Actor Sushant Singh Rajput died of suicide in Mumbai on June 14, 2020. He was found hanging at his residence by the Mumbai police.
The incident came to light after the actor's domestic help noticed that he had been locked up in his bedroom for a long time. They broke open the door to find Sushant lifeless, after which his friend called the Police Control Room. The police have confirmed that he died by suicide. No suicide note was recovered from his apartment.
The actor was reportedly battling depression for the last six months. The investigation into the matter is ongoing, and only the preliminary findings have been disclosed to the media.