Sushant Singh Rajput was an Indian actor known. He was born on January 21, 1986 and died on June 14, 2020.
Sushant Singh Rajput Net Worth
Sushant Singh Rajput’s net worth at the time of his death was $8 million. He had many successful movies in Hindi Cinema or Bollywood. Such movies are “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” in 2016, “Kedarnath” in 2018 and Chhichhore in 2019.
Aside from being a talented actor, he is also an amazing dancer and television host. He also starred in many television shows and soap operas. He was on Forbes India‘s Celebrity 100 list twice since 2017. Sushant also received a Screen Award for his contributions in Bollywood.
According to people close to him, aside from acting, he also has a huge admiration for space. In fact, he is a big fan of Elon Musk. He owned a very expensive telescope called Meade 14″ LX600, which he bought because he always wanted to see the three rings of Saturn. He also owned a penthouse and a huge collection of cars which includes Maserati Quattroporte, Land rover, range rover, BMW K 1300 R motorcycle, and more. He also bought a plot of land on the moon, Sea of Muskovi, from the International Lunar Registry.
Sushant’s Instagram account has been memorialized since his death and has more than 13 million followers.
Sushant Singh Rajput was born on January 21, 1986, in Patna in the state of Bihar. His parents are Krishna Kumar Singh and Usha Singh. His father is a retired technical officer at Bihar State Handloom Corporation also in Patna. He has five siblings and was the youngest among them. During his childhood he was called by the nickname Gulshan.
He studied at the St. Karen’s High School in his hometown. His family later relocated to Delhi when his mother unfortunately died in 2002. Sushant Singh Rajput attended Kulachi Hansraj Model School where he completed his high school studies.
Rajput was very interested in astrophysics and even won the National Olympiad in Physics. For college, he got accepted to Delhi Technological University (formerly Delhi College of Engineering) to get a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. However, Sushant stated that he was not interested in Engineering but his family wanted him to pursue it. He, himself, wanted to be an astronaut and an airforce pilot.
It was also reported that he was a big fan of Shah Rukh Khan, a prominent Indian actor and director, that’s why he got interested in Bollywood.
He committed suicide by hanging in his home in Mumbai. He was 34 when he died.
During his time in college, he started attending classes under the theater director Barry John. When he was in fourth year, he opted to drop out. He joined Nadira Babbar’s theater group called the Ekjute and was a member for over two years.He was spotted by a casting team of Balaji Telefilms while he was at the Prithvi Theatre. He was called to audition and then secured the role of Preet Singh Juneja, in the series, “Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil” in 2008.
His breakthrough role was in “Pavitra Rishta” where he was cast as Manav Deshmukh. His leading lady was Ankita Lokhande. He won his first best actor award in the 2010 Indian Television Academy Awards.
In 2013, he starred in “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!” Rajput was also picked to play the Indian Cricket team captain’s biopic entitled “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story,” which was the 5th highest grossing film in Hindi cinema in 2016. He starred in several movies after which were huge commercial successes.
Sushant Singh Rajput Dating History
Ankita Lokhande was Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend from 2011 to 2016. At the time of his death in 2020, he was dating the actress Rhea Chakraborty.