The night before committing suicide on Sunday, Sushant Singh Rajput had made calls to Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty and his friend Mahesh Shetty, the Mumbai Police investigation revealed.
According to a report in DNA, Sushant Singh called Rhea Chakraborty at 1:47 AM but she did not respond to his call. A few minutes later, the Chhichhore actor called Mahesh Shetty at 1:51 am but he too did not respond to his phone call.
The investigation revealed that Mahesh Shetty called him back when he woke up at 8:30 am but his call went unanswered. Shetty assumed that he was sleeping and called again at 9:30 AM but the call didn’t go through, interviews with friends and call records accessed by Mumbai Police revealed.
Sushant’s cook Neeraj and other members present at his Mumbai home told the cops that he had a glass of pomegranate juice just before his breakfast. His cook Neeraj then knocked at the actor’s bedroom door at 10:25 AM asking him about his lunch plans. However, he didn’t react to him.
Neeraj, another house help Kehshav and a friend of Sushant were also present in the house, reported DNA.
When they all woke up at 11:00 am and enquired about Sushant from his staff and also knocked on Sushant’s bedroom. After getting no response from the actor, they called on Sushant’s phone which was ringing inside the room but wasn’t answered.
Later, Sushant Singh’s sister was informed about the same. She arrived at his home and in the meantime, a staff member called a key-maker to open the bedroom door of Sushant. Sushant’s sister called her husband, who is an official with the Haryana Government and narrated him the entire incident. He then called up Mumbai Police Commissioner requesting for help.
The door of Sushant Singh’s bedroom was unlocked at 12:25 pm. According to his post-mortem report, the cause of his death was ‘asphyxia’.