Leading Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide at his home in Bandra area of Mumbai. The motive for suicide is not yet clear.
The incident was reported to the police by an employee of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Sushant Singh Rajput, who started his career with TV, had recorded a significant presence in film circles and audiences on the big screen in recent years. Sushant's film career was going well. In his career, he made successful films like MS Dhoni. Before stepping into the film world, Sushant was known as a popular face in theater and TV.
Even before Sushant, many famous movie stars ended their lives prematurely and took their own lives.
In this report, we will shed light on the lives of such artists.
Guru Dutt was considered a major figure in the Indian film industry in the 1950s and 60s. In film circles, his city was not only a great film director but also a great actor.
He was found dead in October 1964 in his apartment on Pader Road in Mumbai. Excessive drinking and sleeping pills were the cause of his death.
Manmohan Desai is one of the most successful Hindi filmmakers. He made several commercial hits. Some of his successful films at the box office include Amar Akbar Anthony and Mard.
His wife died in 1979. In 1992, he formed a new relationship with actress Nanda which lasted till his death.
Manmohan Desai was called the king of spice films but later his films started failing. In March 1994, he jumped from the balcony of his flat in Garh village, killing him.
Famous Bollywood actress Divya Bharti died under very mysterious circumstances.
According to her husband Sajid Nadiadwala, Divya jumped from the fifth-floor apartment. The incident took place on April 5, 1993. Divya Bharati was only 19 at the time. Until then, she had acted in 14 films.
Silk Smita's real name was Vijay Lakshmi. She was an orphan and was adopted by a woman from Andhra Pradesh. At the age of 16, Silk Smitha moved to Madras with her mother. Stepping into films as a make-up artist, Smitha gradually started working in films. Initially, she played a negative role.
Silk was found dead in her flat in Chennai in September 1996.
Reem Kapadia was the younger sister of famous actress Dimple Kapadia. He acted in some Hindi films, one of which was Haveli, in which he was seen with Rakesh Roshan and Mark Zubair.
She was found dead in London in 2000. She is thought to have committed suicide, but no details have been released.
Jiya Khan's entry into Bollywood was wonderful. He initially worked with stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan. But despite this, his career was not so good.
Her body was also found hanging from a fan in 2013. Suraj Pancholi, son of actor Aditya Pancholi, was accused of inciting Jaya to commit suicide. The case is still pending in the court.
Nafisa Joseph was the famous VJ of MTV. She also modeled and won the title of Femina Miss India in 1997. She was also a Miss Universe finalist.
Her body was found hanging from a fan in his flat in Versova in 2004.
Kaljit Randhawa was a close friend of Nafisa Joseph. Nafisa's death severely damaged her.
In February 2006, everything was going well. She completed the shooting of the film 'By Chance' and also played the lead role in the Star One serial 'Special Squad' but her body was also found hanging from a fan.
In her last post before committing suicide, she wrote that she could not cope with the pressures of life.