Raghubir Yadav (Actor) Age, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More

By | September 21, 2022

Raghubir Yadav is an Indian actor, music composer, singer and set designer who is known for working in the Hindi film industry. He was born on 25th June 1950 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Raghuvir started her acting career with stage shows and plays. In 1967 he joined Parsi Theatre Company, and with them, Raghubir has performed as an actor and singer in over 70 plays and about 2500 shows. In 1973, he joined Rangoli Puppet Theatre, Lucknow and performed gloves puppet. In 1977, he joined the National School of Drama. There he acted in about 40 plays in over 2000 shows. During this time, he has also contributed to music, sets, costumes and masks.

Later, Raghubir made his film debut in 1985 with Massey Sahib. His performance was highly acclaimed and he won Silver Peacock for the Best Actor Award (Male) at the 11th International Film Festival of India and the FIPRESCI Critic’s Award, Venice for Best Actor. In 1988, he acted in two films, Salaam Bombay! And In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones. His performance in Salaam Bombay! Was highly acclaimed. For his performance, he received Academy Award nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. Disha was his only released film in 1990. In 1991, he acted in the film, Kasba.

Next, In 1992, he made his Kannada film debut with Kubi Matthu Iyala. He also starred in three other Hindi films that year. He was seen in five films in 1993. Bandit Queen, 1942: A Love Story, Udhaar Ki Zindagi and Sardar were his four released films in 1994. In 1995, he acted in Dushmani. Khamoshi: The Musical was his only released film in 1996. In 1997, Raghubir made his Bengali film debut with, Damu. Saaz was his other released film of the year. From 1998 to 2000, he appeared in several films, such as Dil Se.. (1998), Samar (1999) and Bawandar (2000). In 2001, Raghubir acted in film, Lagaan. His performance in Lagaan was highly acclaimed. He again received Academy Award nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. Asoka was another released film of the year.

In the following years, he acted in several famous films. Some of his notable films are, Tum Se Achcha Kaun Hai (2002), Darna Mana Hai (2003), Deewaar (2004), Water (2005), Anthony Kaun Hai? (2006), Aaja Nachle (2007), Firaaq (2008), Dilli 6 (2009), Peepli Live (2010), Gandhi To Hitler (2011), 8:08 Er Bongaon Local (2012), Club 60 (2013), Piku (2015), Newton (2017), Sui Dhaaga (2018), Romeo Akbar Walter (2019), Ghoomketu (2020), Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (2021) etc.

He has an upcoming film, Jaggu ki lalten.

He also appeared in several web series, such as Panchayat (2020), Ray (2021), The Great Indian Murder (2022) etc. His performance in Panchayat was highly acclaimed and praised. He even won Best Supporting Actor (Male) (Comedy Series) at the 2020 Filmfare OTT Awards.

He composed and sang in films that include Maya Memsaab, Massey Sahib, Rudaali, Aasmaan Se Gira, O Darling Yeh Hai India, Samar, Sunday, Darna Mana hai, Ramaji London Waale, Billu and Dilli 6. He sang the title song of Chacha Chaudhary. He sang a song in Amir Khan’s Peepli Live called “Mehngai Dayain”. For the song, he was praised. He also provided singing and voice for ads: Pepsi, Parle, Vim, Kotak Mahindra, Icy Cool Mint, Coke, Midday, Bagh Bakari Chai, Crack cream, Maggie Mania, Britannia etc. He also sang and composed the famous MP tourism ad –‘MP Ajab hai, sabse gajab hai’. He composed the music for Ghasiram Kotwal, Chotte Sayeed Bade Sayeed, Chaupra Kamaal Naukar Jamal and Chacha Chaudhary, and ballet for song and drama division. He composed and sang “Maggie Mania”, conceived, written and composed by Ramlila for Dilli 6. He recently collaborated with Hitesh Sonik to sing ‘Lamh Tera’ in the second episode of Coke Studio @ MTV, Season 2. He has sung a song, “Bhagan ke Rekhan ki bahangiya” in the movie Issaq.

His first wife is Poornima. They separated later. Roshni Achreja is his second wife. He has two children.

