“I won’t lie and say that I’m not seduced by fame and money. But what has kept me going is the excitement of finding a character and living him”
- Sushant Singh Rajput
Many people dreamed to become famous, and only a few of them hope to become a super star, but only luckiest of them relish their dreams. Sushant was one of those who not only dreamed but achieved it as well. We will explore here, how he became a superstar from just an ordinary person to his shocking death. We are going to share some secrets about his love life and the mystery surrounding his death.
The early life and education
Sushant Singh Rajput was, without any doubt, a shining star of the Bollywood film industry. Belonged to the Rajput family, he was born in Maldiha, a town in Bihar, on 21st January 1986. He went to St. Keren’s High School Patna and Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Delhi for education.
After completing school education, he went to Delhi College of Engineering for higher education. However, he was dropped out of Mechanical Engineering soon.
Sushant in college days
After this, he tried his luck in the film industry and got famous very soon. He was a very zealous and energetic film actor. He had amazing acting and comedy skills. The life story of Sushant Sigh Rajput was full of struggle as he had to work hard to win the well-deserved fame in Bollywood.
No doubt, the initial days of any career, particularly in acting are too hard but Sushant Singh Rajput did not come to knees due to hard times he faced in his initial career. He worked on a TV show as an actor for a few years before entering the film industry. His very first TV show in which he acted as Preet Singh Juneja was named “Kis Desh me hai Mera Dil”. He presented his best acting skills and won many praises from the audience, co-actors, and directors of the soap. He performed his role in a realistic approach. Everyone was wondering after watching his awesome performance in the serial. It was the first step of the success story of Sushant Singh Rajput. Later he acted in some other TV shows listed below:
Kis Desh Me Hai Mera Dil
Zara Nchke Dikha
Jhalak Dikhla Ja (Season 4)
Zee Cine Awards
These TV shows gave an initial milestone to the Bollywood life of Sushant Singh Rajput. From these TV shows, he attracted many directors and producers who gave him many offers of big films. After a splendid performance in TV shows, the gates of Bollywood were opened for this enthusiastic actor and star.
First Bollywood Film of Sushant Singh Rajput- Kai Po Che
It is not an easy task to enter the Bollywood film industry. It is already filled with famous actors and actresses who are blessed with great acting skills. They have such a brilliant career that newcomers cannot compete with them. But Sushant Singh Rajput forced the Bollywood directors and producers by his extra-ordinary acting skills to give him a role in a Bollywood film. He was a great TV host and actor as well. From the movie named “Kai Po Che”, Bollywood life of Sushant Singh Rajput got the footstep and made a stair to the top of the fame and praise. His first movie was a super hit. Due to this excellent performance, he was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. It was a great achievement of the young and talented rising star Sushant Singh Rajput.
Kai Po Che (Picture credit: quirkybyte.com)
Kai Po Che proved to be very lucky for him. He got some more film contracts from the Bollywood industry. He set a tone to succeed in Bollywood with his brilliant performance in his debut film.
Bollywood Career of Sushant Singh Rajput:
After the Kai Po Che success, his next film was Shuddh Desi Romance. This movie added another star in the acting history of Sushant Singh Rajput. He performed very well in this movie as well. Shuddh Desi Romance was a romantic comedy story and his co-actor was Prineeti Chopra. They both had many lovemaking scenes and performed with fine skills. Both were young, talented, and devoted to work. The film was another super hit from the young entrant of Bollywood.
Starting the acting career from “Kis Desh Me Hai Mera Dil” and film career from the movie “Kai Po Che”, he started a new journey of success. He worked in the following Bollywood movies:
Kai Po Che (2013)
Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (2015)
MS Dhoni-The Untold Story (2016)
Welcome To New York (2018)
Dil Bechara (2020)
Sushant Singh Rajput had got a beautiful tattoo in the middle of the upper back. He got this tattoo in the memory of his mother. The tattoo was designed by a famous tattoo star Sameer Patange. He has also designed a tattoo for many other Bollywood stars. He designed an astoundingly gorgeous tattoo for him. After the finalization of design, he finally inked this amazing tattoo on him. It was a memorable moment in the life story of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Few Important Controversies:
Bollywood life of Sushant Singh Rajput was full of controversies; let’s look at a few of the controversies.
