More than what meets the eye, say doctors on fans’ suicide

Two fans of Kannada film star Puneeth Rajkumar’s dying by suicide after hearing the news of their idol passing away have been reported in Karnataka. However, doctors say there is more to this than what appears on the surface and that the actor’s death may have been a trigger. It may be premature to say that suicide is linked to the tragic death of a beloved celebrity and investigation and adequate information are warranted before coming to a conclusion, said Dr V Senthil Kumar Reddi, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS.

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