Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sudden death has sent shockwaves through the country. At just 34, Sushant was found hanging in his Bandra house on Sunday.
'Gone way too soon' was how both badminton star Saina Nehwal and Indian men's football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu reacted to the news.
In the sporting fraternity, Sushant is best remembered for playing the role of former Indian men's cricket team captain MS Dhoni in his biopic, for which the actor received a lot of accolades.
On Sunday as the news of Sushant's death spread like wildfire, Saina took to Twitter to express her shock over the happening and said the actor will be missed.
"Shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput. May his soul RIP," PV Sindhu tweeted.
"Gone way too soon. Its shocking and even more sad to loose such a young talented actor and a human. You will be missed on screen dhoni #SushantSinghRajput," Saina tweeted.
Gone way too soon. Its shocking and even more sad to loose such a young talented actor and a human. You will be missed on screen dhoni.#SushantSinghRajput ?? pic.twitter.com/WCMJUytakW — Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) June 14, 2020
Gurpreet also said that it was an extremely early death and sent condolences to his family and friends. "Rest in Peace #SushantSinghRajput , gone too soon. My sincere condolences to his family and friends," he said.
Rest in Peace #SushantSinghRajput , gone too soon. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. — Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (@GurpreetGK) June 14, 2020
Sania Mirza said she was shaking while she wrote the tweet as she remembered how Sushant had said they would play tennis one day. She tweeted, "Sushant you said we would play tennis together one day .. you were so full of life and laughs .. spreading smiles everywhere you went.. we didn’t even know you were hurting this bad the world will miss you .. shaking while I write this .. RIP my friend."
Sushant 💔 💔 you said we would play tennis together one day .. you were so full of life and laughs .. spreading smiles everywhere you went.. we didn’t even know you were hurting this bad 😞 the world will miss you .. shaking while I write this .. RIP my friend — Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) June 14, 2020
Boxer Vijender Singh reacted with, "Extremely shocked why #SushantSinghRajput".
We mourn the sad and tragic demise of young actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Condolences to his family and loved ones. 🙏 RIP 💐#RestInPeace #SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/yFZkaMbVlD — Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) June 14, 2020
Let us all take a moment to mourn the tragic death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. RIP 💐#RestInPeace #SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/d86q2F4Od3 — Hero I-League (@ILeagueOfficial) June 14, 2020
I am saddened and shocked to know about the untimely demise of Sushant Singh Rajput. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans. May God give them strength. May his soul rest in peace.#SushantSinghRajput#ripsushantsinghrajput#RIP pic.twitter.com/TpBWftfoAw — Praful Patel (@praful_patel) June 14, 2020
पता नही कब मन बदल जाए और हँसती हंसाती ज़िंदगी की कब आख़िरी शाम हो जाये, इल्ज़ाम किसको दे जिंदगी को या समय को ? ॐ शांति #sushantsinghrajpoot #SushantSingh #sushant pic.twitter.com/QtSezTu7w9 — Manoj Kumar 🇮🇳 (@BoxerManojkr) June 14, 2020
विश्वास ही नहीं हो रहा है 😢 #SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/bKu3KRQRbj — geeta phogat (@geeta_phogat) June 14, 2020
This was the spirit of #SushantSinghRajput A fighter can't end his life like this. Shocking. Unbelievable #RIPSushant https://t.co/ie7lGdMK81 — Shaji Prabhakaran (@Shaji4Football) June 14, 2020
Tomorrow is my sister’s death anniversary and this is just too much to take ..... Dhoni is one of my fav movies ! Why brother why 😓😓😓RIP . Family n friends please take care n be strong . #ripsushantsinghrajput — Parupalli Kashyap (@parupallik) June 14, 2020
Shocked Prayers and condolences to the family #ShushantSinghRajput #RIP 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/LLMyn8d0t5 — Sakshi Malik (@SakshiMalik) June 14, 2020
Really shocked and sad to hear about the loss of a talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul RIP. 🙏 #sushantsinghrajpoot pic.twitter.com/h3e7ySvSSC — Rani Rampal (@imranirampal) June 14, 2020
It's shocking and heartbreaking to say the least... My condolences to the family in these difficult times. #SushantSinghRajput — Dipa Karmakar (@DipaKarmakar) June 14, 2020
Sushant debuted in Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's Kai Po Che, which was based around Chetan Bhagat's novel '3 Mistakes of My Life'. He went on to act in Shuddh Desi Romance, PK, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, Raabta, Kedarnath, Sonchiriya, Chhichhore and Drive.
Before coming in Bollywood, Sushant was a famous name in every household due to his popular role in the the Zee TV show 'Pavitra Rishta'. He also showcased his dance skills in Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa.
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