Bollywood and TV celebrities took to social media to remember Sushant Singh Rajput on his birth anniversary. Ankita Lokhande, director Abhishek Kapoor, Rajkumar Rao and Mukesh Chhabra all wrote fondly about the late actor.
Ankita shared an old throwback video, probably from the time they were together, and wrote: ‘#sushantday I don’t know how to start and what to say but yes today I’m going to share your old video Sushant. To commemorate these are just the memories I remember with Yu and I will remember forever. In this way happy, intelligent, romantic, crazy and adorable #scotch has always missed Yu and now I think he misses Yu more. I pray and I know that you are very happy, happy birthday to you. In the video, Sushant is seen playing with his pet, who is a Labrador.
Watch the video here:
Abhishek Kapoor, who directed Sushant in Kai Po Chhe and Kedarnath, posted a throwback picture with the late actor and wrote: ‘Badbooleya !!! Miss Karta hoon yaar tujhse @itsSSR #ssrbirthday #SushantDay. ‘
Rakumar Rao shared a picture of Sushant playing a guitar with a red-hearted emoji to express his feelings.
Mukesh Chhabra, who directed Sushant in his previous film Dil Bekhar, dropped a collage of various incarnations in which Sushant appeared onscreen.
On the occasion, Sushant’s sister Shweta announced a scholarship program for students wanting to pursue further studies in the Physics Department at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He wrote: ‘I am pleased to announce that on the 35th birthday of the brother, a step has been taken towards fulfilling one of his dreams. A $ 35,000 Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund has been established at UC Berkeley. # Sushantde. ‘
In a separate tweet, she wrote: ‘Anyone interested in pursuing astrophysics at UC Berkeley can apply for this fund. Grateful to the angels who made it possible. Happy birthday my younger brother, I hope you are always happy wherever you are! Love you # Sushantadeya. ‘