Sushant Divgikar is an Indian model, actor, singer, columnist, psychologist, motivational speaker, drag queen, pageant director, video jockey, and one of the 14 contestants of the upcoming singing competition known as Queen of the Universe. He is also the first Indian and the first delegate from any country to have won a record of 3 individual subtitles and 2 group subtitles at the Mr. Gay World 2014 contest.
In this post, I will be writing about Sushant Divgikar (Rani Ko-HE-Nur)biography, age, career, net worth, relationship, and other facts about his. First, let’s look at his profile summary.
Divgikar was born on July 2, 1990, in the western suburbs of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, in their family home in Bandra West. He was born to Goan Konkani parents, Pradeep Divgikar and Bharati Divgikar. His father, Pradeep is a retired Assistant Commissioner, Indian Customs and Central Excise, and former President of the Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatics Association (GMAAA) while his mother is a homemaker. Divgikar’s older brother, Karan Divgikar, works as a flight attendant at Qatar Airways. He had his Master’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Divgikar goes by the pronouns “he”, “she” and “they”.
Sushant Divgikar (Rani Ko-HE-Nur) Career
Divgikar started his TV career with UTV Bindass’s Big Switch Season 3 directed by Rohit Shetty. He later did Atyachaar Ka Punchnama for UTV Bindass as a host. He was a contestant on Color TV’s Bigg Boss 8 and he participated in Mr. Gay World 2014. He was among the top 10 finalists and he became the first person in the history of the pageant to have three sub-awards – Mister Gay World Congeniality 2014, Mister People’s Choice & Mister Gay World Art 2014. He has also worked for brands like Maruti Suzuki, MTV India, Channel V India, Idea mobiles on TV commercials. Alongside acting and TV, he won several awards and titles between 2011 and 2013.
He was a guest in Colors TV’s India’s Got Talent and Zoom’s Style Panga in 2015. He was also a guest in the grand finale of &TV’s Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah. Two documentary films, both based on his life, have been nominated and screened at various national and international festivals. He will soon be seen in an online series Love, Life, and Screw Ups.
Divgikar with the drag name Rani Ko-HE-Nur, created history by becoming the first drag queen in India to participate in a singing reality show and win the golden buzzer, making Rani / Sushant the first contestant from the LGBTQIA+ community to win a golden buzzer and directly enter the top 15 of the reality competition show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa in the year 2018. He is also one of the 14 contestants of the upcoming drag singing competition known as Queen of the Universe Season 1.
The drag singing competition series is set to premiere on Paramount+ on December 2. The 14 contestants are from a variety of different backgrounds and they include plenty of former reality TV stars, who represents 10 regions around the world, including the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Denmark, Australia, Canada, England, France, China, and India, and features several pageant winners and alums from The X Factor, American Idol, and RuPaul’s Drag Race, as well as The Switch. The queens will perform in front of a live audience and judge Michelle Visage, Trixie Mattel, Vanessa Williams, and Leona Lewis in each episode. The host of the competition is Graham Norton and the winner will receive a $250,000 prize.
Mr. Arts challenge, Mr. Gay world, 2014 – Nominated
Team sports challenge, Mr. Gay world 2014 – Nominated
Team Arts challenge, Mr. Gay world 2014 – Nominated
Mr. Gay world, 2014, Rome – Top 10 Grand Finalist
Best Anchor in a reality or music and danced based, Indian Television Academy Awards (Atyachaar Ka Punchnama) – Nominated
Sushant Divgikar (Rani Ko-HE-Nur) Family
Divgikar was born to Goan Konkani parents, Pradeep Divgikar and Bharati Divgikar. His father, Pradeep is a retired Assistant Commissioner, Indian Customs and Central Excise, and former President of the Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatics Association (GMAAA). Divgikar’s older brother, Karan Divgikar, works as a flight attendant at Qatar Airways.