After losing 2 legendary actors Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan and while Bollywood has yet to find closure with their passing away, the entertainment industry has gotten a sudden jolt with the death of 34 year old actor Sushant Singh Rajput. He committed suicide at his residence in Mumbai. Sushant was much loved for his performances on the small screen as well as in movies.
According to Indian media, Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his Bandra home by hanging himself on Sunday, Additional Commissioner of Police Dr Manoj Sharma confirmed. "Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is investigating. Police has not found any note yet," said DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesperson Mumbai Police. More details are awaited. His team also put out a statment that they are in shock and can't believe that he is no more with them. Lots of Bollywood celebrities shared their condolances on social media from Akshay Kumar, Anuska Sharma, Hema Malini, Karan Johar and even politician Rahul Gandhi.
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
This is heartbreaking....I have such strong memories of the times we have shared ...I can’t believe this ....Rest in peace my friend...when the shock subsides only the best memories will remain....💔 pic.twitter.com/H5XJtyL3FL— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) June 14, 2020
Sushant, you were too young and brilliant to have gone so soon. I'm so sad and upset knowing that we lived in an environment that could not help you through any troubles you may have had. May your soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/RzLrdJ4keX— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) June 14, 2020
Shocked and saddened by the the sudden loss of this young, bright & talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput. A loss to the industry & all his colleagues. Condolences to his family— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) June 14, 2020
I am sorry to hear about the passing of #SushantSinghRajput. A young & talented actor, gone too soon. My condolences to his family, friends & fans across the world.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) June 14, 2020