Sushant Singh Rajput – the actor who was immensely famous for portraying Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the most respected sportsperson in India commited suicide on 14 June 2020. Sushant was an Indian actor, dancer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and a very big cosmos lover.
Sushant Singh Rajput was born on 21 January 1986 in Patna,Bihar. His mother died in 2020 after which whole family moved from Patna to Delhi.
One of Sushant’s sisters is Mitu Singh who is a state-level cricketer. His mother’s death deeply saddened him as his last on Instagram is a photo of him and his mother with a very deep caption that shows how much pain Sushant was going through.
Sushant pursued his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical field from Delhi College of Engineering. He was a National Olympiad winner in
Physics which explains why he was in love with it. He actively questioned and answered on Physics subject in comments and sometimes uploaded a science post.
Sushant Singh Rajput dropped out in the third year when he found difficulty in balancing the theatre and studies.
He joined dance groups and was making great achievements in it. When he realized his passion for acting, He moved to Mumbai and joined Nadera Babbar’s theatre group Ekjute. He worked with this theatre group for almost two and a half years. He also did Nestle advertisements.
Balaji telefilms saw Rajput’s performance during one of the plays and invited him to audition for them. This is where he got a role inKis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil.
Sooner in 2009, Sushant Singh Rajput made his lead tribute in Pavitra Rishta which really became very popular and Sushant landed three major
TV awards including Best Actor and Most Popular Actor.
Sushant was in a relationship with TV actress Ankita Lokhande for six years when they broke up in 2016.
In 2010, Sushant joined the dance reality show Zara Nachke Dikha 2. In a mother’s day special episode, his team and him dedicated a performance to his mother who died in 2002. Late in 2010, Sushant also participated in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 4.
In October 2011, Sushant Singh Rajput quit Pavitra Rishta and went to pursue a filmmaking course abroad.
Sushant Singh Rajput debuted in films through Abhisek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che! along with Rajkumar rao and Amit Sadh. His second film was Shudh Desi Romance in which his co-star was Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor.
He also made a small appearance in the blockbuster Rajkumar Hirani’s PK as Sarfaraz. He then starred in Dibakar Banneerjee’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, a Bengali famous character.
Sushant Singh Rajput landed his first big budget lead role in MS: Dhoni – The Untold Story which gave him the biggest recognition and the film proved to be both a critical and a commercial success. It was one of the highest grossing films of 2016.
Sushant then appeared in Raabta (2017), Kedarnath (2018) and Sonchiriya (2019). Next in September 2019, He gave his most loved film Chhichhore which was a drama comedy.
Late 2019, he starred in Netflix film Drive alongside Jacqueline Fernandez. This was his last film to be released when he was alive.
He also completed shooting for Dil Bechara with Sanjana Sanghi which was a Bollywood remake of the successful Hollywood film The Fault In Our Stars. It was scheduled to be released in May 2020 buthas been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hopefully, we will be seeing it after this lockdown.
On June 14,2020, Sushant was found hanging in his Mumbai home and no suicide note was found. A few days back his ex- manager also commited suicide by jumping out of a building. Indian media is trying to connect the two incidents but everyone has to wait for the investigation.
Sushant was one of the kindest human beings as there are videos of him circulating over social media in which he is meeting his poor fans very warmly. Bollywood celebrities are in shock from the suddendisheartening news. Almost every B-Town celebrity has reacted to his demise. Hopefully, he is now sleeping in peace in his own cosmos. Rest In Peace.