There are millions of people are still in shock and are still finding it hard to digest the TRUTH that Sushant Singh Rajput has left for the heavenly abode. After making his debut in Bollywood with Kai Po Che in 2013, Sushant Singh had delivered multiple blockbusters and one of them was MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.
Playing an ace cricketer, India’s most successful captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not easy for Sushant Singh. Before stepping into his shoes, Sushant Singh had met not only MS Dhoni but also spent time with his family members including Dhoni’s little angle, Ziva Dhoni .
Post the demise of Sushant Singh Rajput, a video had surfaced on social media in which a fan paid a touching tribute to the actor with a piece of artwork that would make you feel heartbroken but also make you smile.
In a 21-second long video, MS Dhoni can be seen gazing towards the sky in his Chennai Super Kings jersey. There’s a message as he looks up which reads, “Goddd…I’m taking GRS. I hope it’s a no-ball. He is….not out and he still needs to play. SSR you are a king man.”
A heart warming tribute to Sushant by our superfan!♥️?
#ForeverInOurHearts @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/aU1eAIqsLL
— MS Dhoni Fans Official (@msdfansofficial) June 24, 2020
On top of Dhoni’s picture is Sushant Singh wearing the Indian jersey with No. 7 on it and besides the jersey, the number ’34*’ (34 – NOT OUT) is written, which signifies Sushant’s age.
Both Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sushant Singh Rajput share a close bond together as they had spend a lot of time together while shooting the former Indian skipper’s biopic ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ where Sushant had played the leading role of MS Dhoni.
Besides sharing a close bond together, both Mahi and Sushant share many similarities. Here are some of it:
Amazing Similarities Between M.S Dhoni And Sushant Singh Rajput
1. They share same background
Both Sushant Singh and MS Dhoni belonged to small towns but had big dreams in their respective lives. After certain age, they moved to bigger cities to achieve their dreams. Similar to MS Dhoni’s father, Sushan’t dad was also government employee and wanted him to take up government job before he settled down in his life.
2. Formal Relationship With Father
There is not denying of the facts that after reaching at certain age, sons don’t usually get along with their fathers. Both Sushant and Mahi have the same story as well. Like every middle class mentality, their fathers wanted them to focus on getting a Sarkari job and have a tension free life. Instead of taking up the government job, they chose passion over Sarkari job, which eventually paid them off quite well.
3. They are born Fighters
Going against father’s will were not easy for both Sushant and Mahi but they struggled hard and proved that dreams can always be fulfilled. Their fathers gave them a long lectures telling them about the minimal minimal possibility of becoming SACHIN TENDULKAR and SHAH RUKH KHAN but they made their own names in their respective fields.
4. They had their SISTERS to Support them
We all know when all members of our family against us, it is our sisters who support us. What MS Dhoni and Sushant Singh have achieved in their lives, it is all because of their sisters. It is MS Dhoni’s sister named Jayanti Gupta, who supported him when the 39-year old cricketer failed to convince his father.
Sushant Singh’s sister, Mitu Singh, on the other hand, was a state-level cricketer who supported him to pursue career in acting. Their sisters supported them when they needed motivation in their lives.
5. They were college dropouts
Although this is not an advisable idea but doing such thing is indeed is a courageous and stupid act all together. Despite being too good at academics, they decided to give their passion a shot. For the unversed, Sushant cleared AIEEE Engineering exam and bagged All India 7th position. He pursued Mechanical Engineering from Delhi Technology University but later on dropped out in the 3rd year for his passion towards ‘DRAMA AND DANCE’.
Dhoni, on the other hand, had just completed his intermediate and wanted to join St. Xavier’s College in Ranchi but couldn’t because he wanted to be a CRICKETER.
6. Stubborn For Their Passion
Despite knowing that their fathers would not support their decision of following their passion over taking up a SARKARI Naukri, they still did that. They were stubborn for their PASSION and were ready to face any obstacles coming in their way.
7. They raised their standards through their talents
Despite not having any GODFATHERS into their respective fields, they have achieved what they wanted. MS Dhoni began by playing school cricket followed by club cricket and at last got selected for Ranji team. His sheer talent helped him to enter India’s Cricket Team.
While Sushant Singh started his career by joining Shiamak Davar’s dance group and playing small roles on TV before bagging the lead in popular daily soap, ‘Pavitra Rishta’ and then getting his first big break on the silver screen with ‘Kai Po Che!’.
8. Had Relationship during their struggling days
Only a few people know that M.S Dhoni had a girlfriend way back in 2001-02. Her name was Priyanka Jha. However, while Dhoni was struggling hard to get into Indian Cricket Team, he lost Priyanka in an accident.
Sushant too had a live-in relationship with his co-star Ankita Lokhande. Although, the relationship didn’t go so well and they called it split.
Do you know any more similarities between Sushant Singh and MS Dhoni? Do let us know in the comment section below.