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“I Play A Pithoo In  Kedarnath,” Sushant Singh Rajput’s Latest Avatar Will Blow Your Mind



Is there a more methodical “method actor” in Bollywood today than Sushant Singh Rajput? For every role he takes on Sushant gives his  blood sweat and tears.And some  more.

While he is fully into playing an astronaut in Sanjay Chauhan’s Chanda Mama Dur Ke, Sushant has also started preliminary preparation for his next challenging  role in Abhishek Kpaoor’s Badrinath where he plays a tourist escort who carries the old and the ailing on his back to the holy place.

Says Sushant, “I play a pithoo in Kedarnath.”

As far as  the plot of Abhishek Kapoor’s film  goes, Sushant is cast as a pithoo whom a beautiful rich tourist , played by Sara Khan(Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter) falls in love with.

Sushant, for the record, won’t be faking the pithoo’s burden. He will actually be shown carrying people on his back across the tough mountainous terrain of Kedarnath.

Speaking  about his preparations for every part that he  play Sushant says, “Preparation for me is mandatory. How else I could have a chance of actually changing my spontaneity or giving myself enough reasons to believe that I am the character?There are quite a lot of things to know about , train as far as Chandamama Dur Ke  is concerned. I am training on simulators, working on the character , going through the theory of astrophysics. I  visited  NASA last month for training and the experience was remarkable.”

Is it essential to immerse  himself in every character he plays?

Says  Sushant, “The idea is to convince myself that I am an astronaut or  a pithoo before the start of the shoot.”

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