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Shocked & Speechless: Bollywood & Sports Fraternity Mourn Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death

Shocked & Speechless: Bollywood & Sports Fraternity Mourn Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death

It is a dark dark day for the country as we mourn the sudden demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who allegedly died from suicide in his Bandra apartment today. It is shocking, unsettlingly shocking! But more than that it’s hard, really hard to equate that bright, beautiful smile with the thought of death. The two somehow don’t add up and yet a star is gone, gone too soon. 

Earlier today, Sushant was found hanging in his Bandra home. The police are still looking into the matter. Meanwhile, his friends and colleagues remain deeply shocked and are still trying to grasp the haunting truth and how all of it transpired all of a sudden. 

Phenomenally talented and all of 34, Sushant has indeed left a dark, gnawing gap behind. And besides that a legacy, the proof of which can be derived from how both the cinema as well as sports fraternity is both deeply saddened by his shocking demise. It was his portrayal of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in MS Dhoni that won the actor many accolades, awards, and hearts. 

Soon after the news of Sushant’s death shocked the nation, his small and silver screen colleagues, sports celebs, and politicians all took to social media to express their disbelief and grief. Here’s what they had to say:

Akshay Kumar

Varun Dhawan

Jacqueline Fernandez

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Sush… 😢😢😢 I’m so sorry… RIP

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Anushka Sharma

Kajal Aggarwal

Sanjay Dutt

Vishal Dadlani

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Swara Bhasker

Shilpa Shetty

Richa Chadha

Riteish Deshmukh

Aftab Shivdasani

Vivek Oberoi

Kunal Kemmu

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya

Kushal Tandon

Priyanka Shukla

Pulkit Samrat

Karanvir Bohra

Smriti Irani

Ekta Kapoor

Neha Kakkar

Sonali Bendre

Manish Malhotra

Virat Kohli

Ravi Shastri

Hardik Pandya

Shikhar Dhawan

Vinod Kambli

Harsha Bhogle

Saina Nehwal

Virender Sehwag

Irfan Pathan

PM Narendra Modi

Arvind Kejriwal

Shobhaa De

Well, as Ekta said, Sushant’s smile did “win a million hearts.” You’d always be remembered as a bright, beautiful, and utterly talented star, Sushant. Rest in Peace!

If you know anyone around you going through a stressful time or if you need help, talk to your friends and family or get help by calling these helpline numbers:

 AASRA : 09820466726 , 022-27546669 or 27546667

Jeevan Aastha Helpline :

Toll-Free: 1800 233 3330

HITGUJ Helpline ( MUMBAI ) :

Call: 022-24131212

SUMAITRI: 011-23389090 ( New Delhi)
Timings: 2 pm to 10 pm weekdays and Sat and Sun – 10 am to 10 pm

ICALL ( Operated by TISS ) – 022-25521111 (10 am to 10 pm: Monday to Saturday )

Featured Image: Instagram 

14 Jun 2020

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