16/02/2017 9:05 AM IST | Updated 16/02/2017 9:25 AM IST

Man Creates 'Death Display Picture' On WhatsApp Before Hanging Himself In Tirupati

He even booked tickets for his relatives so they could attend his funeral.

high contrast image of a hangman's noose

A 33-year-old man in Tirupati created a WhatsApp display picture with the dates of his birth and death written around his face and a noose Photoshopped around his neck, before hanging himself to death on Valentine's Day at home, according to the Mumbai Mirror.

Nellipudi Srihari, who worked as a senior assistant in the vice-chancellor's chambers in the Sri Venkateswara (SV) University, was allegedly upset over his wife not returning from her parents' house in Nellore district after a fight.

The Mirror story also reported that Srihari also booked flight tickets for his uncle and brother so that they could attend his funeral. He then sent a message to several of his friends on WhatsApp - "Please come to my house urgently. This is my last request".

His friends rushed to his house to check on him, but by then he had already taken the extreme step.