Bollywood and TV actor Sushant Singh Rajput has reportedly committed suicide at his home in Mumbai. The actor was living alone during the lockdown
The Bollywood actor was found dead at his home in Bandra, Mumbai on Sunday (14 June). News agency Press Trust India (PTI) report Manoj Sharma, additional commissioner of police, Western Region, as confirming that a police investigation is underway.
Sharma also said the cause of death was suicide but a full investigation is underway.
Tributes have poured in from Rajput’s Bollywood peers, including actor Akshay Kumar who tweeted: ‘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.’
Actor Nimrat Kaur said: ‘Absolutely gutted and heartbroken for Sushant and his loved ones and family. Really can’t believe his journey’s ended on this untimely, devastating note.Praying for his soul…gone so soon.
Yet another horrendous jolt for our industry. So deeply tragic…#RIPSushantSinghRajput.’ An investigation is underway into Rajput’s death.
‘This is a tough tough profession, hard on even the most resilient .. And this time is also very difficult .. Hope you are in a better place #RIPSushantSinghRajput.’ Raj Kundra, businessman and husband of actress Shilpa Shetty, tweeted: ‘In complete shock! #RIP.’