2014 film Queen became a game changer for both Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao. The two actors are teaming up again but this time for a thriller, to be directed by National Award winner Prakash Kovelamudi.
Rajkummar Rao starrer Omerta will release on April 20. The film, which is directed by Hansal Mehta, is based on the life of British-born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh.
PadMan challenge: While we have already seen a few celebrities posing with a sanitary pad to promote R Balki’s social drama, Deepika Padukone, Aditi Rao Hydari Arjun Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar too shared a post.
Kriti Sanon, Manoj Bajpayee, Anil Kapoor among others wish Rajkummar Rao for his big win at the Filmfare. The Newton actor has bagged two black ladies for his performances in Trapped and Bareilly Ki Barfi.
Rajkummar Rao starts work on a yet untitled horror comedy with his leading lady Shraddha Kapoor. The film will be helmed by director duo Krishna D.K. and Raj Nidimoru of Go Goa Gone fame.
Bollywood 2017 saw the rise of two actors – Rajkummar Rao and Irrfan Khan. Their films like Trapped, Newton and Hindi Medium won hearts, as against the movies of Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
Rajkummar Rao, who is famous for his serious ‘act’, seems to be unwinding himself on his Bangkok trip with his lady love Patralekhaa.
Rajkummar Rao talked about being drawn to characters with many shades, censorship and creating a dialogue, and why it’s a good time to be in films.
Bollywood Best Scenes 2017: Movies like Bareilly Ki Barfi, Secret Superstar and Badrinath Ki Dulhania relied on performances, others were well written and executed.
Asked about the kind of issues he would like to be associated with, Rajkummar Rao said, “I want to be the brand ambassador for compassion and secularism.”
Film critic Anupama Chopra’s new web series Tape Cast aims to show the struggles and hardships celebrities face before they achieved fame.
Rajkummar Rao, who played Kangana Ranaut’s fiancé in Queen, revealed that the makers wanted to explore his character Vijay’s sense of loss in a separate story, which would follow the 2013 hit coming-of-age tale.
Rajkummar Rao and Alia Bhatt have left behind stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor, Sunny Leone and Kangana Ranaut to bag the title of PETA’s hottest vegetarians.
The actor also became the face of India’s entry to the Oscars with Newton, where he essayed the titular character, an endearing and exasperated government official on election duty in a troubled part of Chhattisgarh.
Bollywood’s top 10 underrated movies of 2017: Be it Rajkummar Rao’s Trapped, Konkana Sen Sharma’s A Death in the Gunj or Adil Hussain’s Mukti Bhawan, Indian cinema has bloomed the past 12 months.