Popular Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was discovered dead at his Mumbai residence on Sunday, police and Indian media experiences mentioned.
Preliminary experiences citing police mentioned the 34-year-old actor was discovered hanging in his house in suburban Bandra.
Mumbai police spokesperson Pranaya Ashok confirmed the loss of life and mentioned particulars had been being investigated.
Rajput, who began as a TV actor, made his Bollywood debut in 2013 with director Abhishek Kapoor in “Kai Po Che,” primarily based on the guide by Chetan Bhagat.
Social media was flooded with condolences for the actor, with many reacting to the information with disbelief.
“Sushant Singh Rajput…a vivid younger actor gone too quickly,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted. “He excelled on TV and in movies. His rise on the earth of leisure impressed many and he leaves behind a number of memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My ideas are along with his household and followers. Om Shanti.”
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar wrote on Twitter, “Actually this information has left me shocked and speechless.”
“I can’t imagine this at all… it’s stunning… an exquisite actor and a very good pal… it’s disheartening,” actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui tweeted.
Rajput performed former Indian cricket group captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni within the 2016 movie “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.” Amongst his different films are “Kedarnath, Sonchiriya” (Golden Chicken) and “Raabta” (Connection).
He was final seen within the 2019 Netflix movie “Drive.”
Mumbai, India’s monetary hub and residential to Bollywood, has been grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, which has introduced the enterprise of leisure to a whole halt within the nation.