Rhea Chakroborthy had met the Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput in 2013 when they were shooting their respective YRF films. They started dating each other in April 2019. She founded an artificial intelligence company, Vividrage Rhealityx, in partnership with her brother and Sushant in September 2019. The couple moved in together in December 2019. On 14 June 2020, Rajput died by suicide at his home in Bandra, Mumbai, six days after she moved out.
On 25th July, Rajput’s family lodged an FIR with the Patna police. Alleging Rhea and several others of abetment of suicide, wrongful restraint, wrongful confinement, theft, and cheating under various sections of IPC. His father said in the FIR that Rajput had confided to his sister about Chakraborty threatening to make his medical receipts public and prove him mad. Rhea was arrested along with her brother on the accusing of drug supply but later was bailed by the Bombay High Court.
Since then, both the brother and sister had not made much public appearances. Recently, Rhea shared a picture of her brother Showik Chakroborthy on the occasion of Rakshabandhan, on Sunday. She shared the picture of the brother-sister duo hugging.
In the picture, Rhea is seen wearing a traditional white kurta with a yellow dupatta. Showik wore a black kurta. The actress shared the picture with the caption, “Happy Rakshabandhan Showik”.
On Rhea Chakroborthy’s birthday, last month, Showik shared a picture from the duo’s childhood and recent picture on Instagram and wrote, “You are the world to me. I actually don’t have words to explain what you mean to me, because how does one explain everything? You’ve taught me how to smile, to love, to spread happiness…I aspire to be like you. You are the epitome of strength and courage. I will always have your back as you have mine and I promise to protect you forever.. Happy birthday my choco, you deserve nothing but indefinite happiness and love..”
Rhea has been frequently sharing updates about her life on social media. Lately, besides sharing pictures from her personal life, she’s been promoting her upcoming film Chehre. The film marks her comeback since the legal battle fought by her and her brother since Sushant Singh Rajput’s death.