I was rejected over ridiculous reasons, says Rajkummar Rao

Wednesday 20th July 2022 08:03 EDT

Actor Rajkummar Rao recently shared a list of ridiculous things about his appearance early in his career. In his more-than-a-decade-long-journey, the actor has proved his mettle and won a National Film Award. In a recent interaction, when asked to share some ridiculous reasons he was given while being rejected for films, Rao said, “I was told so many things. You are not tall enough, your built is not right, your eyebrows are not in a certain shape and very weird things. And I was like, what, what about acting? Wo kisko chahiye (Who wants that).”

Rajkummar was noticed in Dibakar Banerjee’s 2010 film ‘Love Sex Aur Dhokha.’ He is thankful to Dibakar and casting director Atul Mongia for choosing him for his acting talent regardless of his looks. “That’s the thing which will take you forward and nothing else. Eventually, the talent stays, and nothing else remains.”

On the work front, Rajkummar was last seen as a gay police officer in ‘Badhaai Do’. He is currently busy promoting his next ‘HIT: The First Case’ alongside Sanya Malhotra. He also has ‘Mr And Mrs Mahi’ with Janhvi Kapoor, ‘Bheed’, and ‘Monica O My Darling’ in the works.

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