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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput Dies by Suicide in Mumbai Home

He had played the role of MS Dhoni in the cricketer’s biography.

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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide at his Mumbai home on Sunday, 14 June. He had played the role of MS Dhoni in his the cricketer’s biography and also played the lead role in Kai Po Che.

The provisional post-mortem report submitted the team of doctors to the police, confirmed his death by suicide. According to primary information, he was suffering from depression. Sources add that no suicide note has been found from his residence.

Recently, his former manager Disha Salian had died by suicide at Mumbai’s Malad. Disha had also worked with Fukrey actor Varun Sharma. Mourning the demise, Sushant wrote on his Instagram story, “It’s such devastating news. My deepest condolences to Disha’s family and friends. May your soul rest in peace”.Sri

He had played the role of MS Dhoni in the cricketer’s biography.

Sushant made his Bollywood debut with Kai Po Che, after front lining the Zee TV show Pavitra Rishta. He was last seen with Jacqueline Fernandes in the Netflix original Drive.

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Condolences poured in from Bollywood and the TV industry for Sushant’s family. Calling him ‘young and brilliant’, his PK co-star Anushka Sharma wrote, “Sushant, you were too young and brilliant to have gone so soon. I'm so sad and upset knowing that we lived in an environment that could not help you through any troubles you may have had. May your soul rest in peace.”

Take a look at some more reactions:

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Sush 💔 I will miss you buds.

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Many political personalities have taken to Twitter to mourn the actor’s demise. Captain Amarinder Singh, CM of Punjab, tweeted, “Sad to hear about the sudden demise of #SushantSinghRajput. An exemplary actor who will be missed by all. Praying for strength to his family and friends in this difficult time.”

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra and Union Cabinet Minister Smriti Irani too shared their grief on social media.

(If you feel suicidal or know someone in distress, please reach out to them with kindness and call these numbers of local emergency services, helplines, and mental health NGOs)

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