Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

21 / January / 1986


38 Years



Sushant Singh Rajput Age, Death, Family, Biography & More

Sushant Singh Rajput (21 January 1986 14 June 2020) was an Indian actor well-known for his roles as a character actor in Hindi cinema. He was part of a variety of popular commercially successful Hindi films like M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Kedarnath (2018), and Chhichhore (2019). Because of his contribution to the field of film, he won an award called a Screen Award and was nominated for the Filmfare Awards on three occasions. He was featured on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list twice since 2017.

Rajput started an acting career following abandoning his engineering degree at the Delhi College of Engineering and beginning his career in the theatre business in Mumbai. The actor went on to be featured in Hindi television serials. His first show of the season was the romance drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008) and then he was cast as the lead on the soap-opera Pavitra Rishta (2009-2011).

Early Life

Sushant was born on the 21st of January, 1987 in Patna, Bihar, as the son of Usha Singh and Krishna Kumar Singh. His father was an engineer (now retired) in the Bihar State Handloom Corporation in Patna. He was the eldest Sibling of four sisters, and was referred to as “Gulshan”. The older sister “Mitu Singh” is a state-level cricketer.


Krishna Kumar Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Father

Krishna Kumar Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Father

Usha Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Mother

Usha Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Mother

Mitu Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Sister

Mitu Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Sister

Priyanka Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Sister

Priyanka Singh Sushant Singh Rajput Sister

Shweta Singh Kirti Sushant Singh Rajput Sister

Shweta Singh Kirti Sushant Singh Rajput Sister

Ankita Lokhande Sushant Singh Rajput Girlfriend

Ankita Lokhande Sushant Singh Rajput Girlfriend

Kriti Sanon Sushant Singh Rajput Girlfriend

Kriti Sanon Sushant Singh Rajput’s Girlfriend

Rhea Chakraborty Sushant Singh Rajput Girlfriend

Rhea Chakraborty Aditya Roy Kapur’s Girlfriend

Sushant Singh Rajput Childhood Pic

Sushant Singh Rajput Childhood Pic


In his early years, the school he attended was “St. Karen High School” situated in Patna. Following the death of his mother in 2002, the family relocated to Delhi and he finished his education through the “Kulanchi Hansraj Model School”.

School St. Karen’s High School, Patna
Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Delhi
College/University (DTU) Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
Education Qualification College Dropout

Personal Life

Rajput’s relationships with his family have attracted the media’s attention for a long time. in 2011, Rajput made a public announcement to propose to Pavitra Rishta’s co-star and actress Ankita Lohhande at a nationwide television broadcast on the dancing program Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa;

Both of them were part of the show as contestants. The couple started dating following their first encounter during the shoot of Pavitra Rishta in which they were given the role of the husband and wife of one.

Career as a Television Actor

The story of Sushant’s life is also a film on its own. When he was in college, he began taking ballet classes with Shaimak Davarak dance classes. After a few weeks after that, he began taking Acting classes with the theatre director “Barry John” and enjoyed the experience. In the fourth year of his engineering degree, He made the choice to pursue a career in the field of art and performance and decided to leave the college.

After leaving his engineering career, he moved to Mumbai and was able to appear in “Dhoom Again” a song starring Aishwarya Rai in the Dhoom 2 movie and also her final performance in the Commonwealth Games in the year 2006. He was offered a variety of odd jobs and part in the process of starting. He also joined Nadira Babbar’s theater company “E.K. Jute” and was a member for two two-and-a-half years in the group.


Title Roles Year
Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Preet Juneja 2008–2009
Pavitra Rishta Manav Deshmukh 2009–2011
Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant 2010
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 2010–2011
Pavitra Rishta Manav Deshmukh 2014
CID Byomkesh Bakshy 2015

Acting Career

While in college, Sushant Singh Rajput enrolled himself in Shiamak Davar’s dance classes. Inspired by the other students from dancing classes, Sushant enrolled in the drama classes of Barry John to learn how to act.



Title Roles Year
Chhichhore Aniruddh Pathak 2019
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! Detective Byomkesh Bakshy 2015
Dil Bechara Manny 2020
Drive Samar 2019
Kai Po Che! Ishaan Bhatt 2013
Kedarnath Mansoor Khan 2018
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Mahendra Singh Dhoni 2016
PK Sarfaraz Yousuf 2014
Raabta Jilaan / Shiv Kakkar 2017
Shuddh Desi Romance Raghu Ram 2013
Sonchiriya Lakhan Singh / Lakhna 2019
Welcome to New York Himself 2018

Music videos

Title Performer Year
Paas Aao Armaan Malik & Amaal Mallik 2017

Awards and Nominations

Award Film or Series Year
Indian Telly Awards Pavitra Rishta 2009
Indian Television Academy Awards 2010
BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2010
Gold Awards 2010
FICCI Frames Excellence Honours 2011
Producers Guild Film Awards Kai Po Che! 2014
Screen Awards 2014
Zee Cine Awards 2014
IIFA Awards 2014
Filmfare Awards 2014
Screen Awards M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story 2016
Filmfare Awards 2017
Zee Cine Awards 2017
Stardust Awards 2017
International Indian Film Academy Awards 2017
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017
Screen Awards Chhichhore 2020
Filmfare Awards Dil Bechara 2021

Favorite Things

Food Rajmah Chawal, Aloo Paranthas, Chicken, Lobsters, Prawns, Pani Puri
Beverages Tea with lots of sugar, Lime Juice
Actors James Dean, Ryan Gosling, Keanu Reeves, Shah Rukh Khan, Daniel Day-Lewis
Actresses Isha Sherwani, Tabu, Jennifer Lawrence
Film Directors Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Raj Kumar Hirani, Anand Gandhi
Travel Destinations Norway, New Zealand
Colour Black
Sport(s) Cricket, Football, Tennis
Cricketer Sourav Ganguly

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On June 14, 2020, Rajput age 34 died, hanging from the ceiling fan of his house located in Bandra, Mumbai. The deceased had been reported to have displayed signs of depression in clinical form as well as bipolar disorders.

According to reports, the Mumbai Police commenced an investigation and concluded that the death was considered to be suicide. The postmortem report states that the reason for the death could be “asphyxia due to hanging,” and described it as a “clear case of suicide.”

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death Cause

The cause of death was found as suicide, and the official postmortem report concluded Rajput passed away from asphyxia because of hanging.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death Date

14 June 2020

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Body Measurements Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 15 Inches
Birth Place Maldiha Purnea Bihar
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 183 CM
Height In Meter 1.83 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Krishna Kumar Singh
Mother: Usha Singh
Profession Actor
Siblings Sisters: Mitu Singh, Neetu Singh, Priyanka Singh, Shweta Singh Kirti
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 78 Kg
172 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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