Rajendra Gupta Biography: Age, Wife, Professional Life Career & Awards

Rajendra Gupta Biography

Rajendra Gupta Early Life: He was born on 17 October 1947 in Panipat, Punjab ( India), and completed his educational qualification at Kurukshetra University  National School of Drama in Delhi ( India). He married Veena Gupta in 1972 and they have a daughter Ravee Gupta who is on the stairs to be a successful actress.

Rajendra Gupta Career and Awards 

Rajendra Gupta shifted to Bombay with his family in 1985 and started working for television serials. After three years he introduced himself to the film industry where he got some good responses and roles. 

In Lagaan ( 2001)  he played the role of the head village man ( mukhiya) and the movie was nominated for an Oscars Award.

Rajendra received so much appreciation and recognition from the public and different actors, actresses, and other people from the industry for performing such a realistic role and making the scene best through his hard work. 

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He played more than 40 + roles in different television shows and received an award from the Limca Book of Rewards for a maximum number of appearances in different shows. 

Rajendra has acted in more than 70 + movies from 1982 to the present date with different character actor roles and behavior. 

Rajendra Gupta’s Career in Film Industry 

As he completed 70 + movies, his top-grossed movies from which Rajendra got so much attention and appreciation are 

  1. Saaya ( 1997) 
  2. Mission Kashmir (2000)
  3. Raja ko Rani Se pyaar ho Gaya ( 2000)
  4. Lagaan ( 2001)
  5. Guru (2007)
  6. Tanu weds Manu ( 2011)
  7. Pan Singh Tomar ( 2012)
  8. Himmatwala (2013)
  9. Samvidhaan (2014)
  10. Pm Narendra Modi (2019)
  11. Mumbai Saga (2021)
  12. Suryavanshi (2021)
  13. Satyamev Jayate (2021)
  14. Samrat Prithvi Raj Chouhan (2022)
  15. Jagannath Aur Purvi ki Anokhi Dosti (2022)

Rajendra Gupta’s Career in Television Shows

Rajendra is very popular in TV serials. Mostly he got comedy roles in TV serials.  

One of the best Comedy series that almost everyone has listened to or watched was Chidhiya- Ghar ( 2011-2017) where Rajendra plays the role of Kesri Narayan (Senior Citizen and most intelligent person in the Chidiya Ghar family).

He used to teach every citizen of that family’s moral values in every episode in a funny and laughter way, this show took a special place in everyone’s heart who watched this show. This show was telecasted on the Sab TV channel.

  • Most popular TV serials in which Rajendra was a part were
  • Mirza Galib (1988)
  • Chandrakanta ( 1994- 1996)
  • Shaktiman (1996)
  • Chidiya Ghar ( 2012-2017)

Rajendra Gupta won Raapa Award for his back-breaking performance in Saaya. 

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More About Rajendra Gupta

Rajendra didn’t like his father’s business at all, Therefore, wanted to establish his journey in the field of acting so he didn’t pick his father’s business, and being in love with Veena they eloped because of having a cast difference.