Bollywood actress Mishti dies of kidney failure due to keto diet

By: News Desk      Published: 02:36 PM, 4 Oct, 2020
Bollywood actress Mishti dies of kidney failure due to keto diet

Bollywood actress Mishti Mukherjee has died due to renal failure at the age of 27. Mukherjee died on Friday night and a statement issued a day later confirmed her death. Her last rites were performed on Saturday.

The actress was admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru, where she breathed her last. Reportedly, the actress was in a lot of pain before her death.

“Actress Mishti Mukherjee who marked her brilliance in many films and music videos with her ace acting is no more. Due to keto diet, her kidney failed in Bangalore and she breathed her last on Friday night, the actress suffered a lot of pain. Unforgettable and unfortunate loss. May her soul rest in peace. She is survived by her parents and brother,” read the statement.

Mishti made her debut in Bollywood with the film Life Ki Toh lag Gayi in 2012. In a major breakthrough, Mukherjee acted as a lead actress in Subhash Ghai’s 2014 release, ‘Kaanchi: The Unbreakable’. She essayed the title role in the film. She had featured in a special appearance dance number in the 2013 release ‘Main Krishna Hoon’ before that. In a short career span, Mukherjee was also seen in films such as ‘Great Grand Masti’ (2016), ‘Begum Jaan’ (2017) and ‘Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi’ (2019), besides Bengali and Telugu projects, and music videos.

It may be mentioned here that ketogenic diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet that shares many similarities with the low-carb diets. It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. This reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis.