• 20 August 1976
  • Haryana
  • Male
  • Indian

Randeep Hooda


Hooda was born on 20 August 1976, in Rohtak, Haryana in a Jat family. His father Ranbir Hooda, is a medical surgeon and his mother Asha Hooda, is a social worker. He was educated at Motilal Nehru School of Sports (MNSS), a boarding school in Rai, Haryana. Hooda later developed an interest in theatre and participated in school productions, one of which he directed. In an interview with Rediff.com, he said he enjoyed appearing in front of people. However, his family wanted him to become a doctor and he was transferred to Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram in New Delhi. Hooda made his acting debut in Mira Nair's film Monsoon Wedding (2001), playing a non-resident Indian from Australia. Although the film was a critical and commercial success, Hooda waited four years for a second project. In 2005, Hooda was cast as the male lead in Ram Gopal Varma's gangster film D. Hooda appeared in a series of critically and commercially unsuccessful films including Darna Zaroori Hai (2006), Risk (2007), Ru Ba Ru (2008), and Love Khichdi (2009), The year 2010 marked a significant turning point in Hooda's career; he appeared in Milan Luthria's Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, a period action drama depicting the rise of organized crime in Mumbai. Hooda's first film n 2013, Hooda starred opposite Aditi Rao Hydari and Sara Loren in Vishesh Bhatt's Murder 3, an official remake of the 2011 Colombian thriller The Hidden Face.2012 was Kunal Deshmukh's crime thriller Jannat 2, a sequel to Jannat (2008). Hooda's next appearance was in Pooja Bhatt's erotic thriller Jism 2 opposite Sunny Leone. Hooda's final film of the year was Madhur Bhandarkar's drama Heroine, starring Kareena Kapoor, in which he played cricketer Angad Paul. n 2013, Hooda starred opposite Aditi Rao Hydari and Sara Loren in Vishesh Bhatt's Murder 3, an official remake of the 2011 Colombian thriller The Hidden Face. , Hooda acted in Ketan Mehta's biographical period film Rang Rasiya, based on the life of the 19th-century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.In 2014, Hooda appeared opposite Alia Bhatt in Imtiaz Ali's Highway.He then starred in Sajid Nadiadwala's action film Kick, co-starring Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez. The film emerged as one of Bollywood's biggest blockbusters of 2014.Hooda's performance was highlighted as the only bright spot in the film. Omung Kumar's biographical drama Sarbjit, was his next release, where he portrayed the role of Sarabjit Singh. Hooda's next release was Deepak Tijori's Do Lafzon Ki Kahani alongside Kajal Aggarwal.His final release of 2016 was the sports drama Sultan, co-starring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma, where he played the coach of Sultan. Hooda played the main antagonist in Radhe (2021). His recent film was Swatantrya Veer Savarkar which is a biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar which released March 22, 2024.Hooda married Manipuri actress and model Lin Laishram in a traditional Manipuri Meitei wedding ceremony in November 2023.


Movie NameRelease Date
Highway February 21, 2014
Sultan July 6, 2016
Do Lafzon Ki Kahani June 10, 2016
Sarbjit May 20, 2016
Laal Rang April 22, 2016