"I very strongly believe that two actors can't be compared, two stars can be. But then, I don't aspire to be a star," the 28-year-old said while promoting his film 'Shuddh Desi Romance' at a college.
Who are your screen idols?
"Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Irrfan are my inspirations," he said.
'Shuddh Desi Romance', Sushant's second release after 'Kai Po Che!', also stars Parineeti chopra and marks the debut of Vaani Kapoor.
Directed by Maneesh Sharma, it hits theatres on September 6.