Raj Kumar Yadav is know as Raj kumar Rao born on 31 August 1984 at Gurugram,India.He is an Indian actor known for his work in Hindi films. His father, Satyapal Yadav, was a government employee in the revenue department, and his mother, Kamlesh Yadav, a homemaker.
Raj kumar complete his education from University of Delhi and than he joined “Film and Television institute of India” to study and learn about the acting.After completing the study from that institute,he moved to Mumbai and he started his acting career from the movie “Dibakar Banerjee” on year of 2010.
Raj kumar Rao made his acting debut with Dibakar Banerjee (2010) is anthology Love, Sex aur Dhokha. He also appeared in a short film Bombay Mirror in the same year. His girlfriend Anvita Paul aka Patralekha made her debut with movie Citylights alongside Rajkumar himself. Known for his versatility, Rajkumar rao surprised audiences with his cameo in movie Raabta.
He played the character of a 324 year old man and nobody was able to recognize the actor. Rajkumar Rao also played the role of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in ALTBalaji is web series Bose: Dead or Alive.
Rajkumar Rao was born in Ahirwal, Gurgaonin Haryana on 31st August 1984. He finished his schooling in Gurgaon at BlueBells Model School.The actor realized his inclination towards acting after Class 10th iteself. He graduated in Arts from Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College affiliated with University of Delhi.
He was simultaneously doing theatre with Kshitijand with Shri Ram Centre (SRC) in Delhi. Later he ended up joining Film and Television Institute of India in Pune for a course in acting when the institute restarted after a gap of 28 years. After graduating in 2008, Rajkumar rao shifted to Mumbai for better career prospects. He struggled in Mumbai for some time and heard disheartening comments regarding his unconventional looks and physique.
But, his hard work paid off when he responded to an ad given out by Dibaker Banerjee for his new film Love, Sex aur Dhokha. The film was produced by Ekta Kapoor and it was both a critical and commercial success.
This movie also paved way for Rajkumar Rao association with Ekta Kapoor. It is during this time, the actor changed his name from Rajkumar Yadav to Rajkumar Rao on his mother is insistence. Rajkumar was also seen in a short role in Anurag Kashyap is Gangs of Wasseypur 2 (2012).
Even with a brief appearance he made his presencefelt. In 2013, he played the role of Govind in KaiPo Che which was based on Chetan Bhagat is novel The 3 mistakes of my life. This role earned him a Filmfare nomination for best supporting actor. His claim to fame happened with the movie Shahid where he played the character of lawyer and activist Shahid Azmi who was assassinated in 2010. His amazing acting backed by a real life storymade his performance worth remembering. Rajkumar Rao won National Film award for best actor and Filmfare critics award for best actor for Shahid in 2013.
Since then, he has appeared in several critically acclaimed movies like Queen (2014), City Lights, Aligarh (2016) etc. In 2017, Romantic drama movie “Bareilley ki Barfi and Comedy movie “Newton” he act the tremendous role and win the heart of people.
Also in 2018 he seen in the comedy horror movie “Stree”. In addition to his film performances, Rajkumar rao has also appeared in several short ad films for brands like Titan, Tanishq and Cadbury.
Lately, he has also forayed into commercial cinema. Even in comedy film like Bareilly ki barfihis performance has been greatly appreciated in presence of terrific co-actors Kriti Sanonand Ayushmann Khurrana. We hope that Rajkumar Rao is finds great commercial and critical success in his movie career. We wish him all the best for future.