Sushant Singh Rajput began his career on the small screen and became a household name with the show ‘Pavitra Rishta’ in 2009, and ever since that, he achieved great success by doing notable movies such as MS Dhoni, Chhichhore, and many more. He was renowned for being a fine actor, dancer, and humble being. His impeccable performances earned him a place on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list two times. Sadly, he departed for heaven in 2020.
Sushant was not only a talented actor and intelligent individual but also possessed a beautiful smile, shining eyes, and a kind heart. His legacy will forever be cherished. As we commemorate his 3rd death anniversary, we have compiled a list of Sushant Singh Rajput’s 7 best movies that show we lost a gem.
1. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Sushant, known for getting under the skin of his characters in all his movies, did the same for MS Dhoni. This movie earned Sushant a stellar fan base for delivering such a convincing performance as the cricket legend, MS Dhoni. People connected with the character of MS Dhoni and forgot that Sushant was playing the role! The movie was a roller-coaster of emotions for all the cricket fans who caught a glimpse of the life and struggles of the former Indian cricket team captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
2. Kai Po Che (2013)
“Kai Po Che” was the debut movie of Sushant Singh Rajput, and his outstanding performance earned him a lot of love and attention from the audience. The movie is a buddy sports drama that explores the story of friendship, politics, and love among three best friends. Sushant’s powerhouse performance, alongside other stellar actors like Rajkumar Rao and Amit Sadh, has made this movie a must-watch!
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3. Sonchiriya (2019)
This movie focuses on a group of rebels from the Chambal area during the troubled times of 1975. Sushant played the role of Lakhna, an important dacoit from the rebel gang, and delivered a moving performance that has kept his character of Lakhna alive in our minds. Sushant did justice to the character by speaking in the Bundelkhandi dialect and portraying raw emotions.
4. Chhichhore (2019)
The film was the highest-grossing movie of Sushant Singh Rajput’s career and also one of the best movies of 2019. It revolves around a group of friends who share numerous good and bad moments during their college days and reconnect after the child of one of them attempts suicide. This movie imparts valuable life lessons while retaining the essence of friendship, youth, and humor. Sushant received immense love from both audiences and critics for his performance in the movie.
5. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
This movie is set in 1940s Calcutta, where Byomkesh (played by Sushant) solves city crimes using his sharp mind and keen eye. The movie was adored by all mystery lovers, and Sushant received a lot of appreciation for his unique role in it. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is a prime example of how Sushant showcases his versatility as an actor, seamlessly fitting into any role like a glove.
6. Kedarnath (2018)
This movie is based on the 2013 Uttarakhand floods that claimed the lives of many innocent people and caused extensive destruction in the area. The story revolves around a Muslim porter who transports pilgrims to the Kedarnath temple and a Hindu girl from the same town whom he meets and falls in love with. Sushant’s portrayal in the movie made us all fall in love with him and brought tears to our eyes in the end.
7. Dil Bechara (2020)
This was Sushant Singh Rajput’s last movie, released after his demise. The movie is not only emotionally impactful due to its story but also due to the significance of it being his final film. Honestly speaking, this movie moved all of us to tears in many ways!
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We recommend watching these movies and appreciating his remarkable performances in each of them!