Pallavi also worked as legal adviser to Bollywood actor/director Farhan Akhtar.
A Mumbai police official said, Pallavi was staying with her boyfriend Avik , who, on returning home, found her dead with injuries on her neck.
Police officials are questioning Pallavi's boyfriend and the colony security guard.
25-year-old Pallavi's mother works with Mahanagar Telephone Nigam. Her cellphone and laptop have been taken away by police to carry out further investigation.