NEWS: As the world of Bollywood fans attempt to come to terms with the suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput, another tragedy strikes the late actor’s family. Now the actor’s sister-in-law has died in his ancestral village of Maldiha in Purnia district of Bihar, reports The Tribune.
The 48-year-old Sudha Devi, is the wife of Sushant’s cousin brother Amrendra Singh, who was overcome after hearing about Sushant’s suicide. Devi was an ailing liver cancer patient’s whose health deteriorated and she died on Monday evening. Sushant’s funeral was conducted on Tuesday morning.
Amrendra’s nephew Sanu Kumar said that Sudha was unconscious for two days after she learnt of Sushant’s death and had stopped eating. The Times Of India quotes a family member Rakesh Kumar as saying, “Lekin wo kisi ki baat nahi mani (but she didn’t pay heed to anyone’s request).”
She reportedly kept on weeping and recalling the time spent with Sushant during his visit to his ancestral village last year. Rakesh added:
“Sushant’s untimely demise virtually shook her from within. She could not bear the loss and breathed her last.”
Sushant’s cousin Panna Kumar Singh also revealed that Sushant wanted to open a school for girls at the village. “But his dreams shattered like a house of cards,” he said.
“He was not there, while talking to me, I felt that he was not on the same plain. He was a very disturbed boy. There was something amiss, something wrong.”, said Mukesh Bhatt.Mukesh Bhatt on Sushant Singh Rajput, read more here
The late actor made his mark on the Balaji TV soap Pavitra Rishta, which ran for five years on the television circuit. After quitting television, he made his Bollywood debut with the 2013 flick ‘Kai Po Che!’ and starred in Bollywood movies like Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, the MS Dhoni biopic, the romance Bollywood movie ‘Kedarnath’ and Apart from Netflix’s Drive, he also appeared in the movies ‘Sonchiriya‘ and ‘Chhichhore’ last year, both extremely well-received.