Born on January 21, 1986, Sushant Singh Rajput breathed his last on 14 June 2020, at the age of 34 years. he struggled and found a firm position for himself in the film industry of India. This article will take you through his biography, life, and career.
Sushant Singh Rajput Biography
A star soo soon the world lost sight of. Sushant Singh Rajput. Without any background in the Indian film Industry. He created his own space. A versatile and deep artist he gave the industry movies like M.S. Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar.
Hailing from Patna the artist’s ancestral home is traced to Purnia District, Bihar. Belonging to a talented family, such as Mitu Singh –his sister– is a state-level cricketer. He along with his family moved to Delhi after the death of his mother in 2002.
Sushant Sigh Rajput: Story of a Rare Gem
Sushant Singh was not an ordinary lad, who won a jackpot entry into the Bollywood. The parallels in terms of talent and education are hard to find in the industry. A bright child, he secured 7th position in the engineering entrance exam all over India in 2003.
A few are surprised to know that he was a winner of the National Physics Olympiad. The two institutions that have the honor of polishing him include St. Karen High School, Patna, and Kulachi Hansraj School, New Delhi.
He acted his heart out in every film. His passion was to engross totally in the part he was working in. One such incidence is from the Detective Byomkesh Bakshy a 2015 film. His involvement in character became so deep that he stopped using the mobile phone.
When the director asked him why he was not using the mobile his reply was, “I want to feel what it really was like living in the 1990s. The dedication he exuded is hard to come by. It would take decades or centuries to find someone with the enthusiasm and dedication for work.
Student Life of Sushant Singh Rajput
Bollywood is a place giving warm welcome to people who parachutes and gives a hostile welcome to the climbers who struggle to get a place in this big factory of fame and pride.
One such example is Sushant Singh Rajput. He started from a small town and set out with big dreams in his eyes. Starting from nobody, he became a star at par with the star kids high on nepotism and cronyism.
While pursuing an engineering degree from Delhi Technical University, he started learning dance from Shiamak Davar in the same city. Then he started trying his luck in the film industry.
Once in an interview, he told his fans that he also joined the drama classes taught by Barry Johns. With time his focus shifted completely from engineering to dance and acting.
One of the earliest stints includes acting as a background dancer in the IIFA awards. He also joined Nadira Babbar’s Ekjute theater group in Mumbai and remained attached to it for over two and a half years.
Meanwhile, he got a break in the form of a Nestle Munch advertisement. This made him a known face in all over India in no time.
It was 2008 when he was signed by Balaji Telefilms where he got the lead role of Manav Deshmukh in Pavitra Rishta. Here he played the role of a mechanic. A mature and serious person who cares about family values.
This act played the role of stepping stone for him. It was his devotion and attention to detail that won the heart of his peers and audience alike.
Due to his acting and superb performance he won many accolades in this serial. Yet it is worth mentioning that his first drama was Kis Des Mein Nikal Hoga Chand, where he played a side role.
In 2010, he participated as a dancer in the reality show Zara Nachke Dikha season 2. Here, in addition to his acting, the not so much known dancing skills came to fore as well. With his performance, he won millions of hearts in no time as part of the Mast Kalandar Boys team.
This was the time when Shushant Singh Rajput was playing the role of Manav Deshmukh in Pavitra Rishta and winning applause from the live audience and TV watcher on Zara Nachke Dikha. In the later show, he dedicated his performance to his late mother on the Mother’s Day episode.
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Sushant Singh Rajput Movies
From the very beginning, Sushant was waiting to get a chance on the big screen. In the shimmering town of imaginary living, we call Bollywood. So he gave up his part in Pavitra Rishta for the big breakthrough hope in the year 2011.
In those days auditions were going on for the film Kai Po Che! He won the heart of judges looking for new talent and costarred the flick alongside Raj Kumar Rao and Amit Sadh.
The movie was based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel “Three Mistakes of My Life”. The movie proved to be a success in the box office and his role Ishaan Bhatt is still a favorite character of the movie fans.
His next movie was under the banner of Yashraj Production. He played opposite Parineeti Chopra and Vanni Kapoor in Shuddh Desi Romance.
Yet he became a well-known face and people started recognizing him for the role in “MS Dhoni, the Untold Story”. The movie made millions of fans across the world and made a place for the Shushant Singh in the future greats of the Industry.
Another flick by Sushant Singh Rajput is Kedarnath that is worth mentioning. He gave his full attention and dedication to this love story. Yet, his role as Anirudh in the movie Chhichore has made him immortal in the list of great actors. Here he starred opposite to Shraddha Kapoor.
Personal Life and Girlfriends
Sushant Singh Rajput’s longest relationship was with Ankita Lokhande. An actress who was with him in his famous drama. They broke up after a six-year-long journey together in life.
That was followed by the entry of Kriti Sanon, that didn’t last long. The latest news put him alongside Rhea Chakraborty another actress from the Bollywood. His girlfriend’s life revolves around Ankita, Kriti, and Rhea.
On June 14th, 2020 Sushant Singh was found dead in his apartment in Bandra Mumbai. His body was hanging from the ceiling fan.
The sudden demise of this talented star stunned the world and industry altogether. His suicide has opened a debate around nepotism in the industry and mental health issues to the people in general.
If you want to know more about him and his views. You can follow his Instagram account that has been made public by the social media platform in his memory.
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