Varsha, 55, was a columnist and a singer. After the incident, she was taken to a hospital where she was declared dead. Reports suggest that this is not the first time she was attempting suicide.
Varsha Bhosle sang in some Marathi and Hindi films and also appeared in functions with her mother. She used to write columns for magazines and web portals.
Police did not comment whether they found any suicide note in her apartment or not. Television channels reported that Asha Bhosle was not at the residence when the incident took place.