A 16-year-old queer content creator on Instagram, died by suicide in Ujjain of Madhya Pradesh after he suffered mass bullying across social media platforms for dressing up in sarees and wearing makeup.

Pranshu, with over 13,000 followers featured in Reels in different makeup looks and costumes which are generally attributed to women. The influencer who went by the name @glamupwithpranshu, was found hanging in his house in Divine City home Ujjain.

The 16-year-old reportedly hanged himself with his mother’s dupatta while no one was present at home, according to police.