Not everyone knows that Sushant Singh Rajput too was a background dancer with choreographer Shiamak Davar before he became an actor. Sushant used to dance as part of Shiamak Davar’s dance company just like Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and a few others in the industry today. Sushant in fact has even performed as a background dancer with Aishwarya Rai, Preity Zinta etc in his dancing days.
From being an engineering student from Delhi, to dancing as a background dancer for Shiamak and now being the star who is being choreographed by Shiamak is a huge achievement of Sushant. Shiamak Davar is extremely proud of where Sushant had reached.
Sushant had surely struggled a lot and shown the world that even common people with big dreams can achieve those dreams if they work hard and are passionate enough.
Expressing his pride, Shiamak said, “When Sushant wanted to take up engineering, I told him, why don’t you take up acting? You’re fun; you have a good understanding of the craft. I felt there was something special about him back then. He said I don’t know… education is important for me. I said just try, if you fail its okay but at least try. He listened to me and then he got a television role in Pavitra Rishta and then he went on to doing films. In Kai Po Che, he was outstanding and in Dhoni he was fabulous, beyond words.
The thing is that he was a very natural actor and that’s what I liked about him. I knew somewhere that this boy had something, and he is a good dancer and it’s so important in the industry now a days. I am very proud of him, extremely proud of him. I am so proud of where he had reached.”
Further adds, “More so I am proud of him, as he hadn’t forgotten the faith I had in him. He has always, in every way, always spoken about me as a teacher. It just showed the kind of person he was.”