Pushkar Raj Thakur Biography
Pushkar Raj Thakur is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films. He began his acting career with the television soap opera “Chandrakanta” on Doordarshan, and made his film debut with Subhash Ghai’s “Taal”, for which he received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He then starred in “Pardes” and “Dil Chahta Hai”. For his performance in the latter, he received several accolades including a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor and an IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor.
After a four-year hiatus from films, he played the lead antagonist opposite Salman Khan in “Lootera”, and portrayed a thief in the long-delayed film “Freaky Ali”.
Thakur is also known for portraying negative roles. His performances as a corrupt police officer in “Parzania” and as an antisocial businessman in “Black Friday” garnered him wide recognition.
He then played a tycoon based in Hong Kong, who becomes the nemesis of Sanjay Dutt’s character in “Shootout at Wadala”, and an unhinged man seeking revenge against his former college friends in “Welcome to Sajjanpur”.
Thakur is also known for his work with the theatre group Aasakta Kalamandir. He has played the lead role in many of its productions, including “The Reality about Sanjay” and “Guards at the Taj”.
Pushkar Raj Thakur Wife
Thakur is married to Preeti Thakur. They have a daughter named Shreya, who is studying for an MBA degree.
On 11 September 2017, Thakur was slashed by a group of four men at his residence in Andheri while returning from work.
Pushkar Raj Thakur Net Worth
The net worth of Pushkar Raj Thakur is approximately Rs. 25 Crores INR in 2022. He is a great Indian actor with multiple skills.