Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput found dead in his Mumbai home
According to reports the 34-year old actor hung himself in his Mumbai house.
Sushant Singh Rajput, the star of MS Dhoni: The untold story was found hanging at his Mumbai home, reports suggest. As per preliminary reports, it seems that the actor committed suicide.
The actor was found hanging on Sunday in his Bandra home, where he was isolating himself since the imposition of the lockdown in March. The house help discovered the body on Sunday morning, following which she raised alarm.
BREAKING : ACTOR SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT DIES. FOUND HANGING IN HIS BANDRA HOME. POLICE CONFIRMS. #SushantSinghRajput— Megha Prasad (@MeghaSPrasad) June 14, 2020
The 34-year old actor was last seen in Tarun Mansukhani's Drive which released on Netflix. His last theatrical release was 'Chhichhore', which hit the screens in 2019. He romanced Shraddha Kapoor in the film, which emerged as a massive hit at the box office. The actor was rumoured to be in a relationship with Rhea Chakraborty and the couple was often snapped by the paparazzi around the city.
Sushant was the poster boy of a television actors making it big in Bollywood. He earned fame with a TV show and made a successful transition to films. He marked his debut in Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che!' in 2012 and went on to deliver massive hits like 'PK' and 'Kedarnath'. His biggest hit till date remains 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story'. On the professional front, Sushant was to be seen in Mukesh Chhabra directed 'Dil Bechara' with Sanjana Sanghi. The film was an official remake of Hollywood hit 'The Fault in Our Stars'.
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
Sushant nooo!! that’s the most disturbing news!!! ???????????? so so so sad.. why? Why end such a young and beautiful life that too suicide??!! So so heartbroken.. #sushantsinghrajput— Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) June 14, 2020
Several actors and commentators took to Twitter to express their utter shock at this news of a young and vibrant star allgedly taking his own life.
Please stay safe everyone. Just take care of yourself and your mental health at this time. Speak to your loved ones, speak to anyone. Take help. It's the most difficult year of our lifetimes, don't try to fight it alone.— Nikhil Taneja (@tanejamainhoon) June 14, 2020
What a loss this is. RIP #SushantSinghRajput
His last Instagram post was a week back and in it he posted a picture of his mother.
A post shared by Sushant Singh Rajput (@sushantsinghrajput) on
At this point, it is being speculated that the actor was suffering from depression, however the police has not said anything about the possible reasons behind his suicide.
More details are awaited.
In case of suicidal thoughts, please reach out to BMC mental health helpline:02224131212 (available 24X7) or Vandrevala Foundation: 18602662345/18002333330 (24x7).