Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely demise on June 14, 2020 was a major shock to the entire nation. While many have taken to their social media handles and shared their personal chats and conversations with the late actor, some recalled their last conversation with him.
Many Bollywood actors including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, and others have expressed their grief over Sushant Singh Rajput's death and extended condolences to his family.
The 34-year-old actor reportedly committed suicide. An ANI report stated that Sushant was depressed and had been taking treatment for the same. Some believe it was due to the lack of work. This has sparked an uprising of social media leading to the audience raising their voice against nepotism in Bollywood.
Now, veteran actor Dalip Tahil opened up about Sushant's demise.
A Times of India report quoted him as he talked about Sushant and his talent. He said that in Bollywood, box office numbers decide everything and Sushant was a bankable actor. One cannot boycott the one who scores well at the ticket window. Therefore, Dalip thought career problems couldn't have been the only reason behind his demise.
He also stated that it was an accumulation of several factors and professional issues and there might be any one of them.
Talking about people boycotting Sushant, Dalip said that there might have been differences with producers, sometimes contracts go haywire, however, an actor who is saleable and brings an audience to theatres cannot go jobless.
For the uninitiated, Actor Sushant Singh Rajput started off his career with television and made a name for himself through romantic drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008), followed by a starring role in Zee TV's popular soap opera Pavitra Rishta (2009–11).
In a career span of 12 years, Sushant made his Bollywood debut in 2013 without any filmy name or any support. He went on to create a niche for himself with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che! (2013). Later he went on to star in some of the best films including, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015), Sonchiriya (2019), Chhichhore (2019) and many more.