Saturday, May 30, 2009

Monica Chowdhury, daughter Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh commits suicide

MonicaChowdhury,daughter of famous ghazal singing couple Chitra Singh and Jagjit Singh committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her Bandra home. News reports say that, the forty nine year old mother of two sons-Armaan and Umer was suffering from severe depression due to her failed marriage. According to police reports, on May 28, 2009, Chitra Singh talked with her daughter at night. The next day, Monica Chowdhury’s elder son, Umer found her mother hanging from the ceiling. Monica Chowdhury did not leave any suicide note. So, the actual reason behind the suicide could not be discovered. However, it is said that the mother of two had been suffering from depression due to her failed marriages. Monica Chowdhury first married Bollywood cinematographer, Jehangir Chaudhury. The couple had two sons and they divored in 2005. This was followed by another marriage with a British citizen, Mark Atkins. This is a very shocking news for both Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh. In 1990, the couple lost their son, Vivek died in a car accident. Now, their only daughter just passed away.

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