Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his house in Mumbai’s Bandra, police said on Sunday.
The 34-year-old actor Sushant Rajput was found hanging in his Mumbai house, the police confirmed.
Sushant Rajput’s death comes days after his former manager Disha Salian reportedly died by suicide.
Sushant made a name for himself on the small screen, especially with Pavitra Rishta, where he played the lead role, before jumping to the big screen.
Sushant broke on to the big screen with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che in 2012, based on Chetan Bhagat’s bestselling book The Three Mistakes of My Life.
He went on to deliver massive hits like ‘PK’ and ‘Kedarnath’. His biggest hit till date remains ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’.
A pall of gloom descended upon Bollywood on Sunday afternoon, as soon as the news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death broke.
Akshay Kumar tweeted, “Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless…
I remember watching Sushant Singh Rajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d a part of it.
Such a talented actor…may God give strength to his family.”
Ajay Devgn wrote, “The news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death is truly sad. What a tragic lossFolded hands Deepest condolences to his family & loved ones. May his soul find eternal peace.”