Rajpal Yadav

Other names of Rajpal Yadav: Raajpal Yadav
Birthday: 16-03-1971
Age: 48
Star sign: Aries

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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.

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Jeevan was an Indian actor predominant in Bollywood. His actual name was Omkar Nath Dhar. Jeevan was born to an influential family. He belonged to a large family and had many siblings. Jeevan’s grandfather was the Governor of Gilgit. Kiran Kumar is his son. Being fascinated by films, Jeevan always wanted to become an actor. He ran away from his residence to pursue his dream and came to Bombay. Initially, he fetched himself a job (as a reflector boy) in the studios of Mohan Sinha. But his strong fortune led him to become the lead actor in the flick “Fashionable India”. His vivid depiction of the characters in the films “Afasana” (1946) and “Station Master” (1942) earned him many acclamations. He had played many negative roles in films like “Amar Akbar Anthony”, “ Dharam Veer”, etc. Some of his other movies include “Johny Mera Naam” (1970), “Heer Ranjha” (1970), “Shareef Budmaash” (where he played Diwn Saheb), “Sabse Bada Rupaiyaa” (as Dhanraj), “Naseeb” (1981), “Hathkadi” (1982) and some more. “Teri Meri Ek Jindri” was his Punjabi film. The last film in which he starred was “Insaaf Ki Manzil”. In the 1950s, he enacted the role of Narad Muni in over sixty films of the mythological genre.   Another Version Omkar Nath Dhar, popular as Jeevan, was a stalwart of the Indian film industry. He is fondly remembered for his contribution to Indian cinema. He was born on 24th October 1915 in Srinagar into a large family. He had 23 siblings and was the youngest of them all. Jeevan’s father was the Governor of Gilgit, and his mother was a home maker.  He too was blessed with two sons – Kiran Kumar, an actor himself, and Bhushan  Jeevan. Jeevan’s father passed away when he was just three, and his mother soon died in childbirth. He was studying BA in Kashmir and had plans of opening a photo studio later after completing his education, but his life was to change forever when he came to Bombay. He had always been fascinated by the world of films. At the age of 16, with just Rs 26 in his pocket, he reached Bombay to work as a reflector boy in one of the studios. In a radio channel interview, Vividh Bharati, he remembers that he had come to Bombay to work behind the camera, but fate had other plans.  He chanced upon an audition for a movie to be directed by Mohan Sinha, where he recited a monologue from the Mahabharat and a couplet from the movie Heer Ranjha. The act ended in applause, and he landed his first film – Fashionable India (1936). He is famous for the negative roles he played in a lot of films and for having portrayed the role of Narad Muni in about 60 films, which is more than any actor who has played the same role repeatedly. The audience would always await his arrival on screen as it promised ultimate drama. Of the many movies he has done, the most memorable are Kanoon(1960), Tarana, Ghar Ki Izzat, Mela(1948), Anuradha(1940), Nagin, Taj, Nau Do Gyarah(1957); the list is endless. He had also worked in numerous Punjabi, Bhojpuri, and Gujarati films. He took his profession very seriously and dedicated his whole life to it. According to his son, Kiran Kumar, Jeevan had two principles when it came to movies – first, always offer your seat first to the director and then the cameraman; and second, no matter what, the villain always has to make the hero look like Superman. Jeevan was a man who lived life to the fullest and had many hobbies. He loved to go hunting and would take his sons along as well. He often travelled, one of his favourite destinations being London. He was a passionate drinker and also liked to gamble. Despite such lavish interests, he was a homely guy for whom family and work were everything.  He was a brilliant actor on-screen and lived like one off-screen as well. He spoke fondly of all his co-stars and said that they were all like one big family. He had worked with all the historical names of the film industry and left a legacy for future great villains of Bollywood such as Prem Chopra, Amjad Khan, Gulshan Grover, etc. He died a contented man on 10th June 1987 at the age of 71.

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