Wake up call for B-town
Mumbai : A day after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai residence , actor Vivek Oberoi accused sections in the film industry for not acknowledging deserving talents and opened up a debate on Bollywood nepotism.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s last rites were held on Mumbai earlier today . Condolence and prayers for the actor and his family continue to pour in, and now, Vivek Oberoi has taken to social media to write a emotional note after attended Sushant Singh Rajput’s cremation.
Vivek Oberoi wrote “Being at Sushant’s cremation today was so heartbreaking. I truly wish I could shared my personal experience and helped him ease his pain .I’v been through my own journey of pain, it can be very dark and lonely. But death never the answer, Suicide can never be a solution .I wish he stopped to think of his family, friends and the millions of fans who are feeling this tragic loss today … he would have realized how much people CARE !”
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) June 15, 2020
He added ” When I saw his father today, having to light the fire at the cremation, the pain in his eyes was unbearable ,when I heard his sister weeping, vegging him to come back, I can’t express how deeply tragic it felt”
Vivek blamed Bollywood and wrote “I hope our industry that calls itself a family, dies some serious introspection, we to change for the better, we need to bitch less and care more, less power play and more grace and large heartedness, less ego trips and more acknowledgement for deserving talents, this family needs to truly become a family .. a place where talent is nurtured and not crushed, a place where an artist feels appreciated and not manipulated. This is a wake-up call for all of us”
Finally the actor said “I will miss the ever smiling Sushant Singh Rajput ,I pray God takes away all that pain you felt my brother and gives strength to your family to deal with their loss. I pray you are in a better place now, maybe we didn’t deserve you”