The Bollywood rising star actor & dancer Sushant Singh Rajput has died at the age of 34 at his home in Bandra, Mumbai on Sunday.
According to the reports, indicates that his death was by suicide. Just last week, Sushant wrote in an Instagram story, “It’s such devastating news” after his former manager Disha Salian committed suicide. The actor was 34. “He has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra. Our team is there,” Manoj Sharma, Additional Commissioner of Police, Western Region, told PTI.
Sushant was best-known for his work in the TV show Pavitra Rishta and for starring in films such as MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! and Chhichhore.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s last post on his Instagram account was a tribute to his late mother a week ago. “Blurred past evaporating from teardrops, unending dreams carving an arc of a smile And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two,” he wrote. Sushant Singh Rajput, was from Patna, studied engineering in New Delhi earlier than dropping out to pursue a profession in acting. He started on tv, rising to stardom within the Balaji soap Pavitra Rishta.
In 2013 Rajput made his film debut with ‘Kai Po Che!” for which he was nominated for various Indian best debut awards. The buddy movie, produced by former Disney executives Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur had its debut at the Berlin film festival before going on commercial release in India and globally.
Bollywood Rising Star Sushant Singh Rajput Dead At 34
One of his biggest successes was playing Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2016’s “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.” Other hits included 2018’s “Kedarnath,” and 2019’s “Chhichhore.”
Tributes to him from a shocked Bollywood. “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,” tweeted Akshay Kumar.
“What a tragic loss,” tweeted Ajay Devgn.
I can’t believe this at all… it’s shocking… a beautiful actor and a good friend… it’s disheartening #RestInPeace my friend #SushantSinghRajput Strength to the family and friends”I can’t believe this at all,” tweeted Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “This is just so shocking.”
Riteish Deshmukh wrote that he was “Shocked beyond words !!!! #SushantSinghRajput no more …. deeply saddened!!.”