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Rajkummar Rao’s birthday: 7 versatile roles played by the actor

From Newton to Guns & Gulaabs, here’s revisiting 7 performances of Rajkummar Rao on his birthday.



Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao, an actor renowned for his power-packed performances, has established himself as a youth icon with his exceptional film choices. As we celebrate Rajkummar Rao’s birthday, let’s take a nostalgic journey through some of his best performances that not only garnered acclaim but also resonated with a wide audience.

Trapped (2016):

This is a survival thriller film that follows a man who gets locked inside his apartment without food, water or electricity. Rao underwent a physical transformation for this role and was praised for his dedication. His performance was so realistic and intense that he won the Award for Best Actor for this film.

Newton (2017):

Rajkummar Rao took on the role of the protagonist in this film. This was his career changing performance as Rao’s portrayal of Newton earned him accolades from both critics and audiences. His ability to bring integrity and depth to the character earned him the Award for Best Performance by an Actor.

Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017):

In the romantic comedy “Bareilly Ki Barfi,” Rao played a timid salesman masquerading as a brash writer. The film’s commercial and critical success was attributed in part to Rao’s comedic prowess and versatility. His performance garnered such acclaim that he earned the Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Stree (2018):

On the one-year anniversary of “Stree,” the horror-comedy that became an instant hit, we’re reminded of Rao’s portrayal of a tailor who finds himself smitten by a mysterious woman. The film’s blend of scares and humor struck a chord with viewers, and Rao’s performance stood out for his impeccable comic timing and endearing charm.

Badhaai Do (2022):

In the comedy-drama “Badhaai Do,” Rao took on the role of a closeted police officer in a marriage of convenience. His performance was so impactful that he secured the Award for Best Actor.

Guns and Gulaabs (2023):

His latest web series was a hilarious and thrilling ride for the fans. Rajkummar Rao played the role of Paana Tipu, a charming mechanic and gangster who gets involved in a series of mishaps. He showcased his impeccable comic timing and charisma in this role. He made us laugh out loud with his witty dialogues and expressions.

Looking ahead, Rajkummar Rao’s upcoming projects are highly anticipated by his fans. With films like “Mr. And Mrs. Mahi,” “Stree 2,” and “Sri” in the pipeline, we can only imagine the incredible performances he has in store for us.