Gone too soon and left everyone in shock. Perhaps this is the only way of describing how most of us feel today. The news of Sushant’s sudden demise, has left us all reeling. An actor extraordinaire is gone to soon. The suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput is shocking in many ways. Since he was the one always inspiring people through his Instagram posts. A down to earth person with a million-dollar smile.
It’s really hard to believe for each and everyone of us that the person who used to spread positive vibes all around just committed suicide.
Neither of us know the background story. What had he been going through that made him take such a big step. So, at this point, let’s just remember all his good work and what he taught us. Even if he faltered in one of those lessons himself.
Let’s not just keep telling that what he did was not the solution. Definitely, we all know that is true. But maybe it’s easy to say when we are on the opposite end. How someone reacts to a difficult time or situation is difficult to fathom.
Sushant Singh Rajput had scored an All India Rank of 7 in Delhi College of Engineering Entrance Examination in 2003. He then pursued Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering but dropped out in the third year to pursue acting. Dropping out was may be a good decision as he was pursuing his dreams and ambitions.
Infact, Sushant had come a long way from acting in TV cinema to reality shows and then entering Bollywood. He managed to win the hearts of the audience with every role that he portrayed. It really feels like a big loss and even a personal one. Let’s highlight a few of his amazing movies:
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
He acted brilliantly in the biopic of Dhoni and did complete justice to his story.
Kai Po Che
It was based on the novel Three Mistakes of My Life by Chetan Bhaghat. The story revolves around three friends who start a business, also providing coaching classes and tuition.
Raghav, son of high achieving parents succumbs to the pressure that comes with cut-throat entrance exams. As he battles for life in a hospital, his parents regroup with their friends after decades. Together, this older generation, goes on a nostalgia trip reminiscing their college days, hoping their bittersweet memories will help save a teenager, who has lost all will to live.
Highlight was the movie was: “Suicide is not a solution for anything”.
Sushant received the Best Actor Debut award for Kai Po Che in 2014 and received the Best Actor award in 2016 for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. He was even nominated for various awards and was a part of reality shows.
The suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput is a reminder for all of us to reach out and seek help whenever it is needed. Everyone should be able to have atleast one person in the world with whom they could confide. Life is hard and can kick you in the stomach at times. But it helps if you have someone who is always in your corner and can pick you up when you can’t do it for yourself.
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