BJP leader Sonali Phogat, who is also a participant in the reality show Bigg Boss, died of a heart attack on Monday night in Goa. She was aged 42 years.
Sonali had gone to Goa with some of her employees. She complained about some uneasiness when she was at Curlies restaurant in Anjuna. Then, she was taken to St Anthony hospital, North Goa.
The actor-politician had posted videos and images on Instagram shortly before her death.
Sonali Phogat contested the Haryana election 2019 from Adampur as a BJP nominated candidate but lost to Kuldeep Bishnoi, the congress candidate.
Mr. Bishnoi resigned as an MLA last month and joined the BJP.
Sonali Phogat got fame with her TikTok videos and had a huge following also.
She debuted as a TV anchor in the year 2006 before joining the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) two years later.
She made her acting debut in the year 2016 with the TV show ‘Amma: Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma’.
Sonali also took participation in the 2020 edition of the Bigg Boss reality show.
Sonali Phogat made headlines the same year for thrashing an official publicly in Hisar, Haryana.
Sonali has a daughter named Yashodhara Phogat. Her husband, Sanjay Phogat was died at the age of 42 in 2016 at their farmhouse.