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Rajesh Sharma (Actor) Biography, Age, Wife, Movie List, Web series & More

A familiar face in Bollywood,  Rajesh Sharma is an Indian actor mostly seen in Hindi and Bengali movies playing the villain or comic character role.  He began acting in a theatre group called Rangakarmi.  The actor made his film debut with the Hindi movie Maachis in 1996.  After this, he started working in the Bengali movies and returned to Bollywood in 2005 with the movie Parineeta. Rajesh has also shown his acting skills in some Tamil,  Odia,  and Punjabi movies.  Check out Rajesh Sharma’s age,  wife,  family,  biography, and more.  

Personal Details 

Rajesh Sharma was born on 8 October 1980  in a typical middle-class Punjabi family in Ludhiana,  Punjab.  As of October 2023, the actor is 42 years old. Though Rajesh is a famous actor in the Bengali industry, he learned Bengali from his neighbors by watching several Bengali dramas at Muktangan.

Real Name/ Full NameRajesh Sharma
BirthplaceLudhiana, Punjab
NationalityIndian
Profession(s)Actor
Years Active1996-present
Zodiac signNot Known
Birthday8 October 1980
Age43 years (As of 2023)
HometownLudhiana, Punjab
ReligionHindu
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbyTraveling, listening to music
Rajesh Sharma

Education 

Rajesh Sharma took his education from Bhawanipur Adarsh Hindi High School in Kolkata.  After that, he went to New Delhi to complete his graduation from the National School of Drama.  

QualificationGraduate
SchoolNot Known
High SchoolBhawanipur Adarsh Hindi High School, Kolkata
CollegeNational School of Drama.
Extra QualificationNot Known

Family & Relationship 

Rajesh Sharma was born to Late Gurucharan Sharma and Amarjit Sharma. He married a Bengali actress named Sudipta Chakraborty in 2005. But after spending four years of married life,  unfortunately, they got separated in 2009. Two years after their divorce,  Rajesh Sharma married Sangeeta Sharma in 2011. 

Father NameGurucharan Sharma
Mother NameAmarjit Sharma
ChildrenNot Applicable
SiblingsNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
WifeSudipta Chakraborty (actress) (2005-2009)
Sangeeta Sharma (married since 2011)

Rajesh Sharma’s Height, Weight & Body Measurements & More

Rajesh Sharma is 5 feet 8 inches tall.  The actor has brown eyes and black hair.  

Height (feet)5 feet 8 inches
Weight (Kilograms)(approx.)Not Known
Figure Measurements (approx.)Not Known
Eye’s ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack

Career 

Rajesh Sharma had an interest in acting since his childhood.  He joined a theatre group when he was too young.  After that, Rajesh entered the Hindi film industry with the movie Maachis in 1996. He has also become a familiar face in the Bengali film industry.  Apart from Bengali and Hindi movies, Rajesh has worked in some Tamil, Punjabi, and Odia movies.  Let’s have a look at the entire career of Rajesh Sharma.  

Hindi Film 

Rajesh Sharma started acting in 1996 with the most popular film, Maachis by Gulzar, starring Chandrachur Singh, Om Puri, Tabu, Raj Zutshi, and Shergill.  The film bagged the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. 

Rajesh Sharma returned to the Bollywood industry after 9 years in 2005 with Pradeep Sarkar’s movie Parineeta starring Saif Ali Khan,  Vidya Balan,  Raima Sen,  Sanjay Dutt, and Diya Mirza.  The following year, he was cast in Dibakar Banerjee’s comedy-drama movie Khosla Ka Ghosla alongside Boman Irani,  Anupam Kher, Vinay Pathak, Parvin Dabas,  and Ranvir Shorey.  

