Introduction of Rajkummar Rao
Who is Rajkummar Rao?
He is an actor whom we can say, if versatility had a face than it would be Rajkummar Yadav who is particularly known as Rajkmmar Rao. RajKummar Rao was born August 31st, 1984 in a Joint-Middle class family who resides in Gurgaon, Haryana. Rao is an Actor in Bollywood.
From being a child who used to watch 3-4 film on every weekend with his family to imitate those characters for 1 week,we can say that Rajkummar Rao is born to act. At this small age his passion towards Acting in Mainstream Hindi Cinema began
His journey to FTII, pune
Coming from a non-filmy background ,having Enthusiasm in eyes with so much passion towards acting, this young boy was clear about his dream. Raj used to participate in Acting plays at school and after completing 10th class, he made a final decision to make a career only in acting which is forwarded by getting a degree from Delhi University to having a 2 year acting diploma from Sri Ram Centre, Delhi.
When he got enough knowledge about theater the he took a step forward to FTII[Film and Television Institute], Pune, where he got to know about the difference between Acting and Over-acting. This was the platform where his Actual journey of being an Actor began
First Film and so on.
.Once underrated, now one of the most sought after actors in Bollywood, Rao came to Bombay in 2008 and made his acting debut in 2010 from experimental anthology film LSD[LOVE SEX AUR DHOKA]2010. This hardworking man has come a long way proving his mettle in Acting on silver screen. People are always seem to be looking forward to him.
The actor has managed to put himself on the wishlist of several Bollywood filmmakers by delivering back-to-back hits at the box office and winning several accolades to his name. Raj has acted in more than 30 films that have gained both critical and commercial acclaim.
RAJKUMAR RAO has faced struggle as many actors did in their times, he battled several rejections in his initial days and of course has seen a lot of financial ups and downs. You can see the interview below :
Lesser known Facts of Harshvardhan Rane( Inder from Sanam Teri Kasam)
|Born Name||Rajkumar Yadav|
|Address||Flat at Oberoi Springs in Andheri, Mumbai|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Arts(B.A)|
|School||Blue bells modern school|
|College/University|| ARSD(Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma college) Delhi University.|
FTII( Films and Television Institute of India) ,Pune
|Age||36 years ( As of 2020)|
|Date of Birth||31 August 1984|
|Place of Birth||Gurgaon (Haryana, India)|
|Hobbies||Reading, Travelling and Dancing|
|Salary||7-8 Crore per film|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
Cars and Bikes collection
|Bikes||Harley-davidson Fatbob |
Famous Controversies of Rajkumaar Rao
- In 2017, Rajkummar Rao got into a controversy, at the opening ceremony of 48th International Film Festival of India , he made a joke on SMRITI IRANI’s name and said: “What a co-incidence Majid Majidi[Director of the film”Beyond the Clouds] is an ‘Irani’ just like our union Minister Smiriti Irani.” she said.”Rajkummar, The entire country should know this that you only poked fun at a minister and it only shows as a government how tolerant we are”. she also added “I also thank you[Rajkummar Rao] because it shouldn’t go down that an actor was beaten up because he made fun of a BJP minister
- In 2018″ Rajkummar Rao again made Controversy when Namrata Singh Gujaral was upset from him over his lack of involvement in promoting the film”5 weddings“. She said “Either he didn’t want it to release in India or do the Hindi dub or thought it was just a small film, but I have never seen an actor behave as he did. I don’t think I can forgive him for that,”
Rajkummar Rao Height and Physical stats
|Height|| in centimeters 170 cm|
in meters 1.7 m
in feet inches 5’7″
|Weight [approx]||in kilograms 70 kg|
in pounds 154 lbs
|Body||Chest- 40 inches|
Waist- 32 inches
Biceps- 15 inches
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||His innocent face and Smile|
Also Read: Upcoming Movies of Rajkumaar
Relationships of Rajkummar Rao
|Parents||Father: Satyapal Yadav [died in 2019] |
Mother: Kamlesh Yadav [ houswife, died in 2016]
|Siblings||Sister: Monika yadav|
Brother: Amit yadav
Rajkummar Rao Award list
|2017 Newton Best Performance by an Actor ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS|
|2017 Entertainment CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Award|
|2014 Shahid Critics Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) FILMFARE AWARDS|
|2018 Trapped Critics Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) FILMFARE AWARDS|
|2018 Bareilly Ki Barfi Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) FILMFARE AWARDS|
|2017 Actor of the Year GQMEN OF THE YEARS AWARDS|
|2017 Variety Asian Stars: Up Next Award IFF&AWARDS MACAO|
|2017 Trapped Best Actor (Special Mention) INDIAN FILMS FESTIVAL OF MELBOURNE|
|2013 Shahid Best Actor NATIONAL FILM AWARDS|
|2018 Bareilly Ki Barfi Breakthrough Actor Of The Year NEWS18 MOVIE AWARDS|
|2017 Hottest Vegetarian PETA’S HOTTEST VEGETARIAN CELEBRITY.|
|2017 Bareilly Ki Barfi Best actor in a supporting role[male] STAR SCREEN AWARDS|
|2017 Newton Best Actor (Critics) STAR SCREEN AWARDS|
|2018 Stree Best Actor (Male) STAR SCREEN AWARDS|
|2014 Kai Po Che! Best Supporting Actor ZEE CINE AWARDS|
|2018 NEWTON Extraordinary Impact Award (Male) ZEE CINE AWARDS|
|DADASAHEB PHALKE EXCELLENCE AWARDS- Best actor for the film “newton”|
|FOI online awards- Best actor in a leading role for film ‘NEWTON’|
|FOI Online awards- Best actor in a supporting role for the film ” Breilly ki barfi”|
|IMW Digital Award-Best Actor in a web series|
Favourite things of Rajkummar Rao
|Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh khan , Amir khan,Manoj Bajpayee, AL pacino, Robet De Niro,|
Daniel Day-Lewis, Marlon Brando.
