Rajkummar Rao celebrates his 35th birthday today. He is one of the most versatile actors we have in Bollywood. Rajkummar Rao was born as Raj Kumar Yadav in Gurugram, India. He finished his schooling in Gurugram at S.N. Sidheshwar Sr. Sec. School and graduated in Arts from Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ARSD)–University of Delhi. He was simultaneously doing theater 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. Rajkummar Rao cites Shah Rukh Khan as his inspiration to act: “If an outsider could make it as big as him, then maybe there was hope for me”.
Rajkummar Rao has established a career in Hindi cinema and is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award, three Filmfare Awards, and an Asia Pacific Screen Award.
A 324-year old man in Raabta
An Islamic terrorist in Omerta
A eunuch in Ami Sairabanu
Lord Shiva in Behen Hogi Teri
A starving man in Trapped
An escaped prisoner in Hamari Adhuri Kahani