In 2010, he acted in Ishqiya, starring Naseeruddin Shah,  Vidya Balan, and Arshad Warsi.  The movie was shown at the 34th Cairo International Film Festival.  After achieving incredible success in Ishqiya,  the actor appeared in the thriller movie No One Killed Jessica in 2011, starring Vidya Balan and Rani Mukherjee.  His other Hindi movies of the year include Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl’s Chillar Party and Milan Lutharia’s The Dirty Picture.  Rajesh appeared in the movie Chaalis Chauraasi in 2012, co-starring Kay Kay Menon,  Naseeruddin Shah,  Atul Kulkarni,  and Ravi Kishan.  His other film of the year, Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, became a hit.  

Some of his other works are Special 26 (2013),  Ghanchakkar (2013),  B.A. Pass (2013),  Shuddh Desi Romance (2013),  Pizza (2014),  Strings Of Passion (2014),  The Xpose (2014),  Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami (2014),  Tevar (2015),  Dolly Ki Doli (2015),  Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015),  Bajrangi Bahijaan (2015),  Palki (2016),  Azhar (2016),  M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016),  Bhawani Mandi (2016).  

The following year, in 2017, the actor was cast in six Hindi movies: Begum Jaan, Hindi Medium, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Lucknow Central, Panchlait, and Game Over.  

The actor’s 2018 releases include Nanu Ki Janu,  Race 3, Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se,  FryDay, and The Past (2018 film).  

Rajesh Sharma’s 2019 projects include 22 Yards,  The Tashkent Files,  India’s Most Wanted,  Nakkash,  One Day: Justice Delivered,  Super 30, Kissebaaz,  Batla House,  Mardaani 2, Jhootha Kahin Ka,  Dream Girl,  Dabangg 3, Pati Patni Aur Woh.  

His other movies are Laxmii (2020),  Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai? (2021), Bhavai (2021),  Dybbuk (2021),  Mere Desh Ki Dharti (2022),  Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022),  Ramrajya (2022),  Tadka (2022),  Darlings (2022),  Mrs Undercover (2023),  U-Turn (2023),  Chatrapathi (2023),  and The Great Indian Rescue (2023).

Bengali Film 

After 1996 Rajesh Sharma took a break for four years and got back to work in 2000 with the Bengali movie Paromitar Ek Din, directed by Aparna Sen,  co-starring Rituparna Sengupta,  Soumitra Chatterjee and Aparna Sen.  The film got multiple national and international awards along with the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali, Ecumenical Jury Award the 35th International Film Festival of Karlovy Vary.

In 2001, he appeared in two Bengali movies, Dada Thakur and Pratibad.  

Rajesh Sharma was cast in four Bengali movies in 2002: Sathi,  Shubho Mahurat,  Desh,  and Sonar Sansar.  

In 2003, the actor appeared in two other movies, Bombaiyer Bombete and Champion. He acted in the movie Badshah The King in 2004. 

Rajesh Sharma offered us three hit movies in 2006, including Agnishapath,  Shikar,  and Kranti.  

Some of his other Bengali movies are Dus Din Pore (2007),  Neel Rahar Deshe (2008),  Chha-e Chutti (2009),  Bedeni (2011),  Bye Bye Bangkok (2011),  Oh My Love (2011), Paapi (2011),  Punorutthan (2011),  Bindas Prem (2011),  System (2011),  Baishe Shravan (2011),  Goraay Gondogol (2012),  Laptop (2012), 8.08 Er Bongaon Local (2012), Teen Yaari Katha (2012),  Om Shanti (2012),  Life in Park Street (2012),  Darling (2012),  Passport (2012),  Astra (2012),  Kagojer Nouka (2013),  Ganesh Talkies (2013),  Mishawr Rawhoshyo (2013), Nirbhoya (2013),  Strings Of Passion (2014), Pendulum (2014),  Taan (2014),  Amanush 2 (2015),  Romantic Noy (2016),  Double Feluda (2016),  Kelo (2018),  Tuski (2018),  Kishore Kumar Junior (2018),  Dotara (2018),  Purba Paschim Dakshin (2019).  

Odia Film

Rajesh Sharma made his Odia film debut with Sakhi Rahila Ae Singha Duare in 2007. 

