Bollywood is a place of opportunities and success and have created many of the finest actors of the generation. Among these actors, a notable name is Rajkumar Rao. He has worked hard for the past years and has evolved into a great actor. From Love Sex Aur Dhokha to Bareilly ki Barfi or Newton, Rajkumar Rao has shown his versatility by accepting varied kinds of roles.
Starting from Love Sex Aur Dhokha, Rajkumar Rao slowly graduated in Bollywood and proved himself as a fine actor with a National Award and three Filmfare Awards in his bag. In films such as Queen and Hamari Adhuri Kahaani, even if he had a brief role, his performance made a mark owing to the great actor he is.
Rao started walking the path of success, with the role of Govind in the film Kai Po Che, Abhishek Kapoor’s adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s novel, The 3 Mistakes of My Life. The portrayal of Govind was so impeccable and measured that it seemed that the character is just out of the book. After this, he went on doing critically acclaimed movies such as Shahid, which earned him a National Award for Best Actor and a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.
Owing to his versatility, Rao’s next film was Queen, where he played the role of a man who calls off his wedding with his fiancée. No doubt the role was small, but Rajkumar Rao played it with elan. Rao next starred in Hansal Mehta’s directorial, City Lights in which, he played the role of a poor farmer from Rajasthan coming to Mumbai in search of livelihood.
Rao is an actor who believes in method acting and for his movie, Trapped, he lost 7kgs in 22 days. His performance in the movie was remarkable which can make anyone his ardent admirer. In Ekta Kapoor – Hansal Mehta’s web series, Bose-Dead/Alive, Rao played the role of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for which he gained 11kgs.
Rajkumar Rao’s next movie that is on the floor is Fanney Khan, opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shraddha Kapoor. Knowing the high caliber actor Rao is, Friday Fans are eagerly waiting for it’s release.