Sushant's made a mark playing the lead role of Manav in the popular Zee TV show 'Pavitra Rishta'. An intelligent student who topped his engineering entrance exam, Sushant never really saw acting as a career option. His true passion was dancing but he was soon pulled into the world of showbiz playing Preet in 'Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil' that aired for two years. He was then roped in for 'Pavitra Rishta' where he played Manav. Sushant has bagged several awards as best actor for his performance. He has also participated in the dance reality shows 'Zara Nach Ke Sikha' and 'Jhalak Dikhla Ja'. In the latter, he showed off his outstanding contemporary dance skills and won the most consistent performance award.
Sushant made a successful Bollywood debut with Abhishek Kapoor-directed 'Kai Po Che'. He then went on to star in Yashraj Films' 'Shuddh Desi Romance', plus he's working with Aamir Khan in 'Peekay'
He has been dating his 'Pavitra Rishta' co-star Ankita Lokhande for some time now.