The year 2020 has undoubtedly shaken the world to the core. Whether it was the virus, the cyclone in India, the loss of Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor, the devastating PK8303 plane crash in Karachi and now the passing of Sushant Singh Rajput at just the age of 34. This year has been shocking and extremely sad. Today, the 14th of June 2020 is when Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his residence in Bandra Mumbai after committing suicide. The news comes just days after his manager Disha Salian committed suicide aged 28. Sushant leaves somewhat of a legacy in both the television and film industry. With dramas such as Pavitra Rishta, Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil and films such as Kai Po Che, MS Dhoni the untold story, Kedarnath, Chichhore and many more, Sushant will be remembered all around the world for his splendid performances.
Just like the rest of us, the news was a big shocker for celebrities from India and Pakistan. Here’s how the industry came together to mourn the loss of the late actor:
Sushant’s Kedarnath co-star Sara Ali Khan shared a lovely throwback photo of the two in memory of Sushant, who she made her debut with.
For Shahrukh Khan Sushant was not just a fellow actor but a fan who loved him a lot. The actor remembers him for his energy, enthusiasm and his happy smile.
The Gully Boy star Alia Bhatt shared a wonderfully captured photograph of the late Sushant Singh Rajput in memoriam. The actress also tweeted to express how shocked and sad she is because of this loss and sent her condolences to Sushant’s family, his loved ones and fans.
I’m in a deep state of shock.
No matter how much I think about it, I don’t have the words.
I’m totally devastated.
You've left us too soon.
You will be missed by each and every one of us.
My deepest condolences to Sushant's family, loved ones, and his fans. 🙏
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) June 14, 2020
Ayushmann Khuranna didn’t feel like posting Sushant’s smiling selfie with him and tweeted about how much potential the late actor had.
Don’t have much to say. Don’t want to post that smiling selfie with you.
So much of potential.. gone too soon. 💔 #RIPSushant
— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) June 14, 2020
Anushka Sharma who was Sushant’s co-star from the film PK expressed how young and brilliant Sushant was and that she’s extremely upset about the fact that we live in an environment that could not help him through his difficult times. She also shared some memorable photographs from the sets of PK a film in which Sushant essayed the role of a Pakistani boy named Sarfaraz.
Kareena Kapoor Khan released a joint statement with her husband Saif Ali Khan, praying for the late actor and sending strength to his family.
Ranveer Singh was not his usual energetic self. The Simbaa superstar shared a photo of the late Sushant in complete heartbreak.
Akshay Kumar spoke about how watching Chichhore made him realize the amount of talent Sushant possessed.
Honestly this news has left me shocked and speechless…I remember watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. Such a talented actor…may God give strength to his family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 14, 2020
Mahira Khan tweeted to mourn the passing of Sushant Singh Rajput.
May your soul rest in eternal peace #SushantSinghRajput
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) June 14, 2020
Saba Qamar was absolutely devasted when she heard the news of his passing. The Actress tweeted about how positive and full of life Sushant was and we couldn’t agree any more. His smile could definitely light up a room.
Terrible News! I'm speechless and shocked to the core 💔
— Saba Qamar (@s_qamarzaman) June 14, 2020
Shoaib Malik took to twitter as well to mourn the late actor
– Shocked to hear about Shushant Singh commiting suicide, life is a long beautiful inning, 34 was not the age to let go, may your soul rest in peace #ShushantSinghRajput (1986-2020) gone too soon.
— Shoaib Malik 🇵🇰 (@realshoaibmalik) June 14, 2020
Ali Zafar also expressed his shock and spoke about how pleasant full of life and promising Sushant was.
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) June 14, 2020
Pakistan’s former pacer Shoaib Akhtar also expressed how sad he was and spoke about Sushant’s perfect portrayal of MS Dhoni in his biopic.
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) June 14, 2020
Pakistani superstar Humayun Saeed took to Twitter to share how sad the news of Sushant’s passing was.
— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) June 14, 2020
There is no doubt about the fact that Sushant will be remembered for his positive attitude towards the people he met and for his splendid performances. The entertainment industry have lost a gem of an actor. May your soul Rest in Peace Sushant!