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Remembering Jiah Khan: A Throwback To Her Time In Bollywood

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Jiah Khan's untimely passing in 2013 sent shockwaves across the hindi film industry. The young actress was on her way to stardom, when the news of her mysterious death made headlines. Precisely a decade later, as we await the verdict on her suicide case, here's a list of her best performances:  

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Nishabd (2007)Khan made her debut at the age of 18 with this controversial film, where she played a teenager who falls in love with her best friend's father (played by Amitabh Bachchan). Though the film didn't fare well at the box office, she amassed critical acclaim for her confident and sensual portrayal of the character.

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Ghajini (2008)In this blockbuster hit, Jiah played a medical student who helps Aamir Khan's character in his mission to avenge his girlfriend's death. Her performance was lauded for its emotional depth.

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Housefull (2010)The late actress had a supporting role to play in this ensemble comedy, as Devika, the ex-wife of Aarush (Akshay Kumar). Though her part was relatively small, she made an impact with her sharp comic timing and screen presence.

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Chance Pe Dance (2010)Khan was reportedly cast as the female lead in this film, only to be replaced eventually by Genelia D'Souza halfway through the shoot. While the reasons for her exit remain unclear, Jiah alleged that the director had a personal vendetta against her.