Sushant Singh Rajput: The exuberant talent
Sushant Singh Rajput is an Indian prodigy who is establishing himself as one of the shining newcomers in the Bollywood. Having made a strong presence in the Indian TV scene, Rajput has delivered some outstanding performances on the big screens to cement his position in the ever so competitive realm of Bollywood. Ever since his debut, he has bewildered audiences with stunning roles in his short stint in the industry. He is a recipient of several awards and has been bound to critical claim in his ingenious career.
Sushant Singh Rajput Biography
Sushant was born and brought up in the capital of Bihar, Patna. He completed his schooling from the St. Karen’s High School. He was a bright student in his early schooling days, which inspired him to opt for a career in engineering after he completed his high school education. It is believed that he ranked 7th in the AIEE exams which tend to be the entrance exam for the engineering stream. However, many believe it is a hoax as Sushant himself is yet to confirm about the same.
Sushant Singh Rajput Family
Sushant was born to K. K. Singh, who is now a retired government officer. It is believed that the actor was very close to his mother who passed away when the actor was in 12th standard. He was devastated by his mother’s loss for quite a long time. Later, their entire family moved from Patna to Delhi to reinvent their selves from the tragedy that struck their family. Sushant is the youngest in the family of 5 children. He has three elder sisters and a brother. His elder sister is settled in the United States while the other one in Chandigarh. One of his sisters is a state level cricketer while his brother is a student at Ramjas College.
Sushant Singh Rajput Age, Height, and Other Numbers
Rajput has evolved himself from carrying an ordinary built to carving out a well-carved body. He amazed audiences with his finely chiseled body he developed to exhibit in a series of movies, especially M. S. Dhoni. He has thrived hard to maintain his classic physique and is not shying of shredding his top in the movies. Here’s a complete trump card that will want you to get these numbers to look as hot as Sushant.
Sushant Singh Rajput Body Vitals
Age: 31 years
Height: 178 centimeters, 5 feet 10 inches
Weight: 172 pounds, 78 kilograms
Chest: 42 inches
Biceps: 15 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
The hard way into Bollywood
Sushant felt claustrophobic while he persuaded his degree from the Delhi Engineering College. It was a horrendous academic choice and couldn’t find a way through the hurdles called exams. Sushant found his love newly in the form of dancing after he joined Shiamak Davar’s dance academy. His love grew stronger with the art of dancing which inspired him to follow his friend in Barry John’s acting academy. Engineering dreams faded slowly as Rajput’s new found passion grew stronger with time. Therefore, the actor gave up engineering and turned his entire attention to making a career in dancing and acting. He moved to Mumbai to stitch his dreams in the Bollywood. Before he could come through in any of the ranks, he struggled his way out for more than 2 years in Nadira Babbar’s theater academy.
Prince Charming of Indian Television
Sushant Singh Rajput was spotted by the casting directors of a famous production house, Balaji Telefilms. The directors were impressed by his handsome looks and acting abilities that prompted them to cast Rajput in Kis Desh Mein Hain Dil Mera. His character received applauds from the masses. Unfortunately, his character short-lived on the screen, but owing to his popularity, he was featured back in the series for its ultimate show. He then won himself a chance to play the lead of Pavitra Rishta. The series garnered much TRP, and Rajput’s brilliant acting won him numerous TV accolades and awards. The success on the small screen opened the floodgates for the prolific actor in the mainstream Bollywood.
The Bollywood Dreams
Sushant received his first film offer after he successfully auditioned for Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che. He was offered to play one of the three leads in the movie where he portrayed the role of an ex-district cricketer with precision. He was simply easy on the eye, and critics marked his performance brilliant. The movie was a critical as well as a commercial success.
Owing to his stellar performance in Kai Po Che, Sushant Singh Rajpoot bagged a role in Yash Raj Production’s Shuddh Desi Romance. He shared the screen with two beautiful ladies, Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor. Although the film wasn’t loudly accepted by the masses or the critics, Rajput cruised on his way to impress the Bollywood fraternity with sheer spontaneity and immaculate acting abilities. Sushant was then seen in a cameo in the film PK. He was offered a shortened, but he was ecstatic about working with one of the best celebrities in the current scenario, Anushka Sharma, and Aamir Khan.
Sushant appeared in Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, his only film of 2015. The film was a critical success but received mixed reviews from the audience. Once again, Rajput stood worthy of his acting caliber. M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was a milestone in the prodigy’s life. Neeraj Pandey’s directorial venture received positive remarks from the critics and people and went on to become the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2016. Sushant will next feature in Raabta, where he performs alongside his rumored girlfriend, Kriti Sanon.
Sushant Singh Rajput Movies
- M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
- Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
- PK (2014)
- Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
- Kai Po Che (2013)
He has proved his dancing mettle, too. After graduating from Shiamak Davar’s academy, Rajput showcased his dancing talent in the TV show, Nach Baliye by winning the dancing reality show. However, he is yet to groove on the big screens. Not for his dance, but Rajput shines in his own way in few of his hit Bollywood tracks.
