18th IIFA Awards 2017: When Sushant Singh Rajput performed as a background dancer in 2006

Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be seen setting the stage on fire along with his rumoured girlfriend Kriti Sanon at IIFA, had performed as a background dancer in 2006 IIFA.
Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon
Written by: Arpita Singh New Delhi July 13, 2017 15:48 IST

The 18th edition of IIFA 2017 is going to be a starry affair as Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon and many others have already reached New York to attend the grand Gala.

But very few know that heartthrob Sushant Singh Rajput, who rose to fame with TV series Pavitra Rishta, before tasting stardom was a background dancer.

Journey to showbiz for Sushant Singh Rajput was not a cake walk and he had struggled a lot in his initials days. 

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Sharing his excitement with the world Sushant once said that he started his career in the Cineworld as a background dancer in the IIFA 2006.

Once Sushant even shared about this one of the unknown fact about him on his microblogging site Twitter and wrote, ''I'm so looking forward to performing IIFA 2017. I started off as a background dancer in 2006 IIFA."

Sharing few more sneak peeks about his performance at IIFA Sushant shared a video on his Instagram, in which he can be seen teasing his raabta co-star Kriti.

Captioning the video Sushant wrote, ‘’Punjaban performing @iifa with me @ her own Risk @kritisanon.’’ 

Punjaban performing @iifa with me @ her own Risk 😜😜 @kritisanon

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On work front, Sushant is prepping up for his next titled Chanda Mama Door Ke, where the Kai Po Che! star will play an astronaut.

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