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Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, who played cricket legend MS Dhoni in a hit biopic, is found dead in his 34-year-old apartment in Mumbai.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has been found dead in his Mumbai apartment.
The 34-year-old was one of Bollywood’s most high-profile personalities and was best known for playing India cricket legend MS Dhoni in a biopic of his life.
DCP Pranay Ashok, a Mumbai police spokesperson, revealed they were investigating an alleged suicide.
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput (pictured) has been found dead at the age of 34
Sushant Sing Rajput investigating an alleged suicide
The actor was found deceased in his Mumbai apartment (pictured) on Sunday, with local police investigating an alleged suicide.
Reports in India say no suicide note has been found so far.
Rajput’s death comes just five days after the death of the actor’s former manager, Disha Salian, who fell from the 14th floor of a Mumbai building on Tuesday.
In response to the death of his 38-year-old former representative, Rajput posted on social media: “ It is devastating news. My condolences to Disha’s family and friends. May your soul rest in peace. ‘
Tributes have accumulated to remember the life of Rajput, including one of the Prime Minister of India, Narenda Modi.
The Indian Prime Minister tweeted: ‘Sushant Singh Rajput … a brilliant young actor who left too soon. He excelled on television and in movies.
‘His rise in the entertainment world inspired many and leaves behind several memorable performances.
The 34-year-old (pictured) is one of the biggest personalities in Bollywood and passed away five days after the tragic death of his former manager Disha Salian, 38
Sushant Sing Rajput won several awards at that year’s Berlin Festival.
‘Surprised at his passing. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti.
Born in Bihar in eastern India, Rajput made his Bollywood debut in the 2013 film ‘Kai Po Che’, which won several awards at the Berlin Festival that year.
He also starred in such films as ‘Sonchiraiya’ as well as popular television shows ‘Pavitra Rishta’ and ‘Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil’.
His last film was the 2019 film ‘Chhichhore’, directed by Nitesh Tiwari.
The Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi tweeted a tribute to Rajput following his death
Sushant Sing Rajput was known for playing MS Dhoni in a biopic of the Indian cricketer
Rajput was known for playing MS Dhoni in a biographical film of the life of the Indian cricket player, he also starred in the 2019 film ‘Sonchiraiya’ (pictured) and other television shows.
In reaction to Rajput’s death, Mr. Tiwari told the Press Trust of India: ‘I have no words. I spoke to him last week by messages.
‘We text each other from time to time. Now this is what I hear. He was like a younger brother to me.
Rajput’s death follows the passing of legendary Bollywood actors Rishi Kappor, 67, and Irrfan Khan, 53, within a few days in April.
Bollywood star Chrianjeevi Sarja, 39, died in hospital last week after a heart attack.
Sushant Sing Rajput Quick Facts
- Sushant Singh Rajput was one of Bollywood’s most high-profile figures
- He starred in the 2019 Netflix film ‘Drive’ as well and in MS Dhoni’s biopic
- Mumbai police, led by DCP Pranay Ashok, are investigating an alleged suicide
- The Indian Prime Minister paid tribute to the actor on social media
Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput is found dead in his Mumbai apartment, aged 34