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Jiah Khan, Bollywood actress, found dead at 25

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In this Dec. 19, 2008 file photo, Bollywood actress Jiah Khan smiles during a promotional event of her forthcoming Hindi movie "Ghajini" in Bangalore, India. Police said that Khan was found dead at her home in Mumbai late Monday, June 3, 2013. (AP)

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has been found dead at her home in Mumbai, police said Tuesday.

A police official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the body of the 25-year-old actress was found in her apartment in Mumbai's Juhu neighborhood late Monday. According to Reuters, the actress was found hanged in her room by her mother. 

A police source told Reuters the death was not being treated as suspicious, though no suicide note was found. 

Khan, whose real name was Nafisa Khan, was born in New York and grew up in London before moving to Mumbai.

Khan began her career in Mumbai's film industry in the 2007 Hindi film "Nishabd," in which she portrayed a teenager in love with her best friend's father, played by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

In her brief career she performed with other top Bollywood stars, including Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar.

Khan last appeared in the 2010 comedy "Housefull," in which she played a supporting role.

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