‘Not fair’: Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide shatters Bollywood

Sushant, 34, was found hanging in his Bandra home on Sunday morning

sushant-insta via Instagram | @sushantsinghrajput

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on Sunday, a news Bollywood is still struggling to take in. Sushant, 34, was found hanging in his Bandra home on Sunday morning.

The actor made his Bollywood debut with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che, which was adapted from Chetan Bhagat’s The Three Mistakes of My Life. Before his foray in films, he had acted in television serials, most notably in Pavitra Rishta.

His last film was Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichhore, in which he acted alongside Shraddha Kapoor.

Tributes for the actor are pouring in on social media.

PM Modi tweeted that he was shocked by the talented actor's passing. "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," the Prime Minister tweeted.

Actor Akshay Kumar said he was 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," the actor tweeted.

Actress Richa Chadha said she was devastated at the news of his demise.  "Hands are shaking... Gutted. Why buddy? Why? Devastated," the actor tweeted.

The Kapil Sharma show’s Twitter handle shared photos from the episode when Sushant appeared on the show. “Shocked and saddened to hear about the demise of #SushantSinghRajput a versatile actor who was an inspiration to many. Our condolences to his family, friends & fans #RestInPeace,” the tweet read.

Swara Bhasker tweeted that she was devastated and urged people to keep their near and dear ones close.

Urmila Matondkar tweeted on how he had walked into an industry ruled by nepotism and made a mark of his own.