Rajpal Yadav

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Rajpal Yadav
राजपाल यादव
Rajpal Yadav.jpg
Yadav celebrating his birthday
Born (1971-03-16) 16 March 1971 (age 43)
Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Radha Yadav
Website
www.rajpalyadav.in

Rajpal Yadav (Hindi: राजपाल यादव; born 16 March 1971) 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 Kundra, Shahjahanpur, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (UP), where he received his primary education. He was associated with Shahjahanpur theatre and performed in lots of plays before going to Lucknow for theatre 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 came to Mumbai in 1997 to fulfil his career aspirations in the Indian Film Industry.

Career[edit]

Rajpal Yadav started with television & his television career began in Doordarshan's television serial "Mungeri Ke Bhai Naurangilal" as the main protagonist. It was Ram Gopal Verma, a veteran Bollywood director, who acknowledged Rajpal Yadav in the film “Shool” in a small role as a coolie. RGV, who was very impressed by his dynamism, asked Rajpal Yadav to perform a very challenging role in the movie “Jungle”. However, Rajpal despite his success in the negative role in the movie Jungle - preferred not to be typecast and excelled in a variety of roles such as Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Hungama, Waqt: The Race Against Time, Chup Chup Ke, Garam Masala, Phir Hera Pheri, Dhol to name a few. In spite comedy being his main orientation, Rajpal Yadav performed leading character roles in films like Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon and Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh. He has appeared in over 150 films until now.

He has won numerous awards in his career, including Screen Best Actor in a Negative Role for film "Jungle", Sansui Best Actor in a negative Role for the film "Jungle", Nominated for Screen Best Actor for film "Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahati Hoon". He has also been honoured with the prestigious Yash Bharati Award, Uttar Pradesh and the Janpad Ratna Award, Shahjahanpur.

Today he is a well known artist in the contemporary Indian Film Industry. He has attained a towering height in acting performance and he is a familiar name in India. He has oceanic amount of aestheticism that keeps reflecting through his acting. Rajpal Yadav has not only one of the most elusive film careers, but he is also well known for his industrious persona, devotion to the business of entertaining and his love and appreciation

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
Y.M.I. Yeh Mera India 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
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain Dilip First Hollywood Movie
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 Anjaan (2014 film) Tamil film
Main Tera Hero Peter
Good Bye Dear Madhav
Amma Radhe Krishna Yadav

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