Mumbai- Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has reportedly committed suicide , he was found hanging at his Mumbai residence, Mumbai Police said. An investigation will be conducted. The actor was 34. Sushant was best-known for his work in the TV show Pavitra Rishta and for starring in films such as MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! and Chhichhore.
Tributes have begun pouring in from a shocked Bollywood.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s last post on his Instagram account was a tribute to his late mother a week ago. “Blurred past evaporating from teardrops, unending dreams carving an arc of smile And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two,” he wrote.
Sushant Singh Rajput, a native of Patna, studied engineering in New Delhi before dropping out to pursue a career in acting. He began in television, rising to stardom in the Balaji soap Pavitra Rishta.
Sushant made his Bollywood debut in the 2013 film Kai Po Che! and later starred in projects such as the MS Dhoni biopic, Shuddh Desi Romance and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!
He had a supporting role in Aamir Khan’s 2014 hit PK. In 2018,Sushant starred in Kedarnath opposite debutante Sara Ali Khan. His last appearances were in the 2019 projects Chhichhore, Sonchiriya and Drive.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s new film Dil Bechara, co-starring Saif Ali Khan, was meant to be released in May but was postponed because of the lockdown against the COVD-19 pandemic.