Who was Jia Khan? Ten years after the 25-year-old actress was found hanging at her Juhu home, a special CBI court on Friday acquitted her boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi of the charge of abetment to suicide. Rabia Khan, the key prosecution witness in the case, told the court that she believed it was a case of murder and not suicide. Rabia said after the court verdict, “I will fight… This verdict is not surprising… I had expected it. It is not a case of abetment to suicide, it is a case of murder.”
Jia Khan has worked in these films
Jiah Khan made her film debut opposite Amitabh Bachchan in Nishabd, a remake of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, and acted in two other films. Her second film was ‘Ghajini’ in 2008, in which she worked as a supporting actress opposite Aamir Khan. After this, he worked with Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone and Riteish Deshmukh in the 2010 comedy film ‘Housefull’.
Came to Mumbai from New York with the dream of becoming an actress
Jia was an American citizen and when she got a chance to work in Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Nishabd’ in 2007, she was not even 20 years old at that time. She was nominated for the ‘Filmfare Best Female Debut Award’ for her performance in the film. Zia, the daughter of Indian American businessman Ali Rizvi Khan and former actress Rabia Amin, was born in New York City. Her parents separated when she was two, and she moved to London before moving to Mumbai to pursue a career in Bollywood. where he completed his education. Jia’s last film came in 2010 and three years later, on June 3, 2013, she found her mother Rabia Khan dead in the bedroom.
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Jia had made a shocking disclosure in the suicide letter
A few days after Jia’s death, a suicide letter was found. The actress wrote in it about her strained relationship with Pancholi. In this letter, which came on social media, it was alleged that Pancholi assaulted Jiah and forced her to undergo an abortion. It was written in this letter, “I have already lost everything. When you are reading this, I may already be gone or about to go. I am broken inside. You may not know this, But you influenced me to such an extent that I lost myself in loving you, yet you tortured me everyday.