Randeep Hooda is one of finest actors in the Indian film industry. Prior to his acting career in Hindi films, he used to be a model and he acted in some stage production as well. Hooda made his debut in Bollywood by acting in a movie called Monsoon Wedding in the year 2001. Although, he was praised for his performance in that film, he to struggle for the next four years to get his second break in Ram Gopal Varma’s movie D. Unfortunately, it also failed to get him much attention.
After that he made appearances in a series of unsuccessful projects such as including Darna Zaroori Hai, Risk, Ru Ba Ru and Love Khichdi, which were neither praised by the critics nor did well in the box-office. The first major turning point in his career came when he starred in the movie, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai in 2010. He then acted in the 2011 film, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster made by Tigmanshu Dhulia.
His impressive performance in the film helped him to win a nomination at the IIFA Awards ceremony for the Best Supporting Actor. The following year, he starred in three movies; Kunal Deshmukh’s Jannat 2, Pooja Bhatt’s Jism 2 and Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine. All of these movies did pretty well commercially and he was appreciated for his acting skills. In the year 2013, he featured opposite Sara Loren and Aditi Rao Hydari in Murder 3 which was an official remake of Hidden Face, a 2011 Colombian thriller.
In 2014, he bagged the lead role in Imtiaz Ali’s Highway. It was moderately successful at the box-office; however, Hooda’s performance was very much liked by the critics. Next, he played a role in the Salman Khan starred Kick, which went on to become the biggest blockbuster of that year. His last film of that year was in Ungli where Emraan Hashmi and Kangana Ranaut also acted.
Hooda acted in only one film named Main Aur Charles in the following year. It received positive responses from the critics. In the year 2016, he starred in Syed Ahmed Afzal’s film Laal Rang. The movie got a lukewarm reception, but Hooda’s performance was appreciated. His incredible performance in Sarbjit which released in late 2016, won the critic’s hearts.
Randeep Singh Hooda was born on 20th August in the year 1976. Belonging from Rohtak, Haryana, he is from a Jaat family. His father Dr. Ranbir Hooda was a surgeon and his mother Asha Hooda was a social worker. He also has two siblings, one elder sister, and a younger brother. His sister Dr. Anjali Hooda Sangwan is a nutritionist and his brother Sandeep Hooda is a software engineer by profession.
As of now, Randeep Hooda is not dating anyone.
Randeep Hooda Net Worth
Randeep Hooda’s net worth is approximate $10 million US dollars as of 2017.
Randeep Hooda has a sea facing apartment at JP Road in Mumbai. He also owns a polo team named Royal Roosters. He has two cars, which are a Toyota Crown Majesty 8-cylinder car and a Mahendra Commando customized jeep.
Besides earning money from his acting and modeling career, Hooda earns money from playing professional sports such as polo and show jumping. He owns the professional polo team Royal Roosters. He is also a social activist and an occasional blogger.
He did his schooling from a boarding school named Motilal Nehru School of Sports (MNSS) which is located in Rai, Haryana. He later went to New Delhi as per his family’s wishes and completed his studies at Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram. He also holds a bachelors’ degree in marketing and a master’s degree in human resource management from Melbourne, Australia.
Randeep Hooda has recently appointed as the brand ambassador of the Standing Fire Advisory Council. Hooda, who was already associated closely with the Mumbai fire brigade, will be seen in various campaigns related to fire safety.
He is also reportedly going to be the host of the upcoming season of the reality show Big F.
Though underrated, Randeep Hooda is one of most talented actors Bollywood has ever seen. Coming from a small town he has made it big in Bollywood based only on his talent.