Bollywood megastar Salman Khan appealed to his fans to extend support to Sushant Singh Rajput’s family and admirers following the complaint filed against him for abetting the suicide of the ‘Kai Po Che’ actor. Sushant Singh Rajput (34) was found dead at his Bandra residence on June 14.
Salman Khan took to Twitter and wrote: “A request to all my fans to stand with Sushant’s fans n not to go by the language n the curses used but to go with the emotion behind it. Pls support n stand by his family n fans as the loss of a loved one is extremely painful.”
After Sushant’s death, there have been several hashtags, such as #JusticeForSushantSinghRajput, #BoycottSalmanKhan, #BoycottStarKids and #BoycottBollywood, which are trending on social media. Meanwhile, the fans of Salman Khan are posting in his defence with hashtag #WeStandWithSalmanKhan.
Recently, Mumbai Police confirmed that the cause of Sushant’s death was due to hanging and that further investigations are going on. The police said that as per protocol 14 persons have recorded their statements and an inquiry is ongoing.
The department has also spoken to Rajput’s father, his two sisters, his friend and creative manager Siddharth Pithani, manager Sandeep Sawant, friend and actor Mahesh Shetty, casting director Mukesh Chabbra, business manager Shruti Modi, public relations manager Ankita Tehlani, actor Rhea Chakraborty, a key maker and two house staff.