Sushant Singh Rajput, who entertained the audience with his romantic acting on the Bollywood pitch, really wanted to spread on the cricket pitch. Sushant once told that he wanted to become a cricketer. Sushant always loved cricket. He used to note down the dates of all matches before the start of the cricket season in childhood, especially against India and Pakistan. He used to do no other work on the day of the India-Pakistan match.
Sushant’s luck brought him to films, but his cricketing connection remained here as well. In his debut film ‘Kay Po Che’, he played the role of a cricket coach and in the biggest film of his life, ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, he played ‘Captain Cool’ Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Sushant, who wanted to play for the Indian team, wanted to play for the Indian team, but being the youngest and only son at home, he could not take the risk, so he had to quit cricket. His sister Mitu is a state-level cricketer, while he too caught the bat at a very young age. Although he played national level cricket at the junior level. When he was in eighth grade, he thought of taking up cricket as a career but could not do it due to family pressure.
The love for cricket never waned, Sushant had said that his academy had high expectations from him, but he found it a bit risky to choose a career in cricket. He was supposed to live up to the family’s expectations, but he might not have considered himself of that level. This was the moment when he left cricket and adopted engineering. However, later he got into acting. During this, Sushant’s love for cricket never waned.
Sushant, a great fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, was a great fan of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and was following his game for almost 10 years. His passion for cricket and the old days of training helped to bring Dhoni’s character to life on screen for Sushant. She had a good friendship with Mahi while working in the film MS Dhoni. During the film promotion, Sushant had told that there is a similarity between him and Dhoni. That is more trips from the floor matter. He realized this when he started shooting for the film.