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Sushant Singh Rajput Found Dead at Mumbai Home, Bollywood in Complete Shock

News18.com | June 14, 2020, 9:48 PM IST
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Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood actor who starred in films like Chhichhore, PK and the biopic on MS Dhoni, was found dead at his Bandra residence in Mumbai with police suspecting suicide. The 34-year-old actor was reportedly found hanging by a domestic help who raised alarm. Bandra Police brought the actor's body to Dr RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital from his residence. After testing the actor for COVID-19, he has been taken for post mortem. So far, no suicide note is found.

Soon after the news of the actor's demise started circulating, a huge crowd gathered at his Patna residence. They said the condition of the actor's father Krishna Kumar Singh has deteriorated and he is not in a position to speak. Lakshmi Devi, the caretaker of Sushant Singh's Patna residence, said the news of his death came through telephone. She told media persons that Rajput's eldest sister, who lives in Chandigarh, has conveyed over telephone that she would be arriving by flight later in the day and accompany the father to Mumbai.
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Jun 14, 2020 9:28 pm (IST)

We are trying to understand if he was going through some financial distress or some trouble on the professional or personal front. This will be ascertained once we question people close to him. We are questioning his sisters, other family members and friends,” said one officer of Mumbai Police.

Jun 14, 2020 9:22 pm (IST)

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has also expressed his grief over young Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Jun 14, 2020 8:24 pm (IST)

After Sushant Singh Rajput reportedly hanged himself at his residence in Mumbai, he was brought to Dr RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital. After completing COVID-19 test, his body is being taken for post portem. While no suicide note has been found so far, Abhishek Trimukhe, DCP Zone 9, Mumbai told ANI that the police can tell the exact cause of his death only after receiving post mortem report. 

Jun 14, 2020 8:15 pm (IST)

Soon after the news of the Sushant's demise started circulating, many from the film fraternity urged people to be more sensitive, empathetic and available to their close ones who might be silently suffering.

Jun 14, 2020 8:11 pm (IST)

Sushant Singh Rajput's death has once again put the spotlight on the importance of mental health care with celebrities including Deepika Padukone, Anil Kapoor, Karan Johar, Anushka Sharma, Richa Chadha, emphasising upon supporting those facing troubled times. 

Jun 14, 2020 8:11 pm (IST)
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"You will be missed on screen and off it," tweets Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal on Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.

Jun 14, 2020 7:52 pm (IST)
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Celebrity hairstylist Sapna Bhavnani, who worked with Sushant Singh Rajput in MS Dhoni, while mourning the loss of the actor, revealed that the actor had been going through some tough times for the last few years.

Jun 14, 2020 7:39 pm (IST)
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Jun 14, 2020 7:29 pm (IST)
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Jun 14, 2020 7:24 pm (IST)

Sidharth Shukla called Sushant Singh Rajput's alleged suicide, 'unbelievable'. Extends condolences to actor's family.  

Jun 14, 2020 7:15 pm (IST)
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Remembering Sushant, Rajkummar Rao says he'll cherish their conversations about acting and cinema.

Jun 14, 2020 7:06 pm (IST)
br /> The caretaker, Laxmi, told media persons that Sushant Singh Rajput's eldest sister, who lives in Chandigarh, has conveyed over the telephone that she would be arriving by flight later in the day and accompany the father to Mumbai.

Jun 14, 2020 7:00 pm (IST)

Lovely Anand, a former MP who is distantly related to the deceased actor's family, also visited the home to offer her condolences. "There must be an inquiry. Only a few days ago his manager committed suicide, now it is our boy. I do not believe it can be a mere coincidence," she told PTI referring to celebrity manager Diya Salani who had Rajput as many of her former clients.

Jun 14, 2020 6:56 pm (IST)

Diljit Dosanjh shared a picture of Sushant Singh Rajput along with Amitabh Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor.

Jun 14, 2020 6:50 pm (IST)

Falling short of words, actor Monoj Baypayee says "will wait to cook Bihari mutton for you". The two had shared screen space in Sonchiriya (2019).

Jun 14, 2020 6:44 pm (IST)

Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah, condoled the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, says he will be remembered for his contribution to Indian cinema.  

Jun 14, 2020 6:38 pm (IST)

For the unversed, Sushant Singh's childhood was spent in Patna. A resident of Rajiv Nagar, he was a cricket enthusiast and used to play cricket on the streets with friends.
 

Jun 14, 2020 6:35 pm (IST)

If you or someone you know needs help, call any of these helplines: Aasra (Mumbai) 022-27546669, Sneha (Chennai) 044-24640050, Sumaitri (Delhi) 011-23389090, Cooj (Goa) 0832- 2252525, Jeevan (Jamshedpur) 065-76453841, Pratheeksha (Kochi) 048-42448830, Maithri (Kochi) 0484-2540530, Roshni (Hyderabad) 040-66202000, Lifeline 033-64643267 (Kolkata). 

Jun 14, 2020 6:32 pm (IST)

Sonam Kapoor mourns Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Jun 14, 2020 6:28 pm (IST)

ANI reports that Sushant Singh Rajput has died apparently due to hanging but police can tell the exact cause of his death only after receiving post mortem report. "So far, we have not found any suspicious object," says Abhishek Trimukhe, DCP Zone 9, Mumbai.

Jun 14, 2020 6:23 pm (IST)

Lakshmi Devi, the caretaker of Sushant Singh's Patna residence said that the actor had called his father a few days ago and said that he will come to Patna and will take him for a walk on the hill somewhere. "But he did not come, instead the news of his death came," IANS quoted her as saying.

Jun 14, 2020 6:18 pm (IST)

Sushant Singh Rajput's sister has reached the hospital. She was accompanied by producer Sandeep Singh

Jun 14, 2020 6:13 pm (IST)

Sushant Singh Rajput with his father Krishna Kumar Singh.

Jun 14, 2020 6:11 pm (IST)

Sushant Singh hailed from Maldiha at Badhra Kothi of Bihar's Purnea district. He participated in a family event the last time he came to his village. People here are still not convinced that Sushant Singh has committed suicide.

Jun 14, 2020 6:03 pm (IST)

Lakshmi Devi, the caretaker of Sudhant Singh's Patna residence, said the news of his death came through telephone. She said Sushant Singh's elder sister who lives in Chandigarh is on the way to Patna.

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Sushant Singh Rajput Found Dead at Mumbai Home, Bollywood in Complete Shock
Sushant Singh Rajput's sister reaches the hospital. She was accompanied by producer Sandeep Singh

The actor, who became popular with his starring role in the television show ‘Pavitra Rishta’ made his foray into films with ‘Kai Po Che!’ in 2013. Among popular Sushant Singh Rajput movies are ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’, ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, ‘Raabta’, ‘Kedarnath’ and ‘Sonchiriya’. Rajput's last big screen release was Rajkumar Hirani's ‘Chhichhore’.

Among his unreleased films is Dil Bechara, an official remake of the Hollywood film The Fault in Their Stars. Directed by Mukesh Chhabra, the movie was rumoured to be released directly through a streamer over the next few months.

Rajput's death has once again put the spotlight on the importance of mental health care with celebrities including Anil Kapoor, Karan Johar, Anushka Sharma, Richa Chadha, emphasising upon supporting those facing troubled times. Soon after the news of the actor's demise started circulating, many from the film fraternity urged people to be more sensitive, empathetic and available to their close ones who might be silently suffering.


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