Rajpal Yadav (born 16 March 1971) is an Indian film actor, known for his comic roles in Hindi Movies.

Early life and education

Rajpal Yadav was born and brought up in Kundra, Shahjahanpur, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, where he received his primary education. He was associated with Shahjahanpur theatre and performed in lots of plays before going to Lucknow for theatre training in the Bhartendu Natya Academy during 1992 to 94. After completing two years course there, he went to the National School of Drama during 1994 to 97 in Delhi. Thereafter, he came to Mumbai in 1997 to fulfil his career aspirations in the Indian Film Industry.Career Yadav went to Mumbai in 1996 to try his luck as an actor. He was a part of many rural theatrical plays in the North East belt.He acted in the Doordarshans television serial Mungeri ke bhai Naurangilal as the main protagonist who daydreams and as a result lands up in a comic situation. This was sequel to a similar television program on Doordarshan: Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne.He went to a number of auditions but, despite having an agent, he did not achieve much. Ram Gopal Varma spotted Yadav in the audience of Mast and also in a small role as a server in a cafe. RGV who was impressed asked Rajpal to audition and gave him a very challenging role in Jungle.Although Yadav found success in negative roles, he has preferred comic roles such as in Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya and went on to become a prolific comedian in Hindi films. His films include Hungama, Waqt: The Race Against Time, Chup Chup Ke, Garam Masala, Phir Hera Pheri, Dhol to name a few.

 Personal Life

On June 10, 2003, he married Radha, who was born and brought up in Calgary, Canada.
Filmography
Year     Film     Role     Notes
1999     Dil Kya Kare     Schools Watchman     
Mast     Cafe boy     
Shool     Porter     
2000     Jungle     Sippa (Terrorist)     Screen award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
2001     Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya     Rampal Yadav/Chhota Vakeel     
Chandni Bar     Iqbal Chamdi     
Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar     Dada     
2002     Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe     Raj Naidu     
Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge     Lallan     
Company     Joseph     
Lal Salaam     Dhattu     
Tum Se Achcha Kaun Hai     Friend     
Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin     Thief at the parking lot     
Maine Dil Tujhko Diya     Munna (Bhaijaans henchman)     
Chor Machaaye Shor     Johnny - Shyams friend     
Road (film)     Bhanwar Singh     
Maseeha     Surajbhans brother in law     
2003     Ek Aur Ek Gyarah     Chhotu     
The Hero: Love Story of a Spy     Majors sidekick     
Haasil     Chhutku     
Darna Mana Hai     Apple vendor     
Hungama     Raja     
Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon    Rajeshwar Singh (Raja)     
Kal Ho Naa Ho     Guru     
2004     Dil Bechara Pyaar Ka Maara     Tunda Bhai     
Love in Nepal     Bunty Guide     
Insaaf: The Justice     Kailu     
Aan: Men at Work     Apte     
Garv: Pride and Honour     555 (informer)     
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi     Raj Purohit Paul     
Taarzan: The Wonder Car     Havaldar Sitaram     
Shart: The Challenge     Bhootnath - Dhabhas brother     
Vaastu Shastra     Rajpal (mad guy)     
2005     Forgotten Showers     Madhav     
Waqt: The Race Against Time     Laxman     
Kyaa Kool Hai Hum     Uma Shankar Tripathi     
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero     Bhagat Ram Talwar     
D     Dance artist     
Paheli     Bhoja     
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya.