The untimely death of Bollywood actor Sushanth Singh Rajput left the entire nation speechless. The entire nation had mourned for his unexpected death.
An actor who is an inspiration for many, Sushnath is an idol for the outsiders in bollywood. He is an underdog who succeded in the industry.
The young actor who had started his career with TV Serials had made his own way to become a movie actor and stood on his own in Bollywood without any God Father.
While you might be thinking you know much about the actor, here are 44 facts about the Dil Bechara actor that you might not be aware of.
Sushanth Singh Rajput is the youngest and the only son of the family. He has 4 elder sisters and do you know that her sister Mitu Singh is a state-level cricketer?
See this post. He wished her sister Mitu Singh on Mother’s Day.
Check this video shared by her sister Shweta Singh. The actor talks about his sisters and this video shows how much he loves them.
The Sudhh Desi Romance actor dances his heart out at sister’s wedding anniversary.
Sushanth loves his mother a lot and unfortunately he lost his mother at a very young age. She died when he was in 12th standard. His last post in Instagram was also about his mother.
He wrote,”Blurred past evaporating from teardrops. Unending dreams carving an arc of smile And a fleeting life, negotiating between the two…#माँ“
After his demise, Instagram added “Remembering” on his profile as a tribute.
Both Ankitha Lokhande and Sushanth were dating till 2016 and then they got separated.
After that Rhea and Sushanth started dating or that’s how the rumour started at least. When asked about the same, Rhea confirmed to Bombay Times that it’s not true.
She said, “Neither Sushant Singh Rajput nor I have ever admitted that, so it’s not true. Sushant and I are really good friends. I’ve known him for eight years now. We were in YRF together and we had the same manager for a long period. Our friendship has evolved over the years.”
Sushanth made his debut with television series Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and then he starred in TV’s soap opera Pavitra Rishta and that’s when he met Ankitha Lokhande.
Do you know that he was also a co-founder of an AI and technology company and a charity based company for social work? He was on board of two start-ups.
In 2018 he launched a startup called Innsaei Ventures Pvt. Ltd that will create intellectual properties (IPs) based on virtual reality, 3D printing, and artificial intelligence, along with serial entrepreneur Varun Mathur.
Check his Facebook post
Sushant Singh was an enthusiastic supporter of early stage startups, especially startups run by Women entrepreneurs.
“Promoting women entrepreneurship is the need of the hour. They contribute significantly to GDP. I would be happy if can act as a catalyst in this”, the actor said.
Sushanth had contributed 1.25 crores for the CM relief fund during Nagaland Floods.
In 2018 during the Kerala floods an Instagram user had commented on sushanth’s post, “I don’t have money but I want to donate some foods. How can I donate? please help me”.
To this that actor had shown his kindness and this is what he did.
A man with a golden heart!
Sushanth dropped out from Delhi Technical University to pursue a career in acting.
He was a National Olympiad Winner in Physics and and also had scored an All India Rank of 7 in Delhi College of Engineering Entrance Examination in 2003.
He cleared 11 engineering entrance exams.
He reportedly received Scholarship Offer to join Stanford University, California.
He once revealed that his love for physics is because of his elder sister Nitu.
Namrata Dutt a Cambridge PHD scholar met SSR at airport, thought he was a physicist. She later said, “I had no idea he was a Bollywood star. I thought he was a physicist studying in France. The way he was explaining physics was mesmerising”.
Sushanth’s love for stars and space is well known to us. His Instagram account is proof of that. You can find about planets, stars, galaxies and more on his Instagram.
He had detailed discussions with black hole Astrophysicist and LIGO scientist Dr Karan Jani.
Do you know? Sushant took his telescope (LX600) to Chambal during the shoot of Sonchiriya, so he could better observe the nebulae.
In 2018 he bought an expensive Boeing 737 Fixed Base Flight Simulator.
Sushanth bought a land. What’s the big deal in that? Well he bought a piece of land on the far side of the moon in Mare Muscoviense region. He had bought the property from the International Lunar Lands Registry.
The telescope he bought is worth 80 lakhs. Just to watch stars and moon. This shows how passionate he is.
Sushanth walked out of a space film titled as Chanda Mama Door Ke and the actor had visited NASA in 2018 and had trained for the role of an Astronaut. He reportedly couldn’t give dates for the film and so had to opt out. The film also star Nawazuddin Siddiqui and it was never released.
Sushanth Singh was offered lead role in Mohut Suri’s directorial Half Girlfriend which stars Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles. But due to the date issues it didn’t workout. The same happen with Fitoor too, which stars Aditya Roy Kapur.
The actor said in an interview, “So unfortunately, because of the two films that I was doing and that didn’t happen, I lost out on 12 films in the last one year.”
Sushanth wasn’t the first choice for the lead role in Shuddh Desi Romance. It was offered to Shahid Kapoor initially and the shoot was also started. Later he was replaced by SSR
We know that he is a man with multiple talents and interests. But do you know that he worked as assistant director for Raaz 2 for which Mohit Suri is the director?
Mohit Suri is also director of Half Girlfriend.
Master blaster Sachin saw Sushant practice at the training grounds for the Biopic of Dhoni and shocked to see such dedication. He said, “He(Sushanth) can play proper professional cricket if he wants to. He seems that good.”
On the sets of the film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, the actor looked so much like the character, that he was mistaken for a helper by a unit member.
MS Dhoni film gained massive popularity for him and he dedicated 2 years for it. Do you know? He practiced the helicopter shot for 225 times every day for the whole 9 months.
“In the Untold Story, at times you forgot whether it was Sushant or MS Dhoni”, Shane Watson said this after watching the film.
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He had a bucket list, a list of goals that he want to achieve in his life. It is a list of 50 goals and he completed 12 out of them. It actually went viral social media after the death of the actor.
It is rumored that the actor joined a theater group ‘Ekjute’ and was also a student at Bary John’s drama classes.
He was a background dancer in Commonwealth Games 2006 and Filmfare the same year.
Sushant was a student of Shiamak Davar and performed at various award functions as a background dancer before getting his first break on television.
Sushant Singh has danced with Ashley Lobo’s Troupe. He learned martial arts from Allan Amin.
Sushant once said that he use to mimic King Khan during his school days to impress girls.
He is the only Indian actor to pose with Kendall Jenner, the world’s highest-paid model as per Forbes. She flew to Jaipur in Feb 2017 for the photoshoot. The reason is to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Vogue Magazine.
Sushant was accused of abusing his film Dil Bechara’s co-star Sanjana Sanghi. However, Sanjana later clarified that there is nothing like that. The actor also denied the rumours and also shared the chat screenshots.
Sushant is also very fond of playing songs and musical instruments and he is very good at playing guitar.
He is an automobile enthusiast. He owned a Range Rover SUV and a BMW K 1300 R motorcycle, but his dream truly came true when he finally bought a Maserati, as reported by The Quint.
He replaced Ranbir Kapoor to be the new brand Ambassador for Nissan Car.
His net worth was around 8 million $ (59 crore INR) and he charges 5-7 crores for a movie as per reports.
He made his bollywood debut with Kai Po Che! in 2013. The film also stars RajKumar Roa, Amit Sadh and Amrita Puri in lead roles.
He was actively involved in various programmes like Sushant4Education, as a part of efforts to help young students.
While practicing Dhoni’s helicopter shot for the movie MS Dhoni, he broke his ribs and was on rest for about three weeks due to the injury.
The more you know about him.. the more you will love him.