Mumbai, July 27
Mumbai Police on Monday recorded the assertion of famous filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt in reference to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, an official stated.
Bhatt reached the Santacruz police station right here round midday alongside together with his authorized crew.
He recorded his assertion with police and left at about 2.30 pm, the official stated.
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 house in suburban Bandra on June 14.
The police have to this point recorded statements of 38 folks in reference to the case.
On Sunday, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh stated in addition to Mahesh Bhatt, producer-director Karan Johar’s supervisor has additionally been known as to report the assertion and if wanted, Johar himself will probably be requested to take action.
The police are investigating allegations that skilled rivalry, in addition to medical despair, drove the actor to suicide.
Summons have additionally been despatched to actor Kangana Ranaut, asking her to report her assertion, the minister stated.
According to police, Ranaut is at present in Manali.
After Rajput’s demise, 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 distinguished function was that of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni within the biopic “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”. — PTI