Mumbai, August 11
Producer Ramesh Taurani on Tuesday revealed that he and filmmaker Nikkhil Advani, spoke to actor Sushant Singh Rajput a day earlier than his demise, to debate a movie.
Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless at his Bandra condominium on June 14, leaving his followers and trade colleagues shocked.
Taurani took to Instagram and wrote that he spoke to the “Chhichhore” star on June 13 round 2:15 PM over a convention name, the place Advani and the actor’s supervisor had been additionally looped in.
“After exchanging pleasantries, Nikkhil Advani and I had narrated a narrative concept to Sushant. And sure, we had been on a convention name with him and his supervisor Uday…
“I’m not aware as to how you can deduce anything about a person’s feeling over a professional phone call,” the producer wrote.
Taurani, head honcho of the manufacturing home Tips, stated the decision lasted roughly 15 minutes.
The producer stated the group was in “preliminary talks” after Rajput “liked the idea.” Taurani, who has backed movies just like the “Race” franchise and “Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani”, appealed to folks to cease speculating concerning the actor’s demise.
“Instead of encouraging wrongful theories concerning the trade and about his associations, I’m requesting everybody to think about the system and let the authorities do the needful.
“And request everyone to stop calling as we need to refrain from commenting any further on this unbelievable and tragic loss. I sincerely hope he is resting in peace. Thank you,” he added.
Rajput’s premature demise was adopted by a high-profile investigation by Mumbai Police throughout which many massive names from Bollywood, together with filmmakers Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Aditya Chopra, recorded their statements.
Over a month after the actor’s demise, his father lodged a police grievance in Patna towards his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, accusing her of abetting the suicide.
On Monday, Chakraborty, 28, advised the Supreme Court that Sushant’s demise case has been blown out of proportion as elections had been due in Bihar and claimed she was being subjected to media trial because of “constant sensationalisation” inflicting her “extreme trauma”.
Chakraborty additionally submitted in a further affidavit filed within the apex court docket she shouldn’t be made “scapegoat of political agendas” within the case, and alleged that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is “reported” to be accountable for registration of the FIR in Patna towards her.
The CBI has taken over the probe after the Centre gave its approval following a advice by the Bihar authorities. PTI