Raj Kumar Rao

Rajkumar Rao is an Indian film actor popular in Bollywood films. He made his acting debut in Bollywood in 2010. His role in the movie 'Kai Po Che!' was appreciated by the audience, critics and everyone in the industry. Later on he grabbed the opportunities in movies like Ragini MMS, Queen, City Lights and many more. He was last seen in Hamari Adhuri Kahani alongwith Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi. Now he will be seen in upcoming movie Shimla Mirchi.


Rajkummar Rao was born on 31 August 1984 in Gurgaon into an Ahir family. He has completed his schooling in Gurgaon and graduated in Arts from Delhi University. He was simultaneously doing theatre with Kshitij Repertory and Shri Ram Centre (SRC) in Delhi. He has graduated from Pune's Film and Television Institute of India in acting discipline. He is a very ambitious actor. Before entering into bollywood, he was a good theatre artist.


Rajkumar Rao is very much steady in his relationship with Anwita Paul, popularly known as Patralekha. They met at FTII. After he passed out, one of the students called him for a short film, thats where they met and connected. About marriage he said, "Marriage will hopefully happen soon. Right now, we both are busy with our respective careers."

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Personal Profile

Name : Raj Kumar Yadav
Other name : Rajkummar Rao
Date of birth : 31 August 1984
Age : 31 years
Birth place : Gurgaon, Haryana
Residence : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education : Arts from Delhi University
Height : 5'7" approx
Zodiac : Virgo
Girlfriend : Anwita Paul
Occupation : Actor
Years active : 2010 - present
Upcoming Movies : Shimla Mirchi, Aligarh

Upcoming Movies

In Vikramaditya Motwane's film

As per the sources, Rajkummar Rao has been roped in for director Vikramaditya Motwane. Buzz is that, "the shoot is going on in full swing and Vikram has asked Rajkummar to also keep mum about it. After finishing these two films, Vikramaditya will start shooting for Bhavesh Joshi, for which he has signed Anil Kapoor's son, Harshvardhan Kapoor".

In Aligarh Movie

Actor Rajkummar Rao will be seen in a key role in Hansal Mehta's forthcoming film Aligarh. Aligarh is reportedly based on the real life incident of Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a professor who was terminated from his job. In the film, actor Manoj Bajpayee plays Siras.

In Shimla Mirchi Movie

Rajkummar Rao will be seen in Ramesh Sippy's next film titled Shimla Mirchi. The movie is unusual and that Rajkumar is excited about the movie. It is a romantic comedy and according to the reports, its story is about how a single mother and her daughter fall in love with the same man, essayed by Rajkummar.

Latest News

Rajkummar Rao has read Steve Jobs Biography and that has inspired him immensely. He could very well relate to a lot of ideologies of Steve Jobs. If there is any biopic made on him in Hindi cinema, Rajkumar Rao would love to play the part. He said, "Currently I am under Steve Jobs hangover since I just read his biography. He was a visionary who came across as mild and sophisticated but he was apparently a super enthusiastic guy when it came to work. I can relate to him in many ways. Also, I'm a big fan of apple products and I wanted to know more about the guy who made all this possible."

In City Lights

City Lights was a Bollywood film directed by Hansal Mehta. The film featured Rajkummar Rao as Deepak Singh. For this particular film he had to follow a typical diet.


2011 - Ragini MMS
2011 - Shaitan
2012 - Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2
2013 - Kai Po Che!
2013 - Shahid
2014 - Queen
2014 - City Lights
2015 - Dolly Ki Doli
2015 - Hamari Adhuri Kahani

In Hamari Adhuri Kahani

Rajkumar was seen in the movie Hamari Adhuri Kahani directed by Mohit Suri, along with Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan. He played the role of Hari in the movie. He was the real star of the film. From a jilted husband to a revengeful lover, he has displayed a wide range of emotions. Primarily meant for a negative impact.

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