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Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput found dead at home

Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput found dead at home

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his house in Mumbai's Bandra, his representative and Mumbai Police said today, according to media reports.

The "Kai Po Che" actor was 34 years old. He had reportedly died by suicide.

Sushant Singh Rajput's death comes days after his former manager Disha Salian reportedly died by suicide. Rajput had tweeted his shock at the news on social media.

Rajput had garnered critical acclaim and commercial success with lead roles in movies such as "Kai Po Che", "PK", "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story", "Kedarnath" and more.

His movie "Dil Bechara" was scheduled to be released on May 8, however, it got postponed due to the Covid-19-induced lockdown.

A successful star in television, Rajput started his career with Star Plus's romantic drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008), followed by an award-winning performance in Zee TV's popular soap opera Pavitra Rishta (2009–11).