New Delhi: Just when casting director Mukesh Chhabra was gung-ho about the launch of his debut movie ‘Dil Bechara’, got here the unlucky information of its lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s stunning dying by suicide. The 34-year-old famous person was discovered hanging at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14, 2020.
Mukesh Chhabra, who was extra of a good friend to SSR, opened up on his affiliation with the star. After auditioning 800 odd aspirants, Sushant Singh Rajput was forged as one of the leads in his debut movie ‘Kai Po Che’, seven years again in 2013.
Mukesh Chhabra stated, “Once Sushant told me that I think you will direct your own film one day and he promised me that he will work in my debut movie.”
He added, “I knew I wanted more than just a terrific actor for my first film. I wanted a friend, who would understand me and stay throughout with me as a support. I recalled when SSR once promised me of starring in my movie whenever I direct. Therefore, when I was ready, I went up to him and he fulfilled his promise. Sushant said yes to ‘Dil Bechara’ without even reading the script. We always had a strong emotional connect with each other.”
Mukesh recalled the time when Sushant helped him higher a scene. “He used to read the scene with me, discuss it and suggest changes if he felt it could improve the scene creatively. We would always sit together and work on it”, stated the director.
‘Dil Bechara’ can be Sushant Singh Rajput’s final movie. It marks the debut of feminine lead Sanjana Sanghi. The movie will launch on July 24, 2020, on OTT platform DisneyPlusHotstar.