It is said that Sushant’s last phone call was to Mahesh Shetty. So the question arises who is Mahesh Shetty? Why Sushant called him?
Mahesh Shetty is a co-actor, colleague, and a good friend of late Sushant Singh Rajput. Few weeks before Sushant died a tragic death, he posted a photo of him and Mahesh Shetty on Instagram greeting him birthday wishes.
Who is Sushant’s friend Mahesh Shetty?
Mahesh Shetty is a TV serial actor and he has also appeared in Bollywood movie Banjo (2016). Mahesh Shetty also played a good role in Pavitra Rishta where Sushant was seen as a serial lead. Mahesh Shetty played a character named Jaywant Rane. Mahesh Shetty has since then appeared in numerous TV serials. His major appearance came in Sony TV’s hit serial Bade Achhe Lagte Hai.
Relation Between Sushant Singh Rajput and Mahesh Shetty
Sushant and Mahesh were very close friends. Sushant also considered Mahesh as his brother. Before his death, Sushant called up his elder sister at 09.30 AM. His final call was then, to his friend Mahesh Shetty. Before Pavitra Rishta the duo also worked together in Kis Desh Mein Hoga Mera Dil which aired on Star Plus.
The information of what happened in the call is yet to be ascertained. Police have taken a statement of Mahesh Shetty and they will further investigate the death of Sushant.
Mahesh Shetty’s Statement on Sushant’s Death
Just like anyone from the industry or as a fan, the news was a shock for everyone. In a statement posted on Instagram on behalf of Mahesh Shetty, it said,
“As we all are deeply pained and shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise… So is Mahesh Shetty. He has lost a brother, a very dear friend, and is still coming to terms with the shock and reality and is completely heartbroken. We, his team, request the media and all of you, on his behalf, to please give him some privacy and let him greave for his loss.”
Mahesh Shetty on the professional front will be seen in Ajay Devgn starrer war drama movie Bhuj: The Pride of India.