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Lesser known facts about Sushant Singh Rajput

Jun 13, 2021 17:52 IST | By Editorji News Desk

It has been a year since Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Bandra home leaving his friends, family, and fans in immense pain and raising questions that are still unanswered.

One year since his untimely demise, fans are still mourning the loss of a fine actor.

Here are some of the lesser-known facts about Bollywood's finest on his first death anniversary

1. Sushant Singh Rajput's family hails from Bihar and the actor was born in Patna. He lost his mother early in life in 2002 and used to often share social media posts on her. The actor's last post before his death was also about his mom. 

2. He dropped out of Delhi College of Engineering after completing three years to pursue a career in showbiz. He not only cleared as many as 11 engineering entrance exams but was also a National level Olympiad winner in Physics.

3. In Delhi Sushant attended acting classes by Barry John and after moving to Mumbai, he was also part of Nadira Babbar’s Ekjute theatre group. He had also been part of Shiamak Davar's dance group in Delhi.

4. Sushant Singh Rajput made his acting debut with Star Plus' romantic drama 'Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil'. However, he became a household name with his performance in Zee TV’s popular family drama 'Pavitra Rishta'. 

5. He made his debut on the silver screen with the 2013 release 'Kai Po Che'.

6. Sushant confessed during his interviews that he used to mimic Shah Rukh Khan during his school days to impress girls.

7. Sushant had a passion for astronomy and his Instagram account was proof. He would often post pictures from his star gazing experiments. He owned a telescope as well. In 2018, he bought an expensive, Boeing 737 Fixed Base Flight Simulator too.

8. Reportedly Sushant used to put so much reality into his physical appearance for the role that a unit member mistook him as a helper on the set of Detective Byomkesh Bakshy. 

9. On Children's Day 2019, Sushant penned his 50 dreams in a wish list which included learning how to fly a plane, painting aurora borealis, and teaching computer coding to visually impaired people.

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