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Hometown: Delhi
Age: 63 Years
Wife: Habiba Rehman

Gajendra Chauhan

Bio/Wiki
Full NameGajendra Singh Chauhan
Profession(s)Actor, Politician
Famous Role‘Yudhishthira’ in the epic television series “Mahabharat” (1988)
Gajendra Chauhan in Mahabharat
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 167 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm: Main Chup Nahi Rahungi (1985)
Main Chup Nahi Rahungi film poster
TV: Paying Guest (1983)
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
BJP Flag
Political JourneyJoined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2004
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 October 1956 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2019) 63 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolRamjas Sr. Sec. School No.-2, Delhi
College/UniversityAll India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Educational QualificationDiploma in Radiography
ReligionHinduism
CasteRajput [1]Wikipedia
HobbiesWatching Films, Travelling
ControversyGajendra's appointment as the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) proved to be controversial; as a section of the left-wing student association alleged that it was a blatant attempt to "saffronize the institute." Later, Chauhan was made to resign from his post in October 2017. [2]First Post
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseHabiba Rehman
Gajendra Chauhan with his wife
ChildrenGajendra Chauhan has one son.
Favourite Things
Tennis PlayerSania Mirza
Film3 Idiots (2009)

Gajendra Chauhan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gajendra Chauhan

  • Gajendra Chauhan is an Indian television and film actor.
  • Gajendra Chauhan was born in a middle-class family in Delhi.
  • He is best known for playing the role of ‘Yudhishthira’ in the epic television series “Mahabharat” (1988).

    Gajendra Chauhan in Mahabharat

    Gajendra Chauhan in Mahabharat

  • He did a diploma in radiography from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
  • Thereafter, he attended Roshan Taneja’s acting school to learn acting.
  • He made his acting debut in 1983 with the TV series “Paying Guest.”
  • Next, he appeared in TV serials like “Rajni” (1985), “Air Hostess” (1986) and “Adalat.”
  • His film debut came in the year 1986 with the film “Main Chup Nahi Rahoongi.”
  • Some of his popular films include “Dancer,” “Jungle Ki Rani,” “Janam Se Pehle.” Dil Ka Sauda,” and “Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet.”

    Gajendra Chauhan in Dil Ka Sauda

    Gajendra Chauhan in Dil Ka Sauda

  • Chauhan has also featured in a few B-Grade and C-Grade films.

    Gajendra Chauhan in a B-Grade Film

    Gajendra Chauhan in a B-Grade Film

  • In 2004, Gajendra entered politics by joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • On 9 June 2015, Gajendra became the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). He occupied the seat till October 2017.

    Gajendra Chauhan as the Chairman of FTII

    Gajendra Chauhan as the Chairman of FTII

  • In an interview, he said that after playing the role of “Yudhishthira” in Mahabharat, people had started treating him like the real-life “Yudhishthira” and once a restaurant owner in Delhi denied taking the bill from him where he had gone to eat non-vegetarian food.

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