Widespread Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has been discovered lifeless at his house in Mumbai.
The 34-year-old is believed to have taken his personal life.
Police spokesperson Pranaya Ashok confirmed his demise, and mentioned an investigation was beneath approach.
“It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is not with us,” a spokesperson for the actor mentioned in a press release.
Social media was flooded with tributes, with many reacting to the information in disbelief.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned Rajput was “a vivid younger actor gone too quickly”.
“He excelled on TV and in movies. His rise on the planet of leisure impressed many and he leaves behind a number of memorable performances,” he tweeted.
“Shocked by his passing away. My ideas are along with his household and followers. Om Shanti.”
Sushant Singh Rajput…a vivid younger actor gone too quickly. He excelled on TV and in movies. His rise on the planet of leisure impressed many and he leaves behind a number of memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My ideas are along with his household and followers. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 14, 2020
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar wrote on Twitter, “Truthfully this information has left me shocked and speechless.”
“I can not consider this in any respect… it is surprising… a good looking actor and a great good friend… it is disheartening,” actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui tweeted.
“That is simply so surprising. An exquisite expertise. RIP Sushant,” wrote actor Abhishek Bachchan.
Rajput’s demise comes simply days after that of his former supervisor, Disha Salian, who died after falling from a high-rise constructing earlier this week.
The final social media put up shared by the actor, who was born in Patna, northeast India, was on three June and devoted to his mom, who handed away in 2002 when he was a teen.
Truthfully this information has left me shocked and speechless…I keep in mind watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my good friend Sajid, its producer how a lot I’d loved the movie and need I’d been part of it. Such a proficient actor…could God give power to his household 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 14, 2020
That is simply so surprising. An exquisite expertise. RIP Sushant
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) June 14, 2020
Rajput, who began as a TV actor, made his Bollywood debut in 2013 with director Abhishek Kapoor within the film Kai Po Che, based mostly on the guide by Chetan Bhagat.
He went on to star in different movies together with Kedarnath, Sonchiriya and Raabta, and performed former Indian cricket workforce captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni within the 2016 movie M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.
Rajput was final seen within the 2019 Netflix movie Drive.
He made his performing debut with Zee TV drama sequence Pavitra Rishta.
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