Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise has left everyone in a state shock. Sushant’s body was found hanging in his room, at his duplex apartment on Sunday morning and the postmortem report said his death was due to asphyxiation by hanging. Sushant’s demise has also triggered various mind-boggling questions that need to be investigated thoroughly. After Shekhar Kapur oblique tweet on Sushant Singh Rajput being “let down” by the film fraternity, politician Sanjay Nirupam has allegedly said that Rajput signed seven films after the success of his 2019 film Chhichhore, only to lose all seven in a matter of six months. This has evoked the controversy a level up.
Without mentioning which all films were there, Nirupam took to his official Twitter handle and penned a note in Hindi. He wrote, “The cruelty of the film industry operates on another level and that it killed a talented artiste (Sic).”
छिछोरे हिट होने के बाद #सुशांत_सिंह_राजपूत ने सात फिल्में साइन की थी।
छह महीने में उसके हाथ से सारी फिल्में निकल गई थीं।क्यों ?
फ़िल्म इंडस्ट्री की निष्ठुरता एक अलग लेवल पर काम करती है।
इसी निष्ठुरता ने एक प्रतिभावान कलाकार को मार डाला।
सुशांत को विनम्र श्रद्धांजलि!#RIPSushant
— Sanjay Nirupam (@sanjaynirupam) June 14, 2020
As per the earlier reports, Sushant Singh Rajput allegedly struggled with alienation and isolation over the last few months. Nirupam’s words bolster those of director Shekhar Kapur, who cast Rajput in the delayed project Paani. In a cryptic tweet posted after the actor’s death, Mr Kapur referred to “people that let you down so bad that you would weep on my shoulder.”
I knew the pain you were going through. I knew the story of the people that let you down so bad that you would weep on my shoulder. I wish Iwas around the last 6 months. I wish you had reached out to me. What happened to you was their Karma. Not yours. #SushantSinghRajput
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) June 15, 2020
Sushant’s death has sparked severe criticism of the film industry, many of whom declared themselves shattered. Very few of those who posted actually attended the actor’s funeral on Monday, and not a single A-lister was among them. Sanjay Nirupam was at the funeral, as were actors Kriti Sanon, Shraddha Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao and Vivek Oberoi, and filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor who gave Sushant Singh Rajput his break in Bollywood.
Sushant initially began his career in the television industry and gradually climbed up the ladder. He made his Bollywood debut with Kai Po Che.