Stop the Absurdity Around Sushant’s Very Unfortunate Death, Please

Sushant is known to harbour a scientific temper. That is the impression we get while going through his public utterances. However, he is being portrayed as someone who was made to get swayed by the « black magic ». That he was so much under the influence of jaadu-tona (black magic) that he lost the will to do things he would have done otherwise.

I won’t like my Sushant to have anything to do with black magic.

And I won’t like over politicisation, the perils of which we have begun to see ourselves, of the issue concerning his very tragic and untimely death.

I would like to remember him as one of the finest actors of the new generation who excelled despite odds. I would also like to have an impartial account of circumstances leading to the tragic incident. Whether regular citizens, Sushant fans or Biharis, we would all like to learn whether it was a case of suicide brought on by medical condition or whether there was any foul play. But for that, we need to let the police do their jobs

Till we get to the truth, can we please stop portraying him as naïve, helpless and given to black magic, just to drive home someone’s biases and prejudices? Such portrayal hurts me and my fellow Biharis.

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