Kohima, June 14 (NE): Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput reportedly committed suicide on Sunday, June 14, 2020. The actor’s body was found hanging from the ceiling of his Bandra house. Sushant was 34.
He was born in Patna, Bihar on January 21, 1986. He started his career with television serials in 2008, his film debut was in the buddy drama Kai Po Che! (2013).
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Nagaland Chief Minister, Shri Neiphiu Rio, film industry, sports personnel, people across all sections of society expressed their shock and mourn the sudden demises of young actor.
Chief Minister Neiphiu in his tweet, shares throwback pictures of Actor Sushant Singh when he visited the State, as Nagaland was affected by floods & landslides in 2018. Sushant donated Rs. 1.25 crore for Nagaland relief fund.
Shocked & saddened to hear about the untimely demise of Sushant Singh Rajput. He personally handed over a cheque to me when Nagaland was affected by floods & landslides in 2018. His love & generous contribution to the people of Nagaland will always be remembered. May his soul RIP pic.twitter.com/KQ5EHl5K2K
— Neiphiu Rio (@Neiphiu_Rio) June 14, 2020
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi tweets, ‘A bright young actor gone too soon. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti – tweets PM Modi.
Sushant Singh Rajput…a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films. His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 14, 2020
Sushant’s debut show was Star Plus’s romantic drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008), followed by an award-winning performance in Zee TV’s popular soap opera Pavitra Rishta (2009–11).
Sushant made his film debut in the buddy drama Kai Po Che! (2013), for which he received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He then starred in the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) and as the titular detective in the action thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015).
His highest-grossing releases came with a supporting role in the satire PK (2014), followed by the titular role in the sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016). For his performance in the latter, he received his first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Rajput went on to star in the commercially successful films Kedarnath (2018) and Chhichhore (2019)- recorded in Wikipedia.