Popular Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his home in Mumbai yesterday. He had sadly taken his own life.
Popular for his acting in both TV and film, Sushant is perhaps best known for MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, where he played the legendary cricketer.
Many paid tribute to Sushant after having heard the shocking news. Through Twitter, Akshay Kumar wrote “Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless.” Abishek Bachchan wrote “This is just so shocking. A wonderful talent. RIP Sushant.”
Sushant, who started as a TV actor, made his Bollywood debut in 2013 with director Abhishek Kapoor in the movie Kai Po Che, based on the book by Chetan Bhagat.
He went on to star in other films including Kedarnath, Sonchiriya and Raabta, and played former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the 2016 film M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. He was last seen in the 2019 Netflix film Drive.
Industry stars and influencers including Diljit Dosanjh, Zack Knight, Manpreet Toor, Priyanka Chopra, Mika Singh, Sharry Maan, Deepika Padukone, Jazzy B, Neha Kakkar and many more have shared their grief of this tragic loss, on their social media platforms.
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BritAsia TV would like to pass our condolences to his friends and family at this time and pay our tributes to Sushant Singh Rajput🙏❤️