The famous Bollywood actor and TV star Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide in his Mumbai apartment on 14th June, 2020. Here is the biography, career, achievements and more information on the late actor.
Sushant Singh Rajput was born in Patna, Bihar, on 21st January, 1986. He is known for his works as an actor in Hindi cinema.
|Real Name||Sushant Singh Rajput|
|Date of Birth||21 January 1986|
|Birthplace||Patna, Bihar, India|
|Date of Death||14 June 2020|
|Place of Death||Hill road Bandra, Mumbai|
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 183 cm|
in meter- 1.83 m
in feet & inches- 6′
|Weight (approx)||in Kilogram- 71 kg|
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
The actor did his schooling in Patna from St. Karen’s High School and then in New Delhi from Kulachi Hansraj Model School. He went on to pursue Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering but dropped out to become an actor.
Rajput cleared a total of 11 engineering entrance examinations.
|School||St. Karen’s High School, Patna|
Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Delhi
|College / University||Delhi College of Engineering, New Delhi|
|Education Qualification||Dropped out From Mechanical Engineering|
Rajput started his career as an actor with daily soaps Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and Pavitra Rishta. He made his acting debut in Bollywood with Kai Po Che. He then starred in Shuddh Desi Romance, PK, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Raabta, Kedarnath, Sonchiraiya, Drive and Chhichhore. His last film was Dil Bechara, a remake of the english film Fault in Our Stars.
In 2010 and 2011, the actor won the Indian Television Academy Award for Most Popular Actor (Male), Big Star Entertainment Award for Best Television Actor (Male), Gold Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role, and FICCI Frames Excellence Honour for Best TV Actor (Male) for Pavitra Rishta. He received the Producers Guild Film Award and Screen Award for Best Male Debut in 2014 for Kai Po Che. In 2016 and 2017, he won the Screen Award for Best Actor (Critics) and the Best Actor award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.
Awards and Nominations
|Year||Award||Category||Film or Series||Result|
|2009||Indian Telly Awards||Most Popular Actor (Male)||Pavitra Rishta||Nominated|
|2010||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Best Television Actor (Male)||Pavitra Rishta||Won|
|2010||Gold Awards||Best Actor in a Lead Role||Pavitra Rishta||Won|
|2010||Indian Television Academy Awards||Most Popular Actor (Male)||Pavitra Rishta||Won|
|2011||FICCI Frames Excellence Honours||Best TV Actor (Male)||Pavitra Rishta||Won|
|2011||Gold Awards||Best Actor in a Lead Role||Pavitra Rishta||Won|
|2014||Filmfare Awards||Best Debut Actor||Kai Po Che!||Nominated|
|2014||IIFA Awards||Best Actor in a Leading Role||Kai Po Che!||Nominated|
|2014||Producers Guild Film Awards||Best Male Debut||Kai Po Che!||Won|
|2014||Producers Guild Film Awards||Best Actor in a Leading Role||Kai Po Che!||Nominated|
|2014||Screen Awards||Best Male Debut||Kai Po Che!||Won|
|2014||Zee Cine Awards||Best Male Debut||Kai Po Che!||Nominated|
|2016||Screen Awards||Best Actor (Critics)||M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story||Won|
|2017||Filmfare Awards||Best Actor||M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story||Nominated|
|2017||Indian Film Festival of Melbourne||Best Actor||M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story||Won|
|2017||International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Actor (Male)||M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story||Nominated|
|2017||Stardust Awards||Best Actor||M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story||Nominated|
|2017||Zee Cine Awards||Best Actor – Male||M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story||Nominated|
Sushant Singh Rajput Achievements
SalaryThe actor’s annual salary is estimated to be around 7 crore INR and his net worth in 2020 is 59 crore INR.
Family, Parents & Relationships
|Affaris/Girlfriends||Ankita Lokhande (2011-2016)|
Kriti Sanon (Remoured)
Rhea Chakraborty (actress)
|Parents||Father– Krishna Kumar Singh|
Mother– Usha Singh (Died in 2002)
Priyanka Singh (lawyer)
Sweeta Singh Kirti (Live in USA)
Astronomy and Astrophysics were Rajput’s favourites. He loved to observe the rings of Saturn with his Meade LX-600 telescope. He was a fan of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.
Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty moved in together in December, 2019. He committed suicide by hanging himself on 14th June, 2020, six days after Rhea moved out.