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The name Sushant Singh Rajput will stay immortal forever. The simple boy from Patna, who had left his engineering and had come to the city of dreams to become an actor had made a permanent place in our hearts. In an industry ruled by nepotism, Sushant carved a name for himself, without any Godfather to back his dreams.
After successfully portraying the character of Manav in Ekta Kapoor’s hit serial, Pavitra Rishta, Sushant had ventured into Bollywood with the movie, Kai Po Che. With his breakthrough performances in movies like, M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Raabta, Kedarnath, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! Sushant was counted as one of the leading names in Bollywood. It was on June 14, 2020, when the news of Sushant’s death had flashed the headlines, sending shock waves to his family, friends and fans.
It was reported that Sushant had committed suicide at his Mumbai home. After the actor’s death, his house had stayed vacant for a year. But now, the real estate firm handling the property is expecting new tenants as the house is up for rent at Rs. 4 lakh per month. Since the pandemic subsided, the agency is expecting a few buyers for the same.
According to India Today, a celebrity broker said, “The flat has been up in the market for a while now. After [the] second wave, we are witnessing a slowdown in big-ticket rentals. Also, the fact that Sushant stayed there, has been a deterrent. A few Bollywood personalities looking for [a] house were shown the flat, but they didn't opt for it. Landlords are also reluctant to rent flats to stars.”
This sea-facing apartment of Sushant is located in Bandra in the elite Mont Blanc building. It spans over 3,600 square feet with a huge hall and three bedrooms. Sushant had rented the apartment in December 2019 for Rs. 4.5 lakh per month for 36 months. His deal ran through till December 2022.
He had lived in the plush sea-facing apartment with his girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty and friend, Siddharth Pithani. He also had two helpers with him. Sushant’s body was found hanging in his room in this same house on the afternoon of June 14, 2020.
In a segment with Asian Paints’ Beautiful Homes, Sushant had revealed how much he loved the house when he was shown the pictures while he was shooting in Budapest. Recalling the moment he had decided to take the place, Sushant had said, “I remember when I was actually making a decision of getting this house, I was shooting for a movie in Budapest. And I saw the video there and decided to get the house.”
June 14, 2021, marked one year to Sushant’s death and his family, friends and fans still can’t fathom the loss!
Actor, Sushant Singh Rajput's death had shocked the entire nation. What was more unacceptable for the entire film fraternity and to his fans was the fact that such a brilliant actor and an intelligent boy had left us at such a tender age. Besides proving his mettle in acting, theRead More