NEWS: The untimely loss of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has left millions mourning his death by suicide. Now in efforts to honour the young Indian actor, his family has now announced that his childhood home in Rajiv Nagar, Patna, will be turned into a memorial housing his books, telescope and flight simulator, reports Mumbai Mirror
According to India Today, Sushant Singh Rajput Foundation (SSRF) will be set up to support young talent in the fields of cinema, science, and sports. They released an official statement in remembrance saying,
“The world’s Sushant Singh Rajput was simply Gulshan to us. He was free-spirited, talkative, and incredibly bright. He was curious about just everything. He dreamed without restraint and chased those dreams with the heart of a lion. He smiled generously. He was the pride and inspiration of the family.”
“From now on, we intend to maintain his Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook page as legacy accounts to keep his memories alive. We once again thank you all for the thoughts and prayers. Sushant’s family.”
What a heartwarming gesture by the family.
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