Sushant Singh Rajput – Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Death, Girlfriend, Bio, And More

Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput – Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Death, Girlfriend, Bio, And More

Real Name
Sushant Singh Rajput
Age
34 years (at the time of his death) (21 January 1986- 14 June 2020)
Hometown
New Delhi
Occupation
Actor
Zodiac Sign
Aquarius
Nickname
Guddu

Sushant Singh Rajput was a famous Indian actor, TV personality, dancer, model, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. The actor got limelight after playing the role of Manav Deshmukh in the famous television serial “Pavitra Rishta.” He also acted in various Bollywood movies, including “Kai Po Che!”(2013), “Shuddh Desi Romance” (2013), “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” (2016), “Kedarnath” (2018), and “Chhichhore” (2019).

Biography

Sushant Singh Rajput was born on 21 January 1986 and was 34 years (in 2020). He was born in Malidha, Purnea (district of Bihar).

Sushant Singh Rajput completed his schooling from St. Karen’s High School, Patna and Kulachi Hansraj Model School in Delhi. After that, he pursued ‘Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering’ from ‘Delhi Technological University’. Being a bright student, he always performed well in his studies. He secured AIR #7 in AIEEE (2003), though he dropped the college in the third year for chasing his desire for acting. Sushant Singh Rajput attempted for nearly eleven engineering entrance exams and cleared them all.

Sushant Singh Rajput passed the 12th standard. However, he was a mechanical engineering dropout.

sushant singh rajput school

Sushant Singh Rajput with his Schoolmates


Sushant Singh Rajput college picture

Sushant Singh Rajput during his College Days

He developed an interest in dancing when he was studying at Delhi Technological University (DTU). Sushant Singh Rajput had joined Shiamak Davar dance group. He astounded Shiamak Davar with his dancing skills. Shiamak let Sushant perform as a background dancer at the 51st Filmfare Awards (2005).

In 2006, he went to Australia with the troupe to perform in the opening ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Since he was happy with his dance and acting classes, he dropped out of the engineering college. Sushant Singh Rajput had fantastic dancing skills.

Sushant Singh Rajput Bandra home mumbai

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Bandra House

Sushant Singh Rajput loved dancing and playing video games. He lived in a flat on Hill Road, Bandra, Mumbai. He loved eating Rajmah chawal, chicken, pani puri, paranthas. Sushant’s favorite color was black.

Rajput later moved to Mumbai to prepare himself for his first break in the Bollywood. He joined “Ekjute theatre group” and stayed there for two and a half years. He was also featured in a television ad for “Nestle Munch,” which became popular throughout the country.

Physical Statistics

Eye Color – Dark Brown

Hair Color- Black

Height (in feet)- 5’10” approximately

Parents and Siblings

Sushant Singh Rajput belongs to a Rajput family based in Bihar. His father’s name is K.K. Singh, a retired govt. Officer. His mother passed away back in 2002 due to brain haemorrhage. One of his sisters is state a state-level cricketer, and he has four elder sisters in his family.

Sushant Singh Rajput's Mother

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mother

Girlfriend(s)

Sushant Singh Rajput was unmarried. He dated TV actor Ankita Lokhande from 2011- 2016. He was rumored to date Bollywood actor, Kriti Sanon. He was recently rumored to be in relationship with an Indian film actress Rhea Chakraborty.

Sushant with Ankita Lokhande

Sushant with ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande

 

Sushant Singh with Kriti Sanon

Sushant Singh with ex- girlfriend Kriti Sanon

 

Sushant Singh Rajput with Rhea Chakraborty

Sushant Singh Rajput with rumoured girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty

Sushant’s Controversies

  • Sushant Singh Rajput had married Ankita Lokhande in 2015, as per some rumors.
  • His ex-girlfriend, “Ankita Lokhande” slapped him in 2015. The reason behind Ankita slapping him publicly was Sushant surrounded by girls in a party while being drunk.
  • He received repercussion for his tweet on Twitter after he posted, “@iifa hahahaha.” He was nominated for “Best Actor Award at IIFA” in 2017, but didn’t receive the award. Shahid Kapoor won this award for the movie “Udta Punjab,” after which Sushant tweeted
sushant singh rajput tweet for iifa

Sushant Singh Tweet @iifa

  • Sushant abused his fans in February 2018 after a midnight fight started between Sushant’s fans & his watchman. He was staying in his Bandra home.
  • He was even involved in the controversy where he made his “Kizie Aur Manny” co-star, Sanjana Sanghi, uncomfortable with his flirty behavior. He was also said to harass Sanjana Sanghi on the film sets. Later, Sanjana tweeted, denying all these baseless rumours.
Sushant Singh with Sanjana Sanghi

Sushant Singh with Sanjana Sanghi

  • Based on the controversy with Sanjana Sanghi, which apparently was going the rounds on the internet, Twitter removed Sushant Singh Rajput’s verified badge. It was done by Twitter in the profess of the #MeToo movement.

