A 34-year-old Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput, was found dead in his Mumbai residence on Sunday.
His death was confirmed by the Mumbai police spokesman Pranaya Ashok.
The police said that Sushant died by committing suicide and no ‘note’ was found at his residence.
The actor’s body was taken to the Cooper hospital in Mumbai for a post-mortem. “The provisional cause of death is asphyxia due to hanging,” Abhishek Trimukhe, Deputy Commissioner of Police said.
The Zee world actor is known for his role in TV series Pavitra Rishta (Sacred Ties), he played the role of Manav and several other movies.
He got his big break in Bollywood in 2013 with “Kai Po Che”, a film about cricket, love and politics that won acclaim at the Berlin film festival.