Meera Vijay Antony (2007-2023) was the elder daughter of the popular musician, filmmaker, and actor Vijay Antony. She committed suicide on 19 September 2023, at the age of 16.
Meera Vijay was born in 2007 (age 16 years; at the time of death) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. In 2023, she was pursuing class 12 at Sacred Heart School, Church Park, Chennai. Facebook – Fatima Vijay Antony
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Vijay Antony, is a popular musician, filmmaker, and actor known for his work in the Tamil film industry. Her mother, Fatima Vijay Antony, is a producer. She had a younger sister named Lara Vijay Antony.
Her great-great-grandfather, Samuel Vedanayagam Pillai, was a well-known Tamil poet, novelist, and social worker. He is known for his novel ‘Prathapa Mudaliar Charithram,’ recognised as the ‘first modern Tamil novel.’
On 19 September 2023, Meera Vijay Antony died by suicide. She was found hanging from the ceiling fan using her scarf, at her home in Chennai at 3 a.m. She was immediately taken to the Kaveri Hospital, where she was declared dead. The Times of India Reportedly, she was suffering from depression and was getting treatment for the same. India Today
- Her family members fondly called her Thangakatti (gold bar) and Chellakutty (an endearing soul dropped from heaven).
- In June 2023, she was appointed as the cultural secretary of her school after which G. Dhananjayan, a popular film producer and columnist, congratulated her through a tweet.