Biography

Rajkummar Rao Yadav is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films. Rao has established a career in Hindi cinema and is the recipient of a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award from three nominations.

After graduating, he moved to Mumbai for a film career and made his film debut with the 2010 experimental anthology film Love Sex Aur Dhokha. After starring in brief roles in several of the highly successful Hindi films of the following two years, he achieved success for his breakout role in 2013 with the drama film Kai Po Che!, for which he was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor award at Filmfare. That same year, he was awarded the Filmfare and the National Film Award for Best Actor and Critics Best Actor for his portrayal of Shahid Azmi in the biographical drama Shahid.

In 2014, Rao played the leading man in the successful romantic comedy Queen and the drama CityLights. Rao received critical acclaim for portraying a journalist in the biographical drama Aligarh, which earned him a second nomination for Best Supporting Actor at Filmfare.

Rajkummar Rao Yadav is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films. Rao has established a career in Hindi cinema and is the recipient of a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award from three nominations.

After graduating, he moved to Mumbai for a film career and made his film debut with the 2010 experimental anthology film Love Sex Aur Dhokha. After starring in brief roles in several of the highly successful Hindi films of the following two years, he achieved success for his breakout role in 2013 with the drama film Kai Po Che!, for which he was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor award at Filmfare. That same year, he was awarded the Filmfare and the National Film Award for Best Actor and Critics Best Actor for his portrayal of Shahid Azmi in the biographical drama Shahid.

In 2014, Rao played the leading man in the successful romantic comedy Queen and the drama CityLights. Rao received critical acclaim for portraying a journalist in the biographical drama Aligarh, which earned him a second nomination for Best Supporting Actor at Filmfare.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1984-08-31

Place of Birth Gurgaon, Haryana, India

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Also Known As

  • Raj Kumar Yadav
  • Raj kumar Rao
  • Rajkumar Rao
  • Rajkumar Yadav

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The White Tiger
Priceless
Shimla Mirchi as Avinash
2019 Operation Khukri
2019 Judgementall Hai Kya as Keshav
2019 Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga as Sahil Mirza
2018 Kanpur Waale Khuranas (1 episode) as Himself
2018 5 Weddings as Officer Harbhajan Singh
2018 Love Sonia as Manish
2018 Stree as Vicky
2018 Fanney Khan as Adhir
2018 Dance Deewane (1 episode) as Himself
2018 Omerta as Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh
2017 Bose: Dead/Alive (9 episodes) as Subhas Chandra Bose as Bose
2017 Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana as Satyendra aka Sattu
2017 Bareilly Ki Barfi as Pritam Vidrohi
2017 The Drama Company (2 episodes) as Himself
2017 Raabta as Mohak
2017 Behen Hogi Teri as Gattu
2017 Newton as Newton Kumar
2017 Trapped as Shaurya
2016 BFF's with Vogue (2 episodes) as Himself
2016 The Kapil Sharma Show (4 episodes) as Himself
2016 Aligarh as Deepu Sebastian
2015 Hamari Adhuri Kahani
2015 Dolly Ki Doli as Sonu Sarawat
2014 City Lights as Deepak Singh
2013 Queen as Vijay
2013 Comedy Nights with Kapil (2 episodes) as Himself
2013 Kai Po Che! as Govind "Govi" Patel
2012 Talaash as Devrath Kulkarni
2012 Shahid as Shahid Azmi
2012 Chittagong as Lokenath Bal
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2 as Shamshad Alam
2011 Ragini MMS as Uday
2010 LSD: Love, Sex aur Dhokha as Adarsh
2010 Rann as News Reader
2004 Coffee with Karan (1 episode) as Himself

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