Manoj Bajpayee Reflects on Sushant Singh Rajput's Struggles with Media

Manoj Bajpayee shares memories of Sushant Singh Rajput, recalling their conversations about Rajput's struggles with false media reports. Bajpayee expresses shock and grief over Rajput's 2020 death, which is still under investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

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Manoj Bajpayee Reflects on Sushant Singh Rajput's Struggles with Media

Manoj Bajpayee Reflects on Sushant Singh Rajput's Struggles with Media

As actor Manoj Bajpayee prepares for the release of his 100th film, Bhaiyya Ji, on May 24, he took a moment to reminisce about his late colleague Sushant Singh Rajput. In an emotional interview, Bajpayee shared his memories of Rajput, who passed away almost four years ago, and the conversations they had about Rajput's struggles with false media reports.

Bajpayee recalled how Rajput would confide in him about his troubles with "blind articles" and how they would affect him. "He was very vulnerable in that matter. He was a good person, a very good person, and good people get affected. Right?" Bajpayee shares, got, affected, blind, articles. Rajput would often seek Bajpayee's advice on how to deal with these false reports, to which Bajpayee would tell him not to take them too seriously.

Bajpayee shared his own approach to handling such situations, which involved telling friends of the perpetrators that he would come and beat them up. "I know, because I've faced it, I'm still facing it," Bajpayee said. Rajput would laugh at this suggestion, saying, "Sir aap he kar sakte ho, mein nahi kar sakta ye (Sir only you can do it, I can't)."

The two actors had worked together on the 2019 film Sonchiriya, during which they developed a close bond. Bajpayee shared details of his last interaction with Rajput, recalling how the late actor, who hailed from Bihar, loved the mutton curry that Bajpayee cooked on set. Rajput had expressed his wish to visit Bajpayee's house one day to relish the mutton curry, but tragically, this wish was never fulfilled as Rajput died by suicide just 10 days after their conversation.

Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely death on June 14, 2020, sent shockwaves through the Indian film industry and sparked widespread outrage against Bollywood luminaries for allegedly spreading rumors about him and tarnishing his reputation. The case is currently under investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Bajpayee expressed his own shock and grief at Rajput's passing, saying, "I was, like everyone, who was very close to him or around him, shocked, shattered. I was one of them. I just could not believe it. Even now, I can't believe it."

Manoj Bajpayee's heartfelt reflections on his conversations with Sushant Singh Rajput affected, blind, items, reveals the late actor's struggles with false media reports and the toll they took on his mental well-being. As Bajpayee gears up for the release of his milestone 100th film, his memories of Rajput serve as a poignant reminder of the tragic loss of a talented young actor who had so much more to offer.

Key Takeaways

  • Manoj Bajpayee shares memories of Sushant Singh Rajput, recalling his struggles with false media reports.
  • Rajput confided in Bajpayee about "blind articles" affecting him, seeking advice on how to deal with them.
  • Bajpayee advised Rajput to ignore false reports, sharing his own approach to handling similar situations.
  • The two actors developed a close bond on the set of 2019 film Sonchiriya, with Rajput loving Bajpayee's mutton curry.
  • Rajput's untimely death in 2020 shocked Bajpayee, who still struggles to believe it, and sparked outrage against Bollywood luminaries.