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RIP Jiah Khan (Nafisa Khan)

RIP Jiah Khan (Nafisa Khan)

Nafisa Khan (Hindi: नफीसा ख़ान), also known as Jiah Khan (Hindi: जीया ख़ान, Urdu: جیا خان‎), is a British—Indian actress who appears in Bollywood movies mostly known for her role as Sunita in Ghajini. She changed her name to Jiah Khan before making her film debut in Nishabd in 2007. In 2012, she changed her name back to Nafisa Khan.

Nishabd actress Jiah Khan, also known as Nafisa Khan, has passed away. While a few in the industry say that she committed suicide, the cause of her death is currently unconfirmed.

Dia Mirza, who replaced Jiah in Tumsa Nahin Dekha, broke the news on Twitter “RIP Nafisa (Jiah) Khan. You were too young and beautiful…”

Tanuj Garg of Balaji Motion Pictures also tweeted “Just heard the shocking news about Jiah Khan ! Such a sweet, pleasant and friendly girl !”

Apart from Amitabh Bachchan’s Nishabd, Jiah also had a significant role to play in Sajid Khan’s Housefull and A.R Murugadoss’ Ghajini.

UPDATE: There are reports that she committed suicide at her Juhu residence and was declared dead at the hospital. The police is yet to confirm the news.

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Nishabd Jia Nominated, Filmfare Best Female Debut Award
2008 Ghajini Sunita
2010 Housefull Devika

Source : Indicine

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