February 26, 2021

Sanjay Leela Bhansali To Give Assertion To Mumbai Police

Sushant Singh Rajput Death: Sanjay Leela Bhansali To Give Statement To Mumbai Police

Sanjay Leela Bhansali might be requested about allegations that the actor was compelled to drop movies (File)


The Mumbai Police will report the statements of filmmakers Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Shekhar Kapur in reference to the investigations into actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise final month.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali, recognized for lavishly mounted blockbusters like “Padmaavat” and “Ram-Leela”, might be requested about allegations that the actor was battling despair as he had been compelled to drop out of his movies due to a contract he had signed with Yash Raj Movies, sources mentioned.

Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless in his house in Bandra on June 14. The police mentioned it was demise by suicide.

The Maharashtra authorities ordered an investigation into allegations that the actor was upset about shedding appearing jobs due to cliques and nepotism within the Hindi movie trade, apart from reportedly coping with scientific despair.

The demise jolted the movie fraternity and led to a deluge of recriminations and mea culpas from celebrities. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur was amongst these whose posts drew consideration to the actor’s turmoil.

“I knew the ache you have been going by way of. I knew the story of the individuals that allow you to down so dangerous that you’d weep on my shoulder. I want I used to be across the final 6 months. I want you had reached out to me. What occurred to you was their Karma. Not yours,” he had tweeted.

Twenty-eight individuals, together with pals, family and aides have recorded their statements with the police. Actor Rhea Chakraborty, a detailed pal of Sushant Singh Rajput, and his final co-star Sanjana Sanghi have been amongst them.

Yash Raj Movies casting director Shanoo Sharma and Netflix director Aashish Singh who was earlier with Yash Raj Movies have additionally given their statements to the police.

Sushant Singh Rajput, who debuted with the critically acclaimed 2013 movie “Kai Po Che”, had labored in two motion pictures of the Yash Raj banner – “Shuddh Desi Romance” and “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!”. His third movie, “Paani”, to be directed by Shekhar Kapur, was shelved; the manufacturing home reportedly backed out, information company PTI reported. The police have taken a duplicate of his contract with Yash Raj Movies for its inquiries.