Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 34.
Rajput’s last big screen release was Rajkumar Hirani’s Chhichhore .
He has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra. Our team is there, Manoj Sharma, additional commissioner of police, Western Region, told PTI.
His manager, 28-year-old Disha Salian, ended her life by jumping from a high rise building on June 9.
The actor, who became popular with his starring role in the television show Pavitra Rishta made his foray into films with Kai Po Che! in 2013.
He has starred in movies such as Shuddh Desi Romance , MS Dhoni: The Untold Story , Raabta , Kedarnath and Sonchiriya .
Just last week, Sushant wrote in an Instagram story, “It’s such devastating news” after his former manager Disha Salian committed suicide. Sushant Singh Rajput’s last post on his Instagram account was a tribute to his late mother a week ago. “Blurred past evaporating from teardrops, unending dreams carving an arc of smile And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two,” he wrote.
Sushant Singh Rajput, a native of Patna, studied engineering in New Delhi before dropping out to pursue a career in acting. He began in television, rising to stardom in the Balaji soap Pavitra Rishta.
Sushant made his Bollywood debut in the 2013 film Kai Po Che! and later starred in projects such as the MS Dhoni biopic, Shuddh Desi Romance and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! He had a supporting role in Aamir Khan’s 2014 hit PK. In 2018,Sushant starred in Kedarnath opposite debutante Sara Ali Khan. His last appearances were in the 2019 projects Chhichhore, Sonchiriya and Drive.