Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Farhan Akhtar, Swara Bhasker, Adnan Sami, Lara Dutta Bhupathi and Urvashi Rautela also shared their reactions.
Akshay Kumar, Uddhav Thackeray, Anushka Sharma shocked by Sushant Singh Rajput's death
Mumbai - 14 Jun 2020 16:55 IST
Several members of the Hindi film fraternity have reacted with shock and grief to the news of Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide.
Actor Akshay Kumar wrote on Twitter, 'This news has left me shocked and speechless... I remember watching Sushant Singh Rajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid [Nadiadwala], its producer, how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. Such a talented actor.'
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
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, too, expressed shock and sadness in a tweet.
Shocked & saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Sushant Singh Rajput. May God give strength to his family, fans & loved ones 🙏🏼— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) June 14, 2020
Actress-producer Anushka Sharma shared her grief, saying, 'Sushant, you were too young and brilliant to have gone so soon. I'm so sad and upset knowing that we lived in an environment that could not help you through any troubles you may have had.'
Sushant, you were too young and brilliant to have gone so soon. I'm so sad and upset knowing that we lived in an environment that could not help you through any troubles you may have had. May your soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/RzLrdJ4keX— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) June 14, 2020
'I can’t believe this at all, it’s shocking. A beautiful actor and a good friend. It’s disheartening,' said Nawazuddin Siddiqui on Twitter.
Sushant Singh Rajput started his acting career with the Hindi television serial Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008). His first Hindi movie was Abhishek Kapoor's Kai Po Che! (2013). The film was critically acclaimed as was Rajput's performance.
Actor-singer-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar reacted by saying that he was "absolutely stunned" by Sushant Singh Rajput’s death.
Absolutely stunned by Sushant’s death..!! This is so so sad. Heart goes out to his family.. their grief must be beyond measure. Deepest condolences.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) June 14, 2020
Reacting to the "horrible, heartbreaking news", actress Swara Bhasker said, "Don’t know what you were going through, but I’m sorry for your suffering!”
No No No!!!!! Horrible heartbreaking news of the passing of #SushantSinghRajput ! Shocking & sad beyond words!!! Goodbye Sushant.. you were such a wonderful performer and had such a long long way to go! Don’t know what you were going through but I’m sorry for your suffering! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/OcnSmtxwxh— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) June 14, 2020
Production house Yash Raj Films, with whom Rajput did Shuddha Desi Romance (2013), offered its condolences, describing him as 'an effortlessly talented actor who will always be remembered'.
Singer-musician Adnan Sami and actresses Lara Dutta Bhupathi and Urvashi Rautela too offered their condolences.
Shocked beyond words... Numbed beyond expression! This tragic news is extremely difficult to digest... Your journey had just begun & far from complete... With a weeping & heavy heart, I bid you farewell... Your smile will be eternal. Rest in Peace.🙏 #SushantSinghRajput pic.twitter.com/E7aQTEHMb6— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) June 14, 2020
Gone too, too soon. Rest in peace #SushantSinghRajput 💔— Lara Dutta Bhupathi (@LaraDutta) June 14, 2020