Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has sent shock waves throughout the entertainment industry after the 34-year-old Bollywood star was found dead yesterday.
Reports say that the Indian heartthrob allegedly committed suicide after a servant found his body hanging in his home in Bandra, Mumbai. Police is still investigating the case as there was no suicide note to be found.
The family released a statement, saying:
“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 like they have done so far. We request the media to help us maintain privacy at this moment of grief.”
Needless to say, Sushant’s untimely passing has left millions of his fans heartbroken. Numerous celebrities have also taken to social media to pay their condolences to the late star. They include Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Riteish Deshmukh, together with Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.
He loved me so much…I will miss him so much. His energy, enthusiasm and his full happy smile. May Allah bless his soul and my condolences to his near and dear ones. This is extremely sad….and so shocking!! pic.twitter.com/skIhYEQxeO
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 14, 2020
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
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— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) June 14, 2020
People only want to hear success stories,inspiring stories…stories of valour. Every successful man has an Untold Story. It may not be bright and glamorous. #SushantSinghRajput announced ‘Pack Up’ too soon. May be there were no takers for his Untold Story. RIP pic.twitter.com/NhEHT8xakE
— Sudhir Chaudhary (@sudhirchaudhary) June 14, 2020
— Sreesanth (@sreesanth36) June 14, 2020
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 heartbreaking news comes just days after his former manager, 28-year-old Disha Salian, killed herself by jumping from a high rise building on 9th June.
Sushant was last seen in Netflix’s “Drive”.