India, June 17 -- The news of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise has been an absolute shocker for Digvijay Deshmukh, the actor's co-star from 2013 film Kai Po Che! In the film, too, Deshmukh played a gifted cricketer being mentored by Sushant's character and he shares how in real life, Rajput wanted to see him become a successful cricketer.

"He was passionate about cricket. On the last day of shoot, I had promised him I would not meet him till I became a decent level cricketer. This year, when I got selected for Mumbai Indians, I decided to meet him but then the lockdown happened and now he is no more. I wish the lockdown wouldn't have been there, at least then I would have been able to fulfil the promise I made to him. I failed to do so,...