Mumbai, July 27
Mumbai Police on Monday recorded the assertion of famous filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt in reference to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life, an official mentioned.
Bhatt reached the Santacruz police station right here round midday alongside along with his authorized crew.
He recorded his assertion with police and left at about 2.30 pm, the official mentioned.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone IX) Abhishek Trimukhe and different senior officers had been current within the police station, he added.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging at his residence in suburban Bandra on June 14.
The police have to date recorded statements of 38 folks in reference to the case.
On Sunday, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh mentioned apart from Mahesh Bhatt, producer-director Karan Johar’s supervisor has additionally been referred to as to file the assertion and if wanted, Johar himself will likely be requested to take action.
The police are investigating allegations that skilled rivalry, apart from medical melancholy, drove the actor to suicide.
Summons have additionally been despatched to actor Kangana Ranaut, asking her to file her assertion, the minister mentioned.
According to police, Ranaut is presently in Manali.
After Rajput’s loss of life, Ranaut had lashed out at nepotism and cartels in Bollywood, alleging he was its sufferer.
So far, those that have recorded their statements with police in reference to Rajput’s case embrace director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, filmmaker and Yash Raj Films (YRF) chairman Aditya Chopra and movie critic Rajeev Masand.
Rajput starred in movies like “Shuddh Desi Romance”, “Raabta”, “Kedarnath”, “Chhichhore” and “Sonchiriya”. His most outstanding position was that of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni within the biopic “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”. — PTI