• 31 August 1984
  • Haryana
  • Male
  • Indian

Rajkummar Rao

Biography

Rajkummar Rao was born on 31 August 1984 in Prem Nagar, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. He completed his 12th standard from S.N. Sidheshwar Senior. Sec Public School.He graduated from The Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College. He is formally trained in taekwondo.He made his acting debut with the anthology film Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010) and took on supporting roles in the films Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 and Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (both 2012). He had his breakthrough in 2013 with critically acclaimed performances in the dramas Kai Po Che! and Shahid. His portrayal of lawyer Shahid Azmi in the latter won him the National Film Award for Best Actor and the Film fare Critics Award for Best Actor.He has wrapped up filming for the Hindi remake of the 2020 Telugu thriller HIT: The First Case. He reunited with Kriti Sanon in the comedy drama film Hum Do Hamare Do (2021).In 2022, he made his debut in Netflix Monica Oh My Darling. Rao had been in a relationship with actress Patralekha Paul since 2010.He married her on 15 November 2021 in Chandigarh.He will be next seen in Mr and Mrs Mahi movie.

Filmography

Movie NameRelease Date
Shahid October 18, 2013
Kai Po Che February 22, 2013
City Lights May 30, 2014
Queen March 7, 2014
Hamari Adhuri Kahani June 12, 2015