Deeply saddened by the news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, Bollywood took to social media to offer their condolences, heartfelt tributes and eulogies. The talented, 34 year old actor died by suicide in his Bandra Home on 14 June 2020. Reportedly, he was battling depression for some months.
Sushant’s first Bollywood director for Kai Po Che, Abhishek Kapoor penned a heartfelt eulogy where he wanted the late actor to ‘Stay interstellar’!
Completely shaken by his death, Big B too wrote a heart-wrenching letter where he talked about the sheer brilliance of Sushant’s work and his mind!
While, Karan Johar expressed deep regret and blamed himself over not getting in touch with Sushant for the past year. He said the actor’s demise was a huge ‘wake-up’ call for him.
Sushant was a great fan of SRK! Shah Rukh posted a nostalgic selfie with the departed actor in his honour.
Anushka Sharma mourned the loss of the Kedarnath actor with her Instagram post, upset at the industry environment that could not help him through any troubles he had.
Akshay Kumar too was left shocked and speechless by Sushant’s death and reminisced about his role in Chhichhore.
Priyanka Chopra fondly remembered their ‘unforgettable conversations about astrophysics at sunrise’ while offering her condolences.
Devastated by the news, Alia Bhatt was at a loss for words. She said Sushant would be missed by ‘each and every one of us’!
The co-actor of his last film ‘Dil Bechara’, Sanjana Sanghi shared a heartfelt eulogy! “Abhi toh itna kuch baaki tha, Sushant?”
Shabana Azmi emphasized on the importance of medical help and counselling in her tweet.
Anupam Kher too urged people to watch out for signs of depression among friends and family and be there for them. And to spread love, compassion and positivity.
Deepika Padukone also focused on the importance of reaching out to seek help and to remember that ‘We are in this together.’
Vaani Kapoor, who has known Sushant as a happy and funny person, is still in disbelief and shock.
Sushant had the turning point of his Bollywood career with the biopic on M.S Dhoni. His two co-stars in the film, Kiara Advani and Disha Patani shared the movie stills as a sweet tribute to his memory.
May your soul rest in peace, Sushant Singh Rajput!