10 Best Sushant Singh Rajput Movies (and Where to Watch Them)

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Sushant Singh Rajput was one of Bollywood’s most promising stars until his untimely death in 2020. But even with his limited filmography, the Kai Po Che star made his mark with uplifting comedy-dramas like Chhichhore and PK along with darker experiments like Detective Byomkesh Bakshy and Sonchiriya.

If you are a fan of the TV star-turned-Bollywood regular, our guide takes you through the best movies starring Sushant Singh Rajput. We also offer you all the options where you can stream them in India.

From Kai Po Che to Dil Bechara: Which Sushant Singh Rajput movies should you watch first?

Sushant Singh Rajput gained early fame as the lead in the Hindi soap opera Pavitra Rishta. But Rajput was meant for bigger things since he made his cinematic debut in Kai Po Che. The cult classic written and directed by Abishek Kapoor is a perfect movie to get started with his filmography.

After gaining raves and a Filmfare nomination for Best Debut Actor, Rajput followed his career in Shudh Desi Romance. The underrated romantic comedy navigates young love with themes like live-in relationships and arranged marriages.

The Aamir Khan-led satire PK found Rajput in an extended cameo appearance as a Pakistani Muslim man falling for an Indian Hindu girl (Anushka Sharma). This cross-border romance was heartwarmingly explored by director Rajkumar Hirani in his comedic exploration of religious intolerance.

Rajput essayed similarly positive characters in movies like Chhichhore and MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. The former shifted between the past and present of Rajput’s protagonist as a carefree college student and later as a father protecting his teenage son from a burdening education system. In MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Rajput turned heads as he essayed the life journey of the legendary cricketer.

But to get a deeper look at Rajput’s dramatic range, one can also watch his more serious thrillers. The best examples are Detective Byomkesh Bakshy and Sonchiriya. In Detective Byomkesh Bakshy, Rajput played the titular detective navigating a murder mystery in 1940s-era Kolkata. With stylish set pieces, gripping direction by Dibakar Banerjee, and Rajput’s committed performance, the 2015 action drama became a cult classic even if it flopped at the box office.

Sonchiriya had similar luck as it earned more critical praise than commercial success. The gritty crime drama revolved around a bunch of dacoits in the much-feared Chambal Valley. Rajput played one such dacoit alongside reputed character actors like Ranvir Shorey, Manoj Bajpayee, and Bhumi Pednekar. Sonchiriya’s brilliance lay in how these actors humanised their characters, revealing the social and moral concerns that drove them to such a life.

More quintessential Sushant Singh Rajput movies to watch include the tragic romance Kedarnath, the intergenerational romantic drama Raabta, and The Fault In Our Stars remake Dil Bechara (Rajput’s final movie which got released after his death).

Why is Kai Po Che the best Sushant Singh Rajput movie to watch?

Sushant Singh Rajput’s debut film is also his finest as a lead performer. Rajput stars as an aspiring cricketer in early 2000s Gujarat, alongside Amit Sadh and Rajkumar Rao who play his lifelong friends.

While it’s a coming-of-age tale of friendship, Kai Po Che also offered some hard-hitting socio-political commentary on the real-life Gujarat earthquake of 2001 and the communal riots of 2002. Amit Trivedi’s memorably uplifting soundtrack coupled with Rajput’s convincing lead performance make Kai Po Che a testament of hope in times of gloom. The actor might not be anymore with us but his breezy energy and cheerful legacy remains with us.

Where can I watch the best Sushant Singh Rajput movies online?

Below you can find the latest streaming information for Sushant Singh Rajput’s best movies. This includes every offer for viewers in India today.

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  1. Kai Po Che!

    Kai Po Che!

    2013

    IMDB 7.8 (38k)

    #1

    Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars.

  2. Sonchiriya

    Sonchiriya

    2019

    IMDB 7.9 (13k)

    #2

    When a group of dacoits gets split after their leader is killed, they decide to run away. On the way, they meet Indumati and Khushi, who are chased by the former's family to be killed.

  3. PK

    PK

    2014

    IMDB 8.1 (202k)

    #3

    A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. Known only by his initials, the man's innocent questions and childlike curiosity take him on a journey of love, laughter and letting go.

  4. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

    #4

    Byomkesh, fresh out of college, agrees to investigate the disappearance of Bhuvan, a chemist. Assisted by Bhuvan's son Ajit, Byomkesh links the case to a larger conspiracy that will unsettle Calcutta.

  5. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

    #5

    Based on the life story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and his journey to being the world cup winning captain of the Indian cricket team.

  6. Chhichhore

    Chhichhore

    2019

    IMDB 8.3 (63k)

    #6

    Following a group of friends from university as they progress into middle-age life and go their own separate ways.

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  7. Kedarnath

    Kedarnath

    2018

    IMDB 6.8 (15k)

    #7

    Mansoor, a reserved and reticent Pithoo (porter), helps pilgrims make an arduous journey upwards to the temple town. His world turns around when he meets the beautiful and rebellious Mukku who draws him into a whirlwind of intense love.

  8. Shuddh Desi Romance

    Shuddh Desi Romance

    2013

    IMDB 5.8 (10k)

    #8

    A journey of three restless young people who junk the society's syllabus for finding love and decide to follow their heart.

  9. Raabta

    Raabta

    2017

    IMDB 4.7 (8k)

    #9

    An inseparable couple Saira and Shiva find themselves in a complicated situation when a stranger claims to be her reincarnated lover from their previous lifetime, hellbent on destroying their relationship and winning her back.

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  10. Dil Bechara

    #10

    Kizie and Manny, two ordinary people brought together by a tragic twist, embark on a bittersweet and extraordinary journey into the heart of that crazy little thing called 'life'.