Gone too soon: PM Modi and other politicians mourn Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Jun 14, 2020, 04:47 PM(IST)

Sushant Singh Rajput Photograph:( ANI )

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'His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances," PM Modi tweeted.

Sushant Singh Rajput, a famous Indian actor, reportedly died by suicide on Sunday. The actor, who was 34 years old, was found hanging at his home, according to media reports.

The actor was loved and praised for his acting skills and his inspiring journey.

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Expressing grief over the untimely death of the actor, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "Sushant Singh Rajput...a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films. His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans. Om Shanti."

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Union Cabinet Minister Smriti Irani, who has herself once worked in the TV industry, expressed sadness over losing someone from her Balaji family.

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Arvind Kejriwal, Rajnath Singh, Rajyavardhan Rathore, Anuraj Thakur, and many other politicians tweeted their condolences for the actor's untimely death.

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He was known for his portrayals in TV serials, and films. The Bollywood industry and sports industry, too expressed grief and shock on this tragic incident.

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