NEWS: The death of Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput by suicide has left his fans in shock, as his representatives and Mumbai Police revealed on Sunday. The 34-year-old actor’s last social media post was on Instagram, where he shared a poem for his late mother. The actor was found dead in his sixth-floor apartment in Bandra West in Mumbai. Authorities have confirmed that Rajput died by suicide, there was no suicide ‘note’ found. “Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is investigating,” DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesperson Mumbai Police said.
Rajput has always posted content that spoke of his love for his mother and just earlier this month, he shared a post dedicated to her on Instagram. Sushant had shared a black and white collage of his picture and that of his mother’s on June 3 and wrote, “Blurred past evaporating from teardrops. Unending dreams carving an arc of smile. And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two…”
Rajput’s management team shared a message for his fans: “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.”
The actors’ death comes days after his former manager, Disha Salian, had also reportedly committed suicide where Rajput had tweeted his shock at the news on social media. 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.