Sushant Singh

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Sushant Singh
Sushant Singh graces the CINTAA event.jpg
Singh at the CINTAA event
Born (1972-03-09) 9 March 1972 (age 49)
Alma materKirori Mal College
Occupation
  • Actor
  • host
  • author
  • writer
Known forJungle
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
Dubai Seenu
Rakta Charitra
Spouse(s)Molina Singh
Children2

Sushant Singh (born 9 March 1972) is an Indian character actor, television actor, author and presenter known for his works predominantly in Hindi cinema, and Telugu cinema. He made his screen debut in 1998 with Ram Gopal Varma's Satya.[1] He was then starred in Jungle (2000), receiving critical acclaim for portraying slain bandit Durgaa Narayan Chaudhary, winning the IIFA Award and Zee Cine Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role.

He went on to appear in successful period drama's such as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and The Legend of Bhagat Singh, establishing himself in Bollywood.[2][3] He has also starred in Telugu films. He hosted the crime show Savdhaan India, aired by Life OK and STAR Bharat. He was the "Honorary Secretary" Of CINTAA (Cine and Television Artists Association) until May 2020 before resigning due to personal reasons.[4] He has co-authored the book Queens of Crime with Kulpreet Yadav.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Language Character
1998 Satya Hindi Pakiya
1999 Kaun Hindi Qureshi
2000 Josh Hindi Gothiya
2000 Jungle Hindi Durga Narayan Chaudhary
2000 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar English Asnodkhar[6]
2002 16 December Hindi Victor
2002 The Legend of Bhagat Singh Hindi Sukhdev Thapar
2003 Dum Hindi Mohan
2003 Darna Mana Hai Hindi Serial Killer
2003 Matrubhoomi Hindi Sooraj
2003 Samay: When Time Strikes Hindi Satya
2004 Kuch to Gadbad Hai Hindi Jai B. Khanna
2004 Paisa Vasool Hindi Example
2004 Lakshya Hindi Capt. Jalal Akbar
2005 Sehar Hindi Gajraj Singh
2005 D Hindi Muqarram
2005 Shikhar Hindi Bhajanlal
2006 Family: Ties of Blood Hindi Abhir V. Sahi
2006 Waris Shah: Ishq Daa Waaris Punjabi Inayat
2007 Red: The Dark Side Hindi ACP Abhay Rastogi
2007 Dubai Seenu Telugu Jinnah Bhai
2007 Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag Hindi Tambe
2007 Laaga Chunari Mein Daag: Journey of a Woman Hindi Ratan Sahay
2007 Tsunami 81 Hindi Rajan Pillai
2007 Showbiz Hindi Sharad Baldev Singh Rajpoot
2008 Mukhbiir Hindi Pasha
2008 Hulla Hindi Raj Shiv Puri
2009 Mohandas Hindi Bishnath
2009 Toss: A Flip of Destiny Hindi Two
2009 Baabarr Hindi Tabrez Alam
2010 Lahore Hindi Dheerender Singh
2010 Idiot Box Hindi Subhrojeet Chakraborty/Abhrojeet Chakraborty
2010 Paathshaala Hindi Vijendra Chauhan
2010 Musaa: The Most Wanted Hindi Veerji
2010 Knock Out Hindi Inspector Vikram
2010 Rakhta Charitra I Hindi/Telugu Shankar Ravi
2010 Rakhta Charitra II Hindi/Telugu Shankar Ravi
2010 Mirch Hindi Nitin
2010 Ragada Telugu Nanda
2011 Yeh Saali Zindagi Hindi Inspector Satbir
2012 Chaar Din Ki Chandni Hindi Yashwant Singh
2012 Daruvu Telugu Harbour Babu
2013 Four Two Ka One Hindi ACP
2013 Kirchiyaan Hindi Inspector
2014 Hate Story 2 Hindi Mandar Mhatre[7]
2015 Baby[8] Hindi Wasim Khan
2017 Lipstick Under My Burkha Hindi Rahim Aslam, Shireen's husband
2019 Pailwaan Kannada Raja Rana Pratap Singh
2021 Good Luck Jerry Hindi TBA [9]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Channel
2001—02 Dhadkan Dr. Alan Fernandes Sony TV (India)
2007—08 Virrudh Sushant Sharma (Vasudha's Husband) Sony Entertainment Television
2010—11 Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal Dushyant StarPlus
2011 Wanted: High Alert Himself as host
2016 Success Stories- Zameen Se Falak Tak Himself as host
2012—present Savdhaan India @ 11 Himself as host Life OK
2019 Rangbaaz Jai Ram Godara ZEE5 Web series
2019 Yehh Jadu Hai Jinn Ka! Junaid Khan
2020 A Simple Murder Himmat Sony Liv
2021 Jeet Ki Zidand City Of Dreams Colonel Ranjeet Chaudhary/Anna ZEE5 Web series[10][11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

International Indian Film Academy Awards
Year Category Role Film Result Ref.(s)
2001 Best Performance in a Negative Role Durga Narayan Chaudhary Jungle Won [12]
2003 Best Supporting Actor Sukhdev The Legend of Bhagat Singh Nominated [13]
Screen Awards
Year Category Role Film Result
2003 Best Supporting Actor Sukhdev The Legend of Bhagat Singh Nominated
Zee Cine Awards
Year Category Role Film Result Ref.(s)
2001 Best Performance in a Negative Role Durga Narayan Chaudhary Jungle Won [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I was a total bore in college: Sushant". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 17 September 2013.
  2. ^ ""The Legend of Bhagat Singh". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 5 April 2003.
  3. ^ "Full of spark". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 17 August 2002.
  4. ^ Sushant Singh. "Biography - Sushant Singh". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011.
  5. ^ Riddhi Jain. "Crime not men's monopoly, Sushant Singh on debut book". The Hans India.
  6. ^ "First of Many: Sushant Singh revisits Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar". The Indian Express. 14 July 2021. Retrieved 14 October 2021.
  7. ^ "Sushant Singh: Was apprehensive to turn negative in 'Hate Story 2'". The Indian Express. 3 July 2014.
  8. ^ indialive, today. "Akshay Kumar 'Baby' Official Trailer Released". Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  9. ^ "First look of Good Luck Jerry starring Janhvi Kapoor unveiled, film goes on floors today in Punjab". Bollywood Hungama. 11 January 2021. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Amit Sadh's Jeet Ki Zid is a tribute to 'the army behind the army'". The Indian Express. 29 January 2021. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  11. ^ "Sushant Singh opens up on his role as in 'Jeet Ki Zid'". Sify. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  12. ^ "IIFA Through the Years - IIFA 2001: South Africa". IIFA. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  13. ^ "IIFA Through the Years – IIFA 2003 : South Africa". IIFA.com. Archived from the original on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  14. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2001". Zee Cine Awards. Retrieved 15 August 2020.

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