Rajput, who was 34 years old, committed suicide by hanging himself on Sunday, Additional Commissioner of Police Manoj Sharma confirmed. However, no suicide note has been recovered from Rajput’s residence, as per the police and further investigation is underway.
Mirza took to Twitter to write: “Sushant you said we would play tennis together one day .. you were so full of life and laughs .. spreading smiles everywhere you went.. we didn’t even know you were hurting this bad the world will miss you .. shaking while I write this .. RIP my friend.”
Sushant 💔 💔 you said we would play tennis together one day .. you were so full of life and laughs .. spreading sm… https://t.co/iknoTQBcns
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) 1592129878000
Originally from Bihar, Rajput started off his career with television and gained popularity with Ekta Kapoor’s TV serial ‘Pavitra Rishta’, while acting alongside actor Ankita Lokhande.
He made his movie debut with Abhishek Kapoor’s ‘Kai Po Che’, and went on to act in several blockbuster hits such as ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, ‘PK’ and ‘Kedarnath’. Rajput was last seen in ‘Chhichhore’ alongside Shraddha Kapoor.