By Pratishtha Ghosh Last Updated:
June 14, 2020, had taken the nation by shock as the news of Sushant Singh Rajput's death was all over the media. People could hardly come to terms with the fact that this talented actor is no more and his death felt like a personal loss to many. Sushant would always be remembered as an actor who had created magic on screen. But for his friends, he was much more than that - he was a mentor and a friend who had always pushed them to do better.
Sushant was a very humble and down-to-earth guy and had many friends in the industry. No matter, wherever he had worked, he had always left the place with a handful of friends who still remember him. From actors Karanveer Mehra, Arjun Bijlani, his Chhicchore co-star, Tahir Raj Bhasin, to his best friend and actor, Mahesh Shetty, his Dil Bechara director, Mukesh Chhabra and his Sonchiriya co-star, Bhumi Pednekar, everyone remembers Sushant on his first death anniversary.
While talking to Indian Express, his friend and actor, Karanveer Mehra remembered him and expressed how amazing Sushant was as a friend. He said, "He was two years younger to me but always behaved like the older one. We came from the same school and were connected by our love of acting. He literally took care of me, guided me both professionally and personally. Maybe things didn't materialise for me as much as we wanted but Sushant left no stones unturned to push me ahead."
Sushant's best friend and his co-star from Pavitra Rishta, Mahesh Shetty, who was the last person that Sushant Singh Rajput had called before committing suicide, took to his IG handle and penned a heartfelt note for his late friend. He wrote, "This is how I will always remember you bhai. Jab take yaadein rahengi.... mulakatein hoti rahengi. Love you meri jaan... now and forever #sushantsinghrajput"
Parag Tyagi, who had played the role of Sushant's brother-in-law in Pavitra Rishta, also shared a series of pictures from the days when they used to shoot for the television show. He misses him and says that Sushant's name will always be there with us. He wrote, "You are not with us no more but your name will be here forever.. You will be loved forever.. Miss you mere bhai. Great men die but death can not kill their name ever” OM NAMAH SHIVAY!!!"
Dil Bechara will always remain special for SSR's fans as that was Sushant's last film. The director of Dil Bechara, Mukesh Chhabra took to his Instagram handle to share a series of pictures with the late actor and remembered him on his first death anniversary. He wrote, "Nothing seems to be the same. The void you left behind still remains. Here's hoping I'll see you once again. Miss you Brother."
No one can deny that Sushant was an amazing actor. Bhumi Pednekar, who had starred opposite SSR in Sonchiriya took to her IG handle to share a post where she remembered her "neuron star". She wrote, "Miss you, your questions and everything we spoke about. From the stars to the things unknown, you showed me the world like I had never seen it before. I hope you’ve found your peace my curious sweet SSR...Om Shanti. #forever #SSr #Peace #Neuronstar"
Sushant's co-actor from Chhichore, Tahir Raj Bhasin, who was also his close friend took to his IG handle to share an IG story with a collage of the late actor. He wrote, "Remembering your insatiable curiosity and intelligence. Gone too soon. May you always remain interstellar." Actor, Arjun Bijlani, Sushant's friend from the television industry also shared an old picture with him and remembered him on his first death anniversary. He wrote, "You will always be alive in millions of hearts my friend. I’m sure your happy in your happy place."
We hope that Sushant Singh Rajput, who had entertained us with his versatile on-screen characters, finds peace wherever he is.