Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Film director Raja Aditya Tambi committed suicide by hanging in his room at Hotel Basera in Secunderabad, the police said on Saturday. His latest Telugu movie ‘Malli Malli’ was released on Saturday.

Motive behind his death is not yet known, the Gopalapuram police station Inspector, B. Muralidhar, told reporters. No suicide note was found in the room. Tambi checked into room no. 305 of the hotel, 10 days ago.

“He hanged himself with bed linen,” the Inspector said. A case of suspicious death under section 174 of Criminal Procedure Code was registered.