Top 7 Rajkumar Rao Best Movies: Watch His Finest Works As The Actor Turns 36 Today

Salena Harshini |Aug 31, 2020

On his 36th birthday, watch the best movies of Rajkummar Rao here!

Rajkummar Rao is that actor who never fails to make everyone go ooh and aah for his acting talent over the years. He has become among the finest artists whose filmography is a diverse and vivid collection with different genres and on-screen roles. So, as he is turning 36 years old on Monday, let’s check out 7 Rajkumar Rao best movies below.

From a simple man in Kai Po Che to a smitten tailor in Stree, his acting in his solo film as well as the collaboration with and other actors and actresses will leave you in awe.

Rajkumar Rao best movies list


Rajkummar has proven his power of acting at a very early stage of his career. The 2012 movie is based on the real-life story of Shahid Azmi, a lawyer and human rights activist who was murdered in 2010.

"Shahid" is one of the best movies of Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao had spent a lot of time alongside Shahid’s family and then won his first National Film Award.


Rajkummar Rao played a Newton-based honest clerk who was assigned on election duty. The character could literally cross any limit ti have the work done given to him regardless of what stands in his way.


Rajkummar connected with the ideology and philosophy of Newton Kumar, his character, and was thrilled that the movie became India’s official entry to the Academy Awards. This film is proof that once again, he had proven his ability to turn a small movie into a commercial success with his utter talent.


One of the Rajkumar Rao best movies includes Trapped, in which the actor underwent a massive transformation that he would never come across in his mind. He brought all attention to himself as he played a man who was trapped in a building without any water, electricity, or food.


He said the movie had taken him to places both mentally and physically as an actor. He had lost 7kg within 18 days as he didn’t eat anything for more than two weeks.

Bareilly Ki Barfi

One of the best movies of Rajkummar Rao is also a must-watch Rajkumar Rao and Ayushmann Khurrana movie.

In this film, the actor depicted his two different sides of his role Pritam Vidrohi – a riotous man and a naïve saree salesman. The ease and the swiftness that he switches between the avatars with earned him cheers and loud whistles at cinemas.

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"Bareilly Ki Barfi" also stars Kriti Sanon and Ayushmann Khurrana

He certified the fact that he wasn’t cut out only for intense characters but instead he could also pull off light-hearted parts with perfection. Rajkummar Rao even got a handwritten note from Big B Amitabh Bachchan who had touted his portrayal as “beautiful”.


After leaving a great impression as a saree salesman in Bareilly Ki Barfi, Rajkummar Rao then became a ladies tailor in Stree. The Rajkumar Rao Shraddha Kapoor movie is also one of the most highly appreciated Rajkumar Rao best movies.

There could not be any other actor who can look so persuasive and entertaining as him who described the service at his shop or recited an essay on peacock without stumbling on a word of losing breath. He showcased a funnier side of him in the movie and did a great job not overdoing it.

You can watch Stree movie for free right now.

Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana

One more pick in the Rajkumar Rao best movies list is Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana.

"Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana"

The 2017 film was a successful Rajkumar Rao Kriti Kharbanda movie which focuses on the story of two people who fall for each other after meeting for an arranged marriage. However, their lives change when the bride runs away on their day of marriage.

Kai Po Che

Inspired by The 3 Mistakes of My Life novel by Chetan Bhagat, Kai Po Che features Rajkummar Rao, Amit Sadh, and late actor Sushant Singh Rajput as main roles.

The story is about three friends who grow up in India at the period of a millennium embark to open a training academy for the next cricket stars of the country.

"Kai Po Che" is the debut film of Sushant Singh Rajput and one of the top films of Rajkummar

Rajkummar played Govind, or Govi, who later falls for the sister of his best friend while tutoring her.

His on-screen companionship with Amit and Sushant’s characters were lauded and his portrayal even earned him a Best Supporting Actor award at Zee Cine Award that year.

>> "Kai Po Che" Movie Download 


Aligarh is based on the real-life story of Professor Siras whose sexual orientation was put in front of the whole nation after he was caught doing it with another man. Suspended after the event, the linguistic professor must deal with the aftermath in his small orthodox city.

"Aligarh" is based on a true story in India

One of the Rajkumar Rao best movies sees him playing Deepu Sebastian, the former Indian Express journalist whose reportage resulted in this viral case.

Recently, many fans and celebrities like Anushka Sharma, Siddhant Chaturvedi have wished the actor. On his birthday, we also wish Rajkummar Rao a thriving career and a life of happiness.

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