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Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at 34, in his Mumbai flat

Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide

Bollywood lost yet another actor as Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his residence in Mumbai. While the industry is still reeling with the passing away of Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor, Bollywood has to now deal with yet another loss.

Sushant was a young aspiring actor, at 34 years old and people remarkably loved him for his performances on the small screen as well as in movies.

Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his Bandra residence by hanging himself on Sunday, Additional Commissioner of Police Dr Manoj Sharma confirmed. We await more details.

“Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is investigating.  Police has not found any note yet,” said DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesperson Mumbai Police.

In an official statement, Sushant Singh Rajput’s team had shared, “It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We request his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life, and his work as they have done so far. We request the media to help us maintain privacy at this moment of grief.”

PM Narendra Modi also mourned the loss of the actor.

 

Sushant Singh Rajput’s latest work

His last release was ‘Chhichhore’, which hit the screens in 2019. He romanced Shraddha Kapoor in it and the movie emerged as a massive blockbuster at the box office. Moreover, people spread rumours saying he was in a relationship with Rhea Chakravorty. The paparazzi around the city often snapped the couple.

Sushant Singh Rajput earned massive fame with a TV show and made a successful transition to films. In addition, he marked his debut in Bollywood with ‘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’, wherein he essayed the role of India’s much-loved cricketer Dhoni. Sushant was much loved for his role in the film, wherein he romanced Disha Patani and Kiara Advani.

On the professional front, people were to see Sushant in Mukesh Chhabra directed ‘Dil Bechara’ with Sanjana Sanghi. The film was an official remake of Hollywood hit ‘The Fault in Our Stars’.

Bollywood celebrities expressing grief

Several Bollywood celebrities expressed grief on social media. A devastated Akshay Kumar had posted on twitter:

While Richa Chadha had posted:

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