Sushant Singh Rajput, an actor who’ll always be remembered for his charming smile, his love for science, his bucket list and his stellar performances. Coming from a humble, non-filmy background, Sushant started his career as a background dancer for award functions and later went on to act in TV serials. He gained fame with his portrayal of Manav Deshmukh in the show Pavitra Rishta opposite Ankita Lokhande. His unparalleled talent couldn’t stop him from entering into the world of Bollywood and after he proved himself in his first movie, Kai Po Che in 2013, there was no stopping him.
Movies of Sushant Singh Rajput have struck a chord with many of us, even though his Bollywood career lasted for not more than seven years. He gave some remarkable performances and proved his acting prowess with different genres and characters. He could get into the skin of a character and it was a delight to watch him on the big screen. The star however departed for the heavenly adobe on 14th July 2020 but it’s his movies that still keep him alive. Here’s a list of Sushant Singh Rajput movies that you must watch if you haven’t already.
This is the only upcoming Sushant Singh Rajput movie which is all set to release on Disney+Hotstar on July 26th. The film is based on John Green’s bestseller novel, ‘The Fault In Our Stars’. The plot revolves around two protagonists who are cancer patients. The male lead is of course played by Sushant while Sanjana Sanghi plays the lead actress. Needless to say, the emotional movie is a love story that will always be remembered as the last movie that Sushant Singh worked on.
Produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, the plot of this movie revolves around the manhunt for an infamous ‘King’- someone who has robbed 300 kgs of gold. While the movie didn’t do quite well, Sushant’s performance was much appreciated. Not to forget, the amazing songs of this movie, featuring Sushant, Jacqueline and Sapna Pabbi are a treat for the sore eyes. If you’re a big SSR (Sushant Singh Rajput) fan, you must watch this for his acting skills as well as sheer good looks, good looks and good looks!
Chhichhore released in 2019. Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma and Tahir Raj Bhasin, Chhichhore earned over Rs. 250 crores at the box office. The plot of the movie revolves around Anirudh (played by Sushant Singh Rajput) and his son Maya (Shraddha Kapoor). The movie starts with the present and goes into flashback, giving an extremely important message about succumbing to pressure. Anirudh’s son, Raghav did not clear his entrance exam for IIT and jumped off the balcony to take this life. While he was critical in the hospital, his father (Sushant) and his friends narrated their tales from college about how they were labelled as ‘losers’, in order to rekindle the hope in his son. The movie received five nominations at the 65th Filmfare Awards for the Best Film, Best Director, Best Story, Best Dialogue and Best Editing. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the movie was all about impressive acting, brilliant script and direction. It is special for all the Sushant Singh Rajput fans as this was his last theatrical release before he died in June, this year.
Sonchiriya is a movie set in the Chambal Valley of 1975, when dacoits termed themselves as Baahgis. The movie released on March 1, 2019. It is an action film directed by Abhishek Chaubey and starred Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey and Ashutosh Rana in key roles. While on the run, Lakhna (SSR) meets Indumati Tomar (Bhumi Pednekar) along with a girl named Sonchiriya who was raped by Indumati’s family. The entire movie revolves around how the dacoits help Sonchiriya.
Kedarnath was a much-hyped movie that was released at the end of December 2018. Starring Sushant and Sara Ali Khan as the protagonists, this movie is a romantic drama film written, directed, and co-produced by Abhishek Kapoor. While this movie was Sara’s debut film in the Bollywood film industry, Sushant’s role was much appreciated by the critics. The movie is about an inter-faith love story between a wealthy Hindu Brahmin girl (Sara) from Kedarnath and a grounded not-so-well to do Muslim boy who works as a porter on the mountains of Kedarnath.
Sushant Singh Rajput had a short cameo in Welcome To New York, but oh, he makes his presence felt and how! The movie was a 3D comedy, primarily starring Ritesh Deshmukh, Sonakshi Sinha, Karan Johar, Diljit Dosanjh, Lara Dutta, and Boman Irani.
Directed by Dinesh Vijan, Raabta released in 2017. It is an action-romance film starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon, Jim Sarbh, Rajkumar Yadav and Varun Sharma in main roles. The movie is about a woman crossing paths with her reincarnated lover from a previous lifetime. More like a pichle janam ki kahani! Sushant and Kriti’s brilliant acting skills make the movie worth a watch.
Probably one of his best performances and a movie that put him into the limelight! Sushant Singh Rajput was also nominated as the Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) at the Filmfare Awards for his brilliant performance in this movie. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story was a turning point in Sushant’s career. His biggest blockbuster, this movie is a biopic of one of the finest legends of Indian cricket, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sushant was immensely appreciated for his role in M.S Dhoni, which also starred Kiara Advani and Disha Patani.
Though Aamir Khan’s role was considered to be the main one in this movie, Sushan’t’s charm as a supporting actor won many hearts. The actor starred as Anushka Sharma’s love interest in the movie. Sushant’s 20-minute role in the film is still one of his fans’ favourite, thanks to his scintillating chemistry with Anushka. Who can forget his good looks and stunning fashion sense!
Shuddh Desi Romance was Sushant Singh Rajput’s second movie in the industry. Released in 2013, it was a romantic comedy-drama directed by Maneesh Sharma. Sushant’s lively boy next door role struck a chord with many and his female fan following kept increasing with each passing day. The movie starred Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor as his love interests.
Kai Po Che marked Sushant Singh Rajput’s silver screen debut after winning everyone’s heart via television. The movie directed by Abhishek Kapoor, released in 2013. Based on Chetan Bhagat’s famous novel, ‘The 3 Mistakes of My Life’, Sushant’s acting blew everyone’s mind. It also starred two other wonderful actors Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh in lead roles but it was Sushant who was nominated for the best debut male for this movie.
Movies of the late actor can be watched as a means to not just remember him but also to admire his precious talent. Gone too soon, but forever in our hearts <3
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