Bhojpuri cinema’s sensational actor and singer Dinesh Lal Yadav aka Nirahua has been making headlines recently for joining the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. While he has been pitted against politician Akhilesh Yadav in Azamgarh constituency, this is not the only field he is toiling in as the star has landed himself in controversies after his mother leaked certain secrets about him in an interview.

According to a report in MSN, she revealed that Nirahua had tied the knot with Mansha in the year 2000 and has two sons named Aditya and Amit. Preferring to stay away from the limelight, Mansha lives in Mumbai with the two kids and is known to few people from Nirahua’s circle. Even when “Nirahua’s wife” is searched on the Internet, images of the actor posing with Amrapali Dubey or Pakhi Hegde pop up. It is interesting to note that Nirahua has often been in news for his alleged affair with Amrapali.

When asked why she doesn’t stay with her son, Nirahua’s mother Chandrajyoti Devi replied that she tends after farm work hence, stays in the village while both her sons reside in Mumbai. However, she added that she keeps going down to meet them regularly. She then revealed that Nirahua’s father, Kumar Yadav married twice. It was after his first wife expired that he married her, having two daughters from the previous wife. Both the daughter, Sushila and Asha, are now married.

Revealing about her own family, Chandrajyoti Devi shared that apart from Nirahua, her son Parvesh too lives in Mumbai while daughter Lalita is now married. Speaking about their early struggles, Chandrajyoti shared that they lived in a slum initially as her husband earned a meagre Rs 3500 as a labourer in Kolkata. Nirahua too lived with them in the slums back then.

Few know that Nirahua had a craze for playing cricket and was famous in the locality for hitting boundaries and sixes. Apart from this, his inclination towards singing, made him sit on the back of the buffalos and practice. While his father wanted him to complete his studies successfully and land a permanent job, Nirahua always wanted to try his acting skills.

Originally from the village of Tundva in Ghazipur, Nirahua is one of the highest paid and most sought-after stars of the industry. The actor enjoys a huge fan following. Dinesh has given many blockbuster films in the past. He has also ventured into the digital world with ALTBalaji’s first-ever Bhojpuri show Hero Vardiwala. In it, he has shared the screen space with his rumoured girlfriend Amrapali Dubey and is receiving a positive response for playing the role of a cop in the show. Nirahua recently celebrated his 40th birthday and has also featured in the television reality show Bigg Boss.