Sushant Singh Rajput, the revered Bollywood actor and famed for his acclaimed for his portrayal of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the biopic ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’, committed suicide at his home in Mumbai today. While the nation mourns the tragic passing of such a talented actor, cricketers and other sportspersons of the country take to social media to grieve for the 34 year old actor.
A celebrated actor in the Indian cricket fandom for his role as Dhoni, along with numerous other films such as ‘Kai Po Che (his debut), Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, Kedarnath, Chhichhore etc, that were commended by the cinema frenzy citizens of the country, Rajput was discovered hanging at his residence in Bandra in the early hours of Sunday.
From the current and former stars of the Indian cricket team, to many other athletes of the country have taken to Twitter to pay their respects to Rajput.
Shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput. This is so difficult to process. May his soul RIP and may god give all the strength to his family and friends 🙏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 14, 2020Advertisement
Shocked and sad to hear about the loss of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Such a young and talented actor. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul RIP. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/B5zzfE71u9
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) June 14, 2020
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 14, 2020
In utter shock and disbelief on hearing the news of the demise of the talented actor #SushantSinghRajput .One could never tell what internal turmoil he was enduring behind that charming boyish smile to take such a drastic step. You will be missed. #RIP #Mentalhealth #gonetoosoon pic.twitter.com/U8MQZKDFNP
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) June 14, 2020
I really can’t believe this! Someone so young and successful?? We actually don’t know what goes on the inside, while it looks completely different from the outside! 💔 #RIPSushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/kQrcdiE11T
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 14, 2020
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) June 14, 2020
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) June 14, 2020
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) June 14, 2020
I’m deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the suicide of #SushantSinghRajput my heart goes out for his family
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) June 14, 2020
This is distressing, can’t come to terms that this has happened. Really disturbing. Brilliant actor RIP brother. pic.twitter.com/eGImqT7SNN
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) June 14, 2020
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) June 14, 2020
So shocking and unable to believe this.. Sincere condolences and prayers to the family of #SushantSinghRajput. RIP. May God bless your soul 🙏
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 14, 2020
— Sreesanth (@sreesanth36) June 14, 2020
Deeply saddened to hear the sudden demise of #SushantSinghRajput. Rest in peace! 🙏
My condolences to his family and loved ones! 🙏
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) June 14, 2020
Mental health is a very serious issue and needs more attention than it gets. Being sensitive, compassionate ,gentle and consistently reaching out to those struggling is very important.
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) June 14, 2020
This is unbelievable! Saddened to hear this news. Such a talented and loved actor. I personally loved his acting in MS Dhoni film. May his soul rest in peace and condolences to his loved ones! 🙏💔#SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/CEaYEZak6F
— VINOD KAMBLI (@vinodkambli349) June 14, 2020
Shocked beyond understanding. Cannot imagine the pain you must've been going through @itsSSR . My heart and prayers go out to your family. Rest in peace. 💔💔💔💔💔
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) June 14, 2020
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) June 14, 2020
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) June 14, 2020
Omg no no no!!!
— Ashwin (During Covid 19)🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) June 14, 2020
Shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput. Met him several times as he spent time with us for Mahi’s biopic. We’ve lost a handsome, ever smiling actor.
Om Shanti! https://t.co/PF2WSP5262
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) June 14, 2020
Shocked to hear about #SushantSinghRajput ….
— Wriddhiman Saha (@Wriddhipops) June 14, 2020
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) June 14, 2020
Shocking! Rest in Peace #SushantSinghRajput.. condolences to his loved ones.. gutted by this news.
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) June 14, 2020
A beautiful soul.. gone too soon.. I am deeply saddened and broken by this news. RIP 🙏 pic.twitter.com/mmfmYRkSAc
— Ishwar pandey (@pandey_ishwar) June 14, 2020
So shocked and absolutely gutted to hear this. Sincere condolences and prayers to the family of #SushantSinghRajput. Rest in peace. 💔
— Washington Sundar (@Sundarwashi5) June 14, 2020
Extremely sad to hear about #SushantSinghRajput . Strength to his family . Terrible terrible news.
— Mithun Manhas 🇮🇳 (@MithunManhas) June 14, 2020
Can't believe this is true . Someone as talented and young and successful !! Deepest condolences to his family . This loss is completely irreparable.@vikrantgupta73 @PTI_News @vijaylokapally pic.twitter.com/wH5H3PyMG1
— Madan Lal (@MadanLal1983) June 14, 2020
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
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) June 14, 2020
— Bajrang Punia 🇮🇳 (@BajrangPunia) June 14, 2020
— Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) June 14, 2020
— geeta phogat (@geeta_phogat) June 14, 2020