Rajpal Yadav

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Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav.jpg
Yadav in 2011
Born (1971-03-16) 16 March 1971 (age 47)
Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Rohilkhand University,[1] Bhartendu Academy of Dramatic Arts, National School of Drama
Occupation Actor, entertainer, comedian, model
Years active 1997–present
Home town Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Spouse(s) Radha Yadav
Website rajpalofficial.com

Rajpal Yadav (born 16 March 1971) is an Indian film actor known for his comic roles in Bollywood.

Career

Rajpal Yadav attended the Bhartendu Natya Academy in Lucknow from 1992 to 1994. After finishing the acting course, he went to the National School of Drama in Delhi. He moved to Mumbai in 1997.

According to Yadav, his height has always been a fight of his life.[clarification needed][2]

He acted in the Doordarshan's television serial Mungeri ke bhai Naurangilal as the protagonist. This was the sequel to a similar television program on Doordarshan, Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne.[3][4]

Although Yadav found success in negative roles, he preferred comic roles, as in Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, and he went on to become a prolific comic enthusiast in Hindi films. His films include Hungama, Waqt: The Race Against Time, Chup Chup Ke,Garam Masala,Phir Hera Pheri and Dhol.[citation needed]

Yadav has also been the leading character in more serious films including Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Ladies Tailor, Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama, Hello! Hum Lallan Bol Rahe Hain, Kushti, Mirch and Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh.

For the film Jungle, he won the Sansui Screen Best actor award in a Negative Role along with a nomination for the Screen Best Actor award. He received the Yash Bharati Award for the film Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon. Yadav was also given the Janpad Ratna Award.[5]

He made his Telugu language debut in 2015 with Kick 2, and played the main antagonist in controversial filmmaker Faisal Saif's multilingual film Amma.[6]

He is the brand ambassador for Wishbells.[7]

Personal life

Rajpal Yadav has been married to Radha Yadav since 2003. [8]

