Sushant Singh Rajput Wiki/Biography
Sushant Singh Rajput was born on Tuesday, 21 January 1986 (age 34; at the time of death) in Maldiha in Purnea district of Bihar. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He did his schooling from St. Karen’s High School, Patna and Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Delhi. After completing his schooling, he secured admission in Delhi Technological University (DTU), New Delhi to pursue Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering. Sushant was a bright student right from his childhood and secured AIR #7 in 2003 AIEEE. He also won the Physics National Olympiad and cleared as many as eleven engineering entrance exams. He dropped out in the third year of college to pursue his passion for acting. While he was a student at the Delhi Technological University, Sushant developed an interest in dancing. He joined Shiamak Davar’s dance group against the decision of his family. Shiamak was impressed with the actor’s dancing talent and gave him a chance to perform in the 2006 Commonwealth Games and Filmfare Awards.
Sushant Singh Rajput Career
When Sushant decided to pursue acting as his career, he joined theatre classes by Barry John to polish his acting skills. Rajput’s personality and acting talent caught the eyes of the casting team of Balaji Telefilms, while he was on-stage during one of his theatre performances. Balaji Telefilms offered Sushant the role of ‘Preet’ in the TV serial “Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil.” It was only after he appeared in the Kis Des Mein Hai Mera Dil that, in 2009, the role of ‘Manav Deshmukh’ in Zee TV’s “Pavitra Rishta” landed to him. His performance in Pavitra Rishta proved to be a big break for him and became a stepping stone in his journey to Bollywood. Rajput also took part in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4. In 2013, Sushant auditioned for “Kai Po Che!” and was selected to play one of the leads in the movie. The film was a commercial success. After that, Rajput appeared in the film “Suddh Desi Romance” alongside Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor. He played the lead character in Dibakar Banerjee’s “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy.” In 2016, Sushant played the lead role in Indian the cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s biography, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. The film was one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of 2016. Subsequently, he went on to star in commercially successful films “Kedarnath” and “Chhichhore.” His last theatrical release film was Chhichhore (2019), the film depicted college life and the frustrations of the later years. Rajput’s last released film on the digital platform was Drive (2019), an action drama film in which he plaid the role of ‘Samar.”
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Sushant Singh Rajput Residence Address: Bandra, Mumbai
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Facebook Page: facebook.com/SushantSinghRajput
Twitter Handle: twitter.com/itsssr
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Instagram Handle: instagram.com/sushantsinghrajput
Sushant Singh Rajput Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Sushant Singh Rajput Personal Life
|Date of Birth||21 January 1986 (Tuesday)|
|Birthplace||Maldiha, Purnea, Bihar|
|Date of Death||14 June 2020 (Sunday)|
|Place of Death||At his flat on Hill Road, Bandra, Mumbai|
|Age (at the time of death)||34 Years|
Note: On the morning of 14 June 2020, he was found hanging at his Bandra home.
|Hometown||Maldiha, Purnea, Bihar|
|School||• St. Karen’s High School, Patna
• Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Delhi
|College/University||Delhi Technological University (DTU), New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||12th Standard
Note: Sushant was a Mechanical Engineering dropout.
|Address||A Flat on Hill Road, Bandra, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Playing Video Games|
Sushant Singh Rajput Relationships & More
|Marital Status (at the time of death)||Unmarried|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Ankita Lokhande (ex-girlfriend; 2011-2016)
• Kriti Sanon (Rumoured)
• Rhea Chakraborty (actress)
Sushant Singh Rajput Family
|Parents||Father– K. K. Singh (Retired Govt. Officer)
Mother– Name Not Known (died in 2002)
Sister(s)– Mitu Singh (State Level Cricketer) & 3 more (all are elder)
Sushant Singh Rajput Favourite Things
|Food||Rajmah Chawal, Aloo Paranthas, Chicken, Lobsters, Prawns, Pani Puri|
|Beverages||Tea with lots of sugar, Lime Juice|
|Actors||James Dean, Ryan Gosling, Keanu Reeves, Shah Rukh Khan, Daniel Day-Lewis|
|Actresses||Isha Sherwani, Tabu, Jennifer Lawrence|
|Film Directors||Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Raj Kumar Hirani, Anand Gandhi|
|Travel Destinations||Norway, New Zealand|
|Sport(s)||Cricket, Football, Tennis|
Facts About Sushant Singh Rajput
- He followed a non-vegetarian diet.
- Sushant was offered a role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani, but he couldn’t do them owing to his busy schedule.
- Initially, Shahid Kapoor was chosen for the lead role in the film, Shuddh Desi Romance, but the role went to Sushant due to some unknown reasons.
- During his struggling days in the film industry, Shushant stayed with six other guys in a single room in Mumbai. He used to do all the household chores by himself including cooking the food and washing the clothes.
- It took Rajput almost one and half year to prepare himself for the role of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He practised the helicopter shot for “M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” 225 times a day, for several days, to get the perfect outcome.
- Shushant Singh had danced with Ashley Lobo’s troupe, learned martial arts from Allan Amin, and assisted Mohit Suri during the making of “Raaz 2;” before making a career as an actor.
- Sushant’s family fondly called him Guddu.
- He lived at a flat on Hill Road, Bandra, Mumbai.
- Instead of going to a gym, Rajput preferred to practise ballet.
- He had a huge love for cars and Bugatti Veyron was his dream car.
- Sushant was a loyal customer to the famous Italian luxury fashion brand Ermenegildo Zegna.
- Rajput was a huge admirer of Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
- Sushant was very possessive about his nephew, Nirvanh.
- His closest friends from the film industry were Mukesh Chabbra, Kriti Sanon, and Rohini Iyer.