Kamya Punjabi and Pratyusha Banerjee's family members and friends hosted a prayer meet in memory of the late 'Balika Vadhu' actress' in Mumbai on her first death anniversary. Pics/Yogen Shah
Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence on April 1 2016.
Pratyusha Banerjee rose to fame as the lead of 'Balika Vadhu', which she portrayed from 2010-2013.
Pratyusha Banerjee and Kamya Punjabi were fellow contestants on 'Bigg Boss 7'.
Kamya Punjabi at Pratyusha Banerjee's prayer meet in Mumbai.
Kamya Punjabi and Pratyusha Banerjee's boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh were in the news recently over an apparently dispute over Pratyusha's last short film.
Kamya Punjabi has stated that she holds Rahul Raj Singh personally responsible for driving Pratyusha Banerjee to suicide.
Kamya Punjabi also recently questioned Rahul Raj Singh for not handing over Pratyusha Banerjee's personal diary to the police.
Kamya Punjabi speaks at Pratyusha Banerjee's prayer meet in Mumbai.
The Dindoshi sessions court continued the stay on deceased actress Pratyusha Banerjee's film 'Hum Kuch Keh Na Sakey', which is based on her life.
Pratyusha Banerjee's mother Soma Banerjee has stated that her late daughter was not in a live-in relationship with boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh.
A week following Pratyusha Banerjee's death last year, a depressed fan of the actress from Chhattisgarh took her own life.
Following their daughter's sad demise, Pratyusha Banerjee's parents wrote to Maharashtra CM, alleging that the 25-year-old hadn't committed suicide but had been murdered by her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh.
Pratyusha Banerjee's parents even launched a signature campaign in her home town Jamshedpur as well as an online campaign to garner support for a CBI probe into her "pre-planned cold-blooded murder".
Kamya Punjabi listens as Pratyusha Banerjee's parents address the gathering at their daughter's prayer meet in Mumbai.