Jiah Khan's mother plans to take the death case to Bombay High Court , demanding the police to consider the factual material provided by her, which hints that Jiah's death could be a homicide. Meanwhile, she said that FBI offered her their help to investigate Jiah's case as she is an American citizen.
A week before, Suraj Pancholi, the upcoming actor son of Zarina Wahab, was charge sheeted for the death of Jiah. Jiah Khan, who landed in Bollywood through Ram Gopal Varma's Nishabd, was found dead at her Juhu house, last year. According to her dairies and letters, she was in love with Suraj Pancholi and was depressed because of her recent career downfall.
Her mentor Ram Gopal Varma had blogged how her untimely death shattered him. He recalled that how innocent and charming Jiah was when she first auditioned for his film Nishabd. Jiah Khan was considered lucky by the industry as she launched her acting career with Amitabh Bachchan.
Her untimely death shocked Bollywood and her mother Rabiya Khan opined that hers was not a natural death. There were reports that Jiah was upset over Suraj's alleged relationship over another model. She felt that he was cheating on her and completely lost hopes. Media speculated that this would have led to her suicide.