Very similar to others, Manoj Muntashir took time to come back to phrases with Sushant Singh Rajput’s sudden demise. The lyricist-writer, who’s amongst these looking for justice for Rajput, is anxious in regards to the repercussion of this unhappy incident on these aspiring actors who come from smaller cities to make it massive within the trade.
“I’m simply trying on the bigger image right here. Individuals from small cities who come to Mumbai to do cinema have been the spine of this trade. Someplace they’re connecting themselves to this incident and anxious that if this may occur to somebody like him, it could possibly occur to anybody,” says the Teri Mitti author.
Hailing from a small city in UP himself, Muntashir,44, understands the sentiment. “No matter is going on round his loss of life, the investigation, the shortcomings and so forth, every part has taken a toll on folks. I get a number of messages and a few even informed me they’re scared to pursue their desires. Kahi expertise ki koi kaami na padh jaaye. Mumbai wants proficient folks like them. I don’t need them to really feel that they’d be mistreated too and meet the identical finish as Sushant met,” he shares concern.
With out commenting on the case a lot as CBI investigation is on, Muntashir rues the “circus” that has been taking place. “After his physique was discovered, in a short time it was declared a suicide. Then got here blaming the folks he labored with, his psychological well being and later when extra issues began popping out it confirmed Mumbai Police someplace didn’t do their investigation accurately,” he provides.
The lyricist feels the psychological well being subject was blown out of proportion. “This trade is aggressive and all of us undergo psychological well being points. It has been stated he was depressed and bipolar, could also be was, however we will’t solely give attention to that and cross judgement,” he opines.
Having labored with Rajput in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Muntashir talks about his sensible thoughts, and dedication and recounts, “He was able to hear and study. I’d all the time see him touching the ft of elders. He had this lovely small city flavour in him intact.”
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