Screenplay writer Ravi Shankar Alok allegedly commits suicide
Ravi S Alok was reportedly involved in the writing of Nana Patekar-starrer Ab Tak Chhappan
A 32-year-old screenplay writer allegedly committed suicide in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Ravi Shankar Alok, a resident of Seven Bungalows area in Andheri (W), ended his life by jumping off from the roof of the building where he lived at around 2 PM on Wednesday, a police official said.
Alok was reportedly involved in the writing of Nana Patekar-starrer Ab Tak Chhappan, he said. No suicide note was found on Alok's body or in his house, the official added.
As per the preliminary information, Alok was suffering from depression and was undergoing psychiatric treatment, he said. Suburban Versova police are conducting further probe.
Ravi S Alok had also directed short films like The Ticket and Khuli Khidki. The former was officially selected to be screened at the Ladakh International Film Festival 2012.
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