Sadak 2 was never offered to Sushant Singh Rajput: Mahesh Bhatt
New Delhi : There has been a buzz that Sushant Singh Rajput was under major depression as many film directors cancelled their offers to him. Based on the allegations, several Bollywood filmmakers are being questioned by the Mumbai Police. Recently, director Mahesh Bhatt was summoned and he was questioned for over two hours in the suicide case of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
According to a report by ABP Live, the director revealed that he had no intension of casting the late actor in any of his films and clarified that he had not offered any role to Sushant in Sadak 2 nor promised him any film. He also mentioned that the actor had approached him with the request of working with him in any movie but no offer was committed to him or Rhea.
DNA quoted him saying, "I have given always given a chance to new talents and never promoted nepotism. I met Sushant first in August 2018 and then in January 2020. We never had any conversation on signing him for my film."
Furthermore, he mentioned that he has met Sushant only twice in his lifetime; once in 2018 and then in 2020.
The first time, Sushant showed up to meet the director, and the second time, the director went to meet him when he was keeping unwell in his Bandra apartment.
He also stated that he was close to Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty because she worked with him in his film Jalebi.