Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise has left the film industry in deep grief. The Kai Po Che actor died by suicide on June 14, 2020. Reports suggested that Sushant was suffering from depression.
On Tuesday, Sushant’s father KK Singh gave his statement to the police in which, he said that his son would often feel low, but was unaware why he was depressed.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s Father Says He Was Unaware About His Depression
The police recorded the statement of the actor’s father and two sisters on Tuesday before they flew to Delhi. An Indian Express report quoted a senior Mumbai Police official as saying, “The family informed us that they do not know why Sushant was depressed and also did not mention if they had any suspicion on anyone.”
The Cops Are Investigating The ‘Professional Rivalry’ Angle
Meanwhile, the police has also recorded statements of nine people close to him, including his family members, cook, caretaker and managers. On Tuesday, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh tweeted, “While the post mortem report says actor @itsSSR committed suicide by hanging himself, there are media reports that he allegedly suffered from clinical depression because of professional rivalry. @MumbaiPolice will probe this angle too.”
Speaking about it, the official told the tabloid that the police might also speak to Sushant’s actor-friend Mahesh Shetty once more to understand whether “professional rivalry” was the reason he was depressed.
The Police Has Recorded Preliminary Statement Of Sushant’s Creative Manager
The police officer also revealed that nothing had emerged so far to indicate any foul play. He revealed that the police was also speaking to Siddharth Pithani, Rajput’s creative manager, to understand the state of the actor’s finances, business dealings and his profile in the film industry.
The official said, “We had recorded the preliminary statement of the creative manager on Sunday and have called him once more.”
Sushant’s Untimely Demise Is A Huge Loss For The Film Industry
Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14, 2020. A preliminary post-mortem at Cooper Hospital confirmed the cause of death as asphyxia due to hanging. Post his demise, many Bollywood celebrities took to their respective social media handles to pay tribute to the late actor.