Television actor Tunisha Sharma allegedly committed suicide on the set of a serial in Vasai in Palghar district on Saturday.
Sharma went to the washroom on the set and did not return for a long time.
When the door was broken down, she was found inside.
Those present on set took the actor to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead,
said senior inspector Kailash Barve of Valiv police station.
The Valiv police has said that they will be probing both murder and suicide angle.
Earlier in the day, Tunisha had shared a video on Instagram stories from the set of her television show.
The 20-year-old actor started her career with Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap
and later featured in shows like Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, Gabbar Poonchwala,
Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Internet Wala Love and Ishq Subhan Allah, among others.