Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s ex-girlfriend, actor Ankita Lokhande, stated that she determined not to attend his funeral as she might ‘never forget’ it if she noticed him like that. Sushant’s final rites have been carried out on the Pawan Hans crematorium in Mumbai on June 15, a day after his demise by suicide.
In an interview with Republic TV, Ankita stated that she was woken up by the cellphone name of a journalist, who knowledgeable her about Sushant’s demise. “I was sleeping and I just got up with some reporter’s call. Usually, I don’t take unknown numbers. I picked up the call and this reporter said, ‘Ankita, Sushant has committed suicide!’ And I was finished. It was something that…you don’t expect something like this,” she stated.
Ankita stated that she instantly turned on the information and noticed story after story on Sushant’s demise. “I didn’t know what to do. I was just there. The next day, there was his funeral and I couldn’t make it because somewhere I knew that if I see Sushant somewhere like that, in that position, that stage… I have my whole life to live and I will never be able to forget that phase. So I decided that I cannot go to the funeral,” she stated.
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However, Ankita determined to meet Sushant’s father KK Singh and his sisters, whom she was in contact with even after their break-up. “Apart from that, I had to meet his family. I wanted to make sure that they are okay. Jo jaana tha woh chala gaya but uske papa the, behne thi (He was gone but his father and sisters were there), and that was my duty to go and meet them. So I went and met them, and they were in a very bad condition. That’s it, that’s how I got to know,” she stated.
Sushant and Ankita fell in love whereas working collectively on their present Pavitra Rishta, which he later give up to pursue a profession in movies. The two dated for six years earlier than calling it quits in 2016.
Ankita has gone on document to say that the Sushant she knew was a cheerful individual and couldn’t have been depressed or die by suicide. However, she admitted that she was not in contact with him within the final 4 years, after their break-up. He was in a relationship with actor Rhea Chakraborty on the time of his demise.
Sushant’s father, in the meantime, has filed an FIR with the Bihar Police in opposition to Rhea and her household for alleged abetment to suicide. Rhea and her household have been accused of misappropriating Sushant’s funds and slicing him off from his circle of relatives, amongst different issues.
Meanwhile, Rhea just lately launched a video, wherein she stated that the reality will prevail. “I have immense faith in God and the judiciary. I believe that I will get justice. Even though a lot of horrible things are being said about me on the electronic media, I refrain from commenting on the advice of my lawyers as the matter is sub-judice. Satyameva jayate, the truth shall prevail,” she stated.
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