Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has reacted on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death after a couple of weeks and said he did not look confident when he met him in Mumbai in 2016 and regrets not speaking with him. Akhtar took to his Youtube channel and said this. The 34-year-old actor passed away on June 14, 2020, at his house in Bandra. Also Read - Video of Sushant Singh Rajput’s Doppelganger Goes Viral, Netizens Say ‘No One Can Replace Him’
“I met him in Olive in Mumbai when I was about to leave India in 2016. To be honest, he did not look very confident to me. He went past me with his head down when my friend told me he is doing MS Dhoni’s film,” said Akhtar in a YouTube video. Also Read - Sachin Tendulkar Did Find it Difficult to Face Shoaib Akhtar at Times, Says Shahid Afridi
Akhtar said that he could have helped him by sharing his own experiences and given him a broad spectrum of life, which maybe could have helped him. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide Case Update: No CCTV Camera Was Installed in The Late Actor's House
“I thought I will have to watch his acting now, He has come from a humble background and he is making a good film. The film did turn out to be successful but I regret not stopping him there and having a word with him about life. I could have shared experiences of my life with him, maybe I could have talked to him like the way I do which could have given him a broad spectrum in life. But I regret not talking to him,” he added.
The untimely death of the MS Dhoni star has shocked the world and the age-old debate on nepotism has once again come to the fore.