Siddharth Pithani friend and flatmate of Sushant has become the latest to reveal that the late actor asked him to delete all data on his hard drive after the death of Disha Salian. These revelations were made to the Mumbai Police and Enforcement Directorate (ED). Pithani who was Rajput’s creative manager also accused Rajput’s former girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty of using the actor’s credits card for her shopping pleasure. Similar statements were reportedly to the CBI, who are currently investigating Rajput’s death. Rhea Chakraborty was seen leaving the CBI guesthouse after being grilled by the investigating agency for seven hours.
According to the statement accessed by India Today, Siddharth Pithani said that the late actor had become very upset following news of Disha Salian’s death. “Since Sushant’s manager at the time, Shruti Modi had suffered a leg injury Disha was looking after his work for a few days. News articles claiming that Sushant’s manager died by suicide made him very restless”, Siddharth said.
“Sushant had asked me to constantly update him on Disha’s death. On 10 June, he told me to delete all old video recordings and everything on the hard drive. Disha’s death was clearly making Sushant very anxious. Thus, as suggested by Sushant, I deleted all the data about his videos, his songs etc from his hard disk”.Siddharth Pithani
The report also stated Siddharth Pithani stating that Sushant’s health began to deteriorate after 8 June. “By the end of April, Sushant’s health had started deteriorating and by the first week of June, it became worse. When Rhea left on 8 June, she asked me to take care of Sushant. His sister Meetu came home after that and began staying with him. Despite her insistence, Sushant wouldn’t talk to us much. He would often recall past memories and cry on several occasions”, Siddharth added.
In his statement, Siddharth also reportedly said that he had advised Sushant not to stop medication all of a sudden. “In the last week of January this year, Sushant told me he would stay at his sister’s place in Chandigarh for a month. Sushant, his sister Meetu, bodyguard and I drove there and we stayed in Ahmedabad and Gurgaon on our way. In Gurgaon Sushant suffered from breathing trouble and I gave him medicines prescribed by his psychiatrist Dr Kersi Chavda. Sushant felt better, but he didn’t stay in Chandigarh for a month. Upon returning to Mumbai also, I would regularly give Sushant the prescribed medicines. He had started working regularly and was staying with Rhea. Rumy Jaffery and Anand Gandhi also offered Sushant films. Sushant told me he was much better and suddenly stopped taking medicines, which I had objected to”.
In a recent interview with the news channel, Pithani revealed that Rajput’s manager Samuel Miranda had told him that Chakraborty would often use the late actor’s card for shopping. Sushant was cremated at the Mumbai’ Vile Parle crematorium, his service was attended by actor friends Shraddha Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Abhishek Kapoor and others. The actor was known for his acclaimed performances in films such as MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Sonchiriya, Kai Po Che, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, among others.
Siddharth Pithani has been questioned by the CBI multiple time. Rhea Chakraborty has been interrogated three times by the agency. The two charges on Chakraborty by the Rajput family are abetment to suicide and embezzlement of funds.
Chakraborty broke her silence and denied all allegations in an interview with senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai. She spilt the beans into the alleged Bhatt texts, living off the late actor, giving him drugs, her apparent connection to Aditya Uddhav Thackeray, and many more startling revelations.
Source inputs: India Today
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