Sushant Singh Rajput’s family sets up foundation to support young talent
The family said the foundation will honour Sushant’s memory and legacy
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s family has decided to set up the Sushant Singh Rajput Foundation (SSRF) to support young talents in areas of cinema, science and sports.
In a statement, Sushant’s family said, “The world’s Sushant Singh Rajput was simply Gulshan to us. was free-spirited, talkative and incredibly bright. He was curious about just everything. He dreamed without restraints, and chased those dreams with the heart of a lion. He smiled generously. He was the pride and inspiration of the family. His telescope was his most prized possession, through which he fondly gazed at the stars.”
The family said that the foundation will honour Sushant’s memory and legacy. Additionally, the actor’s childhood home in Rajiv Nagar, Patna will be turned into a memorial.
“We will put his personal memorabilia and belongings there, that include thousands of books, his telescope, flight-simulator etc, for his fans and admirers,” Sushant’s family said, adding that they will maintain his Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages as legacy accounts to keep his memories alive.
Sushant died by suicide at his Mumbai home on June 14. He was 34. His final film, Dil Bechara, is releasing on Disney+ Hotstar on July 24.