Indian TikTok Star dies by suicide at 16

Siya Kakkar was a teenage TikTok influencer who rose to fame on social media. She was known for sharing music clips of herself dancing. She had nearly 1.1 million followers on Tiktok at the time of her date on June 24 from suicide.

Since her death, her followers count has risen to nearly two million. She last posted a video 20 hours before the announcement of her death. It was reported that between the hours of 9 – 10 p.m., she died by hanging by the ceiling fan in her bedroom.

Her management team says that she hadn’t received any threats and the police have seized her phone to see if they can get any information about the reason for her passing. No suicide note was recovered. She was on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic at her family home, which is where she filmed her latest videos.