Sushant Singh Rajput is an Indian actor. He started his career with television serials, including an award-winning performance in the soap opera Pavitra Rishta and as a participant in two dance reality shows. He then entered films with a role as one of the three male leads in Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che! (2013), for which he won three awards for Best Male Debut. His other notable films since then have been as the hero of the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) and as the titular detective in the thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015), both of which were produced by Yash Raj Films.
Sushant was born in Patna, Bihar where his father worked as a government official. His ancestral village is Maldiha in Purnia district of Bihar. His family moved to New Delhi in the early 2000s and has been based there since then. Sushant has four elder sisters with him being the youngest in the family. One sister lives in the US, another in Chandigarh, and the other two live in Delhi. One sister, Mitu Singh, is a state-level cricketer.
Born: 21 January 1986 (age 30)
Patna, Bihar, India
Occupation: Actor, model
Years active: 2008–present