Siya Kakkar, a teenage TikTok influencer with a significant fanbase on the video-sharing platform, commited suicide, her manager confirm.
The Indian star, who rose to fame on the video-sharing social media platform TikTok, died by suicide on 25 June, according to India Today. Her manager Arjun Sarin confirmed the news writing on Instagram: “No more words. You will always be the best artist. Rest In Peace.”
The 16-year-old was a prominent personality on the platform with more than 2 million followers. She shared recreations of popular memes, short skits and videos in which she was lip-syncing.
Her last video taken atop a rooftop of her mouthing words to an audio clip was viewed over 21 million times.
Many fans of the social media star paid their respects on Friday, with actor Jay Bhanushali saying on Instagram: “Condolences to the family of @siya_kakkar.”