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Who was Aditya Singh Rajput, actor and 'Splitsvilla 9' contestant?

Updated on: 22 May,2023 06:39 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Written by: Dhruv Sharma |

'Splitsvilla 9' fame Aditya Singh Rajput was reportedly found dead at the age of 32. While the cause of death remains unknown, reports point towards a drug overdose

Who was Aditya Singh Rajput, actor and 'Splitsvilla 9' contestant?

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Actor Aditya Singh Rajput, who grabbed attention post his stint in the reality television show 'Splitsvilla 9' has passed away at the age of 32. On May 22, Aditya was found dead in the bathroom of his apartment in the Andheri area of western suburbs in Mumbai, police sources said on Monday.

Rajput was allegedly not keeping well since the last couple of days and he collapsed in the bathroom of his apartment in Oshiwara area this afternoon, an official told PTI.

The actor's maid first noticed the fall and informed the building's security guard following which he was rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him dead, he said. According to reports, the cause of death is said to be a drug overdose but further details are still being awaited.

Mumbai Police have begun the investigations in the case after registering an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in the matter and are awaiting the post-mortem report to further establish the exact cause of his death, sources added.

Meanwhile, Aditya Singh Rajput's Instagram stories suggest that the actor was at home the previous night with his friends. He posted a picture of the view, reportedly from his flat.

Aditya Singh Rajput was an actor, model and a casting director. Born on August 19, 1990 in Uttarakhand, Aditya was spotted as an actor at the age of 17 in the 2007 television show 'Cambala Investigation Agency'. Since then, Aditya has worked in various other television shows like 'Rajputana', 'Awaaz' and 'Bad Boy'. Aditya has also been a part of over 125 advertisements. 

Aditya was also a successful entrepreneur as he owned his own clothing line called Pop Culture. According to a report by ETimes, one of Aditya's friends Sabyasachi Satpathy shared his reaction to Aditya's demise. When asked about Aditya's career, Sabyasachi, said, "He was doing good, and people were buying from his site. He wasn't doing much on TV but his brand did kick off."

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