PM Narendra Modi, Shah Rukh Khan, Dulquer Salmaan mourn Sushant Singh Rajput's demise
The actor, 34, has reportedly died by suicide at his Bandra residence
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was last seen in the Netflix film Drive (2019), was found dead at his Bandra residence today. He was 34 years old.
Sushant had made his debut in the television show Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil. His has appeared in films like Kai Po Che, Shuddh Desi Romance, Detective Byomkesh Bakshi, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, and Sonchiriya.
Rajput's last big-screen release was Rajkumar Hirani's Chhichhore.
An official statement of Mumbai Police mentioned that the actor died by suicide and added, "Mumbai Police is investigating. No suicide note has been recovered from his residence."
Sushant's colleagues from the Bollywood fraternity expressed shock over his sudden demise.
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
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.
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
The news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death is truly sad. What a tragic loss. Deepest condolences to his family & loved ones. May his soul find eternal peace.
Shocked and heartbroken
A young, talented actor gone too soon. Rest in peace #SushantSinghRajput
Stunned n shocked is what I am feeling now. At loss for words. #SushantSingh Gone.. why? Why so soon?why not show courage to fight the demons? Why not try a little more harder? I am totally shaken yet angry. Death is not an answer to your problems. There's so much to life.#RIP
Absolutely heartbroken by this news. Not someone I met or knew personally but this really hits you in the gut. So talented and so young. RIP #SushantSinghRajput
This got to be the most shocking thing Bollywood ever experiences ..SO YOUNG and SO MUCH LIFE AHEAD and then WHY ??? #SushantSinghRajput
No No No!!!!! Horrible heartbreaking news of the passing of #SushantSinghRajput ! Shocking & sad beyond words!!! Goodbye Sushant.. you were such a wonderful performer and had such a long long way to go! Don’t know what you were going through but I’m sorry for your suffering! pic.twitter.com/OcnSmtxwxh
(We will update this story as more details emerge.)
If you are aware of anyone facing mental health issues or feeling suicidal, please provide help. Here are some helpline numbers:
State health department suicide helpline number - 104
Sneha Suicide Prevention Centre - 044-24640050 (listed as the sole suicide prevention helpline in TN
Aasra - 022 2754 6669
Life Suicide Prevention Helpline No.78930-78930
Sahai: 24-hour helpline numbers: 080- 65000111, 080-65000222
Maithri helpline - 0484-2540530
Chaithram helpline: 0484-2361161
Both are 24-hour helpline numbers.
Telangana government suicide prevention toll-free no: 104