MUMBAI: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his home here on Sunday morning. He was 34 and found hanging at his Bandra home. As per initial investigation, police were told he was suffering from depression for the past few months. The actor’s former manager Disha Salian was found dead some days ago.
Having entered the Bollywood with Kai Po Che!, the last of his film was Chhichhore. Police said some of his friends were also at home. He was last seen at the home around 10am, after which his body was found hanging from a ceiling fan. The room was locked from inside, and it was broke open.
Sushant hailed from Patna in a family that has strong political links and legislators. He leaves behind his elder brother, two sisters and father Dr KK Singh. His mother died in 2002.
Sushant drew adulation initially on the small screen too with appearances like in Pavitra Rishta, where he played the lead role. Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che was based on Chetan Bhagat’s bestselling book The Three Mistakes of My Life. –IHN-NN
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