Celebrity hairstylist Sapna Bhavnani has defended actors Rhea Chakraborty and Ankita Lokhande against the barrage of online abuse they have been receiving, ever since the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

The actor died by suicide on June 14, at the age of 34. He was in a relationship with Ankita for six years and was said to be dating Rhea at the time of his death.

In a tweet, Sapna wrote, “These women are going through their own grief and that needs to be respected.. there is no need to bully them. Please Focus on #SushantSingh and pray that justice is served. #RiyaChakraborty AnkitaLokhande.” Even some of the replies to Sapna’s tweet were targeted at Rhea.

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