Sushant Singh Rajput was born in Patna where his father worked as a government official.
His family moved to New Delhi in early 2000s and have been based there ever since. Rajput has four sisters with him being the youngest in the family. One of his sisters, Mitu Singh is a state-level cricketer.One of Sushant’s sisters Shweta Singh Kirti lives in the US, two in Delhi and one in Chandigarh.
He got AIEEE All India Rank 7 and was studying Mechanical Engineering at the prestigious Delhi College of Engineering (DCE), Delhi, when after three years he took the brave decision to drop out to pursue his passion and career in acting. During his early ages, his friends called him Gulshan.
As a student of Davar, Rajput was chosen to be a part of the troupe that went on to perform in the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the group of background dancers at the 51st Filmfare Awards.
After moving to Mumbai, He continued in theatre during this period and was a member of Nadira Babbar’s Ekjute theatre group.
He also took Barry John’s drama classes and found his passion for acting saying, “I found the experience liberating. I realised I could communicate with the audience. I knew I wanted to do this forever.
In 2008, Rajput was spotted by Balaji Telefilms’ casting team in one of his plays and was asked to audition. He landed the role of Preet Juneja in Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil.
In June 2009 Rajput began starring in Pavitra Rishta as Manav Deshmukh. He falls in love with Archana, an uneducated, caring young woman, played by Ankita Lokhande. Rajput and Lokhande have won many Best Couple awards for their on-screen chemistry in Pavitra Rishta.
In May 2010, he joined the dance reality show Zara Nachke Dikha 2 where he was a part of the Mast Kalandar Boys Team. Rajput dedication to his work was seen as he continued with shooting for both Pavitra Rishta and Zara Nachke Dikha 2 despite being ill. On the “Mother’s Day Special” episode, his team dedicated a performance to his mother, who had died.
In December 2010, he participated in another dance-based reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 where he was paired with choreographer Shampa Sonthalia. The pair scored perfect many times and Sushant won the title of Most Consistent Performer.
In October 2Rajput auditioned for Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che! and achieved getting the role of one of the three leads
Rajput played a small role in Rajkumar Hirani’s film PK.
Now he’s coming up with his new movie “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy”
Source : wikipedia.org
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