Yadav was given a 10-day imprisonment in 2013 for filing a false affidavit in court. He spent four days in jail from December 3, 2013 until December 6, 2013 after which a division bench of the High Court suspended the sentence on his appeal.[9]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Dil Kya Kare School's Watchman
Mast Peon
Shool Porter
2000 Jungle Sippa (Terrorist) Screen award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
2001 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Rampal Yadav / Chhota Vakeel
Chandni Bar Iqbal Chamdi
Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar Dada
2002 Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe Raj Naidu
Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge Lallan
Company Joseph
Lal Salaam Dhattu
Hum Kisise Kum Nahin Thief at the parking lot
Maine Dil Tujhko Diya Munna (Bhaijaan's Henchman)
Chor Machaaye Shor Johnny
Road Bhanwar Singh
Maseeha
2003 Ek Aur Ek Gyarah Chhotu
The Hero: Love Story of a Spy Dorji
Haasil Chhutku
Darna Mana Hai Apple Vendor
Hungama Raja
Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon Rajeshwar Singh (Raja)
Kal Ho Naa Ho Guru
2004 Dil Bechara Pyaar Ka Maara Tunda Bhai
Love in Nepal Bunty Guide
Insaaf: The Justice Kailu
Aan: Men at Work Apte
Garv: Pride and Honour 555 (Informer)
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Raj Purohit / Paul
Taarzan: The Wonder Car Havaldar Sitaram
Shart: The Challenge Bhootnath
Vaastu Shastra Raajpal
2005 Waqt: The Race Against Time Laxman Nominated - Filmfare Best Comedian Award
Kyaa Kool Hai Hum Uma Shankar Tripathi
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero Bhagat Ram Talwar
D Dance Artist
Paheli Bhoja
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? Thapa
Bye Bye Miss Goodnight Rajesh
James Tony
Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh Mithilesh Shukla
Garam Masala Babban
Shaadi No. 1 Purohit
2006 Apna Sapna Money Money Matha Prasad
Love in Japan Chakra D. Dhari
Malamaal Weekly Bajbahadur a.k.a. Bajey
Shaadi Se Pehle 'Shayar' Kanpuri
Darna Zaroori Hai Insurance Salesman
Phir Hera Pheri Pappu
Chup Chup Ke Bandya
Ladies Tailor Chander
Baabul Balraj's Chauffeur
Bhagam Bhag Ghulam Lakhan / 'Gullu' Singh
2007 Anwar Gopinath
Chasme Bahadur Owner of Beer Shop Marathi film
Undertrial Sagar Hussain
Partner Chota Don
Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag Rambha Bhai
Dhol Martan 'Maru' Damdere
Go Jagtap Tiwari
Bhool Bhulaiyaa Chhote Pandit / Lal Hanuman
2008 Kahaani Gudiya Ki True Story of a Woman Feroz
Bhoothnath Anthony
Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama Santosh
Krazzy 4 Gangadhar
Hastey Hastey Follow Your Heart Sunny Malhotra
Mere Baap Pehle Aap Manu
Yeh Mera IndiaY.M.I Bhola Paswan
God Tussi Great Ho Rangeela – Lottery Stall Owner
C Kkompany Lambodhar Jha
Chamku Hussain
Jumbo Dildaar Voice only
2009 Daddy Cool Andrew
Chal Chala Chal Sunder
Billu Jhalan Kumar
Ek Se Bure Do Tony
Kal Kissne Dekha Jailor
Do Knot Disturb Mangu
De Dana Dan Dagdu and Bell Boy
Bolo Raam Aatmaa Raam
2010 Hello! Hum Lallan Bol Rahe Hain Lallan
Rann Anand Prakash Trivedi (reporter)
Kushti Chander Singh (post master)
Khatta Meetha Rangila
Mirch Kashi
Benny and Babloo Babloo
Action Replayy Bhikhu
2011 Masti Express Raju
Satrangee Parachute Parimal Babu
Bin Bulaye Baraati Murari
Rada Rox Marathi film
Be Careful Sachidanand Brijmohan Pandit
2012 Ata Pata Lapata
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal
2013 Zindagi 50-50 Lele
Janta V/S Janardan – Bechara Aam Aadmi
Policegiri
Rangrezz
D-Day Himself In song "Duma Dum"
Krrish 3

R.S.V.P((punjabi)

Sharma
2014 Main Tera Hero Peter
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain Dilip First Hollywood movie
"Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq Ghungroo
2015 Kick 2 Telugu film
Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat
Amma Radhe Krishna Yadav
2015 Dagdabaichi Chal Marathi movie
2015 Welcome Back
Bumper Draw Farooq Hindi movie
2016 Shraap 3D
2016 Fire Fighter
Bhagya Na Jaane Koi Madhav Avadhi film
Pirate Director: Priyadarshan
2017 Judwaa 2 Nandu
2018 Kadke kamal ke Hindi movie with Nepali star cast
2017 Shrestha Bangali
2018 Shaadi Teri Bajayenge Hum Band[citation needed] Selfie Don Comedy drama
Total Dhamaal Hindi

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Svapnavāsavadattam Vidūṣaka (comedian) Sanskrit serial on Doordarshan[10]

References

  1. ^ https://m.navbharattimes.indiatimes.com/movie-masti/interviews/interview-with-raajpal-yadav/articleshow/48373052.cms
  2. ^ "RAJPAL YADAV". Hindustan Time. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  3. ^ "RAJPAL YADAV". Follo.co.in. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Raajpal Yadav". Koimoi.com. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Yash Bharti to 13 personalities". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Why's Raajpal Yadav playing a transgender?". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Wishbells announces Rajpal Yadav as its Brand Ambassador?". India Press Release. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  8. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/bombay-times/My-wifes-an-inch-taller-than-me/articleshow/1660973.cms
  9. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-rajpal-yadav-to-spend-6-days-in-jail-here-s-why-2219595
  10. ^ "Swapnavasavadattam".

External links

  • Rajpal Yadav on IMDb
  • Official website
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