It was a dream come through for Sushant Singh Rajput when he was offered a key role in the movie Kai Po Che directed by Abhishek Kapoor . which was adapted from Chetan Bhagat‘s novel, The 3 Mistakes of My Life. Since then he has launched himself to soaring new heights in the film industry. He went on to star in the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) and played the legendary detective in the thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) followed by biopic drama on cricketer Dhoni, M.S.Dhoni : The Untold Story in 2016. In 2019, he was seen in Nitesh Tiwari’s super-hit Chhichhore.
As we celebrate his birthday today, let us check out Sushant Singh Rajput’s contribution to the box office results :-
- Chhichhore (2019)
School and college days are probably the best moment of your life as it is filled with fun, vibrant, memories and adventures with your best friends even if you are penniless. Chhichhore brought back those beautiful days and did it with aplomb.
Chhichhore turned out to be a “Blockbuster” at the box office, making it a highest grossing film of Sushant Singh Rajput beating M.S Dhoni : The Untold Story and collecting Rs 153.16 crore against a budget of Rs 70 crore.
2. M. S Dhoni : The Untold Story (2016)
Kudos to Sushant Singh Rajput who lived the character of M S Dhoni as if it was tailor made for him. M.S.Dhoni : The Untold Story broke all the records when it became the highest opening film for Sushant Singh Rajput. The sports biopic drama is the second highest grossing film of Sushant Singh Rajput with Rs 133.09 crore against a budget of Rs 104 crore.
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3. Kedarnath (2018)
The second collaboration of Sushant Singh Rajput and Abhishek Kapoor after the successful Kai Po Che, Kedarnath was panned by critics but audience’s feedback was positive which made the film perform well at the box office collecting Rs 68.57 crore against a budget of Rs 60 crore.
4. Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
Sushant Singh Rajput had already impressed everyone with his debut film, Kai Po Che, which also gave Shuddh Desi Romance an edge at the ticket window. The highlights of Shuddh Desi Romance was chemistry between Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineeti Chopra along with Rishi Kapoor who will tickle your funny bone with his marvelous acting. The beautiful location of Jaipur makes the film even more eye-catching.
At the end of the day, the film received positive reviews and turned out to be a “Hit” at the box office, collecting Rs 46.23 crores against a budget of Rs 25 crore.
5. Kai Po Che (2006)
Based on novel “3 mistakes of my life” by Chetan Bhagat , Kai Po Che was the second attempt by Abhishek Kapoor after the brilliant Rock On. With Kai Po Che , Abhishek Kapoor has gone first step ahead in terms of direction and story-telling. Right from the beginning with beautiful background score, Kai Po Che was spellbinding in every scene. Screenplay keeps you busy with crispy editing. Art direction was good while cinematography is eye-grabbing capturing the gorgeous locales of Gujarat. Background and original score by Amit Trivedi was the highlight of the film with all the songs gelling well with the mood of the film.
Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao, Amit Sadh and Amrita Puri in the lead, Kai Po Che was a big “Hit” at the box office, collecting a solid Rs 43.58 crore, against a budget of Rs 30 crore. The film made Sushant Singh Rajput an overnight star.