India’s pinnacle anti-crime organization is taking up the research into the death of film big name Sushant Singh Rajput, whose suicide has shaken Bollywood and sparked sour recriminations.
Rajput, 34, changed into discovered lifeless in June in his Mumbai apartment — with police announcing he took his very own life — putting off a debate over intellectual fitness withinside the multi-billion-greenback enterprise.
His former female friend, fellow actor Rhea Chakraborty, petitioned the Supreme Court Wednesday after Rajput’s own circle of relatives disputed reviews that he suffered from melancholy and accused her of stealing his cash and harassing him.
Chakraborty strongly denied the allegations and requested the country’s maximum courtroom docket to switch the case from neighborhood police in Rajput’s domestic nation of Bihar. Government solicitor well known Tushar Mehta advised the listening to that the Central Bureau of Investigation, India’s pinnacle federal crime organization, could take rate of the case, which has grabbed media headlines for weeks.
Born in Bihar, Rajput ceases engineering research to pursue a profession in appearing and dance.
He was given his large ruin in 2013 with ‘Kai Po Che’, a movie approximately cricket, love, and politics that received acclaim on the Berlin movie festival.
He changed into additionally lauded for his portrayal of Indian cricket hero Mahendra Singh Dhoni withinside the 2016 hit ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’.
In an interview with AFP in 2016, Rajput mentioned the emotional rollercoaster he skilled at the same time as filming the film, which portrayed the heartbreak suffered via way of means of Dhoni while the cricketer’s female friend died.
‘After we did the preparation, in my head I changed into him and the whole thing that changed into occurring changed into honestly affecting me,’ he said.
Rajput’s dying — slightly per week after his supervisor took her very own life — rekindled discussions approximately intellectual fitness withinside the enterprise.
Stars consisting of Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma, who’ve spoken approximately their very own battles with melancholy and anxiety, published messages approximately the significance of in search of help.
It additionally sparked an indignant outcry from fanatics and fellow actors approximately the problems confronted via way of means of aspirants suffering to seize a foothold in Bollywood, with a few attacking the enterprise for its insiders-handiest culture.
Although a lot of Bollywood’s pinnacle stars consisting of Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra Jonas do now no longer hail from movie families, the enterprise has an extended record of imparting main roles to the youngsters of celebrities, frequently and not using a previous appearing experience.
Rajput’s final movie changed into a Hindi remake of the Hollywood romance ‘The Fault in Our Stars’, titled ‘Dil Bechara’ (‘Poor Heart’), which changed into the launched final month.