Sushant Singh Rajput started his acting career in small screen with television serials . Before televisions he did theaters with Nadira Babbar’s Ekjute theatre group and was part of it for two and a half years. Sushant Singh Rajput was one of the rare gems who could make it big in Bollywood after working on small screen.
He grabbed his first role in the small screen as a supporting actor in a series called Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil in 2008. Rajput was started as lead actor in Pavitra Rishta in 2009 for which his work in this serial received wide appreciation. Sushant Singh Rajput got his major television awards for the best male actor and most popular actor for Pavitra Rishta
His film career started off in 2013 and ended in 2020 with his death. He died at the age of 34 years due to suicide at his residence in Bandra, Mumbai on 14th June 2020. Sushant Singh Rajput journey to the big screen started with Abhishek Kapoor’s film Kai Po Che!. Maneesh Sharma’s sharp comedy Shuddh Desi Romance also released in 2013 with him as lead role. He cameoed in Rajkumar Hirani’s hit PK in 2014. In 2015, Rajput’s sole release was Dibakar Banerjee’s mystery thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! In 2016, he appeared in Neeraj Pandey’s biographical sports film M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, in lead role of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In 2017, he appeared in Dinesh Vijan’s Raabta, co-starring Kriti Sanon. In 2018, he appeared in Kedarnath, a love story set in the backdrop of the 2013 floods in Uttarakhand, co-starring Sara Ali Khan.
In 2019, he did two films and a Netflix series. Sushant Singh Rajput appeared in Abhishek Chaubey’s Sonchiriya opposite Bhumi Pednekar and in in Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichhore opposite Shraddha Kapoor that year. He starred in Drive alongside Jacqueline Fernandez released on Netflix. In 2020, he starred in Mukesh Chhabra’s remake of The Fault in Our Stars titled Dil Bechara. The film was slated to be released in May of that year but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now that you all know his work, let get to the awards he had won and his nominations so far. Since the year 2009 till 2017 he grabbed 9 awards from the television and film industry and was nominated 16 times in different award functions. Now, fans want to know why he was not nominated for awards after 2017? He was not awarded or nominated for any of his works after 2017. Even Chhichhore, which was appreciated by critics and did good business could not grab Shushant Singh Rajput a nomination. His Fans are getting angry over the fact and taking their anger over social media. His death followed with comments about such award shows being biased and feeds flooded on how nepotism dominates over Bollywood. According to the sources his awards and nominations are listed below:
His first award nomination was in the year 2009 for Pavitra Rishta.
|2009||Indian Telly Awards||Most Popular Actor (Male)||Nominated|
In 2010 he won all the nominations he got for Pavitra Rishta
|2010||Indian Television Academy Awards||Most Popular Actor (Male)||Won|
|BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Best Television Actor (Male)||Won|
|Boroplus Gold Awards||Best Actor in a Lead Role||Won|
|2011||Boroplus Gold Awards||Best Actor in a Lead Role||Won|
|Kalakar Awards||Favourite Actor (Male)||Won|
Sushant played the character of Ishaan Bhatt in his film Kai Po Che! The movie received a positive response from the audience and the critics alike. He was nominated is these awards In 2014 for his work in the film.
|2014||Producers Guild Film Awards||Best Male Debut||Won|
|Producers Guild Film Awards||Best Actor in a Leading Role||Nominated|
|Screen Awards||Best Male Debut||Won|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Male Debut||Nominated|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Male Debut||Nominated|
|IIFA Awards||Best Actor in a Leading Role||Nominated|
These are the awards Sushant Singh Rajput grabbed for his film M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story in 2017
|2017||Screen Awards||Best Actor (Critics)||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Actor – Male||Nominated|
|Stardust Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Actor (Male)||Nominated|
|Indian Film Festival of Melbourne||Best Actor||Won|
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