Sushant Singh Rajput

18 December 1980 | Sagittarius

Actor

Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput

After winning hearts all over the nation with Kai Po Che!, Sushant impressed audiences further and established his mettle as an actor with films like PK and Shuddh Desi Romance.

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Biography

After winning hearts all over the nation with Kai Po Che!, Sushant impressed audiences further and established his mettle as an actor with films like PK and Shuddh Desi Romance. Sushant Singh Rajput was born in Patna, where his father served as a government official. In the 2000s, his family moved to Delhi and settled there. He is a Bihari Rajput and the youngest of five siblings. Sushant has five sisters above him, one of whom is a state-level cricketer. He attended St. Karen’s High School, Patna and Kulachi Hansraj Model School, New Delhi. He completed mechanical engineering from the prestigious Delhi College of Engineering and also performed at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. After moving to Mumbai, he worked in Nadira Babbar’s theatre group and attended acting classes under Barry John. He then started out as a television artist, appearing in serials like Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and Pavitra Rishta. He took a break to study filmmaking abroad. He made his Bollywood debut in the hit film Kai Po Che! (2013), which is an adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s popular novel Three Mistakes of My Life (2008). For his role, he was widely awarded in the Best Male Debut category. His other films are Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) and PK (2014), both of which have enjoyed great success. Rajput was also seen as Byomkesh Bakshi in Dibakar Banerjee’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (2015). His upcoming films are the biopic on MS Dhoni, titled M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) and Raabta (2016). Apart from films, he has participated in reality shows like Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 4, Zara Nachke Dikha 2, With his career still only at the beginning, Rajput enjoys a huge fan following, mostly due to his innocuous charm and mature acting. He is often listed as one of the hottest, leading, and promising young actors of Bollywood. He is currently engaged to television actress Ankita Lokhande and they plan to get married next year.

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