Rajesh Sharma is a well-known actor in the Bollywood. He has acted even in the regional language films like Bengali films apart from the Bollywood. This famous personality was born on October 8th,1980, in Ludhiana and had pursued his training from the prestigious National School of Drama situated in
New Delhi which was established long back in 1975 which was formerly known as Sangeet Natak Academy.
This eminent personality had appeared in various characters in the commercial films like ‘
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana,’ ‘
The Dirty Picture,’ ‘
Chillar Party,’ ‘
Khosla Ka Ghosla,’ etc. When he was young about 7 to 8 years old, he saw the people going to the theaters for watching movies, and it was then he decided to become an actor.
His hobbies are reading books and watching movies. He had struggled had to get into the film industry. He had done jobs like driving a taxi etc. during the days he was jobless inspite of being a graduate. He was married to
Sudipta Chakraborty, a Bengali actress who had worked in both movies and TV serials but their knot didn’t last longer as they were divorced very soon in 2009, and he married another girl named Sangeeta Sharma and now are living happily.
He had begun his career in the Bollywood as an actor through the film ‘Maachis’ starring
Om Puri and Tabu directed by Gulzar in the year 1996 which was the blockbuster in that year. His next film was in Bengali with the name ‘Paromitar Ek Din’ in the year 2000 and from there on he continued acting in the Bengali films till 2004.
Later he acted in Hindi films like ‘Khosle Ka Ghosla’, which was the greatest blockbuster in the year 2006 and ‘
Parineeta’, which passed by the box office as just a normal movie that neither attracted the audience nor refrained them. So he returned to the Bengali films and continued in that industry till 2009.
In the year 2010, he returned to the Bollywood industry with the two greatest blockbusters in that year; one being ‘Ishqiya’ and the other one being a crime thriller ‘
No One Killed Jessica’. Later on, he continued with some of the other flicks like ‘Bedeni’ a Bengali film directed by Anjan Das, ‘Bye Bye Bangkok’ another Bengali film directed by Aniket Chattopadhyay, ‘Paapi,' ‘Punorutthan,' ‘Chillar Party.'
The movie ‘System’ directed by Shahzad Ghufoor in the year 2014 was a big blast at the box office for him after a long time, but was again back to his performance with the movie ‘The Dirty Picture’ starring
Vidya Balan, ‘
Ghanchakkar’ starring Vidhya Balan and Emraan Hashmi and directed by
Raj Kumar Gupta was again a flick in his career.
In the year 2015 he had acted in ‘
Arjun Kapoor and
Sonakshi Sinha, which couldn’t add any bolster to his career and ‘
Dolly Ki Doli’ starring
Sonam Kapoor which was another disaster in his film career apart from the two blockbusters ‘Bajrangi Bhaijan’ starring
Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor and ‘
Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ starring R.Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut.
He was an excellent actor in both the Bollywood as well as in the Bengali movies which ended up facing several ups and downs in his career. Currently, he is acting in the Bollywood film ‘Wakil’ which is yet to hit the box-office in this year.