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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput has been found dead in his Mumbai apartment.

The 34-year-old was one of Bollywood's most high-profile personalities and was best known for playing India cricket legend MS Dhoni in a biopic of his life. 

DCP Pranay Ashok, a Mumbai police spokesperson, revealed they were investigating an alleged suicide.  

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput (pictured) has been found dead at the age of 34

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput (pictured) has been found dead at the age of 34

The actor was found deceased in his Mumbai apartment (pictured) on Sunday, with local police investigating an alleged suicide

The actor was found deceased in his Mumbai apartment (pictured) on Sunday, with local police investigating an alleged suicide

Reports in India say that no suicide note has been found as of yet. 

Rajput's death comes just five days after the passing of the actor's former manager, sellvaly.com Disha Salian, who fell from the 14th floor of a Mumbai building on Tuesday. Authorities say their deaths are not linked.

Reacting to the passing of his 38-year-old ex-representative, Rajput posted on social media: 'It's such devastating news.

My deepest condolences to Disha's family and friends. May your soul rest in peace.' 

Tributes have poured in to remember Rajput's life, including one from India's Prime Minister Narenda Modi.

The Indian PM tweeted: 'Sushant Singh Rajput...a bright young actor gone too soon. He excelled on TV and in films. 

'His rise in the world of entertainment inspired many and he leaves behind several memorable performances. 

Rajput's death comes just five days after the passing of the actor's former manager, Disha Salian (pictured)
Ms Salian (pictured) fell from the 14th floor of a Mumbai building on Tuesday

Rajput's death comes just five days after the passing of the actor's former manager, Disha Salian, (pictured left and right) who fell from the 14th floor of a Mumbai building on Tuesday

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