Who Is Rajkummar Rao?


Rajkumar Yadav aka Rajkummar Rao is an Indian model and actor. He is mainly known for his tremendous work in the Bollywood film industry. Rao’s family and close friends call him ‘Raj‘.

In 2010, he first appeared in Amitabh Bachchan and Ritesh Deshmukh starrer Ram Gopal Varma’s political thriller film ‘Rann’, where he played a very small ‘News Reader‘ character. In the same year, the Actor debuted his Bollywood career with Director Dibakar Banerjee’s ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)’ and played the Adarsh (lead) character in that film. This film got success at the box office. After that, he starred Ekta Kapoor produced horror film ‘Ragini MMS’ in 2011.

Early Life


Rajkumar was born on 31 August 1984, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. He was born to a middle-class joint family in Haryana. His father is a retired tax collector in Haryana revenue department and mother was a housewife. His mother died on March 10, 2016.

The actor completed his schooling from S.N. Sidheshwar Sr. Sec. Public School in Gurgaon. Later, he admitted to Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College in Delhi and completed a bachelor of Arts degree. This college is a co-educational constituent college of the University of Delhi.

From a very young age, Rao interested in acting. When Rao was studied, he simultaneously doing theatre with Shri Ram Centre (SRC) in Delhi for two years and he is one of the permanent members of this theatre. Later, he worked with veteran theatre director Bharti Sharma in Shedej Remitry, Delhi. At the meantime (2006), Raj completed his bachelor of Arts degree and admitted to Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, India. In 2008, Rajkummar graduated from the institute and shifted to Mumbai to build a successful film career.

Debut & Succes Story


After completing his filmy course, he shifted to Mumbai for a film career. Rao spent years visiting studios and meeting casting directors. In 2010, he first appeared in Amitabh Bachchan and Ritesh Deshmukh starrer Ram Gopal Varma’s political thriller film ‘Rann‘, where he played a very small ‘News Reader‘ character. In the same year, the Actor debuted his Bollywood career with Director Dibakar Banerjee’s ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)’ and played the Adarsh (lead) character in that film. This film got success at the box office. After that, he starred Ekta Kapoor produced horror film ‘Ragini MMS’ in 2011. That film was a huge success at the box office and collects ₹9 crore (INR) from the budget of only ₹1.3 crore (INR).

After a few brief roles in a couple of films, he finally got his breakthrough role in director Abhishek Kapoor’s sports-drama film ‘Kai Po Che! (2013), co-starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Amit Sadh. This film was taken positive critics reviews and got a huge success at the box office. Raj received so many positive reviews from audiences and nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male). “Kai Po Che!” was the biggest breakthrough in Rajkumar Rao’s career.

His portrayal character of Shahid Azmi in the critically acclaimed biographical drama ‘Shahid (2013)’ gained him good reviews. For this character, he was awarded the National Film Award for Best Actor and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. After that, he doesn’t have to look back. Now popular producers and director’s wants to work with him. 

The actor has acted so many successful films, maximum movies were super hit at box office. Now Raj Kumar Rao established himself as one of the successful actors in Bollywood industry. He is one of the best actors in the Bollywood industry who become famous from a non-filmy family background.

Personal Life


Rajkummar Rao has been in a steady relationship with actress Anwita Paul (stage name: Patralekha). The actress made her debut opposite Raj in 2014’s critically acclaimed film ‘CityLights‘. Raj and Patralekha met in while they are in Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). But fall in love while shooting for a short film. They are very open about their relationship. Raj often shares romantic pictures of himself and Patralekhaa together in his social media timeline.

Social Accounts

Rajkummar Rao Complete Details


Below are the complete details about Rajkummar Rao (Age, Height, Body measurement, Shoe Size, Social Accounts, Family, Friends, Address, House, Affairs, Controversies, Favorite Things, Hobbies, Vehicle Collection, Car Collection, Movies, Bike Collection, Net Worth, Income, Side Business, Hit Flop, Upcoming Movies, Awards, Unknown facts and more details).



