The versatile actor of Bollywood, Rajkummar Rao has turned 34 today. In the career-span of just 8 years, the actor has already earned himself a name in the list of the most talented ‘actors’ of the film industry. Despite of his unconventional looks and guy-next-door personality, he has managed to stand out in a sea of actors. He has proved his mettle as a seasoned actor with each of his projects. (Also Read: Sonam Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao to re-shoot portions of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga – here’s why)
Apart from garnering critical acclaim, the actor also has shown that he cab attract the audience to the cinema halls and make a film commercially successful. In just a short span of time, the actor showed that he can play any character effortlessly and prove our point, we give his films for which he went under a mind-boggling transformation.
A 324-year old man in Raabta
The only thing, which turned out be good in Raabta was definitely the cameo of the talented actor Rajkummar Rao, whop played a 324-year-old man in the reincarnation drama and looked ridiculously unrecognizable.
An Islamic terrorist in Omerta
In Hansal Mehta’s next film, Omerta, Raj played the role of Omar Sheikh, a British youth of Pakistani ancestry, who gets radicalized by Islamic jehadists and later goes on to become a cold-hearted terrorist.
A eunuch in Ami Sairabanu
Ami Sairabanu,which was supposed to mark Raj’s debut in Bengali cinema, never got released but the actor admits that playing a eunuch was a big decision, that too in a film which wasn’t in his mother tongue.
A geeky clerk in Newton
Newton is a black-comedy with political undertones about a clerk who is placed on election duty in a conflict-ridden area of Chhattisgarh.
Lord Shiva in Behen Hogi Teri
Rao was seen in Lord Shiva’s avatar in some parts of Shruti Haasan starrer Behen Hogi Teri, which was a romantic comedy.
An escaped prisoner in Hamari Adhuri Kahani
Raj donned multiple looks in Mohit Suri’s film Hamari Adhuri Kahani as he played multiple aged characters in the Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi starrer.
A starved man in Trapped
The actor had to appear weak for a certain portion of his film Trapped and so he underwent a rigorous diet of black coffee and two carrots a day for about 20-22 days in order to look real for his character.