Career – TV and Bollywood

Television (2008-2012)

Sushant Singh Rajput attended Barry John’s drama classes when he affirmed his decision to act. Seeing his passion for acting, the casting team of Balaji Telefilms offered him a role in one of their television serials named “Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil.” He played the role of Preet Juneja in this daily soap.

After this TV serial, he was offered another television serial on Zee TV called “Pavitra Rishta.” He played the role of ‘Manav Deshmukh’ in this Zee TV’s popular soap opera (in 2009-2011). Sushant’s award-winning performance in ‘Pavitra Rishta’ and it somehow began his journey into the Bollywood. He received awards for ‘best male actor & most popular actor’ for his tremendous performance in Pavitra Rishta.

Pavitra Rishta's Wrap Up Day : Sushant Singh Rajput, Ankita ...

Sushant Singh with Ankita Lokhande

Sushant Singh appeared in the dance reality show “Zara Nachke Dikha 2.” He was a part of the ‘Mast Kalandar Boys Team.’

He participated in “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 4,” and was a runner up with choreographer partner Shampa Sonthalia in 2010.

In 2011, Sushant Singh Rajput quit Pavitra Rishta and pursued his passion for acting. He joined a film-making course overseas.

Movies (2012-2020)

Sushant Singh Rajput auditioned for “Kai Po Che,” and he was chosen for playing one of the three leads in this movie. Another two leads were Rajkumar Rao and Amit Sadh. His character name in the film was Ishaan Bhatt, and was praised by the critics and audience. This movie was released in 2013. His second movie was “Shuddh Desi Romance,” in which he was seen alongside Parineetu Chopra and Vaani Kapoor in 2013.

Sushant Singh with Amit Sadh and Rajkumar Rao

Sushant Singh in Kai Po Che (Sushant’s First Film) with Amit Sadh and Rajkumar Rao

In 2014, he played the role of “Sarfraz Yousuf” in Rajkumar Hirani’s movie ‘PK.’ Sushant’s sole release in 2015 was for mystery thriller, “Byomkesh Bakshi.” 2016 was the year of his next film, “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story,” which was one of his commercial success. It was one of the highest-grossing movies in Bollywood (2016). He got his first nomination (Filmfare Award for Best Actor) for playing an incredible role in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Sushant Singh appeared in the movie “Raabta” alongside co-star Kriti Sanon, followed by “Kedarnath,” starring Sara Ali Khan in 2018. In 2019, Sushant acted in “Sonchiriya” alongside ‘Bhumi Pednekar,’ and opposite ‘Shraddha Kapoor’ in Chhichhore in 2019.

Chhichhore' Shraddha and Sushant Singh Rajput

Chhichhore (Sushant Singh’s Last Movie)

Interesting facts About Sushant Singh Rajput

  • Sushant Singh Rajput was addicted to Cigarettes, and he used to drink as well.
Sushant Singh Smoking

Sushant Singh Smoking

  • Some of his favorite actresses were Tabu, Isha Sherwani, and Jennifer Lawrence.
  • His favorite sport was Tennis.
  • He owned a BMW bike.
  • He was traumatized after the death of his mother in 2002.
  • Sushant passed more than eleven engineering entrance exams.
  • He was a college dropout.
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Raam Leela’ was offered to Sushant Singh Rajput first, which he couldn’t do.
  • He denied a lead role in the movie, ‘Fitoor’ due to his hectic schedule.
  • His dream car was Bugatti Veyron.
Bugatti Veyron- Sushant Singh wanted to buy this car

Bugatti Veyron

  • Sushant prepared himself for the role of “MS Dhoni” played in the movie ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story,’ and it took him one and a half years to do so.
  • Kriti Sanon and Rohini Iyer were some of his closest friends from the industry.
  • Sushant loved dogs.
  • He went to his hometown in Bihar after 17 years to fulfill his mother’s last wish.
Sushant Singh Rajput visits his ancestral home in Bihar

Sushant Singh Rajput in Bihar (Hometown)

  • Sushant was an introvert during college time.
  • His nickname was ‘Guddu.’
  • Sushant had a Range Rover and Maserati Quattroporte.
  • Sushant Singh was an admirer of Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
  • He had 3 dreams when he left for Mumbai – to do a ‘Pepsi’ ad, appear on the cover of ‘Filmfare Magazine’ and work for ‘Yash Raj Film.’
Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon sizzle on Filmfare

Sushant Singh and Kriti Sanon on Filmfare

  • He fulfilled all these 3 dreams before left us on 14 June 2020.

Death (21 January 1986- 14 June 2020)

Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead on 14 June 2020 at his Bandra home in Mumbai. He was found hanging at home. The news of his death comes after his ex-manager Disha Salian, who also died by suicide.

Date of Death: 14 June 2020

Cause of Death: Suicide (Depression)

Place of Death: Bandra West, Mumbai

 

Last Instagram post of Sushant Singh Rajput

Last Instagram post of Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh’s last call was to the Indian TV actor, “Mahesh Shetty.”

Sushant Singh last called Mahesh Shetty before committing suicide

Sushant Singh with Mahesh Shetty

Sushant’s Big Bucket List of 50 Dreams! (Inspiring)

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