His final film “Dil Bechara”, the Indian remake of Hollywood film The Fault In Our Stars was to be released in May but had been delayed due to the global pandemic that had spread across India as well.
Now Dil Bechara will release on Indian OTT service Hotstar which is directed by Sushant’s best friend Mukesh Chhabra. Apart from being Mukesh Chhabra’s directorial debut, the film is actor Sanjana Sanghi’s first film as well.
Initiating a debate on the importance of mental health, the death of the famed actor who committed suicide at 34 came as a shock to the world.
Rajput was found dead on Sunday in his Mumbai apartment, with police saying he took his own life.
Sushant was last seen on the big screen in Chhichore which released last year.
The late actor’s sister-in-law passed away after his funeral in Bihar, multiple Indian media reports stated. She died when Rajput’s last rites were being conducted in Mumbai.
The report said that she could not bear the loss of the actor and had stopped eating after the news of his demise broke.
The Bollywood fraternity, legendary sports personalities and also the Indian Prime Minister gave tributes to the actor in their official Twitter and Instagram handles. The news of his death comes just days after his former manager Disha Salian reportedly died by suicide.
Rajput made his film debut in the buddy drama Kai Po Che! (2013), for which he received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He then starred in the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) and as the titular detective in the action thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015). His highest-grossing releases came with a supporting role in the satire PK (2014).