Rajpal Yadav

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Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav.jpg
Born Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present
Website
www.raajpalyadav.com

Rajpal Yadav is an Indian film actor, known for his comic roles in Hindi movies.

Early life and education[edit]

Rajpal Yadav was born and brought up in Mumbai and Lucknow capital of Uttar Pradesh, where he received his primary education. He was associated with Shahjahanpur theatre and performed in lots of plays before going to Lucknow for theater training in the Bhartendu Natya Academy during 1992-94. After completing two years course there, he went to the National School of Drama during 1994-97 in Delhi. Thereafter, he moved to Mumbai in 1997 to pursue his career in the Indian Film Industry.[citation needed]

A businessman named M.G. Agarwal has accused Rajpal Yadav of not returning his Rs. 5 crore loan amount, and has filed a court case against him and his wife. On 3rd December, 2013 the Delhi High Court sentenced Yadav to jail for 10 days for contempt of court in relation to the case filed by M.G. Agarwal.[1][2]

Career[edit]

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

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

Despite comedy being his main orientation, Yadav has had leading character roles in films like Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Ladies Tailor, Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama, Hello! Hum Lallan Bol Rahe Hain, Kushti, Mirch,Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh and others.[citation needed]

For the film Jungle he won 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 awarded by the Janpad Ratna Award. [5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film 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 (film) 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
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 Rajpal
2005 Waqt: The Race Against Time Laxman
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 Baj 'Bajey' Bahadur
Shaadi Se Pehle 'Shayar' Kanpuri
Darna Zaroori Hai Insurance Salesman
Phir Hera Pheri Pappu
Chup Chup Ke Bandya
Ladies Tailor Chander
Chashme Buddoor Shantaram Mane
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 Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama Santosh
Krazzy 4 Gangadhar
Kahaani Gudiya Ki...: True Story of a Woman Feroz
Bhoothnath Anthony
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 Kripal Sharma
2014 Main Tera Hero Peter
Good Bye Dear Madhav
Amma Radhe Krishna Yadav
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain Dilip First hollywood movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bollywood star comedian Rajpal Yadav arrested in Delhi". News.oneindia.in. December 3, 2013. Retrieved 4 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Actor Rajpal Yadav jailed for contempt of court". Thehindu.com. December 4, 2013. Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "RAJPAL YADAV". Follo.co.in. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Rajpal Yadav". Koimoi.com. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Rajpal Yadav". Awards.famousfix.com. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Yash Bharti to 13 personalities". Hindustantimes.com. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 

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