Bollywood actor and television star Sushant Singh Rajput Rajput has allegedly committed suicide at his Bandra home in Mumbai. The representative has confirmed that the body of Sushant was found hanging.
The actor’s representative and Mumbai Police have confirmed the news. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide at his residence Mumbai. The ‘Kedarnath’ Hero was 34 years old. He reportedly hanged himself. A team has just reached his house at Carter Road
Sushant’s death comes just barely a week after his former manager Disha Salian committed suicide last Monday by jumping off the 14th floor of her apartment in Mumbai.
“It’s such devastating news. My deepest condolences to Disha’s family and friends. May your soul rest in peace,” Sushant had said back then.
Condolences poured in from all quarters for the highly-talented actor who won several awards for his roles in movies like Kedarnath, PK, Chhichhore and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story,
Expressing shock at his death, Anurag Kashyap tweeted, “Wtf .. this is not true.” Akshay Kumar wrote, “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.” The actor’s former manager Disha Salian reportedly committed suicide last week. Sushant had tweeted his shock at the distressing news on social media.
Sushant made his debut with Kai Po Che in 2014 and later starred in films such as PK, Kedarnath, Shudh Desi Romance, and MS Dhoni: The Untold Journey. He was last seen in Netflix’s Drive. He made his acting debut with Zee TV serial Pavitra Rishta.
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.