The UK parliament examined the question of assisted dying in 2015 and decided against legalising it, but since then other countries have decided to approve what many see as an act of mercy.
The police, who initially treated it as a death under suspicious circumstances, later found a suicide note. She reportedly wrote that she was fed up with her lonely life, saying that this was not the life she was aspiring for.
The actress' marriage was soon called off after the businessman's family refused to accept their ties, while of late Nagarjuna himself has alleged that he was being "forced" by some groups to marry her even though he was not interested in the wedlock.
“He was in love with a girl but her father turned down his marriage proposal repeatedly after which Shahzad was really depressed and he committed suicide,” the victim’s brother Sajjad said in a complaint he had filed.
She was found dead on the sets of a TV serial in Vasai, Mumbai, on Saturday. According to media reports, she has committed suicide. A police investigation has started but the reason behind this extreme step is still not clear.
"Thakor family believed that Muktaben had fled away with children and her lover. Finding no other way to live together, they must have thrown children first in the canal and later jumped together and committed suicide.."
Rajesh, who hails from the neighbouring Kollam district killed Sindhu, 50, at Vazhayila near Peroorkada on the busy Ponmudi road in the city around 9am on Thursday.
The suicide note read, "Papa I love you, in the next birth will do something fruitful, please forgive me. My wife and her mother are responsible for my taking this extreme step."
The boy was 18 years old and the girl was 17 years old. Her parents vehemently opposed the marriage and she had narrated her ordeal to the boy. Both had run away from their respective homes six days ago, police said, adding that the missing complaint was lodged only two days ago.