Katrina Kaif and Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant Singh Rajput turns Katrina Kaif's favorite actor after MS Dhoni: The Untold Story release. Pictured: Katrina Kaif and Sushant Singh RajputCollage of photos taken from Twitter and Facebook

Leading Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif is all praises for Sushant Singh Rajput and says that he has become her favorite actor after the release of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Katrina Kaif's revelation comes after she was asked about her favourite actor in a recent Facebook live chat hosted. Without mincing words, the actress named Sushant Singh Rajput as her favorite actor and could not stop going gaga over his performance in blockbuster movie MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Katrina Kaif said she has not watched MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, but has heard a lot about his acting from her friends. "I believe (have heard) that Sushant was very good in Dhoni, which just released. I met my friend Gattu (Abhishek Kapoor) a few days back, who of course, was the director of Fitoor , which we did recently. And he said that he (Sushant) has done some amazing work, Congratulations there, to him," she said.

Katrina Kaif and Sushant Singh Rajput were to share screen space in two movies like Half Girlfriend and Fitoor, but things did not fall in place due to some reasons. Sushant was thrilled when he heard about her remarks. "I hope Katrina watches the film soon, and feels the same (about my performance). I can flaunt about it in front of my friends back in Delhi," said the young Bollywood actor.

MS Dhoni: The Untold Story was released in theatres around the world on September 30 and has received an overwhelming response from audience and critics. Many celebs have praised the biopic of Dhoni and Sushant Singh's performance. The movie has done superb collection at the box office and joined the club of Rs 100 crore movies. The film has also become highest grossing Indian biopic of all time.