Deepika Slams Paparazzi For Sharing And Monetizing Sushant’s Video Without His Family’s Consent

Divya Khosla Kumar

Actor Deepika Padukone, who has suffered from depression herself, has been stressing on the importance of reaching out after the unfortunate demise of Sushant Singh Rajput. Now, she is upset with paparazzi for posting the video and pictures of the Chichhore actor without the consent of his family. Also Read.

The videos and pictures show Sushant’s body being taken from the hospital to the crematorium. Paparazzi captioned it, “Please note my images and videos cannot be posted on any platforms without my written consent.” Deepika responded in the comment section and wrote, “Right. But it is OK for you to take this video and not only post it but also probably monetise it without his or his family’s written consent?”

Sushant Singh Rajput

Deepika, who did a special dance number in the Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer Raabta in 2017, has earlier opened up about the necessity for people to “reach out” in order to fight depression, in the wake of the late actors demise.


In an Instagram post she wrote on Sunday, Deepika stressed on the importance of reaching out. She reminded that it was important to talk, communicate and seek help. “As a person who has had a lived experience with mental illness, I cannot stress enough about the importance of reaching out. Talk. Communicate. Express. Seek help. Remember, you are not alone. We are in this together. And most importantly, there is Hope,” she wrote in the post.

Not only the Bollywood industry but the whole world is lamenting over Sushant Singh Rajput’s death right now. His tragic death has brought many in a state of shell shock and has flooded his social media accounts with many heartbroken comments and condolences.

Sushant was a leading actor of Bollywood. He started his movie career with Kai Po Che in 2013, but received the extravagant fame through MS Dhoni: The Untold Story in 2016; a movie that changed his life forever.