He was slapped in public by Ankita Lokhande who was listened shouting thank you before slapping. It disturbed the family life of Sushant Singh Rajput.
In 2015, a rumor came to ears about Sushant Singh Rajput that he has married Ankit Lokhande secretly. But later on, this news proved wrong.
In 2018, he abused his fans that were gathered in his house in Bandra and requested selfies. His watchman was hit by the fans and later on, he was found guilty of abusing his fans.
The Lifestyle of Sushant Singh Rajput:
He was living a luxurious life because he had unique liking and passions. He had Maserati Quattroporte, range rover in his car collection. He also had a BMW K1300R bike. He just loved it most.
Sushant enjoying his ride on his favorite bike
Family Members and Siblings:
Besides his father and mother, he had 4 sisters. He had no brother. He was the beloved brother of his sisters. In the same fashion, he also loved his family a lot. This is probably the most important aspect of his life story. He was the youngest amongst the siblings. Sushant Singh Rajput spent most of his childhood era in Bihar.
Sushant Singh Rajput was in a relationship with Ankita Lokhande. Their relationship started many years ago from their debut TV show named as “Pavitra Rishta”. They were in a relationship for about 6 years. The father of the star broke the news in a TV interview that Sushant Singh Rajput was planning to marry in 2021.
Sushant and Ankita Lokhande (Picture credit: news18.com)
According to another news, he announced that he will marry after the pandemic Covid-19 in the next year (2021). Moreover, he wished to marry after the release of his upcoming movie.
But the warmth of his relationship with Ankita Lokhande decreased as she was insecure regarding their relationship. They finally broke their relationship after 6 years of strong bonding. He strongly wished to live with her and made efforts to their relation strong, but all his efforts proved futile.
Later, he was spotted dating with his co-star actress Kriti Sanon from the “Raabta” movie. They both had a great time together. He finally got a relief of sigh from the disappointment brought by the previous relationship breakup. But he had a very complicated life after his break up with Ankita Lokhande.
He was also found dating with Rheya Chakraborty in the early days of 2019. According to the news, he wanted to marry her but she wanted a slow-pace relationship. Sushant Singh Rajput had a wish to end up this wandering and settle with her. This relationship too, like previous ones, only brought pain to him.
The Tragic End of Career and Life of Sushant Singh Rajput:
The bright star lost his light and became dark forever when he was found hanging in his room on the morning of 14 June 2020. He left the world at the age of only 34 years. It was indeed a shocking news for his fans and all Bollywood stars. A lot of rumors about his suicide emerged. But, no one knows the original reason for this extreme step of Sushant Singh. He was cremated on 15 June 2020 in Pawan Hans crematorium in Mumbai, a sad day for the industry indeed. All Bollywood stars were shocked by the death of this shining star.
The tragic death ended Sushant Singh Rajput’s Bollywood and real life in a very sad manner. All the Bollywood stars and many people from other fields sent their condolences to his family by different social media platforms.
Mysteries revolving around the Sushant Death
There are a lot of questions in everyone’s mind. Why did he commit suicide? Was it a suicide or a murder? Why a person who was almost everything in life can commit such an extreme move?
Resolving these questions with satisfactory answers is probably not possible. There is a Sushant’s costar Sonchirya, “Sushant Sing was murdered and he can never commit suicide”. There are various other mysterious theories, but we have no proof of these theories. An investigation is currently on-going; we need to wait for the final report before assuming anything wrong.
The most probable reason for Sushant’s suicide is depression and other mental disorders. He might be stressed due to relationship failures and career issues. The bottom line is: we need to take care of our loved ones and help and motivate them to face the struggles in their life with a big heart.
“Dil Bechara is the last movie of Sushant Singh Rajput’s career. It was premiered on 24 July 2020. He has played the role of “Manny” and “Sanjana Sanghi” acted as “Kizie”. It broke the record of likes on any youtube video so far.
A still from Dil Bechara
2020 is not a very good for each one of us.The global pandemic has struck its cruelty on every corner of the world. Bollywood is no exception to that. We lost two legendary actors this year along with Sushant( Irfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor). Sushant's demise is most unfortunate among them. As we close the article let us pray for their soles to rest in peace