Digital Desk, Mumbai. 14 June 2020 Day Sunday. There was a lockdown in Mumbai due to Corona infection. Movement outside the house stopped and shooting also stopped. Sushant was living in the same flat with his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty for almost three months. But a few days before June 14, there is a fight between Riya and Sushant and Riya leaves Sushant’s house with all her belongings. Then on June 14, at around 2 pm, news comes that Sushant’s body has been found hanging in his flat. This news surprises everyone. No one can believe that a shining star of Bollywood is no more in this world. The police start their investigation considering it to be a suicide. Later, questions arise on the investigation of Mumbai Police and the angle of murder comes to the fore. The investigation is handed over to the CBI. Now let’s go 34 years before the date of 14 June 2020.
The date of 21 January 1986, a boy is born in the house of Krishna Kumar Singh and Usha Singh in Patna, Bihar. The name is named Sushant. The only brother among 4 sisters. The youngest and the favorite of all. Mother’s beloved Smart in studies. The initial studies are from St. Carence’s High School, Patna and Kulachi Hansraj Model School in Delhi. During this his mother dies. The whole family is torn apart by the death of the mother. Then in 2003, Sushant gives entrance exam for engineering. In this, he comes seventh in the All India Ranking and takes admission in Delhi College of Engineering. You are so attached to Physics that you become winners in the National Olympiad. While studying engineering, Sushant’s mind turns to films and he joins theater and dance classes. To fulfill his dream of becoming an actor, he leaves engineering in the last semester and reaches Mumbai.
At the age of 22, he made his acting debut with the serial Kis Des Mein Hai Mera Dil. In this serial, he was seen playing the role of Harshad Chopra’s younger brother. Recognizing his talent, Ekta Kapoor offers Sushant a sacred relationship. He thought that Sushant’s smile in the character of Manav would win the hearts of the fans and it happened. Sushant got stardom on TV from this serial. After this Sushant appeared in two reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Zara Nach Ke Dikha on TV. People were convinced of his dance talent. Then got a big career break. With Abhishek Kapoor’s film Kai Po Che. Kai Po Che was a remake of Chetan Bhagat’s novel Three Mistakes of My Life and Sushant Singh Rajput played the character of a boy named Ishaan in this film.. which was very much liked by the people.
Then a 10-minute role in Rajkumar Hirani’s film PK brought him to limelight. He was offered films of many big banners. Sushant got the biggest success in the year 2016. MS Dhoni from The Untold Story, the biopic of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the most successful captains of Team India. Sushant trained himself for 1.5 years for the role of MS Dhoni. Practiced helicopter shots more than 200 times a day. He did this for about a month and a half. This film brought him a lot of fame. After this Sushant appeared in films like Kedarnath, Sonchidiya and Chhichhore. His last film was Dil Bechara which released after his death.
During his career, Sushant’s name was associated with many actresses. Sushant started dating Ankita Lokhande at the time of Pavitra Rishta. This relationship lasted for a long time. After six years both of them broke up. After Ankita Lokhande, Sushant’s name was linked with Kriti Sanon, Sara Ali Khan and then Rhea Chakraborty.
Sushant was very much interested in science. He had bought land on the moon. He was about to work in a film named Chanda Mama Door. He used to spend the money earned from films in science projects. He asked his team to make such a list of 100 children who want to study astrophysics in America. Sushant was going to bear the cost of his studies. Sushant also had a telescope. Throughout the night, he used to watch the sky with this telescope.
Now fast forward, let’s go back to the date of 14th June 2020. The news of Sushant’s suicide started flashing on TV channels at around 2.30 pm. Sushant’s dead body was found at his home in Mumbai. Police said that Sushant was in depression, he committed suicide by hanging himself in his house. However, the police did not find any suicide note from his house. On his death, from the Prime Minister to the Chief Ministers of the states, from cricket stars to all the Bollywood stars expressed their condolences. But then no one knew that the matter of his death would become so complicated.
The house staff present at Sushant’s house told Mumbai Police, “Sushant woke up at 6.30 am. Had juice around 9.30 and went back to his room. Locked the room from inside. What for lunch around 10 o’clock. The house staff knocked on Sushant’s door to ask about what to make, but he did not open the door. After an hour or two, house manager Siddharth Pithani called Sushant’s sister. The locksmith made the door open and opened the door. Then everyone was shocked to see what was seen in front. Sushant’s body was hanging on the fan with a green kurta. Siddharth Pithani lowered the dead body from the fan. After this Sushant’s sister Mitu also came. In this case Siddharth Pithani is the only person who saw Sushant swinging on the noose.
The Mumbai Police continued to investigate the case on the angle of suicide for several days. Many big Bollywood celebrities were questioned about nepotism. Nepotism started being discussed all over India. Celebs like Kangana Ranaut openly came out in the field against nepotism. Then there was a new twist in this case. Unhappy with the investigation by the Mumbai Police, Sushant’s father lodged an FIR in a Patna police station. Sushant’s girlfriend Riya Chakraborty was accused of misappropriation of money. It was also said that Sushant’s mental problems increased after coming in contact with Riya. It should be checked. Bihar Police reached Mumbai to investigate the matter. Due to this, there was a confrontation between the police of both the states and the matter reached the Supreme Court.
Now the investigation of the case was handed over to the CBI. The Narcotics and Enforcement Directorate also joined the investigation after the drugs and money angle came to the fore. Sushant’s flat-mate Siddharth Pithani and others were questioned. Riya Chakraborty, her brother Shovik, Samuel Miranda, who was involved in Sushant’s house staff, Dipesh Sawant were arrested in connection with the drug transaction. Housekeeper Neeraj Singh and cook Keshav were also questioned by the police. Drug supplier Zaid Vilatra, Basit Parihar, Anuj Keswani, Kaizan Ibrahim, Abbas Ali Lakhani and Karan Arora, among others, were caught by the police.
Now a year has passed since Sushant’s death. In this one year, allegations and counter allegations of politicians, action of Narcotics Department, Enforcement Directorate inquiry, CBI investigation, letter of Sushant’s sister to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for justice, and don’t know what happened… But even today Sushant His death remains a mystery.