Sushant Singh Rajput Hit Songs
- Besabriyan, S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
- Manjha, Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
- Tere Mere Beech Main Kya Hain, Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
- Gulabi, Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
- Shuddh Desi Romance, Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
- Chaar Kadam, PK (2014)
Likes, Dislikes, and More
No! He doesn’t like dancing, but he loves it to the core. For the very fact that he is a professionally trained dancer, he is just addicted to dancing right from his pre-university days. Also, he is an avid reader. He takes his hobby way too seriously and is glued to them like a magnet.
Favorite Superstars: Keanu Reeves, Ryan Gosling, Shah Rukh Khan, Daniel Day-Lewis, Isha Sherwani
Favorite Director: Rajkumar Hirani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Destination: Paris
Favorite Restaurant: Mainland China, House of Ming at Taj, J.W. Marriott in Delhi, Indigo
Favorite Sports: Cricket
No matter how short his career has fallen out to be, his short stint in the Bollywood is grief-stricken with controversies. The superstar has been troubled with many obstacles throughout his short spell in the industry. Here’s a few worth mentioning that turned out to be a headache for the talented actor.
Sushant Singh Rajput Controversies
- Getting slapped by his girlfriend.
The Shuddh Desi Romance star was reportedly drunk dancing around few girls in a pub. That didn’t get well along with his girlfriend, Ankita Lokhande, who slapped him amidst many people. The duo has broken off lately due to misunderstandings between the two.
- Ekta Kapoor-Sushant Singh Brawl.
The famous producer and the talented actor locked horns after Rajput decided to move out of the show, Pavitra Rishta due to his aging factor. The producer slammed the actor in the press stating that one who leaves television, television leaves him. However, Rajput proved his worth by proving himself the boisterous realm of Bollywood.
- The Marriage Controversy
The Lovebirds did rounds on the social media for quite a while. The duo was happily dating each other, and rumor had it that they were even living together in a relationship. The rumors of both secretly marrying each other sparked in the public. Both the professionals reluctantly denied their marriage.
- The Hacked Twitter Account.
A twitter handle by the name of Sushant Singh Rajput gathered attention after it was seeking monetary help from the celebrities in the industry. However, it was later revealed that it was a fake account, and the case was further taken to cyber crime police investigation by Rajput.
Relationships, Affairs, and More
Sushant and Ankita Lokhande, his co-star from Pavitra Rishta were in a relationship for many years. Their relationship flew with such vigor that many though that the duo would tie the knot. Unfortunately for the couple, they parted ways because of various misunderstandings that erupted between them in the media. None of the parties have openly talked about the break-up in the media. Therefore, the main reason for the break-up still remains under cover.
Post break-up Sushant Singh Rajput was linked to his co-star from movie Raabta, Kriti Sanon. Although both the parties have ignored the rumor calling it a media-generated one, the couple has been spotted quite a few times together that turn suspicious eyes towards them.
Rich, Royal, Rajput
It is believed that the actor charges around 5-6 crores per film. He recently purchased his dream home in the city of gold, Mumbai worth 20 crore rupees. His growing popularity and success have got him a hefty bank balance. The credits certainly go to his incredible hard work and wide channelization of his talent.
Rajput is the brand ambassador of several household names in the Indian market. He endorses multiple brands within the country. He acquires a heavy sum in his bank account from endorsement contracts of several multi-national and national companies.
Car Collection: Maserati Quattroporte, Range Rover.
2-Wheel Delights: BMW Bike
The Social Media Buzz
The prolific actor is on twitter by the twitter handle @itsSSR. The M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story star has not much but 569k followers on the short messaging site. Sushant is quite active on twitter and uses the platform to talk freely about social issues. He dropped his surname from the twitter account after a dispute surfaced on the news channels involving the Rajput’s. His Instagram username is @sushantsinghrajput. He has 2.3 million followers on this photo sharing app. He is quite a sensation on Instagram who times and again graces his fans with timely updates and new pictures.
Awards, Accolades, and Recognitions
He has found himself awards before as well as after making a mark in the Bollywood. After ruling the Indian television for some lengthened years, he shifted his attention to blow magic on the shimmery Bollywood world. Out of a dozen nominations in the Bollywood and Television arena, he has claimed to fame in 6 of them. Here is a complete list of awards Sushant Rajput has won in his career.
Sushant Singh Rajput Awards
- Screen Award for the best male debut for Kai Po Che (2014)
- Screen Award for the best actor critics for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. (2016)
- ITA Award for Desh ka Sitara- best actor for Pavitra Rishta (2010)
- Guild Award for the best male debut for Kai Po Che (2014)
- BIG Star most entertaining television actor of the year for Pavitra Rishta (2010)
- Zee Gold Award for best actor male for Pavitra Rishta (2010)
Sushant Singh Rajput is a perfect example to showcase that if passion and desire team up; there is no force in the world that can be a hurdle in your path to success. Without the Bollywood background and support, he has channeled his way on claiming the highest throne in the industry. Nonetheless, even after achieving a wholesome success and wealth, there is a lot left for Rajput to make him one of the most prolific actors of our generation. We hope to see him in challenging roles that bring out the best from the very talented, Sushant Singh Rajput.