Sushant Singh Rajput found dead at his Mumbai flat

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Updated: Jun 14, 2020 4:07 PM

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his home in Mumbai. He was 34. Rajput made his debut in Bollywood with Kai Po Che! and his last film was Chhichhore.

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Sushant Singh Rajput death news: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai flat on Sunday. News agency PTI reported quoting the police that the actor, 34, was found dead inside his home in Bandra.

The India Express reported that Mumbai DCP zone 9 Abhishek Trimukhe has confirmed the actor’s death. He said the Mumbai Police has started investigations.

Rajput’s former manager Disha Salian passed away earlier this month after she reportedly fell from window of her friend’s residence in Mumbai’s Malad.

Rajput made his debut in Bollywood with Kai Po Che! and his last film was Chhichhore.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed shock over the news of the actor’s sudden demise.

“Sushant Singh Rajput…a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films. His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti,” PM Modi said in his tweet.

Rajput, who originally hailed from Patna, Bihar, studied mechanical engineering in Delhi but didn’t complete the course and moved to Mumbai to pursue acting. His started his career in the entertainment industry with TV serial ‘Pavitra Rishta’.

His portrayal of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the biopic – M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story – of former Indian cricket captain won him wide accolades. Rajput was also seen in Aamir Khan’s ‘PK’ apart from movies like ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’, ‘Kedarnath’ and others.

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