Riya Kumari Wiki, Age, Death, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Riya Kumari

Riya Kumari (1992-2022) was an Indian actress and YouTuber popular for appearing in regional films in Jharkhand. She died on 28 December 2022 in Howrah, West Bengal after being shot.


Riya Kumari was born in 1992 (age 30 years; at the time of death). She started her acting career at a young age.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black


Parents & Siblings

There is not much information available about her parents and siblings.

Husband & Children

She was married to Prakash Kumar, who was a film producer. They have a daughter.


Riya started acting in films at the age of 22. She appeared in various regional language films. She also appeared in many music videos on Youtube and was popular for her dance. She appeared in many music videos including Torey Bina (2019), Dhunde Tokey Mann (2020), Bijli Girela (2021), and Nazar Mai (2022).


She appeared in many films including Picture Abhi Baki Hai (2019), Tere Bin (2019), Laajo (2019), and Mor Jaan (2019).



She died on 28 December 2022 in Howrah, West Bengal after she was shot by some goons while travelling with her husband and daughter. According to her husband, they stopped at 6 am to take some rest at National Highway 16 when a group of three men came towards them and tried to steal their stuff. When Riya saw her husband in trouble, she went to save him, but the gang shot her. Her husband took her to the SCC Medical College and Hospital in Uluberia, where she was declared dead by the doctors. [1]The Indian Express


  • After the investigation, the police said that her husband was to be investigated. In an interview, the police said,

    We have spoken to the husband, and since the daughter is too young we may talk to her later as we do not want to cause her more trouble. We will also speak to the locals whom the man approached for help.”


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