Sushant Singh Rajput's demise leaves B-town, cricket world in shock; Shashi Tharoor, Neiphiu Rio recall his aid during calamities

The actor reportedly died by suicide in his Bandra home.

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Bollywood fraternity expresses shock and mourns actor's untimely demise
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on Monday, died by suicide, Mumbai Police confirmed. The 34-year-old 'Kai Po Che' actor was reportedly found hanging in his Bandra home in Mumbai.

While the reason is not yet known, Mumbai Police said that investigation is underway.

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Meanwhile the tragic news left the film and TV industry in shock, many of who took to social media to express grief.

Akshay Kumar said the news left him shocked, and recalled having watched the actor in 'Chhichhore'.

"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," Kumar tweeted.

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'The Lunchbox' actor Nimrat Kaur also expressed shock at the "deeply tragic" news, saying, "Absolutely gutted and heartbroken for Sushant and his loved ones and family. Really can’t believe his journey’s ended on this untimely, devastating note.Praying for his soul...gone so soon.Yet another horrendous jolt for our industry. So deeply tragic.."


Anupam Kher posted a broken heart emoji, with a question, 'Why Sushant, why?'

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Sonu Sood said he was shocked and heartbroken at the news.


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Not just Bollywood, sports stars and politicians also took to social media to offer condolences.

Cricketer Virender Sehwag also took to Twitter to say that one can't know what someone is going through. "Life is fragile and we don’t know what one is going through. Be kind. #SushantSinghRajput Om Shanti," he tweeted.



Team India coach Ravi Shastri posted a picture of the actor with former skipper MS Dhoni, saying, "A life brimming with promise and possibilities ended abruptly."

Rajput had portrayed Dhoni in the film based on the cricketer's life.



Aam Aadmi Party also offered condolences in a tweet on it's official handle.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah also took to the micro-blogging site to express his anguish about Rajput's untimely demise. He said that the actor will always be remembered for his contribution to the Indian cinema.


Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio remembered Rajput's contribution towards relief work in that state during the 2018 floods and landslides. The CM, in a tweet, said that his love & generous contribution to the people of Nagaland will always be remembered.


Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor also recalled the 'kind-hearted' actor, and shed light on his contribution of Rs 1.25 crore to the CM's relief fund during the Kerala floods.


Bidding Farewell To Sushant Singh Rajput - An Actor & A Technopreneur
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Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide shocked everyone. The Mumbai police reported on Sunday that he was found hanging his Bandra apartment.

The 34-year-old actor was known for his remarkable journey from the small screen to big banner movies despite several controversies.

Here's a look at his journey from a new entrant to being a superstar and a technopreneur.

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide shocked everyone. The Mumbai police reported on Sunday that he was found hanging his Bandra apartment.The 34-year-old actor was known for his remarkable..
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Sushant Singh Rajput became a popular household name after his debut in the 2009 television show 'Pavitra Rishta', along with actress Ankita Lokhande (R). While shooting for the family drama, the duo fell in love. The couple dated for six years, and called it quits in 2016.
Sushant Singh Rajput became a popular household name after his debut in the 2009 television show 'Pavitra Rishta', along with actress Ankita Lokhande (R). While shooting for the family drama, the duo..
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Rajput made his foray into films with 'Kai Po Che' in 2013 with actors Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh - which was based on Chetan Bhagat's novel '3 Mistakes of My Life'. He also won the Producers Guild Film Award for Best Male Debut for the Abhishek Kapoor-directorial.

Rajput made his foray into films with 'Kai Po Che' in 2013 with actors Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh - which was based on Chetan Bhagat's novel '3 Mistakes of My Life'. He also won the Producers Guild ..
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Sushant Singh Rajput joined the new-age actors list that includes Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao. In no time, he became a common name in the Indian film industry. He started bagging several endorsement projects and movies in his kitty.
Sushant Singh Rajput joined the new-age actors list that includes Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao. In no time, he became a common name in the Indian film industry. He started bagging several end..
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While Sushant will always be remembered for his spectacular roles, the role that made him a household name was in the 2016 film 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' where he played the ace cricketer MS Dhoni.

Sushant was lauded for the way he pulled off Dhoni's batting style, mannerism, body language and carried himself during the promotion of the biopic.

While Sushant will always be remembered for his spectacular roles, the role that made him a household name was in the 2016 film 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' where he played the ace cricketer MS Dhoni..
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Throughout his acting career, Sushant was often linked-up with his former co-star Kriti Sanon. The link-up rumours began after the two starred together in the 2016 film 'Raabta'. Sushant and Kriti, soon, joined the list of Bollywood's rumoured lovebirds.

Kriti Sanon even went on record and said that she is fond of Sushant. Soon, in 2018, rumours of the couple taking a break from each other spread like wildfire.

Throughout his acting career, Sushant was often linked-up with his former co-star Kriti Sanon. The link-up rumours began after the two starred together in the 2016 film 'Raabta'. Sushant and Kriti, s..
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Besides being a talented actor, Sushant was also a budding technopreneur. In 2018, in partnership with serial entrepreneur Varun Mathur, Sushant made his entrepreneural debut with the launch of Innsaei Ventures Pvt Ltd.

Innsaei, an ancient Icelandic word for intuition, is a first-of-its-kind venture that is working on the convergence of intellectual property and emerging technologies.

Sushant, an engineer by profession, was quoted saying, "Emerging technologies are disrupting socio-cultural and economic structures at an exponential pace and this will impact key areas like education, employment, entertainment and health."

Besides being a talented actor, Sushant was also a budding technopreneur. In 2018, in partnership with serial entrepreneur Varun Mathur, Sushant made his entrepreneural debut with the launch of Innsa..
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An actor, technopreneur and also a serial invester- Sushant had done it all. In 2017, Sushant bought a team in the Super Boxing League, the Delhi Gladiators and was excited to be a part of the sports arena, one that he was very passionate about.

Talking about his involvement, says Sushant, "I have always loved boxing and have been a big fan of Sylvester Stallone's Rocky series. I couldn't think of a better way to be associated with the sport that I love. It was high time that something of this scale happened in India and now that it is happening ,I'm really excited about this venture."

An actor, technopreneur and also a serial invester- Sushant had done it all. In 2017, Sushant bought a team in the Super Boxing League, the Delhi Gladiators and was excited to be a part of the sports..
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