date is true.
“They’ve heard the story solely from one aspect. They’ve by no means heard my model, as a result of I by no means claimed I’m harmless to achieve individuals’s sympathy.
“I solely need the reality to return out and the media can not give me that. Media cannot get me justice, solely the court docket can provide me that.
“So, I’ve been ready for the court docket to take the choice and a variety of time has elapsed. That is my profession, my bread and butter.
“So, I’ve to talk out as a result of what is going on is flawed.”
Allegedly Sooraj argued with Jiah earlier than she died and was the final particular person to talk to her. In accordance with the CBI, he disposed of proof and eliminated messages between the couple from his cellphone that night.
He was allegedly additionally “unwilling to reveal related info” to police and there have been suspicious indicators on the scene.
When a six-page letter emerged addressed to Sooraj, her household started to suspect foul play, suggesting that Jiah was murdered “after which hanged to make it appear like suicide”.