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.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has also expressed his grief over young Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
I am sorry to hear about the passing of #SushantSinghRajput. A young & talented actor, gone too soon. My condolences to his family, friends & fans across the world.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) June 14, 2020
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.
"You will be missed on screen and off it," tweets Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal on Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.
He looked like such a happy soul. Prayers and condolences to his family and loved ones. #ripsushant May you find your peace. You will be missed on screen and off it.— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) June 14, 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput passed away at a young age and many of his dreams remained unfulfilled.
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.
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It’s no secret Sushant was going through very tough times for the last few years. No one in the industry stood up for him nor did they lend a helping hand. To post about him today is the biggest display of how shallow the industry really is. No one here is your friend. RIP ✨
Actress Mrunal Thakur says Sushant Singh Rajput's rise in Bollywood inspired her and many millions.
Your rise in the world of Bollywood inspired me and many millions. Sushant, you were our leading light and there is now a huge void left behind you. Weren’t we supposed to be an army together to encourage people from small towns to chase their dreams?— Mrunal Thakur (@mrunal0801) June 14, 2020
Gone too soon #RIPSushant 💔
TV celebrities including Hina Khan, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, Krystle D'souza, Shweta Tiwari, Ravi Dubey and others have expressed grief over Sushant Singh Rajput's demise.
Sidharth Shukla called Sushant Singh Rajput's alleged suicide, 'unbelievable'. Extends condolences to actor's family.
Absolutely shocked and stunned on learning about the demise of Sushant Singh Rajput!— Sidharth Shukla (@sidharth_shukla) June 14, 2020
Unbelievable! Sincere condolences and prayers for his family. Rest in peace.. #SushantSinghRajput
Ye Photo bohot khaas hai, Socha tha ki jab phir kabhi milengey toh dikhaunga aur poochunga - “Aap ko yaad hai?! Main wahi ladka hun.”— Siddhant Chaturvedi (@SiddhantChturvD) June 14, 2020
Yanhi se mera safar shuru hua tha, aur aap usme hamesha rahengey bhai. #sushantsinghrajput #RIP💔🙏 pic.twitter.com/zo04CA1mbM
Remembering Sushant, Rajkummar Rao says he'll cherish their conversations about acting and cinema.
💔This is so unfair. Gone too soon.— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) June 14, 2020
I’ll always cherish our conversations on acting and cinema. You’ll be missed bhai.
May God give strength to his family and loved ones. Rest in Peace brother. #SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/F2vmnulB3m
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.
Diljit Dosanjh shared a picture of Sushant Singh Rajput along with Amitabh Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor.
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).
Falling short of words to describe the shock and grief I am in right now!! Just one question why Sushant ?? My heart goes out to his family who lost their young one!! Will wait to cook Bihari mutton for you my friend!! Rest in peace !!!!!Yours dadda!!! pic.twitter.com/0DuA3zdgrT— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) June 14, 2020
Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah, condoled the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, says he will be remembered for his contribution to Indian cinema.
Anguished to learn about the sad and untimely demise of the young and very talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput. He will always be remembered for his contribution to Indian cinema. My deepest condolences to his family, friends and followers.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) June 14, 2020
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Sonam Kapoor mourns Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
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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