The charming grounded, and heartthrob of Bollywood Sushant Singh turned 32 today (21 January). The actor with his amazing acting skills, and killing attitude rocked the Indian cinema with films like Raabta, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, PK, Shuddh Desi Romance and Koi Po Che! Now the actor is all set to impress by his acting skills in Chandamama Door Ke and Kedarnath.

On his birthday, let’s have a look at some interesting facts about the actor you must know:

Rank holder in AIEEE

Sushant Singh was an All India Top 7th in AIEEE exam which is for engineering students. He pursued mechanical engineering and dropped out in his fourth year to follow his dream to become an actor.

 

Debut in Small Screen with Balaji

 

Many think the popular daily soap Pavitra Rishta was his television debut, but no, this is not true. He started his acting career with the role of Preet Juneja in the daily soap Kis Desh Mein Hai Dil Mera.

 

Performed at 2006 Commonwealth Games and Filmfare Awards

 

In his starting days, he was seen working as a background dancer at the 51st Filmfare Awards and 2006 Commonwealth Games (opening ceremony). The actor danced with Shiamak Davar and Ashley Lobo’s troupe learned martial arts from Allan Amin and assisted the renowned director, Mohit Suri during the shoot of his film, Raaz 2.

 

Talented Dancer

 

Apart from being a good actor, he is also known as a good dancer and has even participated in a couple of popular dance reality shows, including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 and Zara Nachke Dikha.

 

Cricket tips

 

For his role in the biopic of cricketer M.S. Dhoni, Sushant Singh Rajput took tips from his cricketer sister. It took him more than a year and a half to prepare for the role of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and he practiced the cricketer’s helicopter shot 225 times a day.

 

Sushant Singh Rajput has replaced Ranbir Kapoor

He replaced the Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor from the brand ambassador for Nissan. Sushant was done with the shooting of the ad and has lately done a photo-shoot too, thus becoming the new face of the car brand. He also added that it was a very good team to work with and he had always been a car lover.