Exactly a year ago, Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his apartment in Mumbai. What followed after the tragic incident was a trail filled with fake news, rumours and a lot of noise. Today one year later, as we observe his death anniversary, here’s a looking back at the timeline of events that happened after his demise.
On June 14, 2020: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Bandra apartment. A domestic help informed the police and a preliminary set of investigations followed. Condolences started pouring in as the news of the actor’s death shocks the nation fighting the pandemic.
Rajput started his career after dropping out of his engineering course at the Delhi College of Engineering and entering the theatre industry in Mumbai. He moved on to feature in Hindi television serials, his debut show was the romantic drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008), followed by the lead role in the soap opera Pavitra Rishta (2009–2011). He made his Bollywood debut in the film adaptation Kai Po Che! (2013) which became a commercial and critical success.For his performance in the latter, he received his first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor and became the winning nomination at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Apart from acting, he was the founder of a nonprofit organisation and has been credited as the co-founder of a technological startup.May his soul rest in peace.