Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead on Sunday at his residence in Mumbai. PM Narendra Modi sanctioned his death, saying, “A bright young actor has left too soon.”
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai Bandra residence, his agent and Mumbai police said Sunday. The actor was found dead in his sixth floor apartment in Bandra (West). While police have confirmed that he died by suicide, no “note” was found in his apartment. “Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide, Mumbai police are investigating,” said DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesman for Mumbai police.
The actor was known for his appearances in films such as Chhichhore, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! I started his career in television and am still known for his performance in Pavitra Rishta.
Sushants team sent a message to his fans: “It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We ask his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life and work as they have done until now. We ask the media to help us to preserve privacy in this moment of grief. “
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of those who approved the death of the actor. “A bright young actor has left too soon I have distinguished myself on television and in films. His rise to the world of entertainment has inspired many and left unforgettable performances. Shocked by his death. My thoughts are with his family and his fans “, twittered the Prime Minister.
The death of Sushant Singh Rajput comes days after his former manager Disha Salian reportedly died by suicide. Rajput had tweeted his shock at the news in the social media.
Anurag Kashyap expressed his shock at his death and tweeted: “Wtf … it’s not true.” Akshay Kumar wrote: “Frankly, I was shocked and stunned by this news… I remember seeing #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, his producer, how much I enjoyed the movie and wishing I had been a part of it. Such a talented actor… may God give strength to his family. “
Sushant made his debut in 2014 with Kai Po Che and later starred in films like PK, Kedarnath, Shuddh Desi Romance and MS Dhoni: The Untold Journey. He was last seen on Netflix ‘Drive. He made his acting debut with the Zee TV series Pavitra Rishta.
I have received applause for almost all his films. MS Dhoni, in which I played the former captain of the Indian cricket team, was one of the most successful films of 2016. I received critical acclaim for his role in Dibakar Banerjee’s 2015 film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy.
Sushant as the confused lover boy in Shudh Desi Romance also impressed the audience and proved that he can play the romantic lead role with ease. In addition to mainstream projects, he also worked in films like Abhishek Chaubeys Sonchiriya and stood up to acting stalwarts like Manoj Bajpayee.
In 2018 Sushant played in Kedarnath alongside Sara Ali Khan. His latest performances were Nitesh Tiwaris Chhichhore and Drive, which were released on Netflix