Sushant Singh Rajput wikiSushant Singh Rajput is an Indian television and Bollywood actor. He is best known for playing the role of Preet in Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and Manav in Pavitra Rishta. He is also known for his dancing skills in shows like Zara Nachke Dikha and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Bollywood newbie Sushant got success through his first film Kai Po Che. He will be seen playing the roles in upcoming movies like Paani and MS Dhoni - 'The Untold Story'.
BiographySushant Singh Rajput was born and brought up in the family of doctors and engineers. So he was expected to follow the family tradition by choosing a similar career. He appeared in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) 2003, passed it with flying colours and got enrolled in the Delhi College of Engineering in the Mechanical Engineering stream. He was the national Olympiad winner in Physics.
He cleared 11 national engineering exams, including the Indian School of Mines at Dhanbad, but wanted to stay in Delhi for Barry John's theatre and Shiamak Davar's dance classes. He was qualified for a scholarship and secured a rank of 7 at the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) 2003. He also tried for IIT entrance test. However later, he dropped out after a couple of years, to follow his dreams of joining the glamour industry.
Personal Profile DetailsName : Sushant Singh Rajput
Date Of Birth : January 21, 1986
Place of Birth : Patna, India
Age : 29 years
Height : 5'10"(approx)
Eye Color : Brown
Hair Color : Black
Education Qualification : Engineering
Dating : Ankita Lokhande (Television actress)
Bollywood Debut : Kai Po Che
Occupation : Actor, dancer
FamilyStylist Sushant was born on January 21, 1986 in Patna, to the Rajput family. He is the youngest of all four elder sisters. A tragedy struck in 2002, when his beloved mother passed away, he was at the age of 16.
Girlfriend/MarriageSushant Singh Rajput is dating television actress Ankita Lokhande, who became a household name after portraying Archana in Zee TV's Pavitra Rishta. Both met first on the sets of Zee TV's Pavitra Rishta and then fell in love with each other. Today Sushant has taken the road to Bollywood while Ankita is standing as his driving force in television. If reports are to be believed then, the couple is set to marry in November 2016.
Latest NewsSushant Singh Rajput went social to promote fitness. He shared his 'fit-to-fab' ideas with fans and followers over 30 days through the #TillIGetItRight campaign, which endorsed healthy living and share his fitness regime with the world.
In Homi Adajnai's Rabtaa MovieThe popular PK actor Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen in Homi Adajnai's next project titled Rabtaa. The film could be a dark love story. The actors will be playing the protagonists whose love spans over two different eras. Alia Bhatt was seen opposite Sushant but she walked out of the film.
In MS Dhoni - The Untold StoryMS Dhoni - The Untold Story is a Biopic film directed by the A Wednesday fame Neeraj Pandey. Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen playing the legendary Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in this biopic.
He said, "I've played cricket all my life. For the last six months, I practised everyday trying to understand how the game is played. And when I play now, it is a completely different feeling. I am watching the ball like I have never watched it before."
In PaaniPaani is an upcoming Indian film directed by Shekhar Kapur. Paani is a futuristic love story based on Romeo and Juliet starring Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead.
Detective Byomkesh BakshiSushant was seen as Byomkesh Bakshi in Yash Raj Films flick Detective Byomkesh Bakshi. The film was based on the detective character Byomkesh Bakshi created by writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The film also starred Anand Tiwari and Swastika Mukherjee in principal roles.
In Abhishek Kapoor's next movieActor Sushant Singh Rajut and director Abhishek Kapoor, who had a fallout over Fitoor are likely to team up again. Abhishek who gave Sushant a break in his film Kai Po Che, wanted to cast him again in Katrina Kaif and Rekha-starrer Fitoor. Acccording to reports, when Abhishek Kapoor saw the trailer of Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, he called up Sushant and reportedly discussed about teaming up on a future project. Sushant is also eager to work with Abhishek Kapoor again.
Sister MituSushant Singh Rajput, a cricketing coach in Kai Po Che modelled his character and his performance on his sister Mitu Singh, a state-level cricket player. He said, "I haven't told this to anyone. But it was my sister who inspired my character. I've played a male version of Mitu didi. She was a state-level cricketer and as hot-headed and impulsive as my character Ishaan. It was my sister Mitu I was looking at in the script. The first person I wanted to know about my role-model was my sister. Didi told me, "Arrey, tune toh mujhe daal diya apne kirdaar mein," it was my moment of greatest victory." he said emotionally.
Interesting FactsSushant Singh Rajput has rose to high with a line of films. He became the dreamboat of Bollywood. Sushant Singh Rajput facts
Achievements and Awards1. In 2009, Best Jodi with Ankita Lokhande at Zee Rishtey
2. In 2010, Best Actor (Male) at KalaKaar
3. In 2010, Best Actor (Male) at Zee Gold
4. In 2010, Best Actor (Male) at Indian Television Academy
5. In 2010, Best Actor (Male) at Xplore International
6. In 2010, Most Popular Face (Male) at Zee Rishtey
7. In 2010, Best Jodi with Ankita Lokhande at Zee Rishtey
8. In 2010, Big Star Television Actor (Male) at Big Star Entertainment
9. In 2011, Favorite Popular Television Actor (Male) at Lions Gold
10. In 2011, Best Television Actor (Male) at The Global Film and Television Honors
11. In 2011, Best Television Actor (Male) at FICCI Frames Excellence
12. 2011 Best Actor (Male) at Zee Gold