Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Mumbai residence, Mumbai Police said.
An investigation will be conducted. The actor was 34.
“He has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra. Our team is there,” Manoj Sharma, Additional Commissioner of Police, Western Region, told news agency PTI.
Sushant was best-known for his work in the TV show Pavitra Rishta and for starring in films such as MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! and Chhichhore..
Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless…I remember watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. Such a talented actor…may God give strength to his family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 14, 2020
Kai Po Che catapulted Sushant Singh Rajput, a smalltown boy, into almost overnight fame.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 14, 2020
His last movie was Chhichhore opposite Shraddha Kapoor.
Sushant’s former manager Disha Salian was found dead a few days ago.
Badminton player Saina Nehwal expresses her grief on the death of the actor.
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) June 14, 2020
South India actor Tamannaah Bhatia expressed her shock and condolences on Twitter.
“Shocked and heartbroken. A young, talented actor gone too soon. Rest in peace #SushantSnghRajput,” she tweeted.
Shocked and heartbroken 💔
A young, talented actor gone too soon. Rest in peace #SushantSinghRajput
— Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) June 14, 2020