The entire nation is reeling with the tragic death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The film industry is still finding it hard to digest the fact that Sushant committed suicide at his Bandra residence. Mumbai Police is currently investigating the matter. The 34-year-old actor was apparently suffering from depression.
The ‘Kedarnath’ actor’s team issued a statement that read, “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. We request media to help us maintain privacy at this moment of grief.– Team SSR.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned Sushant’s death. Expressing his grief he wrote, “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.”
You can check out other politician’s and sports personalities reaction on Sushant’s death below:
The tragic and shocking death of India's rising star #SushantSinghRajput has left millions of his fans devastated. The masterly performances of his film and TV career will forever be remembered. May his friends and family have the strength to cope with this loss. RIP
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 14, 2020
Mental health is a very serious issue and needs more attention than it gets. Being sensitive, compassionate ,gentle and consistently reaching out to those struggling is very important.
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) June 14, 2020
स्तब्ध हूँ ! पिछले हफ़्ते यूँ ही अचानक सोचा था कि तुम्हें कॉल करूँगा,बात करूँगा,ख़ाली वक़्त कैसे कट रहा है इस पर बात करेंगे, हंसी-मज़ाक़ करेंगे ! इतना लेट तो नहीं हुआ भाई कि तुम ऐसे ख़ामोश हो गए ? उफ़😢
“तुम गए क्या शहर सूना कर गए,
दर्द का आकार दूना कर गए..!”#SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/fasJ7se2P6
— Dr Kumar Vishvas (@DrKumarVishwas) June 14, 2020
We offer our heartfelt condolences to the actor’s family and friends.