Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- Late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput was a maverick who hated being alone, his actor friend Siddharth Gupta has claimed.

34-year-old Sushant was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his Mumbai flat on June 14. An autopsy revealed that he had committed suicide. A subsequent probe by India's federal investigative agency also confirmed the autopsy report.

More than four months on, in an interview with the Indian media, Sushant's friend Siddharth Gupta said that the late star was "in a deeply spiritual phase" when the duo shared a flat for nearly a year between 2018 and 2019.

"He was everything that doesn't have a definition to be very honest, he was a mentor, he was a brother. Staying with him was like getting in...