The passing of Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14, 2020 had a significant impact on those close to him, including his family, friends, and fans worldwide. The news of his death came as a surprise to many and continues to be deeply felt today. Sushant Singh Rajput began his career with a supporting role in television and eventually gained fame as the lead in the popular show Pavitra Rishta. He also demonstrated his talents in a number of reality shows such as Zara Nachke Dikha and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. As we approach the anniversary of his birth on January 21, it seems fitting to reflect on some of Sushant Singh Rajput’s notable performances.
Kai Po Che – Netflix
In his first film, Kai Po Che directed by Abhishek Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput portrayed the character of a coach who was a former unsuccessful cricketer. He left a lasting impression on audiences with his captivating performance.
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story – Disney + Hotstar
Sushant Singh Rajput’s portrayal of the former Indian cricket captain, MS Dhoni, in the biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was widely acclaimed. The film, which depicted several iconic moments from Dhoni’s career and personal life, was a commercial success at the box office.
Sonchiriya – Zee5
In the film Sonchiriya, Sushant Singh Rajput portrayed the character of a dacoit, highlighting his versatility as an actor. Despite the film not being commercially successful, Sushant’s performance received widespread critical acclaim.
Chhichhore – Disney + Hotstar
Sushant Singh Rajput portrayed the character of Anirudh Pathak, or Anni, a father who reflects on his past following an attempted suicide by his son. The film was a sentimental comedy-drama that presented a thought-provoking perspective on the theme of failure.
Dil Bechara – Disney + Hotstar
Lastly, Dil Bechara, a film featuring the late Sushant Singh Rajput in his final role was released after his passing. In this film, he portrayed the character of Manny, a person affected by cancer who brings happiness and comfort to Kizie’s life, the person he begins to love in a support group for those with cancer.