Ekta Kapoor remembered late actor Sushant Singh love for stars and the cosmos and paid tribute to him with these words: “Shining bright like a star.” Ekta Kapoor, who gave Sushant Singh Rajput his big break, remembered the actor on his 35th birth anniversary and she wrote: “Sushi forever! Shining bright like a star! Love and light wherever you are! Happy birth on earth day.” Ekta Kapoor posted an emotional heartmelting message for the actor and also posted of videos from Pavitra Rishta frm which he got fame and Kis Des Mein Hai Mera Dil ave, both shows were blockbuster he got appreaciated. He died at the age of 34 at his Mumbai house in June last year.
In an Instagram post shared by Ekta Kapoor just a few days before Sushant Singh’s death, she revealed that she convinced the channel’s creative executive that Sushant would be the right choice for Manav’s character and that “his smile would win a million hearts.” She wrote in her post: “After being 35 of 50 slots we were out of top 50! Wanted to cast a boy as lead who was doing second lead on our other show ! The creative at Zee was not agree he didn’t look the part! We tried our hard to the creative and finally he agreed after that his smile would win a million hearts .”