NameRaghubir Yadav
Nick NameMungerilal
ProfessionActor, Music Composer, Singer
Date of Birth25 June 1957
Age65 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
NationalityIndian
HometownJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
SchoolLaxmi Narayan Yadav Higher Secondary School, Ranjhi, Jabalpur
CollageNational School of Drama, New Delhi
DebutFilm: Massey Sahib (1985)
Kubi Matthu Iyala (1992, Kannada film)
TV:
Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne (1989)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignCancer

Raghubir Yadav Career

  • Raghuvir started her acting career with stage shows and plays. In 1967 he joined Parsi Theatre Company, and with them, Raghubir has performed as an actor and singer in over 70 plays and about 2500 shows.
  • In 1973, he joined Rangoli Puppet Theatre, Lucknow and performed gloves puppet.
  • In 1977, he joined the National School of Drama. There he acted in about 40 plays in over 2000 shows. During this time, he has also contributed to music, sets, costumes and masks.
  • Raghubir made his film debut in 1985 with Massey Sahib.
  • In 1988, he acted in two films, Salaam Bombay! And In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones.
  • Disha was his only released film in 1990.
  • In 1991, he acted in the film, Kasba.
  • In 1992, he made his Kannada film debut with Kubi Matthu Iyala. He also starred in three other Hindi films that year.
  • He was seen in five films in 1993.
  • Bandit Queen, 1942: A Love Story, Udhaar Ki Zindagi and Sardar were his four released films in 1994.
  • In 1995, he acted in Dushmani.
  • Khamoshi: The Musical was his only released film in 1996.
  • In 1997, Raghubir made his Bengali film debut with, Damu. Saaz was his other released film of the year.
  • From 1998 to 2000, he appeared in several films, such as Dil Se.. (1998), Samar (1999) and Bawandar (2000).
  • In 2001, Raghubir acted in the film, Lagaan. Asoka was another released film of the year.
  • In the following years. He acted in several famous films. Some of his notable films are, Tum Se Achcha Kaun Hai (2002), Darna Mana Hai (2003), Deewaar (2004), Water (2005), Anthony Kaun Hai? (2006), Aaja Nachle (2007), Firaaq (2008), Dilli 6 (2009), Peepli Live (2010), Gandhi To Hitler (2011), 8:08 Er Bongaon Local (2012), Club 60 (2013), Piku (2015), Newton (2017), Sui Dhaaga (2018), Romeo Akbar Walter (2019), Ghoomketu (2020), Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (2021) etc.
  • He also appeared in several web series, such as Panchayat (2020), Ray (2021), The Great Indian Murder (2022) etc. His performance in Panchayat was highly acclaimed and praised. He even won Best Supporting Actor (Male) (Comedy Series) at the 2020 Filmfare OTT Awards.
  • He composed and sang in films that include Maya Memsaab, Massey Sahib, Rudaali, Aasmaan Se Gira, O Darling Yeh Hai India, Samar, Sunday, Darna Mana hai, Ramaji London Waale, Billu and Dilli 6. He sang the title song of Chacha Chaudhary. He sang a song in Amir Khan’s Peepli Live called “Mehngai Dayain”. For the song, he was praised.
  • He also provided singing and voice for ads: Pepsi, Parle, Vim, Kotak Mahindra, Icy Cool Mint, Coke, Midday, Bagh Bakari Chai, Crack cream, Maggie Mania, Britannia etc.
  • He also sang and composed the famous MP tourism ad –‘MP Ajab hai, sabse gajab hai’
  • He composed the music for Ghasiram Kotwal, Chotte Sayeed Bade Sayeed, Chaupra Kamaal Naukar Jamal and Chacha Chaudhary, and ballet for song and drama division. He composed and sang “Maggie Mania”, conceived, written and composed by Ramlila for Dilli 6.
  • He recently collaborated with Hitesh Sonik to sing ‘Lamh Tera’ in the second episode of Coke Studio @ MTV, Season 2. 
  • He has sung a song, “Bhagan Ke Rekhan ki bahangiya” in the movie Issaq.

Raghubir Yadav Family 

Father Name Name Not Known
Mother Name Name Not Known
Brother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Wife Poornima Kharga

Raghubir Yadav Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Divorced
Affairs / Girlfriend Roshni Achreja (Actress)
Wife/ Spouse Poornima Kharga (An employee in NSD – Ex-wife, m.1988 – div.1996)
Marriage date Year 1988
Marriage Place Son- Achal Yadav
Daughter- None
ChildrenSon- Achal Yadav
Raghubir Yadav with his wife and Son.

Raghubir Yadav Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Raghubir Yadav Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Dilip Kumar, Balraj Sahni, Rishi Kapoor
Favourite  Actress Sridevi
Favourite  Movie The Threshold
Favourite  CuisineAnna Hazare
Favourite  Color Arvind Kejriwal
Favourite  Sport Cricket
Favourite  Destination India

Raghubir Yadav Education 

School Laxmi Narayan Yadav Higher Secondary School, Ranjhi, Jabalpur
Collage National School of Drama, New Delhi
Educational Qualification A Masters Degree in Theatre

Raghubir Yadav’s Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Raghubir Yadav

  • Does Raghubir Yadav smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Raghubir Yadav drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Yadav was born into a modest family of farmers.

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