On His Birth Anniversary, Sushant Singh Rajput’s Sister Shweta Announces $35,000 Scholarship At UC BerkeleySushant Singh Rajput

To mark late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s 35th birth anniversary, his sister Shweta Singh Kirti has announced a special scholarship fund in his memory. She has announced a scholarship worth USD 35,000 (around Rs 25.5 lakhs) for "anyone who is interested in pursuing Astrophysics at UC Berkeley".

Making the development public via social media platform twitter, she said, "I am happy to announce that on 35th Birthday of Bhai, a step has been taken towards fulfilling one of his dreams. The Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund of $35,000 has been set up in UC Berkeley. #SushantDay."

On Instagram, she shared an old post of Sushant where he had stated his dream of creating an environment where kids of India and elsewhere, get 'free', improved and relevant education and great many ways to acquire any skill of choice for free.

Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead on 14th June 2020 in his apartment. His last movie, Dil Bechara, was released posthumously on Hotstar on 24 July 2020.

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