Rajkummar Rao Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Born Name

Rajkummar Yadav

Nick Name

Raj Kumar, Rao, Raj, Raju

Rajkummar Rao as seen in February 2017
Rajkummar Rao as seen in February 2017 (Maximilian Bühn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Rajkummar completed his schooling from Sh. S. N. Sidheshwar Public School and then completed his bachelor’s degree in Arts from Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (ARSD)–University of Delhi while also pursuing his passion for theatre.

He graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown (Government Official)
  • Mother – Unknown (Homemaker) (Died in 2016)
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Unknown

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Rajkummar Rao at Eros International office in September 2017
Rajkummar Rao at Eros International office in September 2017 (Bollywood Hungama / www.bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY-3.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rajkummar has dated –

  1. Patralekha (2013-Present) – Actress Patralekha was also Rao’s co-star in the film Citylights whom he met when the two were studying at the Film and Television Institute of India. They began dating in 2013. The two are very much in love and are regularly seen together at events and social gatherings. Rajkummar went on to clarify that the two are very happy currently and are in no hurry to settle down and tie the knot. The two were even spotted vacationing in Thailand in December 2017 and Rajkummar even posted pictures of it on his Instagram.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Rajkummar belongs to the Yadav community in Northern India.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • His smile
  • His innocent face

Brand Endorsements

Rajkummar has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Britannia
  • Titan Celestial Time
  • Cadbury Glow

Religion

Hinduism

Rajkumar Rao at the premiere of Moonlight at the Jio MAMI Film Club in February 2017
Rajkumar Rao at the premiere of Moonlight at the Jio MAMI Film Club in February 2017 (Bollywood Hungama / www.bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY-3.0)

Best Known For

Being an established actor in the Bollywood film industry with his fine and versatile acting skills which have helped him bag the National Film Award, Filmfare Award, and an Asia Pacific Screen Award.

First Film

Rajkummar made his theatrical film debut in the mystery-drama movie Rann where he played the role of a news reporter in 2010.

First TV Show

Rajkummar made his television show debut on the comedy series Comedy Nights with Kapil as himself in 2014.

Personal Trainer

Rajkummar is known for his slim and slender body. For his role in Bose, he gained 12 kg which he eventually had to lose.

His workout regime was intense and he skipped his breakfast and lunch and directly had dinner which was protein-rich after an intense workout of 3 hours which mainly consisted of cardio and muscle strengthening and building exercises.

He always maintains a healthy lifestyle and it is of prime importance to him.

Rajkummar Rao Favorite Things

  • Movie – The Godfather
  • City – New York, Amsterdam
  • Night Spot – His Home
  • Band – Coldplay
  • Cuisine – Italian, Indian
  • Romantic Film – Blue Valentine, The Notebook, Dil Se
SourceThe Indian ExpressRediffLive In StyleFree Press Journal
Rajkummar Rao at a hockey match in April 2015
Rajkummar Rao at a hockey match in April 2015 (Sanjeevinisingh / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Rajkummar Rao Facts

  1. He wanted to become an actor after watching Shahrukh Khan in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and is in love with cinema since the age of 13.
  2. He was born in a middle-class family and pursued theatre at Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts and later at the Kshitij Theatre Repertory after he completed his studies.
  3. For the web series Bose: Dead/Alive, Rao had to gain 12 kgs of weight and also shave off some part of his head to portray the role of Subhash Chandra Bose.
  4. His mother added the extra “m” to his name since she believed in numerology.
  5. Follow Rajkummar on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Maximilian Bühn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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