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Bhumi Pednekar pledges to feed 550 impoverished families in remembrance of late Sushant Singh Rajput

Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who was seen opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in 'Sonchiriya' pledges to provide food to impoverished families as a tribute to the lost star. Taking to her social media, the actress shared the information saying that she will be joining hands with Ek Saath -- The Earth Foundation for the same. 

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New Delhi Published on: June 29, 2020 13:26 IST
Bhumi Pednekar pledges to feed 550 impoverished families in remembrance of late Sushant Singh Rajput
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Bhumi Pednekar pledges to feed 550 impoverished families in remembrance of late Sushant Singh Rajput

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise sent shockwaves not just to the Bollywood industry but the whole country. Even after two weeks of his death, no one is able to recover from deep sorrow. Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who worked with him in the film 'Sonchiriya', will provide food to impoverished families as a tribute to the lost star. Taking to her social media, the actress shared the information about the same and informed that she will be joining hands with Ek Saath -- The Earth Foundation for the same. Previously, it was Sushant's debut film director Abhishek Kapoor and his wife Pragya Kapoor who pledged to feed 3,400 poor families through an NGO. 

Bhumi took to Instagram and shared the message that read, "In loving memory of Sushant Singh Rajput, I pledge to feed 550 impoverished families through the Ek Saath Foundation in the memory of my dear friend. Let's show compassion and love towards everyone that is in need, now more than ever. --Bhumi."

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Bhumi previously mourned his death and shared a throwback photo with him from the sets of Sonchiriya and wrote, "Rest in Peace my friend...

Shocked and Heartbroken...Still can’t believe it...To star gazing and our endless chats...am going to spot you twinkling bright up there with the rest cause you are and will always be a star my dearest SSR."

She even shared a beautiful and lengthy post for the 'Kai Po Che' actor and wrote, "‘Supernova’ I wake up in the morning & I think of you,I think of all our chats, your habits & moods. Then it kicks in, a pain I couldn’t imagine I would feel for you. The 1st time we met, you told me you would show me the stars, in my head I wondered-ya whatever, what a cheese ball. Little did I know you meant every word you said. With a smile full of pride you showed it to us, this massive big black hole, your best friend, your telescope."

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‘Supernova’ I wake up in the morning & I think of you, I think of all our chats, your habits & moods. Then it kicks in, a pain I couldn’t imagine I would feel for you. The 1st time we met, you told me you would show me the stars, in my head I wondered-ya whatever, what a cheese ball. Little did I know you meant every word you said. With a smile full of pride you showed it to us, this massive big black hole, your best friend, your telescope. I was like - wait, what, really, you got this here!!! Full of excitement, in the middle of nowhere, you jumped like a child, ready to take us all on a journey... You took us to the moon & back, I remember the moon being red then. You showed us Saturn, Jupiter and a million stars. All of a sudden my might came crashing down, you made me realise I was just a fractal in this pond. You challenged me to write with my left hand & narrate versus backwards... You challenged me to races & quizzes & it drove me nuts... We spoke of Van Gogh, Gaudi & Descartes. We spoke of breaking patterns & creating new ones. We spoke of theories, success & life. We had debates & many fights. We listened to Beethoven & Mozart, We tried understanding their music through algorithms & charts. You spoke of Faraday, Chatelet & tried explaining Newton’s theories through Art. Just like that, from a Co-Star you became a teacher. You turned me into a seeker, ready with her book and pen, waiting for class to begin. I remember your excitement on all the questions I asked, getting an answer from you wasn’t easy, you would turn that too into a learning task. You my friend gave me an experience of a lifetime. You were like the emergence of a Chaos. A chaos so different and potent it’s hard to explain. I know you can see the world grieving for you. There’s a sense of loss everyone feels, many that met & didn’t meet you. Your genius will live on with all the work you’ve done. And through that telescope I’ll spot you again, it will be easy- cause you will be the youngest & the brightest amoungst many we love up there. You truly are a double slit photon, A Neutron Star. You are going to be missed Our dear SSR. #SushantSinghRajput

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She promoted the actor's last film 'Dil Bechara' by sharing the poster on Instagram. This film is all set to stream on Disney Plus Hotstar from July 24. 

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For the unversed, Sushant was found hanging at his Bandra residence on June 14, 2020. His suicide came as a shock for everyone. Moreover, the fact that he was suffering from depression and was even taking treatment from Hinduja Hospital left his family devastated. Mumbai Police is closely investigating the matter and has to date probed as many as 27 people including family, close friends Mukesh Chhabra and Sandeep Ssingh, rumoured girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, and two former employees of Yash Raj Films.

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