Sushant Singh Rajput case: Bollywood stars welcome Supreme Court verdict
Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, actor Tusshar Kapoor were among those who tweeted about the verdict.
As the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, several Bollywood celebrities took to social media and hailed the order.
Actor Parineeti Chopra termed the apex court's order as a "positive step" and urged people to stop speculating and let the CBI work and investigate the matter.
"This is a positive step. Please let's respect this moment, and let the CBI do their work now! Please let's stop speculating and coming to conclusions on our own .. #CBIforSSR #SushanthSinghRajput," she tweeted.
Last 2months have been extremely restless with everything being so blurry. Supreme Court's order to let the CBI investigate Sushant's case is a ray of hope that the truth will finally shine?????? Lets all have faith, stop speculating & let the CBI do their work now!???? #CBIForSSR ???- Kriti Sanon (@kritisanon) August 19, 2020
In a series of tweets, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit congratulated the late actor's family and thanked millions of Indians who have been demanding CBI inquiry in the matter.
"Heartiest congratulations to the family of #SushantSinghRajput for winning the preliminary round against all those forces who killed #Sushant. More power to you," Pandit tweeted.
"Thank you millions of Indians for fighting for the truth and standing by the family of the victim #SushantSinghRajput. #Truthprevails #JusticeforSushantSinghRajput. #CBINowforSSR #CBIForSSR #SCbacksCBIforSSR," another tweet from the filmmaker read.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor also took to Twitter and said that the truth will be out "ultimately," and prayed for the peace and salvation of Rajput's soul.
"Ultimately, the law of the land prevails and the truth will be out!! A tragedy doesn't deserve to be turned into a circus of sorts, on a regular basis," he tweeted.
"Above all, may his soul eventually find its true salvation & peace! CBIForSushantSinghRajput #SupremeCourt," his tweet further read.
Sushant's M.S. Dhoni co-star Anupam Kher too lauded the verdict of the Supreme Court and tweeted, "The ball is in the court... literally !!! #CBIForSSR."
The actor posted another tweet and noted, "jy ho.. jy ho.. jy ho.. ( along with thumbs up, clapping hands and folded hand emojis #CBIForSSR #justiceforSushanthSinghRajput."
"Last 2 months have been extremely restless with everything being so blurry. Supreme Court's order to let the CBI investigate Sushant's case is a ray of hope that the truth will finally shine," wrote the late actor's Raabta co-star Kriti Sanon on Twitter. Urging people to stop speculating, she added, "Let's all have faith, stop speculating & let the CBI do their work now! #CBIForSSR."
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, too, welcomed the decision by Supreme Court and wrote on Twitter, "Welcome Judgement by the Hon. Supreme Court of India on the #SushanthSinghRajput case. Hope justice prevails. #CBIForSSR #JusticeforSushantSingRajput."
Ultimately, the law of the land prevails and the truth will be out!! A tragedy doesn't deserve to be turned into a circus of sorts, on a regular basis! Above all, may his soul eventually find its true salvation & peace! CBIForSushantSinghRajput #SupremeCourt- Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) August 19, 2020