Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput‘s suicide has come has an enormous shock to his household and shut mates. A few of them are usually not prepared to simply accept the truth that Sushant determined to finish his life and one in every of them is his Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil co-star, who knew him for the previous 13-15 years. In an unique dialog with ETimes TV, Tabrez revealed that he had spoken with Sushant 5 days earlier than the latter dedicated suicide and had been even planning to satisfy submit lockdown.
“We spoke to one another by way of message. I messaged him. We had a really regular dialog like.”What’s taking place, how are you doing? All good. We should always meet quickly yaar…. Okay accomplished.” This dialog we had every week in the past. We additionally spoke to one another on cellphone and that was in direction of the final week of Might. We had a really common dialog, no person may even discover that one thing was unsuitable. I requested him hey Whats up and he mentioned, “Nothing a lot yaar simply this lockdown. The common stuff yaar bore horaha hai…Let’s meet quickly yaar subsequent week, let the lockdown recover from. We are going to plan one thing and meet. Lacking you yaar. The conversations we had had been each regular. Nothing alarming. Whether or not it was by way of message or cellphone name,” shared Tabrez.
Speaking about their friendship, the Pyaar Ki Ek Kahaani actor shared, “I’ve identified him for 13 years now. He was a really vibrant individual and had a flamboyant persona, lively. It is extremely shocking that he took a step like this. He was an individual who couldn’t even consider doing one thing like this. He was a clever, stuffed with knowledge and extremely smart individual. I’ve learnt a lot from him. We had been precisely of the identical age. Throughout our preliminary stage, once we had been beginning our profession, I learnt a lot from him. He was such a happy-go-lucky individual and everybody round him could be completely happy. He had this aura about him which made folks completely happy. He was very outgoing. We had this bonding, I had all the time advised him I’m only a message away do not even name me. I will likely be there regardless of how a lot time it takes me or from the place I’m travelling however I will likely be there. We began our careers from the identical present, Kes Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil. We each had been outsiders, we didn’t have anybody within the trade. We share the identical birthday month. After our first present he moved to Pavitra Rishta and I did Pyaar Ki Yeh Ek Kahaani, so we had been once more round one another. Be it partying collectively, hanging out or going out for drives, we’d be collectively. We had been virtually residing collectively that point. Individuals known as us thick as thieves that point.”
When requested, how did he by no means got here to know that Sushant was going by way of this tough part, “Sushant was like a warrior. If he was unwell, he wouldn’t share it with anybody. Nobody would get to know that he had chilly, fever or anything. He would simply take medication and sleep. Individuals would assume that he’s drained and so he’s asleep and he would by no means share. In so a few years of our friendship, I do not bear in mind a single second the place I needed to are likely to him when he was unwell or purchase him a drugs for a easy headache. He by no means expressed and we by no means pushed too as a result of he was like that. He preferred sharing in regards to the completely happy issues reasonably than the issues he was going by way of He by no means preferred speaking in regards to the sad aspect. He would name me and say let’s social gathering, however he’s unwell and there isn’t any one with him, he would by no means say. He all the time mentioned I’m a really sturdy individual and might struggle with my issues,” mentioned Tabrez.
Tabrez shares that even after transferring to Bollywood, he by no means misplaced contact with him, “As soon as he shifted to Bollywood we had been nonetheless in contact, however over the interval he began travelling for shoots exterior the nation and metropolis. So, virtually it was not potential to be in contact 24/7. He began doing extra movies and began travelling extensively for shoots. I bought busy with my reveals. So, it was the time issue. However we nonetheless made positive to talk and meet one another a minimum of thrice a month. Some weekend we’d catch up, have a hearty snort after which get busy with our work. When an individual is turning into profitable and dealing laborious, he likes to be round folks he’s actually near. However then in an trade like ours we even have to socialize for our work. So, we hold suspending assembly our mates. All of us understood this and we each had been effective with it as a result of we understood profession can also be vital. He all the time advised me that it does not imply that I’ve forgotten you, or something is unsuitable with our friendship. He advised me that I hope you perceive me life is progressing,” mentioned he.
The actor additionally shared, that Sushant even took him to his movie units and would fortunately introduce him to his co-stars, administrators and others, “I’ve solely good issues to speak about Sushant as he was that type of a man. There’s all the time a notion, “Yaar ab toh movies kar raha hai ab toh bada hogaya.” Sarcastically, or reasonably fortuitously, I’d go to each movie set or shoot that he has accomplished. A minimum of as soon as he would take me to his movie set each time he would shoot in Mumbai. He would introduce me to everybody saying that ‘I’m his oldest buddy, his brother’. He would share anecdotes. We might have lunch collectively on his units. I’ve been to Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, Shuddh Desi Romance units, I used to be with him when he was practising for Dhoni. All through I used to be there. He by no means differentiated relating to his mates. He was my first buddy in Mumbai once I began my profession. I used to be doing theatre and I used to be doing modelling. We had been mates once we weren’t even actors. We had been very uncooked and naive,” he shared.
Tabrez regrets that Sushant by no means conveyed what he was going by way of and says, it was very troublesome to gauge from his social media posts as he was extremely mental and distinctive, “I remorse extra about that he didn’t remark as soon as. I want he simply uttered as soon as about his ache. He was superb at protecting issues. I do not bear in mind a time when he has advised me of getting a hangover. The final Instagram submit about his mom, I felt that was a little bit off, however relaxation every little thing was part of his persona. The clever submit, his likes, being distinctive. His submit had been all the time very totally different from others. Like he’ll submit a couple of black entire, you can not cage that it was a metaphor for a black entire in his life,” he mentioned.
On being requested, if Sushant ever talked about to him in regards to the nepotism concept or every other concept going round now, Tabrez shared, “He by no means talked about about something. He was very fierce, a go-getter. He made such an enormous shift from tv to movies and was profitable. He knew his methods by way of the trade and what he was doing. There was by no means a time when he spoke about these nepotism theories, or lack of labor. Why he took this step I do not know. Solely he knew what he was going by way of. What concept we must always consider, I do not know. For folks like us Mahesh Shetty and me, the largest shock is that now we have misplaced him.”
The actor spoke to Sushant’s former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande and says, that Mahesh and Ankita must be allowed to grieve, “I didn’t take a lot time from her. She can also be disturbed with the information and shattered. I simply spoke for a minute and advised her to care of herself. I do not assume placing up a submit or an image with Sushant on social media validates how a lot you really liked him. It’s the time to hope for his soul and allow them to grieve.”
Tabrez plans to satisfy Sushant’s household quickly, “Sure, I’m planning to satisfy his household in a day or two. I had gone to the funeral additionally however I could not get inside due to the group. I have never stopped sobbing within the final two days, my head is hurting. I’m unable to take him out of my thoughts. I simply need somebody to wake me up and say that this was a foul dream. We have now a historical past yaar (will get emotional).”