Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has left everyone in a state of shock and the year 2020 continues to be an unforgettable one for Bollywood. The 34-year-old was an actor to reckon with and his journey to the filmdom is nothing short of an inspiration to every movie enthusiast. From a student who excelled in his academics to a performer to look up to, Sushant Singh Rajput conquered many milestones.
From stage to the mini screens
It was during his Engineering days that Sushant Singh Rajput discovered his passion for acting. He had enrolled himself at the Barry John’s drama classes and later, took part in a good number of stage performances. Luck came by his way when Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms noticed him and extended an opportunity to be a part of a serial named Kiss Desh Mein Hein Mera Dil. However, it was Pavitra Rishta, the series that commenced in 2009, which made him a household name. With his endearing act, he etched out a special place in the audience’s hearts. Amidst all these, he didn’t keep aside his craze for dancing. At first, he participated in Zara Nachke Dikha Season 2. A year later, in 2010, he joined Jhalak Dikhlaja Season 4, through which his dancing prowess came to a broader light.
A memorable big-screen debut
It was in those days that Bollywood was planning to bring Chetan Bhagat’s 3 Mistakes Of My Life to the big screen. In the cinematic adaptation that released in 2013, Sushant Singh Rajput was destined to play Ishaan Bhatt. Despite the film being a triple hero project, it was Sushant’s performance that garnered everyone’s attention. The name went on to become hugely popular in the film circles and that turned out to be the right stepping stone for the youngster in films.
The success streak that followed
After a dream debut, Sushant Singh Rajput never went complacent and he kept choosing the right scripts. Shuddh Desi Romance (2013), which was his second movie, emerged as a huge success at the box office. He also didn’t miss out the opportunity to do an important role in Aamir Khan’s PK (2014) that turned out to be a blockbuster success. With the arrival of Detective Byomkesh Bakshi (2015), he proved his mettle in different genre of films. Nevertheless, the next movie that followed turned out to be the real game changer. Yes, in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), the young actor stole the show by portraying the cricket legend with the utmost perfection. What followed was numerous accolades and offers that he deserved by all means.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s last completed movie
While his previous film to hit theatres was Chhichhore (2019), which was a runaway success at the box office, Sushant Singh Rajput completed one more movie before his unfortunate death. Dil Bechara, which is the cinematic adaptation of The Fault In Our Stars, is the one that is in the pipeline. Earlier, the movie was scheduled to release in May 2020 but got postponed due to the lockdown. He also had another project titled Chanda Mama Door Ke, which was expected to commence soon.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s last Instagram post
With over 10 million followers, the young actor was a prominent presence on Instagram. Sushant Singh Rajput’s last Instagram post came on June 3, 2020, and it was a heart-touching tribute to his mother. Along with a photo, he also penned a note, which was indeed an emotional one.
His love for Astrophysics
Sushant Singh Rajput’s love for Astrophysics was quite well-known to all. When he purchased an LX-600 telescope, it was all over the news. Later, everyone was stunned to know that the young actor bought land on the moon at an area called “Mare Muscoviense”.
Sushant Singh Rajput – The man of wisdom
Sushant Singh Rajput was a man of wisdom and his quotes from many conversations prove that. He had an amazing outlook. “I’m in the right space because I love to live in the present and do what I like to do without harming anyone else. To me, that’s life”, he had once said in an interview with DNA when questioned about the different space in life that he was in. The youngster was also an artist who knew to handle success and failure with dignity. “But on Monday, I’m back to normal. Whether it’s Dhoni, which opened well, or Byomkesh which didn’t.” he had quoted once. Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has left a big void in the film industry. The entire film fraternity as well as movie-lovers would miss this talented man.
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