Tamil actor-composer Vijay Antony took to social media to Thursday evening to share a statement about his 16-year-old daughter Meera who died by suicide earlier this week.
In a heartbreaking note penned in Tamil, the actor said his daughter has gone to a 'good place'. “All you kind-hearted, My daughter Meera is very loving and brave. She has now gone to a better and peaceful place devoid of caste, religion, money, envy, pain, poverty, and vengeance. She is still conversing with me.”
He further wrote: “I have died along with her. I have started spending time with her now. Whatever good deeds that I will be doing henceforth on behalf of her, will be initiated by her.”
His daughter was found dead in her room on Tuesday morning. The teenager's death sent shockwaves across the film industry with many celebrities taking to social media to share messages of condolences. Noted personalities including Tamil Nadu minister and actor Udhayanidhi Stalin, actress-politician Khushbu Sundar and actor Vijay's mother Shobha Chandrasekhar visited Antony's home to pay their last respects.
Police are investigating the incident for more details. Meera, a class 12 student, was reportedly battling depression.