Rajpal Yadav was born on March 16, 1971. He is an uprising Indian comedian film actor, best known for his leading comic roles in Bollywood movies.
Yadav is certainly among the most renowned Comedian Actors of the Indian film industry.
Rajpal was born in Kundra, Uttar Pradesh, India. He made his first on-screen appearance with the movie Dil Kya Kare.
After he finished an acting course at Bharatendu Academy Of Dramatic Arts, Lucknow in 1992, Rajpal went to the National School of Drama in Delhi and finished in May 1997. He then moved to Mumbai in June 1997.
He starred in the Doordarshan’s TV serial Mungeri ke bhai Naurangilal as the main character. That was the sequel to a similar TV program on Doordarshan, Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne.
His performance in Chup Chup Ke earned him much popularity when one of his dialogues became a meme (“Mujhe sab aata hai, mai isko bilkul sikha dunga”).
The actor starred in many megahit movies, such as Hungama, Waqt: The Race Against Time, Garam Masala, Phir Hera Pheri, and Dhol.
Yadav always enjoyed performing in comic roles, such as Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, and he managed to become a creative comic enthusiast in Bollywood movies.
In addition, he has also worked in many movies with varied language.
His career highlights are the megahit movies like Ladies Tailor, Rama Kya Hai Drama, Mirch, Kushti, Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, and Meri Patni Aur Woh.
For the super hit movie called Jungle, Rajpal received Sansui Screen Award for the Best Actor in a Negative Role combined with a nominee for the Screen Best Actor award.
Then, he won the Yash Bharati Award for his movie “Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon.”
Even though he mainly performed in the Bollywood movie industry, Yadev also acted in South Indian movies.
After detailed research, it is estimated that Rajpal Yadav’s net worth is somewhere around $10 million.
The actor joined the “Bhartendu Natya Academy” in Lucknow from 1992-1994 in order to learn about acting. After finishing the course of acting, Rajpal moved ahead to the National School of Drama in Delhi.
Lesser known facts about Rajpal
Yadav wanted to be an actor since his childhood and was part of a stage group in Shahjahanpur.
In the year 2000, Rajpal won a Screen Videocon Award for the best actor in a negative and Sansui Awards for the leading role as a dacoit in the movie Jungle.
He is a big fan of Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan.
Rajpal has been awarded Janpad Ratna and Yash Bharati Award.
He is the brand ambassador for Wishbells.
Besides other brand endorsements, he did an ad commercial for Coca Cola alongside the actress Aishwarya Rai.
In 2014, the actor did a Hollywood movie titled Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, which was based upon the actual story of the Bhopal Gas tragedy in 1984.
Rajpal’s most favorite comedy character is Crimemaster Gogo, in the movie Andaz Apna Apna.
He smokes since he was a teenager.