Sushant Singh Rajput has been known as someone who rose from shadow dancing behind superstars to receiving prestigious awards through his immaculate acting skills. He was not only a good actor but a great scholar too.His keen interest in space and science was always evident as he was invited to STEM for visit and he also owned some of the high-end telescopes so that he could observe the universe.
Sushant has given Bollywood some of its greatest films and biopics. Check out his acting skills in these top 10 all-time favourite movies.
- Kai Po Che
Kai Po Che is a beautiful story of bonding between three friends – Govind, Ishaan and Omi who are inseparable. In spite of a few differences, they eventually overcome the odds and stay together. Sushant Singh Rajput has beautifully played the role of Ishaan,a gifted cricket player whose life takes a different path.To fulfil his dream, he manages to stay together with his friends during the Godhra riots and Gujarat earthquakes.
- Shuddh Desi Romance
Shuddh Desi Romance was Sushant Singh Rajput’s first romantic film starring Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor. The film’s story is a love triangle between Raghu Ram (Sushant SinghRajput), Gayatri (Parineeti Chopra) and Tara (Vaani Kapoor).Gayatri and Tarafall in love with Raghu at different point of time in their life. Sushant Singh Rajput plays a confused young man who’s not sure about his feeling toward either girls.
We all know what a great film PK was. Sushant SinghRajput’s role as Sarfraz impressed everyone who came to watch Aamir Khan’s performance on big screen. PK is the highest grossing film in Sushant’s career and his performance was as usual very natural and believable.
- Detective Byomkesh Bakshy
Sushant Singh Rajput gave India its own Sherlock. Byomkesh Bakshy is a fictional Bengali character who solves crimes in his quest for truth. Sushant has done a great job in depicting a Bengali detective. His immense involvement in the character is something that the Indian audiences don’t witness much. He was highly appreciated for his performance in the film for the way he adapted himself in the shoes of Byomkesh Bakshy.
- MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
This 2016 blockbuster biopic was the biggest highlight of Sushant’s career. We have no doubt that no one couldever impersonate the legendary cricketer MS Dhoni as Sushant did. He perfected each and every small detail to impersonate the way Dhoni behaves in field as well as in real life. He was immensely appreciated for his exceptional performance and this film brought Sushant to the limelight.
Sushant and Kriti Sanon starrer, the 2017 Raabta is an action-romance thriller, which is based on the concept of reincarnated star-crossed lovers. The film showcases how Saira (Kriti Sanon) experiences haunting and mysterious nightmares, which you will realize further leads to their connection in past life. Audience was mesmerized by the amazing dances moves and chiselled body that Sushant showcased in the hit songs that the movie has in it. This movie proved how dedicated and sincere this versatile was when it came to his craft.
Kedarnath is a 2018 romantic drama disaster-based movie, which portrayed the horrendous situations people had to face during 2013 Uttarakhand floods. Sushant plays a humble Muslim Pithoo who carries people on his back and climbs the hill in order to take the visitors to the temple. Opposite to Sushant was debutant actress Sara Ali Khan who plays a Hindu girl who falls in love with him. The film revolves around how their love is opposed by the locals and how Sushant saves Sara’s family in the movie.This movie showcased Sushant’s ability to play diverse roles with ease and perfection.
Sonchiriya was one of the toughest and challenging moviesin Sushant’s career. The movie presents a tale set in Chambal and the life of dacoits and baghis. Sushant playedthe role of Lakhna, a member of a rebel group who has a clean heart and isn’t driven by money or greed. The perfection in each and every intricate detail like the Bundeli dialect to body language showcased what a gem of an actor he was.
Chhichhore is one movie that made us laugh out loud as well as tear up. The movie revolves around the plot where Raghav, son of Anni (Sushant) tries to commit suicide when his attempt to get an admission into IIT fails. Anni then gathers all his college friends and they all tell the story of how they went on to change their ‘loser’ tag to ‘winner’ in college. The movie is a beautiful piece of art that showcases how to deal with suicidal thoughts and how to cope up with hard times.
Drive is a 2019 action thriller movie, which was released only on Netflix. This movie was Sushant Singh Rajput’s debut in the web streaming world. The plot revolves around some car fanatics who plan to rob a treasure buried deep in the Parliament of India. The film was ridiculed for its foolish plot, but everyone was mesmerised every time they saw Sushant on screen.
Even though Sushant is no more with us, his great work will be here for all of us to appreciate the great acting skills he possessed. Do watch these movies!