From Byomkesh Bakshi to MS Dhoni : Characters that defined him

Sushant Singh Rajput 


Rajput was 34. Born in Patna on January 21, 1986. Enrolled at Delhi College of Engineering, Physics national Olympiad winner. Trained with Barry John’s theatre group

1. Manav in      Pavitra Rishta (2009-2011)

He first made his mark in television before conquering the big screen . Played the character of Manav - a serious and sincere husband

2. Ishaan in Kai Po Che! (2013)

Rajput made his Hindi film debut as Ishaan, the cricket-obsessed and hot-tempered one in a trio of friends, an adaptation of the novel The 3 Mistakes Of My Life

2. Ishaan in Kai Po Che! (2013)

3. Raghu Ram in      Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

A classic romantic comedy. Raghu (Rajput), who is confused of his feelings, finds himself in the middle of a convoluted love triangle.

4. Byomkesh Bakshy in      Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (2015)

Rajput depicted a youthful Bakshy as bold and fearless but yet green behind the ears in a stylized version on legendary Bengali sleuth.

5. Lakhna in Sonchiriya (2019)

Rajput stood out as Lakhna, the conscience-keeper of a band of Chambal robbers, in a film packed with heavy-duty actors. Lakhna appeared as an unlikely hero

6. Anni in Chhichhore (2019)

In Nitesh Tiwari’s box-office hit, Sushant plays Anni, one among a colourful bunch of engineering students who are called losers by their peers.


Sushant won hearts with his portrayal of former Indian cricket team captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni . He played the character with utmost eace and grace.