Sushant Singh Rajput's family releases an official statement after his untimely demise, sets up 'SSR Foundation' to support young talents in the field of cinema, science and sports

Sushant Singh Rajput left a void in the hearts of many as he passed away from suicide on June 14. Ever since, the actor's fans and close friends are remembering the actor with heartfelt notes for him. Now, Sushant's family has released a statement 'Goodbye, Sushant'. Remembering Sushant as the boy from Patna who was free-spirited, curious and a man with dreams, the letter addressed Sushant as 'Gulshan' of the family time-and-again. The family also started an initiative that they informed about through the official statement.

"The world’s Sushant Singh Rajput was simply Gulshan to us. He was free-spirited, talkative and incredibly bright. He was curious about just everything. He dreamed without restraints, and chased those dreams with the heart of a lion. He smiled generously. He was the pride and inspiration of the family. His telescope was his most prized possession, through which he fondly gazed at the stars.  We can’t bring ourselves to accept that we wouldn’t get to hear his easy laughs anymore. That we wouldn’t see his sparkling eyes again. That we wouldn’t hear his endless rants about science again. His loss has created a permanent, glaring void in the family that will never be lled.  He truly loved and cherished every single one of his fans. We thank you all for showering our Gulshan with so much love.  To honour his memory and legacy, the family has decided to set up Sushant Singh Rajput Foundation (SSRF) to support young talents in areas close to his heart — cinema, science and sports. His childhood home in Rajiv Nagar, Patna will be turned into a memorial. We will put his personal memorabilia and belongings there, that include thousands of books, his telescope, ight-simulator etc, for his fans and admirers. From now on, we intend to maintain his Instagram, Twitter and Facebook page as legacy accounts to keep his memories alive.  We once again thank you all for the thoughts and prayers. - Sushant’s family," read the statement. 

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Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging in his Bandra home. The reason for his death is yet unknown. However, the police did discover that the actor was suffering from depression for six months.