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Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Mumbai Police Summons Shekhar Kapur To Come And Record His Statement
Shekhar Kapur has been asked by Mumbai Police to give recorded statements on the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
Bandra police have summoned Shekhar Kapoor to give a statement.
New Delhi: Since Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, police have been working on the case. Many Bollywood celebrities are being investigated by the police, well-known filmmakers like Karan Johar and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have and are being interrogated regarding the case.
Recently, the Bandra police have summoned Shekhar Kapoor to give a statement. It is revealed that he has sent his statement via email as he is not currently present in Mumbai.
A senior office confirmed this development and said, "We have summoned him to come and record his statement based on his tweet, which he posted a day after the actor's death. He has sent some details via email, which we are considering but we need more clarity and a detailed statement. It will be recorded after he returns to the city."
In his emailed statement, Shekhar Kapur revealed that Sushant was devastated after their film 'Pani' got shelved in 2015. The late actor worked quite hard for his role and the film was set to be made on a budget of Rs 150 crore. However, the report revealed that Yash Raj Films backed out from the film, citing creative differences after they spent Rs 5 crore on the project.
The officer said, "He (Shekhar) hasn't named anybody but has said that Sushant worked really hard for the film, which got shelved due to creative differences between him and Yash Raj Films. He also said that Sushant was totally devastated after that and this could be the reason why he was battling depression but he never discussed it."
Just a day after Sushant Singh Rajput's death, Shekhar Kapoor tweeted, "I knew the pain you were going through. I knew the story of the people that let you down so bad that you would weep on my shoulder. I wish I was around the last 6 months. I wish you had reached out to me. What happened to you was their Karma. Not yours. #SushantSinghRajput."
Sushant Singh Rajput passed away on the 14th of June by committing suicide in his house in Mumbai. Since his death a debate arrows on social media on Nepotism. His family and friends claim that he must have had some professional rivalries.
The audience will be seeing Sushant Singh Rajput from one last time on screen in his upcoming film Dil Bechara. The film will be released on the 24th of July on Disney Plus Hotstar.