Rajkummar Rao

Actor
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Other Name / Also Known As : Raj
Profession : Actor
Gender : Male
Birthdate : 30th August, 1984
Birth Place : Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Status : Single
Height : 5 feet 10 inch(es) - (1.78 meter)
Debut Year : 2010
Active Years : 2010 - till date

Biography

Early Life

<p><b>Rajkummar Rao wanted to be astronaut and travel into space </b></p><p>As a child in school, Rajkummar Rao dreamt of becoming an astronaut and travel into space but he was such a prankster in school that he was most of the time outside the classroom for his mischief. <br></p><p>Hence he was weak in studies therefore his dream could not be satisfied. <br></p><p>Rajkummar performed Aamir Khan’s Gulam film stunt of running in front of train, in reality!<br></p><p>He was an avid lover of films since childhood. He would watch Bollywood masala movies and was literally crazy about films. After watching films, he would imitate the heroes in front of friends and relatives. <br></p><p>After he saw Amitabh Bachchan in Agneepath (1990) he was so obsessed by Bachchan mania that he talked, walked and behaved like Vijay Dinanath Chavan for a week. <br></p><p>After he saw Shah Rukh Khan in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) he went behind girls and wished girls and addressed himself as Raj. <br></p><p>The height of Rajk

Personal Life

<p><b>Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha are very much in relationship</b></p><p>Rajkummar Rao met actress Patralekha during the making of director Hansal Mehta's Hindi film CityLights (2014). <br></p><p>The two were attracted and shared a common notion about life and cinema. They have been dating since then. They believed they need to get firmly settled in life before taking the important decision of marriage. <br></p><p>Recently there were rumors of their break-up but both have rubbished them as gossip. They are happy and going steady. <br></p><p><br></p>

Career

<p><b>Rajkummar Rao joined FTII to become profession actor</b></p><p>The craze of cinema made Rajkummar Rao join local theatre. During his college days he joined Theatre with Kshitij Repertory and Shri Ram Center. After this he shifted to Pune and enrolled himself into FTII and sought a degree as a profession actor. <br></p><p>Later he moved to Mumbai, knowing very well that he will have to struggle as he knew nobody in Bollywood. He was mentally prepared for rejection hence when he was mocked for his ugly looks, his bushy eye-brows and shown the door; he gulped all humiliations without sorrow. <br></p><p>Daily he would visit 6 to 8 casting directors and plead for an extra’s role but luck was not in his favor. <br></p><p>He struggled for many months until he did an audition for film director Dibakar Banerjee’s film Love sex aur dhokha. The film was produced by Ekta Kapoor and she was so impressed that she signed Rao in her second film Ragini MMS. <br></p><p>Both the films were experimental movies made on shoe

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Rajkummar Rao Biography

Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Mental Hai Kya 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie 5 Weddings 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Fanne Khan 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Omerta 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Love Sonia 2018 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Newton 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bareilly Ki Barfi 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Behen Hogi Teri 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Raabta 2017 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Trapped 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dangal 2016 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Aligarh 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hamari Adhuri Kahani 2015 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Dolly Ki Doli 2015 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Citylights 2014 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Queen 2014 2014 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Shahid 2013 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kai Po Che 2013 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Talaash 2012 2012 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Chittagong 2012 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2 2012 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Ragini MMS 2011 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2010 Lead Actor - Released

Awards

Award Year For Category Status
IIFA Awards 2017 Aligarh Best Supporting Actor nominated
Filmfare Awards 2014 Kai Po Che Best Supporting Actor nominated
2017 Aligarh Best Supporting Actor nominated
Zee Cine Awards 2014 Kai Po Che Best Supporting Actor nominated
2017 Aligarh Best Supporting Actor nominated
2018 Newton Best Actor nominated
Bareilly Ki Barfi Best Supporting Actor nominated
National Film Awards 2014 Shahid Best Actor won

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