|Actresses||Madhubala, Konkona Sen Sharma|
|Night Spot||His home|
|Films|| Bollywood : Mohabbatein, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge|
Hollywood : The God father
|TV Shows||GAMES OF THRONES|
|Authors||Saadat Hasan Manto, Ayn Rand, Walter Isaacson.|
|Books||The Bhagavad Gita, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, The God Father by Mario Puzo, My Autography by Charlie Chaplin, Wild Seed by Octavia Butler, You Can win by Shiv Khera|
|Destination||Goa, Amsterdam, Newyork|
Rajkummar Rao Wedding.
Rajkummar Rao tied a knot with her lady love Patralekha. They had been dating each other for last 11 years and now they have proved their true love by their lovely wedding. Let’s have a look on this lovely video below where Rajkummar is singing on her wedding for her lady love.
Lesser Known Facts
- He does not smoke or drink.
- He has even given the audition for boogie Woogie which is a dance reality show.
- Once he had said in an interview that ” Failure may dishearten me but success will never change me. He further added “You can spot me roaming around with my friends on Yari road in Mumbai. If I change as a person, then I’ll never be able to play real characters.
- Chaplin and Michael Jackson are two greatest artist for him.
- Not many people know that he fasts on every Friday.
- He is a big fan of Chris martin i.e Coldplay
- He added another “M” to his name because his mother wanted him to do that for his success as she is a believer in numerology.
- He was initially taken as the lead actor for the film NH-10, but ANUSHKA SHARMA denied to cast him opposite her in the film as she was the producer of the film and wanted to work with an actor of her choice.
- He used to travel from Gurgaon to Delhi on a regular basis by his cycle to execute in the plays throughout his graduation days, Rajkummar had been doing theater with Kshitij Repertory and Shri Ram Centre[SRC] in Delhi.
- Once he got caught by police in Bengali Market, Delhi because he was seen covering his body with black color and was beating his back with a rubber belt, later he told them “I did it just to see the reaction of people around me, as it is a part of my Theatre practice“ wow this is called passion.
- He is a national level gold medalist in Taekwondo and used to get training in Martial Arts when he was in the 5th standard. You will get to know about the works he has done earlier in this video below
- For the movie “Trapped” .He lost hisweight and lived only on the “carrot and coffee “diet through the entire filming of the film. He even wanted to stay in the room for 20 days for the preparation of his role but the director denied him to do that as it would be dangerous. He decided to give his own blood for realistic depiction of scenes in the movie.
- His film Newton got selected for an official entry in Oscars 2017 on which Rao said, “It is huge. I am really happy. It is a great day as the film released, and is getting great responses from everywhere. And on top of that, you get this news of your film being the official entry to Oscars this year, it can’t get bigger than this,
- He has even learned the basics of sewing machines for the preparation of his role in the movie “STREE”. A tailor was signed to teach him the process of sewing clothes for about 20 days.
- Many people don’t know that Rao had his first role in the movie “RANN” directed by Ram Gopal Verma where he has played the role of a newsreader
- For his movie ” SHAHID” He did work hard for his role. He once said in an interview that “the whole movie was improvised and the only dialogue we used is’ Waqt lagta hai par ho jata hai’ from the script otherwise every dialogue is improvised in the film. Watch this Video Below
- He made a cameo in the movie D-Day where he was the voice of Zoya Rehman’s[Huma Quereshi’s husband]over the call.
- He is an avid dog lover
- After giving numerous audition for one and a half year, he got his first break in Ekta Kapoor’s LSD[LOVE SEX AUR DHOKA], and he got Rs16,000 remuneration for the film. LSD is also the first movie of Bollywood to be shot entirely on Digicam.
- He did a cameo in the film “RAABTA” and underwent a phenomenal transformation to look like a 324-year-old man