By Arré Bench Jun. 14, 2020
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his Mumbai residence on Sunday morning. The actor was only 34 years old. The news has left Bollywood shocked.
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his Mumbai residence on Sunday morning. The actor was 34 years old.
“It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We request his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life, and his work like they have done so far,” his spokesperson said.
His death has left India grieving. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted a tribute to the actor — who was also a National Olympiad winner in Physics — saying he left behind many memorable performances.
Sushant Singh Rajput…a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films. His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 14, 2020
Tributes poured in for the actor from Bollywood’s biggest names, who were left shocked and speechless by the news.
Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless…I remember watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. Such a talented actor…may God give strength to his family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 14, 2020
Anushka Sharma, who shared the screen with him in the 2014 film PK, spoke of the environment he must have been in.