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Rajesh Sharma Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 42 Years
Hometown: Ludhiana, Punjab
Wife: Sangeeta Sharma

Rajesh Sharma

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionActor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Bengali): Paromitar Ek Din (2000) as Rajeev Shrivastav
Rajesh Sharma in Paromitar Ek Din
Film (Hindi): Parineeta (2005) as Ratan
Parineeta
Film (Odia): Sakhi Rahila ae Singha Duara (2007) in a supporting role
Sakhi Rahila ae Singha Duara
Film (Punjabi): Golak Bugni Bank Te Batua (2018) as a money exchanger
Golak Bugni Bank Te Batua
Film (Tamil): Vada Chennai (2018) as Chanchal
Vada Chennai
Web Series (Hindi): Life Sahi Hai (2018) as a maid agency owner; streamed on Zee5
Life Sahi Hai
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 October 1980 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2022) 42 Years
BirthplaceLudhiana, Punjab, India
Zodiac signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownLudhiana, Punjab, India
College/UniversityNational School of Drama, New Delhi
Educational QualificationA course in acting [1]National School of Drama’s Official Website
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Sudipta Chakraborty (Bengali actress)
• Sangeeta Sharma
Marriage DateFirst Marriage: Year, 2005
Rajesh Sharma and Sudipta Chakraborty's wedding picture
Second Marriage: Year, 2011
Family
Wife/SpouseFirst Wife: Sudipta Chakraborty (m. 2005-div. 2009)
Rajesh Sharma's ex-wife Sudipta Chakraborty
Second Wife: Sangeeta Sharma
Rajesh Sharma with his wife Sangeeta Sharma
ParentsNames Not Known
Rajesh Sharma with his mother
Favourites
Co-StarsSanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan
Film DirectorNeeraj Pandey
CityKolkata
BeverageTea
SongZindagi Ke Safar Me from the Hindi film Aap Ki Kasam (1974)

Rajesh Sharma

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajesh Sharma

  • Rajesh Sharma is an Indian actor, who predominantly appears in Hindi and Bengali films. He came into the limelight with his performance in various Hindi films like ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ (2015), ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ (2017), and ‘Dream Girl’ (2019).
  • In an interview, Rajesh shared that since his childhood, he dreamt of becoming an actor.
  • In 1994, he used to work as a taxi driver for Bachchan Singh Dhaba to support his family financially. In the morning, he would work as a driver, and in the evening, he would pursue his passion for theatre by performing on stage. [2]India Times
  • Rajesh started his career as a theatre artist by joining a theatre group named ‘Rangakarmi’ in Kolkata. With the group, he participated in numerous theatre plays such as ‘Gudia Ki Ghar’ and ‘Rangakarmi.’
  • While he was pursuing an acting course at the National School of Drama, he was classmates with the Indian actor Ashish Vidyarthi.
  • In acting, Rajesh considers Usha Ganguly, a prominent Indian theatre director, as his mentor. In an interview, he expressed gratitude towards Usha Ganguly and Aparna Sen (both Indian theatre directors), for their assistance in making his acting career.
  • Rajesh Sharma became popular in Bengali films primarily for his portrayal of negative characters. Some of his Bengali films as an actor are ‘Pratibad’ (2001), ‘Bombaiyer Bombete’ (2003), ‘Kranti’ (2006), ‘Baishe Srabon’ (2011), ‘Dotara’ (2018), and ‘Purba Paschim Dakshin’ (2019).

    Dotara

    Dotara

  • Some sources have claimed that his debut Hindi film was ‘Maachis’ (1996). [3]Planet Bollywood However, in an interview, Rajesh denied it and said,

    No, that is a wrong piece of information floating on the internet. The first film I shot for was ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ but my first release was ‘Parineeta’. The former got delayed and released next year in 2006.”

  • In 1999, Rajesh appeared in the Hindi TV series ‘Star Bestellers,’ in which he appeared in the first episode ‘Govind Aur Ganesh.’ The series was aired on Star Plus.

    Rajesh Sharma in Govind aur Ganesh

    Rajesh Sharma in Govind aur Ganesh

  • He has appeared in several popular Hindi films like ‘The Dirty Picture’ (2011), ‘Special 26’ (2013), ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ (2015), ‘M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ (2016), ‘Dream Girl’ (2019), ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ (2022), and ‘Darlings’ (2022).

    M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

    M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

  • Some of his Hindi short films are ‘Mirzaa’ (2017), ‘Armed’ (2018), ‘Red’ (2019), ‘Tindey’ (2019), and ‘Almariyaan’ (2020). In 2019, he received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the Hindi short film ‘Tindey.’

    Almariyaan

    Almariyaan

  • In 2020, he played the character Ravikant Agarwal in the Bengali-Hindi web series ‘Kark Rogue,’ which streamed on Zee5.

    Kark Rogue

    Kark Rogue

  • Furthermore, he has acted in Hindi web series like ‘Paatal Lok’ (2020; Amazon Prime Video), ‘JL50’ (2021; Sony LIV), and ‘Amit Bhadana LLB’ (2022; YouTube).

    Amit Bhadana LLB

    Amit Bhadana LLB

  • He has been featured in TV commercials for several brands such as Godrej Security Systems, Ferns N Petals, and Gintaa.

    Rajesh Sharma in an ad of Ferns n Petals

    Rajesh Sharma in an ad of Ferns n Petals

  • In 2020, he hosted the Bengali TV show ‘Bengal Crime.’

    Bengal Crime

    Bengal Crime

  • He once shared that his role as Titu Mama in the Hindi film ‘Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana’ (2012) was one of his favourite roles from his films .
  • In 2021, he bought an MG Hector car.

    Rajesh Sharma with his car

    Rajesh Sharma with his car

  • During his leisure time, he enjoys travelling and listening to music.
  • His work is handled by Shah Entertainment Media, a celebrity management company based in Mumbai, owned by Sunny Shah.

    Rajesh Sharma with Sunny Shah

    Rajesh Sharma with Sunny Shah