Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his house in Mumbai's Bandra, his representative and Mumbai Police said on Sunday. The actor was found dead at his sixth floor appartment in Bandra (West). While the police have confirmed that he has died by suicide, no 'note' was found from his residence. "Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is investigating," DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesperson Mumbai Police said.
Sushant Singh Rajput's death comes days after his former manager Disha Salian reportedly died by suicide. Rajput had tweeted his shock at the news on social media.
Expressing shock at his death, Anurag Kashyap tweeted, "Wtf .. this is not true." Akshay Kumar wrote, "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." The actor's former manager Disha Salian reportedly committed suicide last week. Sushant had tweeted his shock at the distressing news on social media.
Actor Riteish Deshmukh wrote, "Shocked beyond words !!!! #SushantSinghRajput no more .... deeply saddened!!" Shilpa Shetty's husband and businessman Raj Kundra tweeted, "In complete shock! #RIP."
"Absolutely gutted and heartbroken for Sushant and his loved ones and family. Really can't believe his journey's ended on this untimely, devastating note.Praying for his soul...gone so soon.Yet another horrendous jolt for our industry. So deeply tragic...#RIPSushantSinghRajput," actor Nimrat Kaur wrote.
"This is a tough tough profession, hard on even the most resilient .. And this time is also very difficult .. Hope you are in a better place #RIPSushantSinghRajput," actor Tisca Chopra wrote.
Actor Aftab Shivdasani wrote, "Sushant nooo!! that's the most disturbing news!!! so so so sad.. why? Why end such a young and beautiful life that too suicide??!! So so heartbroken.. #sushantsinghrajput."
Sushant made his debut with Kai Po Che in 2014 and later starred in films such as PK, Kedarnath, Shudh Desi Romance and MS Dhoni: The Untold Journey. He was last seen in Netflix's Drive. He made his acting debut with Zee TV serial Pavitra Rishta.