A still from Kai Po Che. (courtesy: SonyMusicIndiaVEVO)
Sushant Singh Rajput needs no introduction. The late actor's legacy has had a profound impact on the lives of his family, friends and fans. Sushant Singh Rajput's death on June 14, 2020, came as a shock to the world. The Pavitra Rishta star was found dead in his Mumbai apartment. He was 34. On his second death anniversary, fans who have mourned him every day since his passing, have flooded social media with posts and messages. Images and clips of his thriving career in films and television have been shared by admirers, offering a glimpse of the versatile actor's cinematic genius.
On his second death anniversary, we take a look at some of the actor's finest performances in films.
M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Sushant Singh Rajput's portrayal of former India skipper MS Dhoni is considered to be one of the best performances of his career. The actor breathed life into several unforgettable moments from Dhoni's illustrious career as well as his personal life. The film was a blockbuster at the box office.
Kai Po Che
Sushant Singh Rajput's debut film, Kai Po Che by Abhishek Kapoor is a testament to the late star's acting prowess. The actor's role as a failed cricketer who turns into a coach struck a chord with the audience and how.
One of Sushant Singh Rajput's last films, Chhichhore, is a lovely comedy-drama that is filled with nostalgia. The film is set in two eras – the 1990s and the present day. The actor plays Anirudh Pathak or Anni, who in the aftermath of his son's suicide attempt revisits his own past as a college student, offering fans a poignant take on failure.
Sonchiriya is another example of Sushant Singh Rajput's versatility as an actor. In the film, the star is seen in the role of a dacoit. While the film failed to pull the audience into theatres, Sushant Singh Rajput's performance received rave reviews.
Dil Bechara is Sushant Singh Rajput's last film that was released after the actor's death. Based on John Green's The Fault In Our Stars, the film has Sushant Singh Rajput playing Manny, a cancer patient who adds joy and warmth to the life of Kizie, a girl he falls in love with a girl at their cancer support group.
Tell us which performance of Sushant Singh Rajput you love the most.