Bollywood actors including Anupam Kher, Ajay Devgn, Farhan Akhtar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal and others expressed shock over actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s alleged suicide on Sunday.
Veteran actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter to express his shock over Rajput’s demise. “Mere Pyare Sushant Singh Rajput… Kyun… Akhir Kyun…?” his tweet read.
Actor Ajay Devgn too took to the microblogging site to offer his condolences to Rajput’s family over the latter are alleged suicide. “The news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death is truly sad. What a tragic loss. Deepest condolences to his family & loved ones. May his soul find eternal peace,” Devgn tweeted. Actor Shahid Kapoor wrote: “Just heard the shocking news about Sushant. My deepest condolences to his family. May god give them strength. I still find it hard to absorb.” Actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted: “This is just so shocking. A wonderful talent. RIP Sushant.” Actor Riteish Deshmukh was deeply saddened. “Shocked beyond words #SushantSinghRajput no more …. deeply saddened,” Riteish expressed his grief. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s shared similar sentiments. He wrote: “Wtf… this is not true.”
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui expressed grief over his friend’s death, and tweeted, “I can’t believe this at all… it’s shocking… a beautiful actor and a good friend… it’s disheartening #RestInPeace my friend #SushantSinghRajput Strength to the family and friends.”
Condoling the family of the bereaved actor, actor Sanjay Dutt expressed shock over Twitter and wrote, “At a loss for words. So shocked to hear about #SushantSinghRajput’s demise. My condolences with his family.”
Actor Farhan Akhtar, “stunned” by Rajput’s alleged suicide, extended condolences and tweeted, “Absolutely stunned by Sushant’s death! This is so so sad. Heart goes out to his family. Their grief must be beyond measure. Deepest condolences.”
Actor Vicky Kaushal expressed shock over the demise of Sushant and tweeted, “Shocked beyond words. #SushantSinghRajput”. Sushant allegedly committed suicide at his Bandra residence by hanging himself in Mumbai on Sunday, the police said.
Originally from Bihar, Rajput started his career with television and gained popularity with Ekta Kapoor’s TV serial Pavitra Rishta, while acting alongside actor Ankita Lokhande.
He made his debut with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che, and went on to act in several blockbuster films such as M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, PK and Chhichhore. With agency inputs
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, Prime Minister
I have no words, no understanding of why you left the way you did. From a bright young kid who came to Balaji to a star who made the nation swoon, you had come a long way and had many more miles to go. You will be missed Sushant Singh Rajput gone too soon…
Smriti Irani, Union minister and former TV actor
Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless… I remember watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer, how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. Such a talented actor…may God give strength to his family
Akshay Kumar, Actor
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.
Anushka Sharma, Actress