Sushant Singh Rajput is an Indian actor. He started his career with television serials, including an award-winning performance in the soap opera Pavitra Rishta and as a participant in two dance reality shows. He then entered films with a role as one of the three male leads in Abhishek Kapoor's Kai Po Che! (2013), for which he won three awards for Best Male Debut. His other notable films since then have been as the hero of the romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) and as the titular detective in the thriller Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015), both of which were produced by Yash Raj Films.