According to IWMBuzz, the actor apparently completed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Mumbai last night (December 26). "He was on antidepressants too," a source told the portral. His last rites will be held in Mumbai on Friday (December 27) at 4 pm.

Kushal's good friend and actor Karanvir Bohra was the first one to share the news on social media. He posted a series of pictures of Kushal with a heartfelt note on Instagram. 

"Ur demise has shocked the hell out of me.I'm still in denial @PunjabiKushal. I know you are in a happier place,but this is unfathomable. You really inspired me with the way you saw life, but what was I to know. I will always remember u as a #dancingdaddy #fit & a #lifeenthusiast," he wrote.

A sad Karanvir further added, "The way you lead your life really inspired me in more ways than one....but what was I to know. Your zest for dancing, fitness, off-road biking, fatherhood and above all that, that smiling face of yours, your happy-go-lucky nature your warmth all that was such ingenuity. I'm gonna miss you so much #kushlani You will always be remembered sad a guy who lived a full life."

Kushal is survived by his wife and son. In fact, two days back the actor had shared a picture of his with his son on Instagram.

Kushal's professional life

Kushal had been in the television industry for close to two decades. He ventured into acting with a television show called A Mouthful Of Sky and has worked in several films and TV shows like Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Lakshya, Kkusum Kaal, Aasman Se Aage, Teri Meri Love Stories among others. He had also one of the strong contestants in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7.