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Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput kills himself

Mumbai Police DCP Pranay Ashok said Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide and investigations are on.

Published: 14th June 2020 02:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2020 09:22 PM   |  A+A-

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput (Photo | PTI)

By Online Desk

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Bandra residence on Sunday. He was 34.

Mumbai Police DCP Pranay Ashok said, "Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide and investigations are on."

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Sushant started his acting career on the small screen and after nearly five years on television he got his big break in Bollywood in 2013 with 'Kai Po Che!'.

Since then he has been a part of many successful films in a career that include 'Shuddh Desi Romance', 'Kedarnath', 'Chhichhore' among others.

Sushant hit the peak of his career in 2016 when he played the lead in former Indian captain MS Dhoni's biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story'.

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The film went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of the year, making over 200 crore at the box-office.

The last big screen release 'Chhichhore' in 2019 also went on to become a smash hit at the box office. 

Sushant was in a relationship with his 'Pavitra Rishta' co-star Ankita Lokhande for six years. The couple broke up in 2016.

A few days back Sushant's former manager Disha Salian reportedly committed suicide by jumping off the 14th floor of her apartment in Malad.

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After the sudden demise of Sushant, many Bollywood celebrities and sports athletes took to Twitter expressing shock and grief at the new.

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  • Komolakshi

    Will miss you Sushant Singh Rajput. Amazing acting as M.S. Dhoni. Deepest condolences to your family.
    1 year ago reply
  • Howard P

    This could be murder - please investigate fully.
    1 year ago reply
  • Bonoshree

    really liked you as an actor.........why did go away????????????????????
    1 year ago reply
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