Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was on Sunday found hanging at his home in Bandra in suburban Mumbai. Initial reports suggest that the actor might have taken his life.
Born on January 21, 1986, the actor began his career with television serials, before graduating to the silver screen.
The sudden demise of the actor has sent shockwaves among the film industry, his fans and general public. People took to Twitter to express their shock and condolences:
I'm stunned. U must have been in so much pain. I hope u are at peace wherever u are my friend. Gone too soon.I’ll never forget our conversations about astrophysics at sunrise.Words cease to make sense. RIP Sushant. My condolences to the family & everyone grieving this huge loss💔 pic.twitter.com/tA5CmNsRJC— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) June 14, 2020
I’m in a deep state of shock.— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) June 14, 2020
No matter how much I think about it, I don’t have the words.
I’m totally devastated.
You've left us too soon.
You will be missed by each and every one of us.
My deepest condolences to Sushant's family, loved ones, and his fans. 🙏
Anguished to learn about the sad and untimely demise of the young and very talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput. He will always be remembered for his contribution to Indian cinema. My deepest condolences to his family, friends and followers.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) June 14, 2020
💔— Disha Patani (@DishPatani) June 14, 2020
Deeply saddened. My heart goes out to Sushants family at this time. Reminiscing and cherishing every moment of our Dhoni shoot. Can’t believe this.. gone too too soon 💔— Kiara Advani (@advani_kiara) June 14, 2020
Shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput. This is so difficult to process. May his soul RIP and may god give all the strength to his family and friends 🙏— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 14, 2020
At this time of immense tragedy, I would request the media to be sensitive towards Sushant’s family and friends. I urge everyone to respect their emotions and let them grieve.— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) 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 sad to hear about the loss of Sushant Singh Rajput.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) June 14, 2020
Such a young and talented actor. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul RIP. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/B5zzfE71u9
Sushant Singh Rajput...a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films. His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 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
Not fair Sushi! One week everything changed! Not fair my baby! pic.twitter.com/aEnWaOlrXR— Ekta Kapoor (@ektarkapoor) June 14, 2020
At a loss of words. Extremely tragic and upsetting to hear. We will all miss you immensely. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones. May his soul rest in peace 🙏 #SushantSingh #SushantSinghRajput— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) June 14, 2020
Shocked..Heartbroken...Bhai..no words...wish this was not true 💔— sonu sood (@SonuSood) June 14, 2020
लोकप्रिय अभिनेता सुशांत सिंह राजपूत का यूँ अचानक जाना हिंदी फ़िल्म जगत और उनके चाहनेवालों के लिए अत्यंत दुखद एवं स्तब्धकारी है... ‘धोनी’ के रूप में उनकी भूमिका हमेशा अमर रहेगी.— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) June 14, 2020
भावपूर्ण श्रद्धांजलि!#SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/ZyliRga6Cc
हिंदी फ़िल्मों के युवा कलाकार सुशांत सिंह राजपूत की मृत्यु का समाचार स्तब्ध करने वाला है।— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) June 14, 2020
उनकी अभिनय क्षमता, प्रतिभा और कौशल के लोग क़ायल था। उनका यूँ चले जाना पीड़ादायक है और यह फ़िल्मजगत के लिए एक बड़ा नुक़सान है।ईश्वर उनके परिवार एवं प्रशंसकों को यह दुःख सहने की शक्ति दे।
मेरे प्यारे सुशांत सिंह राजपूत....आख़िर क्यों?....क्यों? 💔— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) June 14, 2020
Shocked beyond words !!!! #SushantSinghRajput no more .... deeply saddened!!— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 14, 2020
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
At a loss for words.. So shocked to hear about #SushantSinghRajput’s demise. My condolences with his family.— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) June 14, 2020
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
So shocking and unable to believe this.. Sincere condolences and prayers to the family of #SushantSinghRajput. RIP. May God bless your soul 🙏— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 14, 2020
Shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput. Met him several times as he spent time with us for Mahi’s biopic. We’ve lost a handsome, ever smiling actor.— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) June 14, 2020
Om Shanti! https://t.co/PF2WSP5262
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
I chatted with him last at the Taj Hotel Gym, I praised him for his work in Kedarnath & his reply was ‘Bhai please do watch chhichhore’ you will love it!— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) June 14, 2020
I’m deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the suicide of #SushantSinghRajput my heart goes out for his family— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) June 14, 2020
#SushantSinghRajput too? What is going on? Fuck!!! Strength and condolences to the bereaved. This is horrible, horrible news. :/— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) June 14, 2020
Please take care of yourselves and your families, and talk to your friends.
A deeply intense guy. All my conversations with #SushantSinghRajput somehow moved towards the purpose of life. “What are we doing here?” He once asked me. “We’ll get the answer sooner or later,” I had said.— Sonal Kalra (@sonalkalra) June 14, 2020
He should have waited for his answer. A brilliant life gone so soon. pic.twitter.com/QQ4IRDGbJ5
-7th rank in DCE in 2003— Akash Jain (@akash207) June 14, 2020
-Bachelor of Engineering
-National Olympiad Winner, Physics
-Best Male Debut Nominated - Kaipo Chhe
-Best Actor Nominated - #MSDhoni
Mental health & depression doesn’t see any of these. Dark truth behind glamour.
You went too soon, #SushantSinghRajput. pic.twitter.com/ZaQV1OVFuf
Breaking : Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at his residence in Bandra.— Shreya Dhoundial (@shreyadhoundial) June 14, 2020
4 days ago his ex manager Disha Salian had taken her own life. pic.twitter.com/PJJpVKuQn3
In tragic shock at the news of #SushantSinghRajput ‘s sad demise. In deference to his memory, postponing my tweet chat with @raghuvendras on #Raghuvaarta that was scheduled at 4pm today. Good bye Sushant, we are devastated. Keep your near and dear ones close. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 https://t.co/RNCLYtUO2e— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) June 14, 2020