Sushant Singh Rajput

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Full Name Sushant Singh Rajput
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name Manav
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date January 21st, 1986
Birth Place Maldiha, Purnea, Bihar

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About Sushant Singh Rajput 

An Indian actor, dancer, entrepreneur, as well as a philanthropist, was named for Sushant Singh Rajput who began his career with television serials. His debut show was Star Plus's romantic drama "Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil" (2008), followed by an award-winning performance in Zee TV's popular soap opera "Pavitra Rishta" (2009-2011). As an actor, he made his film debut in the buddy drama Kai Po Che! (2013) for which he received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. After that, he starred in the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2013), Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015), PK (2014), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Kedarnath (2018), and Chhichhore (2019). Sushant Singh Rajput was born on 21st January 1986 to his parents; K. K. Singh (Retired Government Officer) and his mother. His mother died in the year 2002. He also had siblings; 4 sisters. Among four, one of his sister's names is Mitu Singh who is a State Level Cricketer. His hometown/birthplace was in Maldiha, Purnea, Bihar, India. Concerning his education, he attended St. Karen's High School in Patna and Kulachi Hansraj Model School in New Delhi. According to Rajput, he had ranked seventh in the DCE Entrance Exam in 2003 and secured admission in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) class in Delhi College of Engineering. He was also a National Olympiad Winner in Physics. In all, he cleared as many as 11 engineering entrance exams, including that for the Indian School of Mines. He completed only three years of the four-year course before dropping out to pursue an acting career. He was Indian by nationality and his ethnicity is Asian. His religion was Hinduism and his cast was Rajput. He has Bihari ancestry. He was residing in a flat on Hill Road, Bandra, Mumbai. His Zodiac sign is Aquarius. He lastly celebrated his 34th birthday. He was famous for being an actor. He is best known for appearing in the 2013 Indian drama buddy film, "Kai Po Che!" for his role as Ishaan. The film is based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel "The 3 Mistakes of My Life". The other star cast includes Amit Sadh, Raj Kumar Yadav, and Amrita Puri. NITI Aayog, the policy think-tank of the Indian government, signed him to promote the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP). He was actively involved in various programs like Sushant4Education, as a part of efforts to help young students. He reportedly died by suicide at his home in Bandra, Mumba in June 2020 (Sunday). Scroll more to know about his full biography which includes his career, net worth, affairs, girlfriend, birthday, wiki, facts, cause of death, and many more. 

Sushant Singh Rajput, a famous actor

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Death of Sushant Singh Rajput

On 14th June 2020, Sushant Singh Rajput died at the age of 34. He was found dead hanging from the ceiling fan in his home in Bandra, Mumbai. He had reportedly been suffering from depression for about six months. No suicide note has been found as of June 2020. According to the Mumbai Police IPS officer Vinay Chaubey, some medical prescriptions and medical reports were found in Sushant's room and the investigation is underway. Just before his death in June 2020, his manager had also committed suicide.

Sushant Singh Rajput's Film Career

  • While he was a student at Delhi Technological University, he joined the acting classes where he found his passion for acting: "I found the experience liberating. I realized that I could communicate with the audience. I knew I wanted to do this forever."
  • He was also selected to be a member of Davar's standard dance troupe and was chosen to be one of the groups of background dancers at the 51st Filmfare Awards in the year 2005. 
  • Moreover, he was part of the troupe that went to Australia to perform in the cultural program at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in the year 2006. 
  • Later, he dropped out of engineering and devoted himself full-time to dancing and acting.
  • He moved to Mumbai and joined Nadira Babbar's "Ekjute" theatre group.
  • They invited him for an audition and he landed the role of Preet Juneja in "Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil".
  • He began starring in "Pavitra Rishta" as Manav Deshmukh in June 2009. 
  • His work in this serial received wide appreciation, and Rajput received three major television awards for the best male actor and most popular actor.
  • He joined the dance reality show "Zara Nachke Dikha 2" in May 2010. 
  • In "Zara Nachke Dikha", he was a part of the Mast Kalandar Boys Team where he did the shooting for both Pavitra Rishta and Zara Nachke Dikha 2 at the same time.
  • In December 2010, he participated in another dance-based reality show, "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4", where he was paired with choreographer Shampa Sonthalia.
  • He decided to quit Pavitra Rishta in October 2011 to pursue a filmmaking course abroad, and in November 2011, Rajput quit the series and was replaced by Hiten Tejwani.
  • He then auditioned for Abhishek Kapoor's "Kai Po Che!" and was selected to play one of the three leads, along with Rajkumar Rao and Amit Sadh.
  • His second movie was "Shuddh Desi Romance", alongside Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor.
  • His next role was in Rajkumar Hirani's 2014 film "PK".

