Israel mourns the demise of Sushant Singh Rajput

ST Staff
Saturday, 20 June 2020

This was the first Bollywood film to be shot in Israel, the music video featuring the song ‘Makhna’ was a part of the production’s attempt to get Bollywood to the country.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has left fans around the world in a sudden state of shock. Gilad Cohen, the Deputy Director-General of Israel’s Foreign Ministry recently tweeted a touching message and sent condolences on the demise of the actor.

 

 

He mourned the death of the actor who passed away by committing suicide on June 14 at his apartment in Bandra, Mumbai. He shared a picture of the ‘Kedarnath’ actor and said that he was a ‘true friend of Israel.’ The Deputy Director-General tagged a fan page dedicated to Sushant and wrote, “Sending my deepest condolences on the passing of @its_sushant_fc a true friend of Israel. You will be missed! Check out one of the great things that came from his trip to Israel in the link below. #IsraelLooksEast #RIPSushantSinghRajput.”

In his tweet, he also shared the link of a music video on YouTube which Sushant and Jacqueline Fernandez had shot in Israel, as a promotion video for their film called ‘Drive’, a Netflix original. This was the first Bollywood film to be shot in Israel, the music video featuring the song ‘Makhna’ was a part of the production’s attempt to get Bollywood to the country.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise has taken the aback the whole Bollywood fraternity and many stars, directors, producers, along with his fans took to their social media platforms to send condolences and mourn the death of the star. Rajput, who started his career in Bollywood back in 2013 with the film ‘Kai Po Che’ starred multiple quality films like ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story,’ ‘Byomkesh Bakshi,’ ‘Kedarnath,’ ‘Sonchiriya,’ ‘Chhichhore.’ The actor’s next film would have been director Mukhesh Chhabra’s ‘Dil Bechara’ with Sanjana Sanghi as his next film.

No note or letter was found is his apartment where he committed suicide. Post-mortem report said that the actor died of asphyxiation due to hanging.

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