Actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide by hanging himself at his Mumbai home on Sunday, 14 June. He had played the role of MS Dhoni in his the cricketer’s biography. Rajput also played the lead role in Kai Po Che.
The provisional post-mortem report submitted the team of doctors to the police, confirmed his death by suicide. According to primary information, he was suffering from depression. Sources add that no suicide note has been found from his residence.
Recently, his former manager Disha Salian had committed suicide by jumping off a building at Mumbai’s Malad. Disha had also worked with Fukrey actor Varun Sharma. Mourning the demise, Sushant wrote on his Instagram story, “It’s such devastating news. My deepest condolences to Disha’s family and friends. May your soul rest in peace”.Sri
Sushant made his Bollywood debut with Kai Po Che, after front lining the Zee TV show Pavitra Rishta. He was last seen with Jacqueline Fernandes in the Netflix original Drive. His last post on Instagram was on 3 June, with a poem for his mother.
Many political personalities have taken to Twitter to mourn the actor’s demise. Captain Amarinder Singh, CM of Punjab, tweeted, “Sad to hear about the sudden demise of #SushantSinghRajput. An exemplary actor who will be missed by all. Praying for strength to his family and friends in this difficult time.”
Sad to hear about the sudden demise of #SushantSinghRajput. An exemplary actor who will be missed by all. Praying for strength to his family and friends in this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/F7V5rpnMFe— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) June 14, 2020
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra and Union Cabinet Minister Smriti Irani too shared their grief on social media.
Sad to learn about demise of a young actor #SushantSinghRajput— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) June 14, 2020
He was doing so well ..why had he to go ..
Shocked & deeply saddened to hear about the suicide of talented & brilliant actor Sushant Singh Rajput.— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) June 14, 2020
This unfortunate death of a young & successful individual brings issues related to mental health, particularly in these times, to the fore.
I have no words , no understanding of why you left the way you did. From a bright young kid who came to Balaji to a star who made the Nation swoon.. you had come a long way and had many more miles to go. You will be missed #SushantSinghRajput gone too soon ..— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) June 14, 2020
(If you feel suicidal or know someone in distress, please reach out to them with kindness and call these numbers of local emergency services, helplines, and mental health NGOs)