The MS Dhoni biopic star Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide in his apartment in Mumbai on Sunday, Additional Commissioner of Police Manoj Sharma confirmed ANI.
According to media reports, his body was discovered from his Bandra home in front of some of his friends the early morning after the actor became unresponsive to calls. His body has been taken for autopsy.
Initial police reports suggests Rajput was suffering from depression since past six-months. His body had to be extracted by breaking the door of his bedroom. He was found hanging. No suicide note has been found yet.
Speaking to Aaj Tak Sushant Singh Rajput’s close friend told this extreme step is a result of severe depression he was undergoing.
An actor par excellence, Rajput’s name comes up with movies like Kedarnath, PK, MS Dhoni- the untold story among others. Condolences started to pour in from industry colleagues to production houses alike.
The actor’s recent post on Instagram was a reminiscent to his Ma who passes away in 2002. “Blurred past evaporating from teardrops; Unending dreams carving, an arc of smile And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two…#माँ ❤️” he wrote.
He wrote another poem on his mother, it reads: “As long as you were, I was. Now just in your memories I come alive. Like a shadow, Just a flicker. Time doesn’t move here. It’s beautiful, It’s forever…”
He also wrote, “Do you remember? You promised that you would be with me forever, and I promised you that I would keep smiling no matter what. It seems we both were wrong mother…”
Rest In Peace, Sushant Singh Rajput
“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 tweeted.
“In an industry deeply ruled by Nepotism, it takes tremendous amount of hard work n talent to make a mark like you did..Such a pity you decided to make an exit so soon. Rest in peace,” Urmila Matondkar wrote.
Rajput’s career kicked off with ‘Kai Po Che’ and gradually he made himself a name in Bollywood with blockbuster works like MS Dhoni’s bio-pic with his great acting skills and boyish personality. Not too long ago Sushant Singh’s PR manager Disha Salian reportedly jumped off from a 14-storied apartment.
Born in 1986 in Patna, Rajput relocated from Bihar in 2002 after his mother passed away.
(This is a breaking news. The story will be developed as it unfolds)