Films That Elevated Rajkummar Rao's Career

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Kai Po Che! (2013)

Rajkummar Rao's portrayal of the earnest and resilient Govind Patel earned him widespread acclaim, cementing his status as a formidable talent in Bollywood.

CityLights (2014)

Rajkummar Rao delivered a poignant performance as a man struggling to make ends meet in the city, demonstrating his ability to convey raw emotion and depth in his characters.

Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)

Rajkummar Rao's endearing portrayal of Pritam Vidrohi added layers of charm and humor to this romantic comedy, showcasing his impeccable comic timing and versatility.

Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)

Rajkummar Rao's breakthrough role showcased his versatility in a gritty, unconventional film that pushed boundaries and challenged societal norms.

Newton (2017)

In this socially relevant satire, Rao's portrayal of an idealistic government clerk navigating the complexities of democracy earned him critical acclaim and highlighted his ability to anchor a film with his nuanced performance.

Stree (2018)

Rajkummar Rao's effortless portrayal of a small-town tailor caught in a supernatural mystery added a layer of humor and relatability to this horror-comedy, further solidifying his status as a bankable actor.

Ludo (2020)

Rajkummar Rao's portrayal of Alok Kumar added depth to the ensemble cast, with his character arc reflecting vulnerability and resilience amidst the chaos, contributing to the film's emotional core.