Sushant Singh Rajput: We would give anything to erase 2020 and start all over again right now. It has been a year that has tested our conscience and morales. And it just keeps getting worse. Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide on June 14, 2020. Known for hits like MS Dhoni, PK, Detective Byomkesh Bakshi, and Kai Po Che, the actor was found dead at his Bandra residence in Mumbai. He was 34 years old.
Along with pandemic, the world has been hit by huge losses over the past couple of months. The Bollywood film industry lost gems such as Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Basu Chatterjee, Wajid Khan, and more within just a few months. And today, it has lost yet another talent with the unfortunate demise of Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput Commits Suicide At 34
The news has left people across India shocked in deep sorrow. Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on the afternoon of June 14, 2020. The 34-year-old actor was found dead in his Bandra Residence in Mumbai. Mumbai Police has shared an official statement verifying the suicide.
“Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is currently investigating the matter. Police haven’t found any suicide note yet” said DCP Pranay Ashok while addressing the press.
Was Depression The Reason Behind The Suicide?
Earlier this month, the actor had dedicated a post to his late mother on Instagram. Sushant had shared a black and white collage of his picture, and that of his mother’s on June 3 and wrote,
“Blurred past evaporating from teardrops. Unending dreams are carving an arc of a smile. And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two…”
Although, it was being reported that the actor was battling depression for the past couple of months. The Police have found medical papers and medicines reportedly the actor took to tackle depression.
The police sources further stated that Rajput had last spoke to a friend from Bollywood, and his statement will also be recorded.
Sushant Singh Rajput Career
The Indian actor and philanthropist made his debut with the Star Plus show Kis Desh Main Hain Mera Dil in the year 2008. He followed it up by an award-winning performance in
Zee TV’s highly popular show, Pavitra Rishta (2009-11).
He quickly rose to fame after he made his debut with the film Kai Po Che in the year 2013. The film went on to become a huge commercial success which opened new doors in Sushant’s career. For his debut role, Sushant Singh Rajput received a nomination for the Filmfare Award For The Best Male DebutSome of his films are as follows:
- Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
- PK (2014)
- Detective Byomkesh Bakshi (2015)
- MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
- Kedarnath (2018)
- Chicchore (2019)
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story turned out to be the life-changer in Sushant Singh’s life. Based on the life of former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the biopic starred Sushant in the lead. The film was highly praised all over the country in which he received his first nomination for Filmfare Award For The Best Actor.
May the hope of heaven give you peace, and the tender touch of God give you comfort.
You will be dearly missed. May Your Soul Rest In Peace…