‘The Dirty Pictures’ actress Arya Banerjee found dead at her residence

Actress Arya Banerjee, who has appeared in films such as: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha and The Dirty Picture, has passed away in her apartment in Jodhpur Park, South Kolkata.

Bengali actress Arya Banerjee, who has acted in several Bollywood films such as The Dirty Picture and Love Sex and Dhokha, was found dead at her South Kolkata residence on Friday, police said. According to the reports, her body was covered with blood when police arrived at the scene.

Allegedly, Arya’s maid informed the police after the actress didn’t receive any calls when she went to work at her residence. The report furthers the police broke open the door of her third floor apartment and found that the body of the 33-year-old actor was lying in the bedroom.


Arya’s real name is Devdatta Banerjee, and she is the youngest daughter of renowned sitar player Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. She debuted in the film ‘Love Sex Aur Dhoka’ and then she starred in Milan Luthria’s ‘The Dirty Picture’.

Police reported that there were signs that she had possibly vomited some food. She was found lying on the floor with her face down, with some blood droplets on the floor.

“Primarily there appears to be no foul play. The exact cause of death will be known when the postmortem report reaches us,” a senior police officer of Lake police station said.