Sushant Singh Rajput’s journey as a Bollywood actor has been nothing short of an inspiration. From playing roles in TV serials to carving out a niche for himself on the big screen with multiple hits to his name, Sushant truly proved that nothing is impossible. Sushant’s sudden and tragic demise came as a big shock to the whole nation. Let’s take a look at some of the interesting lesser known facts abouts Sushant Singh Rajput’s life!
Sushant Singh Rajput was born on 21st of January, 1986 in Patna. Sushant the only son of the family is now survived by father and four sisters. Sushant’s father was a government employee and in the year 2000, the entire family shifted to Delhi.
Sushant was as well-versed in studies as he was in acting. Sushant achieved 7th rank in All India Engineering Entrance Examination 2003. He is also the National Olympiad winner in Physics. After school, he also did mechanical engineering from an engineering college in Delhi.
Sushant used to perform in the famous dance group of Shiamak Davar and had also performed as a background dancer at the 51st Filmfare Awards show. He also learned Martial Arts from Allan Amin.
After coming to Mumbai, Sushant joined Nadira Babbar’s theatre group and also did an acting course from Barry John Academy.
In the year 2008, Sushant Singh Rajput auditioned for a play of ‘Balaji Telefilms’ and he got to play the character of ‘Preet Juneja’ in the serial ‘Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil’.
In the year 2009, Sushant became a household name after playing the role of ‘Manav’ in the TV serial ‘Pavitra Rishta’’. Thereafter, people started recognising him more by his character name ‘Manav’ than his real name ‘Sushant’.
Sushant made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Kai Po Che’. He gave multiple hits in his film career.
Sushant’s second film was ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’ starring opposite Vaani Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra. Sushant Singh Rajput also played the role of ‘Mahendra Singh Dhoni’ in his biopic ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’. It is said that he practiced the ‘Helicopter shot’ 225 times a day for the movie.
Sushant had a relationship with Ankita Lokhande, his co-star in ‘Pavitra Rishta’. They met on the sets of the serial itself. Sushant proposed to Ankita on national television. But after six wonderful years of their relationship they decided to end it all.
Lately, it was rumoured that Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty were seeing each other. However, neither of them admitted to it. Many times photos of both of them went viral on social media.