Raj Kumar Rao He plays a police officer in Anubhav Sinha’s ‘Bheed’, which hit the screens on Friday, 24 March. While promoting the film based on true events, the actor addressed the rumors of him undergoing plastic surgery to change his appearance. He denied going under the knife and said he could only smile about it when asked about such things. (Also Read: Bhide Movie Review: Anubhav Sinha’s Lockdown Story Is A Tough Watch That Hits You Hard,
The actor made his film debut with a small role in Ram Gopal Varma’s Rann (2010) and was later cast as the lead in Dibakar Banerjee’s Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010). In previous interactions with the media, Rajkummar spoke about being often dismissed as a hero because of his looks, height and even build. Once he was rejected because of the shape of his eyebrows.
In an interview with Siddharth Kannan, the actor was shown a Reddit comment that said, “Has Rajkummar Rao done plastic surgery?” Rajkumar denied that he had undergone any plastic surgery and instead said, “No bhaiyya, koi plastic surgery nahi hote.” The actor was further asked about his reaction to such rumors and he replied, “Kuch nahi muskaan aati hai chehre pe. Accha hai, log baat kar rahe hai.”
In 2013, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for the biopic Shahid directed by Hansal Mehta. He played the role of lawyer and human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who was murdered in Mumbai in 2010. Last year, he was praised for his performance as a close-knit police officer in Badhaai Do.
The actor was last seen in Vasan Bala neo-noir thriller Monica O My Darling alongside Huma Qureshi, Radhika Apte, Sikandar Kher and Akanksha Ranjan Kapoor. It was released on Netflix on November 11, 2022.
He will also be seen in Dharma Productions’ Mr. and Mrs. Mahi alongside Janhvi Kapoor and will star in industrialist Srikanth Bolla’s biopic Shree, which is slated to release later this year.
He is also starring in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s upcoming period drama series Guns N’ Roses. Dulquer Salmaan and Adarsh Gaurav are also a part of the Netflix series.