Punjabi Film 

The actor played the role of a money exchanger in the movie Golak Bugni Bank Yep Batua in 2018. It was his first Punjabi movie.  

Tamil Film 

Rajesh Sharma set foot in the Tamil film industry with the movie Vada Chennai in 2018, where he played the role of Chanchal.  

Web Series 

Rajesh Sharma debuted his web series in 2018 with ZEE5’s Life Sahi Hai, co-starring Tarun Jain,  Suhail Nayyar,  Siddhant Chaturvedi,  Abhishek Saha,  etc.  

He was featured in three web series in 2020: ZEE5’s Kark Rogue,  Amazon Prime Video’s Paatal Lok,  and Sony LIV’s JL50. 

Some of his other web series are Ray (2021),  Online 24×7 Web Series (2022), Amit Bhadana LL.B (2022), and The Eken Ruddhaswas Rajasthan (2023).  

Debut Hindi Film: Maachis (1996)
Bengali Film: Paromitar Ek Din (2000)
Odia Film: Ae Singha Duare (2007)
Punjabi Film: Golak Bugni Bank Yep Batua (2018)
Tamil Film: Vada Chennai (2018)
Superhit Movies
  • Maachis (1996)Dada Thakur (2001)
  • Pratibad (2001)
  • Sathi (2002)Sakhi Rahila Ae Singha Duare (2007)
  • Neel Rahar Deshe (2008)
  • Chha-e Chutti (2009)
  • Ishqiya (2010)
  • No One Killed Jessica (2011)
  • Chillar Party (2011)
  • The Dirty Picture (2011)
  • Special 26 (2013)
  • Strings Of Passion (2014)
  • Taan (2014)Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015)
  • Bajrangi Bahijaan (2015)
  • M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
  • Begum Jaan (2017)
  • Nanu Ki Janu (2018)
  • Race 3 (2018)
  • Mere Desh Ki Dharti (2022)
  • Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022)
  • Ramrajya (2022)
  • Tadka (2022)
  • Darlings (2022)
  • Mrs Undercover (2023)
  • U-Turn (2023)
Popular Web Series
  • Life Sahi Hai (2018)
  • Kark Rogue (2020)
  • Paatal Lok (2020)
  • JL50 (2020)
  • Ray (2021),
  • Online 24×7 Web Series (2022)
  • Amit Bhadana LL.B (2022)
  • The Eken Ruddhaswas Rajasthan (2023) 
Latest Web Series The Eken Ruddhaswas Rajasthan (2023).  
Latest Movies Mrs Undercover (2023)
U-Turn (2023)
Chatrapathi (2023)
The Great Indian Rescue (2023)

Awards & Achievements 

Yet to update.  

Rajesh Sharma

Earning & Net Worth 

Yet to update 

Salary ( approx)Not Known
Income SourceNot Known
Net WorthNot Known
HouseNot Known
CarNot Known
Other PropertyNot Known

Facts 

  • Rajesh wanted to become an actor since his childhood.  
  • He used to work as a taxi driver in the morning in 1994 for Bachchan Singh Dhaba to support his family financially. In the evening, he used to perform on stage to continue his passion for theatre.  
  • Rajesh was a classmate of Ashish Vidyarthi when he was doing an acting course at the National School of Drama.  
  • He purchased an MG Hector car in 2021. 
  • Some of his hobbies are traveling and listening to music.  
  • A Mumbai-based celebrity management company named Shah Entertainment Media handles his work. Sunny Shah is the owner of the company.  

FAQs 

Who is Rajesh Sharma?  

Rajesh Sharma is a popular actor in the Bengali and Hindi film industry.  

How old is Rajesh Sharma?  

Rajesh Sharma was born on 8 October 1980. So,  as of 2023, he is now 43 years old.  

What are the hobbies of Rajesh Sharma?  

Travelling and listening to music are some of Rajesh Sharma’s hobbies.  

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