The year 2020 has not been a prosperous year till date because it has triggered multiple sad events. Every day we hear news that is very disturbing as well as depressing. Either someone has passed away of coronavirus infection or an untimely death. This year, the Indian film industry has witnessed a lot of demises and today it has lost another actor and television star.
Bollywood and TV actor Sushant Singh Rajput has reportedly committed suicide at his Bandra home in Mumbai. During the nationwide lockdown, the 34-year-old actor was living alone at his residence and committed suicide as acknowledged this morning. Initial reports from the police suggest that he wasn’t feeling well for a few days and was suffering from depression for the past six months.
When his body was discovered, some of his friends were also at his home. The young actor had hosted a gathering at his apartment on Saturday night. Even after calling Sushant multiple times, when he didn’t respond, his friends buzzed into his room only to find the actor hanging from the ceiling fan.
Just five days back, his former manager Disha Salian was also found dead in Mumbai. It is still a mystery why the Bollywood actor took this extreme step. A team of policemen from Bandra Police station reached his apartment as soon as the information came in. The reason behind his suicide has not been revealed yet.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s sudden death came as a shock to cinema lovers, film actors, and people from all walks of life as it is the fourth death in the Hindi film industry in the past two months.
Last seen in Chhichhore, Rajput was one of the bright stars of the younger generation. He debuted in the Bollywood industry with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che, based on the book by Chetan Bhagat. Sushant acted in several films like – PK, Kai Po Che, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (based on former India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s biography), Shuddh Desi Romance, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, Raabta, Dil Bechara, Kedarnath and among others.
Mumbai Police is investigating the death of the young actor as a case of suicide.
After the news of his sudden death came to the fore, people from all sectors flooded twitter with condolence messages for the bright actor.
Here are some big names who expressed their grief after learning about Sushant Singh Rajput’s death.
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 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 14, 2020
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.
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) June 14, 2020
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) June 14, 2020
This is just so shocking. A wonderful talent. RIP Sushant
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) June 14, 2020
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
Shocked beyond words !!!! #SushantSinghRajput no more …. deeply saddened!!
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 14, 2020
He loved me so much…I will miss him so much. His energy, enthusiasm and his full happy smile. May Allah bless his soul and my condolences to his near and dear ones. This is extremely sad….and so shocking!! pic.twitter.com/skIhYEQxeO
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 14, 2020
Shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput. This is so difficult to process. May his soul RIP and may god give all the strength to his family and friends 🙏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 14, 2020
Shocked and sad to hear about the loss of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Such a young and talented actor. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul RIP. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/B5zzfE71u9
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) June 14, 2020
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) June 14, 2020
This is distressing, can’t come to terms that this has happened. Really disturbing. Brilliant actor RIP brother. pic.twitter.com/eGImqT7SNN
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) June 14, 2020