Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at Mumbai home


Mumbai, June 16 : Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 34.

Rajput’s last big-screen release was Rajkumar Hirani’s “Chhichhore”.

“He has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra. Our team is there,” Manoj Sharma, additional commissioner of police, Western Region, told PTI.

His ex-manager, 28-year-old Disha Salian, ended her life by jumping from a high rise building on June 9.

In his last post on Instagram, the actor shared a short poem with a picture of him juxtaposed with that of his mother.

“Blurred past evaporating from teardrops, Unending dreams carving an arc of smile

And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two… ,” the caption read.

Sushant was last seen in Netflix film ‘Drive’. He has worked in films such as ‘Kai Po Che’, ‘MS Dhoni’ biopic and ‘Kedarnath’.

Rajput was a big TV star, thanks to popular show ‘Pavitra Rishta’, before venturing into films. He then debuted into Bollywood with director Abhishek Kapoor’s ‘Kai Po Che’, based on the book by Chetan Bhagat. His startdom came with ‘MS Dhoni-The Untold Story’ in which he played former India cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. — With agencies