Rajpal Yadav, the hilarious Indian movie actor, acknowledged for his outrageously comic villainous roles in most of his films. He comes from a small town Kundra situated in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, on 16th March 1971,. He came from a simple family that didn’t know much about the film industry. During a film shoot in Canada, while enjoying the sweet delight of an ice-cream, he met Radha, who is now his wife. And after talking over the phone from Mumbai, for several months, Radha finally moved to Mumbai.
From an early age, he was interested in acting, and he acted in Nautanki (a traditional drama from Uttar Pradesh) in his village. He performed a lot of plays in Shahjahanpur Theatre before he joined the academy of ‘Bhartendu Natya’ (1992-1994) in Lucknow to brush up his acting skills. Soon after he went to Delhi, and joined ‘National School of Drama’. On completion of his acting course in Delhi, he moved to Mumbai in 1997.
In the early years of his career, he played a role in a Doordarshan serial; Mungeri Ke Bhai Naurangilal. His debut film was Dil KyaKare where he played the role of the school’s watchman. His first public appreciation in Bollywood was with the movie Jungle, in which he played a negative role of Sippa, a terrorist. He received the Screen award for Best Performance in a Negative Role. Although he achieved success with his negative roles, he favored comedy and after working in the movie “Pyar Tune Kya Kiya” as Chota Vakil, he never turned back. He became a comedian of immense repute in Hindi Cinema. In 2006, he worked in two super hit movies; “
Chup Chup Ke” and “Malamaal Weekly”. He also appeared with
Martin Sheen in a Hollywood film titled Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain. He is best known for his humorous roles in Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama?, Dhol, Hungama,
Garam Masala, Ladies Tailor and many other famous films.
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There are certain actors who enthrall us with their spellbound performance. The role of a comedian is not that easy; it is said that it is easy to make one cry, but hard to make one laugh. Raajpal is an asset to the comedy department and he has proved his comic prowess through his innate ability of making you laugh, through his oratory and physical movements. Born in Lucknow on 16 March 1971, Raajpal Yadav pursued his basic education in Lucknow. This comedian has connection with Shajahanpur Theater (Lucknow) and had worked on various plays. Raajpal comes from a simple family, which doesn’t know anything about cinema. After doing training in Bhartendu Natya Academy, Raajpal shifted to Delhi for a training in the National School of Drama.
This training was very helpful to him in attaining the position that he is enjoying today. Mungeri Ke Bhai Naurangilal is a serial in which Raajpal Yadav acted and it was a success. Ram Gopal Verma’s School was his first movie in which he donned the character of a coolie. Verma was very happy with Raajpal’s performance that he made him act in his next venture too. After having, enacting a role with gray shades in Jungle Raajpal proved his versatility. He got the August Screen award for his performance in this film.
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Garam Masala, Waqt, and Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Chandni Bar, Company,
Darna Mana Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero, Dhol, Garam Masala, Bhool Bhulaiya,
De Dana Dan,
Welcome Back are some of the flicks in which Raajpal acted. His comedy in the 2007 flick, Dhol and Bhool Bhulaiya were very much appreciated. Having worked in over 150 films Raajpal is indeed a name to reckon with in Bollywood. Raajpal has also worked as a male lead in Main, Meri Patni Aur Who but he is mainly known for his comedy.