Sushant Singh Rajput Bio:
|Full Name:||Sushant Singh Rajput|
|Date of Birth:||21 January 1986|
|Profession:||Actor, Dancer, Film Actor, Philanthropist|
|Birthplace:||Patna, Bihar, India|
|House Address:||Flat on Hill Road, Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Social Media Accounts:||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|
Physical Stats & more:
|Height:||5' 10'' in feet & inches
1.78 in meters
178 in centimeters
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
Education and schooling
Sushant Singh Rajput did his initial schooling at St. Karen’s High School, Patna. After the death of his mother, his family relocated to Delhi and he completed his schooling at Kulachi Hansraj Model School, New Delhi. Sushant has always been a bright kid and he secured the seventh rank in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination, which is considered one of the toughest entrance exams in India.
In addition, Sushant also cleared around 10 more engineering entrance exams before enrolling in Bachelors of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering at Delhi Technical University, formerly known as Delhi College of Engineering. However, he dropped out of college after three years to pursue a career in acting. Sushant Singh Rajput is also a National Olympiad Winner in Physics.
Parents: K K Singh (Father), Not Known (Mother)
Siblings: Mitu Singh (Sister), Shweta Singh (Sister) and two elder sisters (name not known)
Sushant Singh started his career as a dancer and he loves to dance in his free time. He is also an avid video gamer. Sushant has a great interest in science, astronomy to be specific. He also has an advanced telescope at his resident and he loves to study celestial bodies at his free time.
Girlfriends & Affairs
1- Sushant Singh Rajput earned fame after the success of his television series Pavitra Rishta and he started dating his costar Ankita Lokhande. However, after a sturdy relationship of almost six years, they parted ways. Sushant stepped into the Bollywood industry which raised the tension between them.
2- Sushant started dating his costar Kriti Sanon and they are considered one of the cutest couple of the entertainment industry. Although they have always denied rumours of their relationship, one could easily sense the blooming love between them. There were also allegations that the couple has parted ways but nothing has been confirmed so far.
Journey to Stardom
While studying at the Delhi Technical University, Sushant enrolled himself at renowned choreographer Shaimak Davar’s dance classes and became one of the lead dancers at the Shaimak Davar Dance Company. He has performed at Filmfare Awards and at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games as a background dancer. Over time, he also developed an interest in acting.
To make it big in the acting industry, Sushant Singh Rajput decided to drop out of the college in the third year and moved to Mumbai to pursue a full-time career as an actor. He was featured in popular television advertisements and landed a role in Balaji Telefilm’s television series Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil. His performance was so loved by the audience that even after his character was killed, the makers had to bring him back as a spirit.
Sushant Singh Rajput gained recognition after playing the lead role in the television drama Pavitra Rishta. He also took part in the dance reality shows, Zara Nachke Dikha 2 and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 as a participant. Establishing a career in the television industry, he gave up his role in Pavitra Rishta and went on to pursue a film-making course to make it big in Bollywood as well.
In the year 2013, Sushant made his debut in the film industry with drama movie Kai Po Che! based on the best selling novel of Chetan Bhagat, The 3 Mistakes of my Life. In Kai Po Che! Sushant Singh Rajput shared the screen with Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh in pivotal roles. The movie emerged as a commercial and critical success and his performance in the movie was highly praised by critics and audience alike.
He next appeared in the romantic drama Shuddh Desi Romance opposite Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor. The movie collected thrice the budget at the box office and received positive reviews for Sushant’s performance in the film. His cameo and love interest of Anushka Sharma’s character in the blockbuster movie PK garnered him much recognition in the Bollywood Industry.
Sushant Singh Rajput entered the league of industry’s best after playing the character of former Indian cricket team captain M. S. Dhoni in his biopic movie M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story. The movie became one of the highest grossing movies of that year and garnered critical acclaim. His other movie based on the 2013 Uttrakhand floods as a background Kedarnath earned him much praise for his performance.
Sushant Singh Rajput is currently one of the most talented actors in the Bollywood industry with zero entertainment industry background.
Sushant Singh Rajput charges an amount of 5-6 crore INR per movie but he may hike his price after the success of his upcoming movies.
Sushant Singh Rajput started his acting career as a television actor and made his way to become one of the most promising Bollywood actors. Sushant actively endorses many popular brands. Currently, he has a net worth of 50 crore INR (approx).
Sushant Singh Rajput has a love for racing machines and he loves to have one of the most luxurious cars in his garage. Sushant owns luxurious Maserati Quattroporte and Range Rover in his cars collection. He also loves to flaunt his superbike, BMW K1300R.
1- Sushant’s ex-girlfriend Ankit Lokhande slapped him publically in a party when he was dancing with other girls while being drunk.
2- There were rumours that he had married his ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande in a secret ceremony but later the rumours came to an end.
3- Sushant Singh Rajput was accused of sexually harassing his costar Sanjana Sanghi over the sets of their upcoming movie Kizie Aur Manny. However, after much heat, Sanjana took to Twitter to dismiss such claims.
Sushant is a down to earth celebrity who replies to his fans on social media platforms and always support those in need. He also has a very bright mind and loves to study science even after establishing a career in acting.
Sushant Singh Rajput smokes. He also gives up on his passion occasionally. He dropped out of his college in the third year to make a career as a dancer but grew out of it and started acting in television series. At last, he gave up on his television career to pursue acting in movies.
1- Sushant Singh Rajput won Most Popular Actor (Male) award at Indian Television Academy Awards for his performance in the television drama Pavitra Rishta.
2- Sushant won Best Actor in a Lead Role at Boroplus Gold Awards in a row for two years for his television series Pavitra Rishta.
3- He won Best Television Actor (Male) and Favourite Actor (Male) awards for his television serial Pavitra Rishta at BIG Star Entertainment Awards and Kalakar Awards, respectively.
4- Sushant Singh Rajput earned nominations for Best Male Debut awards at Screen Awards and Zee Cine Awards for his debut movie Kai Po Che!.
5- Sushant won Best Male Debut award for his buddy drama movie Kai Po Che! at Producers Guild Film Awards.
6- He earned a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his debut movie Kai Po Che! at International Indian Film Academy Awards.
7- He won Best Actor (Critics) Award for biographical sports drama M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story at Screen Awards.
8- Sushant earned Best Actor (Male) award nominations for his movie M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story at Filmfare Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Stardust Awards and International Indian Film Academy Awards.
9- He won Best Actor award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for biographical sports drama M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.