Sushant Singh

Born 21 January 1986 (age 31)
Patna, Bihar, India
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Delhi College of Engineering (DCE)
Occupation Actor/Model
Years active 2008–present
Partner(s) Ankita Lokhande


Sushant Singh Biography

The talented actor in the Bollywood Sushant Singh has definitely carved his niche in the Bollywood and have charmed the audience with his genuine and realistic performances in Hindi films. Born on 9th March 1972, in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. Sushant was born in a Jat family and got his education from GB Pant Inter College Bhowali. He got his school education from a public school in Nainital and Birla Vidya Mandir.

Sushant has done his PG in English Literature from Kirori Mal College and was also interested in Fine arts. He got famous by playing a dreadful villain in Ram Gopal Varma’s film ‘Jungle’. His roles in ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’ and ‘Dum’ were noticed and appreciated. His one of the most remembered role is of a Don from UP in the film ‘Sehar’ where he was teamed with Arshad Warsi.

Some of the famous films in which Sushant Singh has appeared are ‘Satya’ ,’Kaun’, ‘Josh’ ,’Jungle’, ‘Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’ ,’16 December’ ,’Darna Mana Hai’ ,’Matrubhoomi’ ,’ Samay’ ,’Paisa Vasool’ ,’D’, ‘Shikhar’, ‘Family’ ,’Waris Shah’ ,’Laaga Chunari Mein Daag’ ,’Showbiz’ ,’Hulla’ ,’Mohandas’ ,’Baabarr’ ,’Lahore’ ,’Paathshala’ ,’Knock Out’, ‘Rakht Charitra’ ,’Musaa’ ,’Mirch’ ,’Yeh Saali Zindagi’, ‘Mumbai Cutting’ ,’Chaar Din Ki Chandni’ and ‘Four Two Ka One’ . He will be next seen in Ranveer Singh’s film ‘Gunday’.

Apart from films, Sushant has appeared in many TV serials like ‘Wanted : High Alert’ ,’Savdhaan India 2012′ and ‘Virrudh’ as a television presenter.




Year Title Role Notes
2013 Kai Po Che Ishaan Bhatt
Shuddh Desi Romance Raghu Ram
2014 PK Sarfaraz Yousuf
2015 Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! Byomkesh Bakshi
2016 M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Mahendra Singh Dhoni
2017 Raabta Shiv Kakkar/Jilaan
2018 DriveFilm has yet to be released Samar Filming[34]
Kedarnath Films that have not yet been released Filming[33]
Chanda Mama Door Ke Films that have not yet been released Filming[31][32]


Year Title Role Notes
2008–2010 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Preet Lalit Juneja Supporting Actor
2009–2011 Pavitra Rishta Manav Deshmukh Male Lead Actor
2010 Zara Nachke Dikha Himself Team Mast Kalandar Boys
2010–2011 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 Himself Runner-up
2014 Pavitra Rishta Manav Deshmukh Special Appearance in last episode
2015 CID Byomkesh Bakshi Guest Appearance For Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! Promotion
2016 Kumkum Bhagya Himself Guest Appearance For M.S. Dhoni : The Untold Story Promotion

Awards and nominations

Year Title of work Award Category Result
2009 Pavitra Rishta Indian Telly Awards Most Popular Actor (Male) Nominated[35]
2010 Indian Television Academy Awards Most Popular Actor (Male) Won[36]
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Best Television Actor (Male) Won[36]
Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Won[36]
2011 Best Actor in a Lead Role Won[37][38]
2014 Kai Po Che! Producers Guild Film Awards Best Male Debut Won
Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated[39]
Screen Awards Best Male Debut Won[40]
Zee Cine Awards Best Male Debut Nominated[41]
Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut Nominated
IIFA Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated[42]
2017 M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story Screen Awards Best Actor (Critics) Won
Filmfare Awards Best Actor Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Actor – Male Nominated[43]
Stardust Awards Best Actor Nominated[44]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actor (Male) Nominated[45]
Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Best Actor Won[46


Sushant Singh Rajput is an Indian film and television actor. He started his career with television serials, including an award-winning performance in the soap opera Pavitra Rishta (2009–2011) and as a participant in two dance reality shows. He then entered films with a role as one of the three male leads in the drama Kai Po Che! (2013), for which he received critical acclaim as well as three Best Male Debut awards. His other notable films since then have been as male lead of the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2014) and as the titular detective in the thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015). In 2016, Rajput appeared in Sports drama M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, in which he essayed the role of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the film was a commercial succes and earned him critical acclaim.