Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

Updated: Jan 21, 2020, 12:46
  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    Sushant Singh Rajput was born on January 21, 1986, in Patna. One of his sisters, Ritu Singh, is a state-level cricketer. Sushant did his schooling in Patna as well as in New Delhi. He attended St. Karens High School in Patna. After his mother's demise, his family shifted to Delhi and Sushant attended Kulachi Hansraj Model School to complete his education. He did Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. (All photos: Instagram)

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    You will be surprised to know that Sushant Singh Rajput was a National Olympiad Winner in Physics. He cleared as many as eleven engineering entrance exams, including that for the ISM Dhanbad. However, he dropped out to pursue his dream to become an actor.

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    When Sushant was studying engineering, he used to take dance lessons as a hobby. Sushant Singh Rajput was a part of Shiamak Davar's Dance Academy, where at the behest of one of his friends, he also started taking acting classes and realised his passion for acting.

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    In 2008, Sushant was spotted by Balaji Telefilms' casting team in one of his plays and was asked to audition. He landed the role of Preet Juneja in 'Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil'. His character was the fun-loving and childish younger brother of Prem Juneja, played by Harshad Chopra. Sushant's character was later killed in the show but came back for the series finale as a spirit looking at his family celebrate after going through difficult times.

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    In June 2009, Sushant was cast in 'Pavitra Rishta' as Manav Deshmukh, a role that proved to be a breakthrough and for which he received several awards as Best TV actor. He played a mechanic who falls in love with Archana, an uneducated, caring woman, played by Ankita Lokhande. Manav and Archana's love is tested through challenges. Sushant and Ankita won many Best Couple awards for their on-screen chemistry in Pavitra Rishta that fuelled a real-life romance between the two. In October 2011, Sushant decided to quit Pavitra Rishta to pursue a film-making course abroad. He was replaced by Hiten Tejwani after the show saw a leap of 20 years.

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    Sushant Singh Rajput gained prominence with his role in the show 'Pavitra Rishta' with Ankita Lokhande who later became his girlfriend. Ankita and Sushant met on the sets of 'Pavitra Rishta' and were in a relationship for seven years, till 2016. They mutually broke up.

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    In December 2010, he participated in the dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4' where he was paired with choreographer Shampa Sonthalia. The pair scored perfect points several times and Sushant won the title of 'Most Consistent Performer'.

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  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    Sushant auditioned for Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che' (2013) and bagged the role of one of the three leads. Sushant's dynamic debut in Bollywood garnered rave reviews and earned him the Star Guild and Screen awards for Best Male Debut. The film has been a critical and commercial success.

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  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    Sushant's second Bollywood outing was Shuddh Desi Romance (2013), directed by Maneesh Sharma and opposite Parineeti Chopra. Sushant was praised for bringing freshness and spontaneity on screen, while his sizzling chemistry with Parineeti kept the viewers hooked and wanting more.

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  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    In a very short span of time, Sushant Singh Rajput managed to carve a niche for himself in Bollywood and is now considered one of the best actors in B-town. Sushant Singh starred in films such as PK (2014), Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (2015), MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) and Raabta (2017).

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  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    It took two years for the MS Dhoni biopic to be made. Sushant spent time with MS Dhoni to learn more about his personal life and even grew his hair like him. Sushant Singh Rajput's biggest film till date is the MS Dhoni biopic.

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  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    In 2018, Sushant Singh Rajput reunited with his Kai Po Che! director Abhishek Kapoor for Kedarnath. The film, which marked the Bollywood debut of Sara Ali Khan, fared decently at the Box Office.

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    On a lighter note, Sushant Singh Rajput is extremely fond of pets, especially dogs. He keeps sharing pics of his dogs on his social media accounts. And apart from being a dancer, he also trains to keep himself fit and has one of the best bodies in Bollywood. 

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    Sushant Singh Rajput's forthcoming films include Kizie Aur Manny, and Rifleman.

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  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    The actor's recent release, Chhichhore, did excellently at the box office. The film co-starred Shraddha Kapoor and Varun Sharma as well. Sushant was last seen in the Netflix film, Drive, co-starring Jacqueline Fernandez.

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  • Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput has undergone training at NASA?

    Did you know Sushant Singh Rajput had undergone training at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)? This was for his astronaut act in a sci-fi film, Chanda Mama Door Ke. The film, however, didn't see the light of day. "I had done a workshop at NASA when I went there two years ago. Those who trained me had said that if I continued for a few more weeks, I would have received a certificate of an instructor," Sushant had told mid-day in an interview.

    Pictured: Sushant Singh Rajput at NASA.

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    On the personal front, Sushant Singh Rajput is allegedly dating Half Girlfriend actress Rhea Chakraborty. While neither of them has made it official yet, their appearances together make it quite obvious that they're very much together and going strong. (Picture/Yogen Shah)

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    Here's wishing Sushant Singh Rajput a very happy birthday!

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Sushant Singh Rajput celebrates his 34th birthday today. He's one of the most sought-after actors in Bollywood currently, but did you know that he used to be an engineering student? Let's take a look at his career graph through pictures