Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide
Sushant Singh Rajput commited suicide at his home in Mumbai. The actor was 34. He debuted in Bollywood with Kai Po Che!
was last seen in Chhichhore. Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra home earlier this morning. Some of his friends were also at home when his body was discovered.
Bollywood and TV actor Sushant Singh Rajput has reportedly committed suicide at his home in Mumbai. The actor was living alone during the lockdown. Police have reached his apartment but the reason has not been revealed yet. It is said that the actor wasn’t feeling well for a few days. According to the reports, police have informed that the actor was found hanging in his Bandra home. Just five days back, his former manager Disha Salian was found dead.
Sushant started his career with the Television show Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil and rose to fame with Pavitra Rishta. With the Zee TV show, he ruled the hearts of the people for many years. His on-screen chemistry with actress Ankita Lokhnade was much appreciated by the viewers.
Well known Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Bandra residence here on Sunday morning in an apparent suicide, a police official said.
He was found hanging at his home by his domestic help who alerted the police.
A team of Bandra Police has rushed to investigate and details of the apparent suicide are awaited, said the official.
Rajput, 34, hailed from Bihar and was educated in Patna and New Delhi, before shifting to Mumbai.
He was known for his portrayals in TV serials like “Pavitra Rishta“, films “Kai Po Chhe”, “Shuddh Desi Romance”, the biopic “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”, “Kedarnath” and “Chhichore”, among several others.
Bollywood and social media reacted with shock and disbelief on hearing the news of Rajput’s death.
Mumbai News: Sushant Singh Rajput commited suicide at his home in Mumbai. The actor was 34. He debuted in Bollywood with Kai Po Che! and was last seen in Chhichhore. Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra home earlier this morning. Some of his friends were also at home when his body was discovered. The door to his room was broken and he was found hanging. Initial reports from the police say that he was suffering from depression for the past six months. His friends also told Aaj Tak that the reason behind this extreme step is depression. A suicide note has not been recovered yet.
Sushant made a name for himself on the small screen, especially with Pavitra Rishta, where he played the lead role, before jumping to the big screen. Sushant broke on to the big screen with Abhishek Kapoor`s Kai Po Che, based on Chetan Bhagat`s bestselling book The Three Mistakes of My Life. Kai Po Che catapulted Sushant Singh Rajput, a smalltown boy, into almost overnight fame.
After 2013`s Kai Po Che, Sushant worked in Shuddh Desi Romance with Parineeti Chopra, and then went on to do several films. He was last seen in Chhichhore opposite Shraddha Kapoor. It was a film directed by Nitesh Tiwari, which dealt with college life and the frustrations of the later years. The actor`s former manager Disha Salian was found dead a few days ago.
New Delhi News: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his home in Mumbai on Sunday. He was found hanging at his residence in Bandra. He was 34.
A team of Mumbai Police has reached his residence to investigate the matter. He was said to be under stress for almost some months.
Sushant started his career with television. He became a household name after starring in Ekta Kapoor’s hit show ‘Pavitra Rishta’. After the show, he debuted in Bollywood in 2013 with ‘Kai Po Che!’ and later followed it up with films like ‘PK’, ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, ‘Kedarnath’, ‘Sonchiriya’ and ‘Chhichhore’ among others. He was next to be seen in ‘Dil Bechara’.
Just a few days ago, the actor had mourned the death of his former manager Disha Salian. She had reportedly committed suicide by jumping off the 14th floor of a building in Mumbai’s Malad.
“It’s such devastating news. My deepest condolences to Disha’s family and friends. May your soul rest in peace,” Sushant wrote on his Instagram stories.
Just last week, actor Sushant Singh Rajput wrote in an Instagram story, “It’s such devastating news” after his former manager Disha Salian’s suicide
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai residence, Mumbai Police said. Confirming suicide, the police said no suicide note was found. The actor was 34. “He has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra. Our team is there,” Manoj Sharma, Additional Commissioner of Police, Western Region, told PTI.
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A statement released by the actor’s team said, “It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We request his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life, and his work like they have done so far. We request media to help us maintain privacy at this moment of grief.” Sushant Singh Rajput was best-known for his work in the TV show Pavitra Rishta and for starring in films such as MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! and Chhichhore.
“A bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and leaves behind severable memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans,” tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Narendra Modi✔@narendramodi
Sushant Singh Rajput…a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films. His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti. 295KTwitter Ads info and privacy52.4K people are talking about this
Tributes have begun pouring in from a shocked Bollywood. “Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless…I remember watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. Such a talented actor…may God give strength to his family,” tweeted Akshay Kumar. “What a tragic loss,” tweeted Ajay Devgn. “I can’t believe this at all,” tweeted Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “This is just so shocking.” Riteish Deshmukh wrote that he was “shocked beyond words.”Akshay Kumar✔@akshaykumar
Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless…I remember watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. Such a talented actor…may God give strength to his family
34.1K people are talking about this – Ajay Devgn✔@ajaydevgn
The news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death is truly sad. What a tragic loss Deepest condolences to his family & loved ones. May his soul find eternal peace.99.2KTwitter Ads info and privacy10.5K people are talking about thisNawazuddin Siddiqui✔@Nawazuddin_S
I can’t believe this at all… it’s shocking… a beautiful actor and a good friend… it’s disheartening #RestInPeace my friend #SushantSinghRajput
Strength to the family and friends 32.6KTwitter Ads info and privacy3,159 people are talking about thisAbhishek Bachchan✔@juniorbachchan
Shocked beyond words !!!! #SushantSinghRajput no more …. deeply saddened!!
Balaji Telefilms boss Ekta Kapoor, who gave Sushant his start as an actor, tweeted, “Not fair Sushi! One week everything changed! Not fair my baby!” She attached a screenshot of the Instagram exchange she had with the late actor some days ago after revealing a story of how the channel that aired Pavitra Rishta hadn’t wanted Sushant to be cast in the lead. Ms Kapoor did not explain what she meant about everything having changed in ‘one week.’
Not fair Sushi! One week everything changed! Not fair my baby!
Just last week, Sushant wrote in an Instagram story, “It’s such devastating news” after his former manager Disha Salian committed suicide. Sushant Singh Rajput’s last post on his Instagram account was a tribute to his late mother a week ago. “Blurred past evaporating from teardrops, unending dreams carving an arc of smile And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two,” he wrote.
Sushant Singh Rajput, a native of Patna, studied engineering in New Delhi before dropping out to pursue a career in acting. He began in television, rising to stardom in the Balaji soap Pavitra Rishta.
Sushant made his Bollywood debut in the 2013 film Kai Po Che! and later starred in projects such as the MS Dhoni biopic, Shuddh Desi Romance and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! He had a supporting role in Aamir Khan’s 2014 hit PK. In 2018,Sushant starred in Kedarnath opposite debutante Sara Ali Khan. His last appearances were in the 2019 projects Chhichhore, Sonchiriya and Drive.