New Delhi: The curse of suicide has haunted the showbiz since time immemorial with the likes of iconic actor-director Guru Dutt, South star Silk Smitha, actor Jiah Khan and now Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput giving up on life within the Indian movie business identified for being harsh and demanding of its stars.

Identified for movies like “Kai Po Che!”, “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”, “Chhichhore”, Rajput was discovered hanging at his Bandra dwelling, the police mentioned on Sunday. He was 34.

Rajput’s final display screen look was Nitesh Tiwari’s 2019 movie “Chhichhore”, the place he performed the position of a father who conveys a message of hope and affirmation to his son who has tried to kill himself.

And his final social media submit, devoted to his late mom who died in 2002 when he was a younger teen, was on June 3, a foretelling maybe on what to come back.

“Blurred previous evaporating from teardrops. Endless goals carving an arc of smile.

“And a fleeting life, negotiating between the 2,” he wrote on Instagram submit with a black and white {photograph} of his mom.

Rajput’s sudden dying comes days after his former supervisor, 28-year-old Disha Salian, ended her life by leaping from a excessive rise constructing on June 9.

“It is such devastating information. My deepest condolences to Disha’s household and pals. Could your soul relaxation in peace,” he had mentioned, mourning her dying.

Guru Dutt, identified for black-and-white classics like “Kaagaz Ke Phool”, “Baazi”, and “Pyaasa”, was discovered useless on October 10, 1964 in his mattress in his rented residence at Pedder Highway in erstwhile Bombay. He was 39.

The filmmaker, whose actual identify was Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, was mentioned to have been mixing alcohol and sleeping tablets.

Dutt’s dying could have been suicide or simply an unintentional overdose. His son, Arun Dutt, thought of the dying to be an accident.

Actor Vijaylakshmi, who reached the long-lasting standing of a intercourse image in Tamil cinema throughout her time, as Silk Smitha died on the age of 33 as the results of a suspected suicide in 1996. She appeared in over 200 movies, together with “Vandichakkaram”, “Moondru Mugam”, a most wanted actor at a time was mentioned to be neck deep in controversies.

She was immortalised on display screen within the 2011 movie “The Soiled Image”, starring Vidya Balan as Silk. The Milan Luthria-directed movie, which confirmed the highs and lows of the dancing star, was impressed by the actor’s life.

Former Miss India and video jockey Nafisa Joseph was discovered hanging at her residence in Versova in 2004 on the age of 25.

Joseph, who gained the Miss India title in 1997, had labored as a mannequin and had been concerned in actions associated to animal rights.

In 2006, model-turned tv actor Kuljeet Randhawa, identified for starring in high-school drama “Hip Hip Hurray!”, suspense serial “Kohinoor” and crime thriller drama “Particular Squad”, allegedly dedicated suicide by hanging herself in her single room residence in suburban Juhu. She was 25.

Kunal Singh, greatest identified for starring reverse actor Sonali Bendre within the 1999 Tamil romance movie “Kadhalar Dhinam”, was discovered hanging from the ceiling fan in his Mumbai residence in 2008. He was 30.

British-American actor Jiah Khan, greatest identified for movies like “Nishabd” with megastar Amitabh Bachchan and “Ghajini” with Aamir Khan, was discovered hanging at her Mumbai residence on June 3, 2013 by her mom Rabiya Khan. Khan was 25.

It was deemed a suicide and reconfirmed as a suicide in 2016 following an intensive investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and a listening to on the Bombay Excessive Courtroom.

Khan’s mom blamed her boyfriend, actor Sooraj Pancholi, for her dying. He was charged with abetting Khan’s suicide. The case has not but been settled.

Final 12 months, actor Kushal Punjabi, who appeared in movies equivalent to “Kaal” and “Lakshya” in addition to the truth present “Worry Issue”, was discovered hanging in his Bandra residence. He was 42.

Punjabi, whose physique was discovered by his mother and father within the wee hours of December 27, left behind a suicide word wherein he mentioned no one needs to be held chargeable for his dying.

Read More


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here