NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who rose to become a formidable presence on the big screen, was found dead on Sunday afternoon. The ‘Kedarnath’ actor was found hanging at his Bandra residence in Mumbai.
News by jharkhandnewspaper : Sushant Singh Rajput dies by suicide at Bandra home
Mumbai Police is investigating the death of the 34-year-old actor as a case of suicide. The police said that the actor had spoken to his sister on the telephone around 9 am on Sunday also an hour later and he had a glass of juice and took his tablets. The police added that the .
The Patna-born Rajput became an instant hit with his good looks and boyish charm when he was noticed in the famous soap on Zee TV’s ‘Pavitra Rishta’ in 2009. He made his Bollywood debut in the buddy drama ‘Kai Po Che!’ in 2013, for which he also received a Filmfare nomination for Best Male Debut.
The same year, he was also seen in the romantic comedy ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’, which was followed by the titular detective in the action thriller ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!’ in 2015.
Last week, the ‘MS Dhoni’ actor had posted a highly-evocative post on Instagram invoking his mother’s memories. In a slightly-cryptic note, he remembered his mother who had passed away in 2002. His post with the hashtag Mother in Hindi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his condolences on the micro-blogging platform, mourning the demise of ‘a bright young actor gone too soon’. Lauding his rise in the world of entertainment, the PM wrote that Rajput ‘inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances’.
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.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 14, 2020
B-town went into shock as the news of his death was confirmed. From industry colleagues, to friends and fans who started furiously posting pictures with the late actor, everyone recalled their memories and association.
Film-maker Kunal Kapoor was one of the first ones to take to Twitter and he recalled having met the actor just before the lockdown begun, and found the news of his death as incredulous.
Actor Ritiesh Deshmukh also confirmed the news on Twitter, saying, “Shocked beyond words !!!! #SushantSinghRajput no more …. deeply saddened!!”
Shocked beyond words !!!! #SushantSinghRajput no more …. deeply saddened!!— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 14, 2020