Opinion: Sushant Singh Rajput’s Suicide is Yet Another Wake-Up Call

Sushant Singh Rajput died on June 14, at age 34. (Radio Rani for The Juggernaut)

Editor’s note: This article discusses suicide. In the United States, if you or someone you know is facing a crisis, no matter the problem you are dealing with, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24/7. In Canada, the Canada Suicide Prevention Service offers 24/7 support (1-833-456-4566). Resources are also available across the world, including in the U.K., India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.


Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s recent death by suicide has shaken the world. He was a star on the rise — once an Indian television actor, Rajput broke out into Bollywood with award-winning films such as Kai Po Che (2013) and Aamir Khan-starrer PK (2014). He ended up depicting r

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