Bollywood’s actor, Sushant Singh Rajput has been found dead at his residence in Mumbai, as confirmed by the Mumbai Police.
According to the Police, an investigation is underway, though the Police says 34 year old Rajput took his life.
The public relations team of the actor has released a statement on behalf of the family after the death.
“It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We request his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life, and his work like they have done so far. We request the media to help us maintain privacy at this moment of grief,” the statement said.
Many have continued to pay tributes to Rajput, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who referred to him as “a bright young actor gone too soon”.
The Indian actor has appeared in different films including; Kai Po Che, Shuddh Desi Romance, Parineeti Chopra and his last film, Chhichhore which was released last year.