After the sudden demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s send social media into shock on Sunday, former India cricketer VVS Laxman spoke of the importance of mental health and feels it needs to be given more importance and taken more seriously. Sushant was found hanging in his Bandra house. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide Case Update: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Refuses Dropping Actor From His Films, Says 'He Was Busy'
According to reports, it is believed he was suffering from depression and was consulting a psychiatrist for the last six months. Laxman felt being, compassionate, and gentle is very important during these times. He also urged people to help those suffering from depression or any other mental illness. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Death: Here’s a Look at Controversies That Shook Industry After he Committed Suicide
“Mental health is a very serious issue and needs more attention than it gets. Being sensitive, compassionate ,gentle and consistently reaching out to those struggling is very important. My heartfelt condolences to #SushantSinghRajput ‘s family,” his tweet read. Also Read - AR Rahman Teases With Sushant Singh Rajput's Dil Bechara Playlist And Fans Can't Keep Calm!
The much-loved actor had played the role of former India skipper MS Dhoni’s biopic and the film was a blockbuster.
Sushant was one of the most renowned actors in the industry and was loved for his performances in movies like MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Kai Po Che, Kedarnath and Chhichhore among others. The actor has been doing well professionally and was reportedly dating actor Rhea Chakraborty. Police are currently investigating at his Bandra house.