Mumbai police will tape filmmaker Shekhar Kapur’s statement into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The award-winning national director said in a tweet after his death that the actor was upset and “would cry on my shoulder”.
The actor was found dead in his apartment in Bandra earlier this month; police say he died by suicide. An investigation is underway.
“I knew the pain you were going through. I knew the story of the people who let you down so badly that you would cry on my shoulder. I wish I was around the past 6 months. I would like you to What happened to you was their Karma. Not yours, “he tweeted.
I knew the pain you were going through. I knew the story of the people who let you down so badly that you would cry on my shoulder. I wish I was around the past 6 months. I wish you had contacted me. What has happened to you is their Karma. Not yours. #SushantSinghRajput
– Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) June 15, 2020
Maharashtra Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh ordered the police to investigate the matter from the perspective of professional rivalry. “While the post-mortem report indicates that the actor committed suicide while hanging himself, there are reports in the media according to which he would have suffered from clinical depression because of professional rivalries. The police of Mumbai will also examine this angle “, he tweeted.
So far, police have recorded the statements of 28 people related to the actor.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s latest co-star, Sanjana Sanghi, director Mukesh Chhabra, his friend Rhea Chakraborty, casting director of Yash Raj Films Shanoo Sharma and Netflix director Aashish Singh are among those who recorded their statements.
Mumbai police also received a copy of their contract with Yash Raj Films. Sushant Singh Rajput had worked in two banner films – “Shuddh Desi Romance” and “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!”. His third film, “Paani”, directed by Mr. Kapur, has been abandoned; the production company is said to have backed down, the PTI news agency reported.