Today, January 2023 marks the birthday of the remarkable and legendary late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. He is no longer with us physically but will stay in our hearts forever. The actor would have turned 37 today.
SSR’s uncertain death on June 14, 2020, profoundly impacted the lives of his family, friends, and fans worldwide. His death came as a shock to people across the globe and his admirers and close ones continue to mourn him even today.
Sushant Singh Rajput began his career in television with a supporting role and after immense hard work, he rose to fame as the lead in the popular show Pavitra Rishta as Manav.
He also showcased his talent in several reality shows such as Zara Nachke Dikha and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and more.
Remembering him on his Birth Anniversary on January 21, we will look back at some of Sushant Singh Rajput’s best works.
Kai Po Che – Netflix
In his debut film, Kai Po Che, directed by Abhishek Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput essayed the role of a failed cricketer turned coach. He won a million hearts with his amazing performance.
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story – Disney + Hotstar
One of his most acclaimed performances was in the biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story where he played the former Indian cricket captain, MS Dhoni. Sushant Singh Rajput brought to life several iconic moments from Dhoni’s career and personal life, making the film a blockbuster at the box office. He worked really very hard to attain a physique that was almost similar to that of MS Dhoni.
Sonchiriya – Zee5
In Sonchiriya, Sushant Singh Rajput portrayed the role of a dacoit, showcasing his versatility as an actor. Though the film did not perform well at the box office, Sushant’s performance was highly praised throughout the country.
Chhichhore – Disney + Hotstar
Sushant Singh Rajput brilliantly essayed the role of Anirudh Pathak, or Anni, a father who revisits his past in the aftermath of his son’s suicide attempt. The film was a nostalgic comedy-drama that gave a message that suicide is not the solution and after Sushant’s death many wondered how the actor can commit suicide, he told the world not to.
Dil Bechara – Disney + Hotstar
Lastly, Dil Bechara, Sushant Singh Rajput’s last film released posthumously. He played the role of Manny, a cancer patient who brings joy and warmth to the life of Kizie, the girl he falls in love with at a cancer support group.
May he get justice and may his divine soul rest in peace.