Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput found dead at Mumbai home


Popular Indian movie actor Sushant Singh Rajput has been found dead at his home in Mumbai. He was 34.

An investigation is currently underway to determine the cause of his death.

Sushant gained popularity for his performance in the TV series Pavitra Rishta, before starting his career in Bollywood with Kai Po Che!.

He had received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Indian cricketing star MS Dhoni in his biopic.

Sushant was last seen in a fun, retro drama titled Chhichhore.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the actor, calling him "a bright young actor gone too soon".

Celebrated names in the film industry also took to Twitter to express their grief at his sudden demise.

More from Entertainment

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Off Script with Chris, Robbie & Sonal

    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    The UAE’s alternative take on news, entertainment and sport. Join Chris, Robbie and Sonal as they cut through the clutter to bring you the news, entertainment and sport stories that actually matter.

  • Extra Time

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Chris & Robbie bring you the latest from the sporting world plus interviews with upcoming and legendary sporting stars.

On Dubai Eye

  • Dubai Eye 103.8: On The Frontline

    Dubai Eye 103.8's Georgia Tolley speaks to the Emirate's top doctors and health officials to find out why the UAE is winning the fight against COVID-19.

  • Mark's Summer Bucket List

    Mark Lloyd has been giving you ideas to keep you busy this summer, from staycations to online improv workshops!

Business Breakfast