The unacceptable row of death is too much for our senses to keep shut.
Sushant was found hanging at his Mumbai home a day back. Police officials confirmed it as suicide. No suicide note has been found. As per his medical records left in his room, SSR was undergoing treatment for depression for six months.
His post mortem was conducted at Dr. R N Cooper Municipal General Hospital and the report says that Sushant died of asphyxiation (due to hanging).
According to sources on-spot, he woke up on Sunday morning, had a glass of juice, and then he went back to his room and locked it from inside. An attendant tried to call him, but there was no response from the other side. They broke the door open and discovered him dead. On Saturday night, he had his two close buddies with him as well.
Sushant was not just an actor but an entrepreneur and philanthropist too. He was an inspiration for young aspirants.
He was born in Patna on 21 January 1986. His ancestral home is in Bihar’s Purnea district. When he was sixteen, Sushant lost his mother Usha Singh which left the actor devastated. In the same year, the family moved from Patna to Delhi. In 2003, Rajput ranked seventh in the Entrance Exam of Delhi College of Engineering and secured admission in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Branch). He also won National Olympiad in Physics.
While pursuing graduation, Sushant enrolled in Shiamak Davar’s dance classes and later he joined Barry John’s drama classes.
The casting team of Balaji Telefilms saw Rajput’s talent in one of Ekjute’s plays. He was then selected in the audition and made his debut in 2008 in a romantic drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil showcased on Star Plus, followed by Zee TV’s popular soap opera Pavitra Rishta for which he won several awards including Best Actor in Lead Role. Sushant also participated in reality shows like Zara Nachke Dikha and Jhalak Dikh La Jaa.
SSR made his film debut in Kai Po Che! The actor made a successful transition from television to films.
In 2008 he starred in the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance and later could be seen in Dibakar Banerjee’s action thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!. The actor came with a supporting role in the satire PK starred by Amir Khan and Anuska Sharma, followed by the sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story directed by Neeraj Pandey. Some of his commercially successful films are Kedarnath, Chhichhore, and, Raabta. He was working on Mukesh Chhabra’s Dil Bechara but the shooting was stopped due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to keep the novel coronavirus at bay.
Apart from acting and running Innsaei Ventures, SSR was involved in several programs like Sushant4Education, an effort to help the students. NITI Aayog, the policy of the Indian government, signed him to promote the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP).
A week back his former manager, Disha Salian, was found dead. Mumbai Police suspected that she died in an accident, falling from her 14th-floor apartment in Mumbai’s Malad. Sushant said that Disha’s death was a piece of devastating news for him.
The actor’s final Instagram post was shared on June 3, dedicated to his mother, who passed away in 2002.
He created a frame of his mother and his picture and captioned it as, “Blurred past evaporating from teardrops Unending dreams carving an arc of a smile and a fleeting life, negotiating between the two…Maa (sic).”