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5 Unknown Facts About Sushant Singh Rajput



1.     Crazy  about music, indifferent to  money,worshipped his  mother who passed away when he was 16, proud that his name S-usha-nt contained his  mother’s name , Sushant’s voice  melted each time he spoke about his mom.

2.     Obsessed  with his  guitar till his last day on earth, Sushant  began guitar lessons for a role that  never happened.The film never took off.  But  the  guitar stayed.He  was fanatical  about his guitar  lessons. There  came  a  period when any interruption  of his guitar practice was seen as an intrusion. “Sir, as  soon we  finish this  conversation I  will go back to  my guitar,”Sushant  once  told me.I  didn’t take  the  hint.

3.     During  the  making of Sonchiriya  he remained unbathed  unwashed wearing the same  clothes and  sneakers throughout the shooting  because  the  character was shown to be moving  through the Chambal Valley without basic  amenities. Sushant once told  me he  would  do  “anything”  to remain true to his character. “And if I am not convinced, them I won’t do it,” he  said.

4.     Sushant gave up Sanjay Leela  Bhansali’s  Ram Leela  for  Shekhar  Kapoor’s  Paani. He trained for it for two years. But nothing  happened. There were no regrets. “I  learnt so much from Shekhar Sir. He is an entire  institution  of filmmaking. Sometimes  the journey is  far  more important than the  destination.”

5.     Played Anushka Sharma’s Pakistani  boyfriend in Raj Kumar  Hirani’s PK. The  role had been  turned down by  other superstars  for  obvious reasons. Apparently Sushant had been promised Hirani’s Sanju which  eventually went to Ranbir Kapoor.  Broken promises where  a part of the deal dealt by  life for Sushant.

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