Sushant Singh Rajput With Anushka Sharma in movie PK

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  • In 2015, his sole release was Dibakar Banerjee's mystery thriller "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!" (2015).
  • He appeared in Neeraj Pandey's biographical sports film "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story", in the lead role of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2016.
  • His performance was widely praised by critics and earned him his first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
  • In 2017, he appeared in Dinesh Vijan's "Raabta", co-starring Kriti Sanon.
  • In 2018, he appeared in "Kedarnath", a love story set in the backdrop of the 2013 floods in Uttarakhand, co-starring Sara Ali Khan.
  • In 2019, he appeared in Abhishek Chaubey's "Sonchiriya" opposite Bhumi Pednekar.
  • He appeared in Nitesh Tiwari's "Chhichhore" opposite Shraddha Kapoor that released on 6th September 2019. 
  • Later that year, he starred in Drive alongside Jacqueline Fernandez, which was released on Netflix.
  • In 2020, he starred in Mukesh Chhabra's remake of The Fault in Our Stars titled "Dil Bechara". The film was slated to be released in May of that year but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • He was also set to essay 12 real-life characters, including political strategist "Chanakya", poet Rabindranath Tagore and former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, in a biopic series on Stories of India.

Sushant Singh Rajput was in a RELATIONSHIP with Ankita Lokhande (2011-2016)

Sushant Singh Rajput With His Ex-Girlfriend Ankita Lokhande

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Sushant Singh Rajput was an unmarried man. He was in a relationship with Ankita Lokhande for 6 years. The duo first met on the set of TV series Pavitra Rishta in 2009. She was the love interest of Sushant in the show and this on-screen love, came to off-screen also and they started dating in 2009. They were in a live-in relationship. He proposed her in 2011 on the set of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 4. Their engagement was announced in February 2011, but they split in 2016. After that, in 2017, after working in the movie Raabta together, actors Kriti Sanon and Sushant were rumored to be dating together. The pair denied such link-ups and maintained that they were just good friends. In the summer of 2019, actors Rhea Chakraborty and Sushant were rumored to be dating each other after they were seen together outside Sushant’s home. Then, they also celebrated Rhe's birthday together. He seems to be single prior to his death. His sexual orientation was straight and he was not gay. 

Sushant Singh Rajput's Net Worth 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput was an Indian actor, dancer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He was one of the most brilliant actors in the Indian film industry. He was incredibly smart as well, succeeding in everything he put his mind to. He was even a National Olympiad Winner in Physics and had cleared as many as 11 engineering entrance exams, including that for the Indian School of Mines. The net worth of Sushant Singh Rajut was estimated to have 59 Crores INR / $8 Million at the time of his death. He among the highest-paid actors across the globe. He charges around 5-7 crores per movie. The major part of his earnings comes from movies, investments, and brand endorsements. He lived in a  luxurious home in Mumbai which cost 20 Crores INR. He had decorated his penthouse with great love and had all the work of designing and interior paintings done to his liking. He used to spend most of his time in this house. He was also very fond of fast cars and bikes. His collection also included the Maserati Quattroporte (cost 1.5 crores) car and the BMW K1300R bike, which costs around Rs 25 lakh. He was the first Bollywood actor in India who bought land on the moon. He bought this land on the moon in the year 2018. His plot was in the 'Sea of ​​Muskovi'. He used to monitor his plot on the moon with the help of his telescope. He had a powerful telescope named 14LX00. He bought this land from the International Lunar Lands Registry. He has been given a special certificate on buying this land, which proves that he had bought a plot on the moon.