Sushant Singh Rajput, a rising Bollywood star known for his roles in "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story" and "Kai Po Che," has died. The 34-year-old is believed to have committed suicide, Mumbai police told BBC News.
Mumbai police spokesperson Pranaya Ashok confirmed the death and said details were being investigated, according to the Associated Press.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a statement on Twitter expressing his condolences.
"[Rajput's] rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances," Modi wrote. "Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans."
Rajput found success in both television and film after dropping out of college to pursue a career in acting and dance. His most recent film, "Chhichhore," was released last year.
Rajput's death comes days after his former manager, Disha Salian, fell to her death from the 14th floor of a building.
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