‘Paani was shelved due to creative differences with Shekhar Kapoor’- Aditya Chopra on Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide
'Paani was shelved due to creative differences with Shekhar Kapoor'- Aditya Chopra on SSR's death
The much talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s drastic move of taking his own life has sent shockwaves across the entire film fraternity. Meanwhile, Mumbai police has been probing deeply into both personal and professional angles. However, it was reported that Rajput was highly devastated when his third project with YRF titled ‘Paani’ got shelved. Known for his meticulous preparation before any project, the actor had fully committed himself to the film and had not taken up any professional assignments then.
Reportedly, as per Hindustan Times, Aditya Chopra of YRF was summoned by the Mumbai Police. It came out that the film Paani never saw the light because of creative differences with Shekhar Kapoor and had nothing to do with Sushant Singh Rajput, said the filmmaker Aditya Chopra, pertaining to the deceased actor’s suicide.
According to police officers involved in the case, Chopra was interrogated about his movie Paani that was shelved later. The film that was to be helmed by Shekhar Kapoor, had confirmed Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead role.
Till now, the police recorded statements of 35 others before him, including the actor’s family members, people from the showbiz business including casting director Mukesh Chhabra, business manager Shruti Modi, PR manager Ankita Tehlani, actor Rhea Chakraborty, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, among others.
Recently, in a tweet to Union Home Minister Amit Shah earlier, Rhea Chakraborty had requested for CBI inquiry in the case. The actor was found dead at his Mumbai residence on June 14.