Rajkumar Rao Biography- Early Life, Career, Affairs/ Girlfriends, Movies, and many more.

Early Life of Rajkumar Rao

Rajkumar Rao was born on 31 August 1984. He had two elder siblings and three of his cousins are also living with them. His father was a government employee in Haryana Revenue Department. His parents died in 2019. When he was in school he used to do play in school. He has done his graduation from “Delhi University”. there he used to do plays. He joined the “Kshitij Theatre group”. Rajkumar is an Indian actor who works in the Bollywood industry. He won National Film Awards.

Career life of Rajkumar Rao

Rajkumar Rao is graduated from Delhi University. He learned acting from FTII. And after that, he moved to Mumbai and does his debut in “Love sex and Dhokha”. But he got fame from ‘Kai Po Che” in 2013. He played the role of Shahid Azmi in the film “Shahid” in 2013. And for this film, he won the National Film Award for best actor. 

Movies of Rajkumar Rao

Rajkumar Rao has been featured in the most successful film “Queen” in 2014. And then he featured in “Aligarh” in 2016 and “Trapped” in 2016. He won the film fare critics award for the film “Trapped”. In 2017 he did two successful movies like “Bareilly ki Barfi’ and “Newton”. In 2018 he did another horror comedy movie named “Stree” and then he does another movie named “Roohi”. 

Rajkumar Rao said in an interview that “after seeing Manoj Bajpayee, he got inspired and influenced by his performance. In 2008 Rajkumar joined FTII acting course and after completing that course he moved to Mumbai for making a career in acting. Rajkumar Rao is a Vegetarian. He changed his surname from Yadav to Rao and the reason Rajkumar gave is that these both are their family surname. Rajkumar Rao had been in a relationship with Patralekha Paul from 2010. He has trained in Tae-kon-do also.

After FTII

When he did his acting course in 2018. After graduating from FTII in 2008. Rajkumar Rao spent his first year visiting casting offices and meeting casting directors. He made a guest appearance in the “Ram Gopal Verma” thriller movie “Rann”. In this movie, he does the role of a newspaper reader. And after that he gave an audition for the “Dibakar Banerjee” movie “Love Sex and Dhokha” and he got selected for the movie. Rajkumar Rao plays the role of supermarket Supervisor. For this role, he had to lose 6kg in one month. This film was a great success. Critics also love this movie. This is the movie from which Rajkumar gets success and audition know him.

And after that Ekta Kapoor offered Rajkumar Rao “Ragini MMS” and he was the main lead of that movie. “Ragini MMS” is a horror movie by Rajkumar Rao. This film got success in the box office and critics also love this movie. His next film was a crime thriller film by Bejoy Nambiar and the name of the movie was “Shaitan” in 2011.  And Rajkumar played this character very well and the audience appreciates his acting in this movie.

Kai Po Che

And now we are talking about Rajkumar Rao’s life-changer movie “Kai Po Che” in 2013. This was an Abhishek Kapoor Movie. The star cast of this movie was Sushant Singh Rajput and Amit Sadh. This film was on the famous novel “The 3 mistakes of my life” and the writer of this novel is Chetan Bhagat. The film was released in India on 22 February 2013. Audiences and critics love this movie. It was a box office success. Rao played a beautiful role in this movie. Rajkumar Rao was nominated for the “Film fare Award for best-supporting Actor” for his performance in this film.   


Rajkumar Rao and Patralekhaa Paul have a cute love story. Rajkumar Rao saw Patralekha in an advertisement for the first time and he just fall for her. And when they first time met Patralekha also fall for him. Patralekha said, “When she first time saw the movie “Love Sex Dhokha,” she thought she like the role of Rajkumar Rao in that movie”. And Rajkumar said that when he saw Patralekha in that ad he thought that he is going to Marry her one day.  And Now Rajkumar does it, he married Patralekha. They both were dating each other for 10 years.


Rajkumar Rao purposed Patralekha on his knees and Patralekha also bend on her knees to accept the proposal. They are been dating each other from 2010. At Rajkumar Rao’s wedding, there are many Bollywood celebs are present like Farah Khan, Saqib Saleem, and many more guests. The theme of the party is white.

These Lovebirds tied the knot on November 15, 2021, in Chandigarh. At this wedding only close friends and relatives are present. This couple engages on 13 November 2021. And after dating each other for over 10 years they decided to get married. And they got married on 15 November.

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