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Rajkummar Rao is an Indian actor who works in the Hindi film industry, and he has won a number of awards. He had his first Bollywood breakthrough in 2013 with movies Kai Po Che! and biographical drama Shahid. He received his first Best Supporting Actor nomination at Filmfare for the former, and a National Film Award for Best Actor and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for the latter.
Beginning his acting career in 2010, Rajkummar's first role was as a newsreader in movie Rann. He then starred in Love Sex Aur Dhokha alongside a number of newcomers and non-actors. The next year he starred in Ragini MMS opposite Kainaz Motivala and along with positive reviews it also did well at the box office. The same year he starred in Shaitan alongside Rajeev Khandelwal, Kalki Koechlin, Gulshan Devaiya, Shiv Panditt, Neil Bhoopalam, Kirti Kulhari, Rajit Kapoor, and Pawan Malhotra.
In 2012, Rajkummar starred in three movies - Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2, Chittagong and Talaash: The Answer Lies Within. In 2013, along with Kai Po Che! and Shahid, he starred in Boyss Toh Boyss Hain, and made a cameo appearance in D-Day and A New Love Ishtory.
Rajkummar has starred in a good number of movies, with 2014 seeing him in comedy movie Queen, CityLights, and short film Bombay Mirror. He followed them with Dolly Ki Doli and Hamari Adhuri Kahani (2015), in 2016 with Aligarh, which he was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor, and Trapped, which won him Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.
In 2017, he starred in Behen Hogi Teri; Bareilly Ki Barfi, which earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor; Newton, which won him Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor; and in Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana.
The year 2018 was a busy year for Rajkummar as he starred in five movies, namely, Omerta, Fanney Khan, Stree, Love Sonia, and 5 Weddings, which is an English language film set in the United States and India. In 2019, he starred in Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga and Judgementall Hai Kya, and will next be seen in Made In China. He will also be seen in 2020 in movies Turram Khan and Roohi Afza.
Rajkummar also starred in 2017 web television miniseries Bose: Dead/Alive, which was based on the book India's Biggest Cover-up by activist Anuj Dhar.
Rajkummar Rao was born on August 31, 1984 as Raj Kumar Yadav in Gurugram, Haryana and finished his schooling from SN Sidheshwar Senior Secondary School in Gurugram and graduated in Arts from Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ARSD)–University of Delhi. He was simultaneously doing theatre with Kshitij Repertory and Shri Ram Centre (SRC) in Delhi. In 2008, Rajkummar graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune and shifted to Mumbai for a film career.
He has been in a relationship with actress Patralekha Paul since 2010.
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India.com Entertainment Desk January 19, 2024 9:23 PM IST
On Friday, Pankaj hinted significantly at the sequel of Stree 2. The shoot of the film commenced filming last year in Chanderi, a town in Madhya Pradesh.
India.com Entertainment Desk October 25, 2023 1:18 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao is all set to begin his new role as the National Icon of Election Commission of India.
India.com Entertainment Desk September 29, 2023 11:52 AM IST
Janhvi Kapoor recently talked about growing up under the spotlight and how the paparazzi culture negatively impacted her school life.
India.com Entertainment Desk September 28, 2023 3:46 PM IST
Rajkumar Rao and Triptii Dimri starrer Vicky Vidya Ka Woh Wala Video is touted to be a pure masala entertainer set in the swinging 90s.
India.com Entertainment Desk August 2, 2023 9:27 PM IST
Guns And Gulaabs Trailer: Rajkummar Rao-Dalqueer Salmaan's dark-action-comedy series is a blend of 90s Bollywood and old-school romance.
India.com Entertainment Desk July 11, 2023 3:25 PM IST
Stree 2 theme is out as Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor begin shooting for the fillm. The film will now show 'Sirkate ka aatank' in the new story. Read on.
IANS July 9, 2023 12:18 AM IST
Bollywood star Shraddha Kapoor has flown for the town of Chanderi for the eagerly anticipated shooting of 'Stree 2'.
India.com Entertainment Desk July 4, 2023 11:28 AM IST
Mr And Mrs Mahi is Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor's second collaboration after the 2021 horror thriller Roohi. The film is set to release in March 2024.
India.com Entertainment Desk June 28, 2023 1:00 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao prepares to mesmerise audiences with his versatile acting skills, embracing yet another iconic role of Bhagat Singh.
India.com Entertainment Desk June 27, 2023 2:54 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao shared a selfie from the sets of the horror-comedy 'Stree 2' with Shraddha. He captioned it, "Kya hoga jab fir se milenge #Stree aur #Purush, #Stree2".
IANS May 5, 2023 9:04 PM IST
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta says 'Omerta' will always be special to him even though he lost a lot of money due to unscrupulous producing partners but ultimately and has no regrets.
Video Desk April 30, 2023 5:01 PM IST
Badhaai Do's team recently celebrated as it won six awards, including Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao and Best Actress (Critics') for Bhumi Pednekar. The recognition reflects the film's impressive storytelling and powerful performances, and its ability to educate and inspire change.
India.com Entertainment Desk April 28, 2023 10:17 AM IST
Filmfare Awards 2023: From Alia Bhatt clinching the Best Actress trophy to Rajkummar Rao winning the Best Actor award. Check the complete winners' list here.
India.com Entertainment Desk April 15, 2023 6:10 PM IST
Stree 2 Pre-Teaser Event: Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor recently announced sequel to their horror-comedy through stage skit. - Watch
Video Desk April 13, 2023 10:58 AM IST
India.com Entertainment Desk April 4, 2023 2:26 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao never fails to impress with his tremendous film choices and understanding of onscreen emotions. From romantic genre to comedy movies, Rao has proved his versatility with his conviction of reel presence.
Vineeta Kumar March 25, 2023 6:44 PM IST
Bheed Movie Review: Anubhav Sinha gives Rajkummar Rao and Pankaj Kapur their best scenes to perform in a socially poignant film explaining the dichotomy of righteousness and existence.
Vineeta Kumar March 25, 2023 4:21 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar share a lovely chemistry in Bheed. In a carefully crafted scene by director Anubhav Sinha, they go intimate. Here's what Rajkummar has to say about it.
Kritika Vaid March 25, 2023 10:02 AM IST
Bheed Box Office Collection Day 1: It is Rajkummar Rao's lowest-performing film after Badhai Do and HIT: The First Case. Check the detailed analysis here.
Vineeta Kumar March 24, 2023 8:13 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao and Ashutosh Rana go all candid about their love for acting, why it's not too soon for them to bring a film on the pandemic, and how Bheed is an important film for Indians.
India.com Entertainment Desk March 24, 2023 2:36 PM IST
Bheed leaked online: Rajkummar Rao, Ashutosh Rana, Bhumi Pednekar, and Pankaj Kapur's film, directed by Anubhav Sinha, has been leaked online in HD quality on Tamilrockers on day 1 of its release.
India.com Entertainment Desk March 10, 2023 2:15 PM IST
Bheed Trailer: Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar's social-drama based on the 2020 lockdown defines real heroism amid pandemic.
IANS February 26, 2023 5:24 PM IST
Rajkummar Rao and Manoj Bajpayee-starrer 'Aligarh' has completed seven years of its release in Hindi cinema on Sunday and its director Hansal Mehta penned a note in its praise.
IANS February 1, 2023 8:18 PM IST
Director Anubhav Sinha's Bheed stars Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Kapur, Bhumi Pednekar, Dia Mirza and Ashutosh Rana, and is scheduled to release on March 24, 2023.
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