There are only a few actors in the industry who get better with each film and make us proud as cinema lovers. Rajkummar Rao doesn’t need any introduction. An ordinary looking man with big dreams struggled to carve his niche in Bollywood and now it won’t be wrong to say that he has become one of the most sought-after stars. With back-to-back spectacular performances, he proved that talent always shines.

When people are still debating on nepotism, Rajkummar is busy making himself better. As the actor has turned a year older today, have a look at some of his powerful performances.

Newton

Newton

This film doesn’t need any introduction. It became India’s official entry to Oscars 2018. Rajkummar delivered a powerful performance and received many praises. He played the role of a rookie government clerk, who goes to a Naxal-controlled town to conduct free and fair voting.

Bareilly Ki Barfi

Bareilly Ki Barfi

In it, Rajkummar stole the limelight from Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon. He gave many funny moments and proved that good acting can even overshadow the lead role.

Omerta

Omerta

Rajkummar proved his versatility with this Hansal Mehta’s film. He played the role of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, British terrorist of Pakistani descent. He was lauded for his performance.

Trapped

Trapped

The movie was about a man who gets trapped in his house without food and water. The actor underwent massive body transformation for his role and proved that there is nothing that Rajkummar can’t do.

Aligarh

The actor has always said that for him, quality of the film and script matter the most. In Aligarh, Rajkummar played the role of a journalist and won hearts with his performance.