  
Personal Life
Childhood Picture/Video
NameRajkummar Rao.
Real NameRajkummar Yadav.
Other Names/NicknamesRaj.
Born31 August 1984.
Age34 Years. (As In 2019).
Birth PlaceGurgaon, Haryana, India.
NationalityIndian.
OccupationModel, Actor.
ReligionHindu.
Astrological SignVirgo.
Physical Info/Stats
Height5 Feet 10 Inches.
1.77 Meters.
Weight
(Approx.)
65 kg.
Body Measurements
(Approx.)
Biceps: 14 Inches.
Chest: 40 Inches.
Waist: 34 Inches.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorBlack.
Shoe Size10 Inches (US).
Physical Trade MarkUnique Eyebrows.
Education
SchoolS.N. Sidheshwar Sr. Sec. Public School in Gurgaon.
CollegeAtma Ram Sanatan Dharma College in Delhi.
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts.
OtherShri Ram Centre (SRC) - Theater.
Shedej Remitry.
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).
Family & Friends
FatherName Unknown (Retired tax collector in Haryana revenue department).
MotherName Unknown (Housewife).
Died: March 10, 2016.
Rajkummar Rao with his mother, brother, and sisiter.

BrotherElder Brother: Amit Kumar Yadav.
SisterYounger Sister: Monika Yadav.
GrandfatherN/A.
UnclesN/A.
Other RelativesN/A.
Best FriendsPatralekha Mishra Paul (Actress), Ekta Kapoor (Director, Producer).
House & Address
Residence AddressA flat at Oberoi Springs in Andheri.
Office AddressN/A.
Social Accounts
FacebookRajkummar Rao Facebook.
InstagramRajkummar Rao Instagram.
TwitterRajkummar Rao Twitter.
YouTubeN/A.
WebsitesN/A.
Controversies
No Series Controversies
Spouse & Children
Marital StatusNot Married.
SpouseN/A.
Wife OccupationN/A.
ChildrensN/A.
Girlfriends & Affairs
Patralekha (Actress).
Born: February 20, 1990, Shillong, India.
Age: 29 Years. (As In 2019).
Favorites & Hobbies
HobbiesTravelling, Reading.
Favorite ColorN/A.
Favorite FoodGimme Cake.
Favorite ActorBollywood: Shah Rukh Khan, Dilip Kumar, Irrfan Khan, Manoj Bajpai, Aamir Khan.

Hollywood: Daniel Day-Lewis
Favorite ActressMadhubala, Konkana Sen Sharma.
Favorite MoviesBollywood: Garm Hava (1974), Haasil (2003), Swades (2004). Andaz Apna Apna (1994), Dil Se (1998), Maqbool (2003).

Hollywood: The Post (2017), Forrest Gump (1994), The Godfather (1972).
Favorite DirectorHansal Mehta.
Raj has done so many films with Hansal like Shahid (2012), CityLights (2014) Aligarh (2015), Omerta (2017), Simran (2017), and more.
Favorite Holiday DestinationsGoa, New York, Eourope, Dubai, Thailand.
Favorite SportBasket Ball.
Net Worth & Income
Salary
(Approx.)
Per Ad: ₹50 Lakhs - 1 Crore (INR).
Per Film: ₹4 - 5 Crore (INR).
Net Worth
(Approx.)
$5 - 6 Million (US).
₹40 - 45 Crore (INR).
Vehicle Collection
Bike CollectionN/A.
Car CollectionLand Rover (Approx - ₹50 Lakhs).


Audi Q7 (Approx - ₹70 Lakhs).
OtherN/A.
Career
Total MoviesClick To Know.
Debut FilmRann (2010) - Small Role.


Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010) - Lead Role.
Hit/Flop & Box OfficeClick To Know.
Turning Point Movies
(Breakthrough Movies)
Kai Po Che! (2013).
Awards
Awards WinsClick Here To Know.
Total NominationsClick Here To Know.
Other RecognitionsClick Here To Know.
Other Business/Side Business
Production HouseN/A.
Clothing BrandN/A.
OtherN/A.
Upcoming Movies
StarringRajkummar Rao Upcoming Movies.
Interviews & Videos


Rajkummar Rao Unknown Interesting Facts


22Family Background

Rajkumar was born to a middle-class joint family in Haryana. His father is a retired tax collector in Haryana revenue department and mother was a housewife.

