In what could be considered yet another shock, Bollywood has lost yet another of its star. And this time, the cause being Suicide. Sushant Singh Rajput was deemed to be one of the rising stars of Bollywood and displayed impeccable potential to leave a lasting mark in the annals of the industry.
However, the country was swept with shock on Sunday as news surfaced of Sushant Singh Rajput committing suicide in his house in Bandra.
A Rising Star
The star rose to fame with Zee TV show Pavitra Rishta as he became a household name. Since then, the ascension to fame and glam came naturally to Sushant.
Soon, Sushant got an opportunity to work with Abhishek Kapoor in Kai Po Che. The offers kept coming in for Sushant and he even got to play the lead in Sporting Legend’s biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. The Biopic displayed Sushant’s acting skills to the nation as he garnered a permanent spot for himself in Bollywood.
Cause of death
The cause of Sushant’s death may be suicide, but they still happen to be uncertain about what drove him to such a drastic step. Close-knit circles, involving friends and family suspect depression to be the cause of his actions.
Mental health: a dialogue
With the nation still mourning the loss of a beloved superstar, the frame shifts to an underlying cause – depression. And while discussing mental health is still a stigma in the cultural Indian society, it is now, more than ever, that it needs to happen.