The Untold Story of Chhichhore, 5 Must-See Films by the Actor
BIRTHDAY OF SUSHANT SINGH RAJPUT: There will never be another Sushant Singh Rajput. Today marks the second birthday of the late actor, who is still fondly remembered for his contribution to Hindi cinema. Sushant began his showbiz career as a dancer and later joined a Nadira Babbar theater troupe. After making a name for himself in the television industry, thanks to his performance in Ekta Kapoor’s Pavitra Rishta, Sushant moved on to film and within seven years gave us critically acclaimed films like MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and Chhichhore. On his birthday, let’s take a look at his top five performances:
MS Dhoni: the untold story
Directed by Neeraj Pandey, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story was released in 2016. The biographical sports drama film was based on former Indian cricket team Test, ODI and T20I legend, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The film also starred Disha Patani. Kiara Advani and Anupam Kher in the lead roles.
Starring Sara Ali Khan and Singh, Kedarnath was a romantic drama directed by Abhishek Kapoor. Based on the 2013 Uttarakhand floods that devastated the region, the film also shed light on the interfaith love and marriage between a wealthy Brahmin Hindu woman (played by Sara Ali Khan) and a Muslim (Sushant Singh Rajput ) working in the same vicinity. .
Made on a budget of ₹50 crore, the film Chhichhore made an estimated collection of ₹215 crore worldwide, emerging as a blockbuster. Sushant Singh Rajput’s film even won the National Award for Best Hindi Film in 2019. The film featured an ensemble cast of Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin among others.
Kai Po Che!
Kai Po Che! marked Rajput’s Bollywood debut in 2013. Based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel The 3 Mistakes of My Life, it starred Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh as the protagonists. The actors received praise for their performances in the film, which became a commercial success.
Dil Bechara was Sushant’s last Bollywood film to air on Disney+ Hotstar. Also starring Sanjana Sanghi, the film was directed by Mukesh Chhabra. An adaptation of Jonh Green’s novel The Fault in Our Stars, the 2014 film was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic but received critical acclaim upon release following the actor’s death in July 2020 .
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