New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief on the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who allegedly committed suicide at his Mumbai residence earlier in the day. 

"Sushant Singh Rajput...a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV & in films. His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many & he leaves behind several memorable performances. Shocked by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family & fans. Om Shanti," tweeted PM Modi. 

Several other politicians also expressed grief over the sudden demise of the 34-year-old actor. Union Minister Smriti Irani also tweeted about Sushant's suicident and said, "I have no words , no understanding of why you left the way you did. From a bright young kid who came to Balaji to a star who made the Nation swoon.. you had come a long way and had many more miles to go. You will be missed Sushant Singh Rajput gone too soon". 

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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also condoled the actor's death saying he was from his city of Patna. "Shocked to learn that super talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput is no more. He was from my city Patna. Remember meeting him in Rashtrapati Bhawan during oath taking ceremony last year. He had told me that his family lived in Rajiv Nagar, Patna. He had miles to go. He left too soon," Prasad tweeted.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also tweeted and said, "The news of the death of young Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput is shocking. I was fond of his acting skills, talent and capabilities. His passing is painful and it is a great loss for the film fraternity. May God give his family and fans the strength to bear this grief."

Union Railway and Commerce Minister Goyal also condoled the death of the young actor saying we must prioritise our mental well being and never shy away from expressing ourselves to our loved ones.

"Saddened to know about the unfortunate demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. He was a young, multi-talented actor who graced the silver screen with his charisma. We must prioritise our mental well being and never shy away from expressing ourselves to our loved ones. Om Shanti," Goyal said in a tweet.

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Rajput, 34, hailed from Bihar and was educated in Patna and New Delhi, before shifting to Mumbai. He came to limelight role in the television show 'Pavitra Rishta'. He made his Bollywood debut in the movie Kai Po Chhe in 2013. 

Rajput played the role MS Dhoni in the biopic of the former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. He was last seen in 'Chhichore', along with Shraddha Kapoor. 

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta