Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide

Sushant Singh Rajput commited suicide at his home in Mumbai. The actor was 34.

He debuted in Bollywood with Kai Po Che! and was last seen in Chhichhore. Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra home earlier this morning. Some of his friends were also at home when his body was discovered. The door to his room was broken and he was found hanging. Initial reports from the police say that he was suffering from depression for the past six months. His friends also told Aaj Tak that the reason behind this extreme step is depression. A suicide note has not been recovered yet.

Sushant made a name for himself on the small screen, especially with Pavitra Rishta, where he played the lead role, before jumping to the big screen. Sushant broke on to the big screen with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che, based on Chetan Bhagat’s bestselling book The Three Mistakes of My Life.

Kai Po Che catapulted Sushant Singh Rajput, a smalltown boy, into almost overnight fame.

After 2013’s Kai Po Che, Sushant worked in Shuddh Desi Romance with Parineeti Chopra, and then went on to do several films.

He was last seen in Chhichhore opposite Shraddha Kapoor. It was a film directed by Nitesh Tiwari, which dealt with college life and the frustrations of the later years.

The actor’s former manager Disha Salian was found dead a few days ago.

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