Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who committed suicide on 14th June in his Mumbai apartment, was suffering from depression. While his death has sparked an uproar on social media against the nepotism groups in Bollywood, police have been looking into the matter to find out the reason behind Sushant’s decision to end his life as no suicide note was found.
With social media being flooded with throwback posts of Sushant shared by his fans and close friends, a lot of interesting facts about the ‘Raabta’ actor have come in open. From his love for astronomy to his close bond with his mother, here are some fascinating facts of Sushant which are sure to grab your attention.
02/6Excellent and quick learner
A National Olympiad Winner in Physics, Sushant Singh Rajput was a quick learner, who had quite an appetite for knowledge. The ‘Chhichhore’ actor, who had reportedly secured the 7th rank in an all Indian competitive exam in 2003 was a student in the Delhi Technical University but dropped out to pursue a career in stage and acting. From playing the guitar to learning how to write with both hands, Sushant’s thirst to excel in life looked never-ending.
Sushant, who loved astronomy, had even bought land on the moon, in the blind region which is popularly known as the Sea of Muscovy. Well, that was not all as the ‘Raabta’ actor had also purchased a highly advanced telescope with which he would use to look at his land and also observed the Saturn rings in the space for hours. He even read a lot about space and kept himself updated with the technologies which are being invented. Sushant had even gone to NASA to prep for his role of an astronaut.
04/6Sushant’s name even includes his mother’s name
Sushant shared a close bond with his mother whom he lost when he was in the 12th standard. He often took to social media to pen poetry in memory of his late mother Usha Singh. But did you know the late actor’s name also had his mother first name in it? In a social media conversation with a fan, the ‘Chhichhore’ actor had revealed that fact which left everyone surprised.
05/6Connection with the number 4747
Sushant Singh Rajput also had a passion for superbikes and cars as he owned BMW K1300R, a Maserati Quattroporte and a Range Rover. While the actor had taken to social media to reveal his obsession with the Maserati Quattroporte since childhood, did you known both his car numbers ended with the same number? Well, not all but the late actor had a special connection with ‘4747’ and both his cars number plates had the same number on them.
06/6Started as a background dancer
Before getting a break on the television, Sushant was an integral part of popular choreographer Shiamak Davar’s dance troupe. He had performed with actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at the 2006 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in Melbourne as a background dancer. The talented star was a part of the Hrithik Roshan’s song Dhoom Again as well.