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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput passes away at 34

Rajput was known for his portrayal of former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the latter's biopic.

Image: Instagram/@sushantsinghrajput
Image: Instagram/@sushantsinghrajput

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by hanging on June 14 at his residence in Mumbai, CNN-NEWS18 reported. The actor was 34. Bandra house teams have identified his body.

"He has committed suicide at his residence in Bandra. Our team is there," Manoj Sharma, additional commissioner of police, Western Region, told PTI.

However, all details are to be noted by police before confirming if it was murder or suicide.

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The actor wrote about his mother in his last post on social media site Instagram. "Blurred past evaporating from teardrops. Unending dreams carving an arc of smile. And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two. Maa", Rajput wrote in a heartfelt tribute to his mother on June 3.

Rajput was known for his portrayal of former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the latter's biopic.

His last big screen release was Chhichhore, a coming-of-age tale which dealt with the topic of suicide, among other themes.

Earlier reports had suggested that his manager, 28-year-old Disha Salian, had 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! which had released in 2013.

He has starred in movies such as Shuddh Desi Romance, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Raabta, Kedarnath and Sonchiriya.
First Published on Jun 14, 2020 02:38 pm
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