Gajraj Rao is Indian actor,writer and Ad Filmmaker,been in Industry
for 25 years,Rao received the needed recognition in his second phase
of his life,his ability to adapt the character and playing it on screen has
loved by many,be it the character of father who talks about the coming new
born baby to his elder son or the role of father in Tech Conversation with Dad,he has aced it all,let us know Gajraj Rao Biography,Age,Height,Weight,Movies & More :-
Quick Stats :-
|Віrth Dаtе||8th July 1972|
|Profession||Former Indian Cricketer|
|Birthplace||Behala (Calcutta Earlier),West Bengal,Kolkata|
Personal Information :-
|Date of Birth||21st Feb.1978|
|Famous For||Acting,Comedy and Writing|
|Age||42 (as of 2020)|
|Zodiac sign/Sun Sign||Pisces|
|Currently Living||L.A. USA|
|Schooling||St. Michael's Convent School O Levels,and studied from Karachi Grammar School to complete his A Levels.|
|College||Grinnell College in USA,Grinnell (1997-2001)
2)The West Bengal's government awarded the Banga Bibhushan Award to Ganguly in 2013.
|Educational Qualifications||Majored in computer science and philosophy|
|Tattoo||He confessed to have a Tattoo on his body but he didn't reveal at which part.|
|Hobbies||Gyming,Video Games and Writing
Cadbury whole milk with hazelnuts and Any bar containing raisins
|Fruits||Apple,Peaches,Pears and Banana|
|Drink||Beet Juice (Pre-Workout)
|Exercise||Deadlift,Pull Ups and Dumbbells|
Some Interesting Facts about Gajraj Rao :-
- Hails from Rajasthan Dungarpur,he was born in Middle Class
family and brought up in Delhi.
- While Living in Railway Colony in Delhi he Learnt various
dialects by the age of 7 like Bengali,Punjabi and used to practice
- He was never a good scorer in school and always an average student.He comes from a family where the family is not too
educated with minimal resources.
- At the age of 17,he got the inclination towards theater.
- He feels,theater taught him alot,he was Part of ACT One
theater group which had actors like Ashish Vidhyarthi,
Manoj Bajpayee,Nikhil Verma and Arun Kalra.
- During his early days when he was struggling in theater,he
used work in a Tailor shop called “Iqbal Tailors” which is
famous shop in Connaught Place and later worked for his
friend’s garment shop.
- During his struggling days Also worked as a freelance writer,
he used to work for Navbharat Times and Dainik Hindustan
and also is an ad Director.
- While doing all this work,he worked on his acting skills in theater.
- Since he used to write anchor scripts for Doordarshan he met Siddharth Basu who found work for him and is grateful to him.
- He was lucky to have sent for Pradeep Sarkar Office who was
making ad films at that time and life changed for him 360 degree.
- Has been acting since 25 years and started career from Bandit
Queen in 1994 which he got because of his friend Tigmanshu
Dhulia and did role of Ashok Chand Thakur.
Co-Founder of Code Red Film and Journey with TVF :-
- He is also the Co-owner of an ad agency name called Code
Red Film which he started in 2003 after he moved to Mumbai
with his partner Subrat Roy.
- Some of the big brands ads made under his production house
Code Red Film are Maruti Suzuki,Taaza Tea,McDonald’s,HUL,Samsung and Gamble,made almost
1500+ ad films till now.
- Did many Bollywood movies like Dil Se (1998),Aks(2001),Dil Hai Tumhara (2002),Black Friday(2007),Aamir(2008),Talvar(2015),Blackmail (2018) and Badhai Ho (2019).
- Has Directed a short movie name called ‘Rorito : Write the new‘ and some documentaries like ‘Budhia Singh : Born to Run (2016) and ‘The Tribal Scoop’ (2018).
- Not only movies,he has been part of many web series like ‘A Day With RD Sharma’,’F.A.T.H.E.R.S'(2017),’Tech Converstion with Dad’ (2018) and ‘TVF Tripling Season 2′(2019).
- Although he has been acting for years but his work got the real recognition from The movie Badhai Ho Along with Ayushmann Khurrana,Neena Gupta and Sanya Malhotra.
- He never thought he would get such fame after the huge success of Badhai Ho.
- Ayushmann Khurrana was the one who recommended Gajraj name for Badhai Ho as he had done a sketch with Ayushmann previously which he liked alot.
- For him Content is most important than video duration,he himself Worked in a short film for Hyundai | Brilliant Moments which got 600+ Million views on Youtube.
- He feels in web series you get to experiment more than films.
Personal Relationship :-
He married to Sanjana Rao and both are blessed with 2 kids however names not known.