21Real Name

Rajkumar Yadav is the real name of Rajkummar Rao. Yadav is his father’s surname and Rao is mother’s.

20Story Of Extra ‘M’

Rajkummar’s mother believed in numerology. She wanted him to wear various rings etc. But he hadn’t done that. Later in 2014, his mother made him to add an extra ‘M’ in the middle of his name.

19Siblings

The actor has an elder brother named Amit Yadav and a younger sister named Monika Yadav.

18Found The Actual Skills

Rajkummar found his interest in acting while participating in school plays. He started dancing and acting while he was in school.

17Supportive Family

Raj’s family is too much supportive, especially his mother. Nobody pressurizes him for study or any other things. His mother always supports him because she knows, he was a responsible child.

16Mother Passed Away

Rao’s mother died on March 10, 2016. His mother was an inspiration for his career. Maybe that’s why Rajkummar Resumed Shooting of ‘Newton (2017)’ A Day After His Mother’s Demise.

15Fall In Love

Rajkummar Rao has been in a steady relationship with actress Anwita Paul (stage name: Patralekha). Raj and Patralekha met in while they are in Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). But fall in love while shooting for a short film. The actress made her debut opposite Raj in 2014’s critically acclaimed film ‘CityLights‘.

14First Screen Appearance

Rao was first appeared in Sona Mohapatra’s music video ‘Aaja Ve’ in 2005, playing the small role of a schoolmaster.

13Acting Debut

In 2010, he first appeared in Amitabh Bachchan and Ritesh Deshmukh starrer Ram Gopal Varma’s political thriller film ‘Rann’, where he played a very small ‘News Reader‘ character.

12Breakthrough

Although he debuts his career in 2010, he got his breakthrough role in director Abhishek Kapoor’s sports-drama film ‘Kai Po Che! (2013), co-starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Amit Sadh. This film was taken positive critics reviews and got a huge success at the box office.

11Dedication

As an actor, he never hesitates to act any role no matter it’s small or big. He appeared in so many films with small roles.

10Disguise Freakiness

Did you see the ‘Raabta (2017)’ film? Rajkummar Rao played the role of a 324-year-old man in that film. He is too much disguise freak.

9Self Made Actor

As we all know, he is not from any filmy background family. He made his own road to success.

8Hate Himself

Raj doesn’t like himself in the character of ‘Hari Prasad’ which he played in the film ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani (2015)’ co-starring Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan.

7Autobiography

If Rajkummar’s autobiography will make, he wanna pick the name ‘He Tried’ for the autobiography.

6‘Reason For Me Becoming An Actor’

In an interview with bollywoodhungama.com, Rajkummar stated “SRK is the reason for me becoming an actor. I am a crazy crazy fan of Shah Rukh Khan”. SRK’s Bollywood journey and success inspired him always. Check out that video of Raj.

5Huge Fan

He is the huge fan of Manoj Bajpayee and Irrfan Khan after Shah Rukh Khan.

4Favorite Director

Raj has done so many films with Hansal Mehta like Shahid (2012), CityLights (2014) Aligarh (2015), Omerta (2017), Simran (2017), and more. Rajkummar also stated Hansal is his favorite director.

3Reading Hobby

Likes to read celebrities biography to inspire himself and to get some real life skills.

2All Credit Goes To Ekta Kapoor

Although he gained recognition for his work in Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che! (2013), Rao always credits Ekta Kapoor for all the fame he gained in the industry.

1Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Rajkummar Rao is the 6th Indian actor, after Atul Kulkarni, Manoj Bajpayee, Rajat Kapoor, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, to be nominated at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards held in Australia. And became the second actor, after Manoj Bajpayee, to have won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor for his work in Newton (2017).


All info was collected from a various news site, TV shows and celebrities social profiles. We will update the unknown facts list day after day. So if you like this article or you are a fan of Rajkummar Rao then share this article. If you think I missed anything then please comment on below comment section.


 

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