Randeep Hooda Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Biography & More

Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Biography

Real Name Randeep Singh Hooda
Profession Actor, Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 33 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 20 August 1976
Age (as in 2016) 40 Years
Birth Place Rohtak, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Rohtak, Haryana, India
School Motilal Nehru School of Sports (MNSS) in Rai, Sonepat , Haryana (A boarding school)
Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
College A college in Melbourne, Australia
Educational Qualification MBA in Human Resource Management and Marketing
Debut Film: Monsoon Wedding (2001, Hollywood)
D (2005, Bollywood)
Family Father– Ranbir Hooda (Doctor, Professor)
Mother– Asha Hooda (Social Worker, Politician)
Brother– Sandeep Hooda (Younger, Software Engineer)
Sister– Anjali Hooda Sangwan (Elder, Nutritionist)
Religion Hinduism
Address A 3 BHK flat in Rohtak, Haryana
Versova Sea Side CHS, J P Road, Jeet Nagar, Versova, Andheri (West), Mumbai
Hobbies Playing polo & show jumping, listening to instrumental music, travelling, workout
Controversies • His ‘gay’ kissing scenes with Saqib Saleem in Bombay Talkies (2013), and with Sikander in the film John Day (2013).
• In early 2017, the Delhi University student, Gurmehar Kaur, posted a photo of herself on Twitter and Facebook, holding a placard with some controversial messages. When cricketer, Virendra Sehwag, gave her a witty reply on Twitter, Hooda supported the cricketer by posting a ‘clapping’ emoji. However, Hooda faced criticism for his support by some.
• In 2016, during the premiere of his film ‘Sarbjit’, when a reporter asked him whether he had overshadowed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film, he got angry and told the reporter to ‘Shut up!.’
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Aloo ki sabzi, Choorma, Egg Burrito, French fries, Spanish omelette sandwich, Egg salad with tomato and avocado
Favourite Actors Daniel Day Lewis, Marlon Brando, Akshay Kumar
Favourite Actress Cate Blanchet
Favourite Films Ghulami, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster
Favourite Directors Ram Gopal Varma, Prawaal Raman
Favourite Musicians Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk
Favourite Sport Polo
Favourite Fashion Brand Ralph Lauren
Favourite Destinations New York, Australia, China, Himachal Pradesh, Pune
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Sushmita Sen (Actress)
Neetu Chandra (Actress)
Lin Laishram (Actress, Rumour)
Wife/Spouse N/A
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Toyota Crown Magesta 8-cylinder car, Mahendra Commando (customized)
Money Factor
Salary 3-4 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth Not Known

 

Facts About Randeep Hooda

  • Does Randeep Hooda smoke?: Yes
  • Does Randeep Hooda drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Randeep Hooda had a lonely childhood as his parents stayed away from him, in the Middle East, whereas, he spent the majority of his childhood with his maternal grandmother in a strict environment.
  • He grew up in Haryana and Delhi, where he used to feel “suffocated” by the typical Indian lifestyle. Therefore, he shifted to Melbourne, Australia, to get some exposure.
  • His parents wanted him to become a doctor.
  • While studying in Australia, he did various part-time jobs such as a waiter, a car washer, a delivery boy, and a cab driver.
  • He failed the first year of his college in Australia.
  • He was a victim of constant bullying in his school hostel, but with his stint in Australia, he developed a huge amount of confidence, which helped him grow as a person and as an actor.
  • After his return to India from Australia, he took up a marketing job in Delhi, but in a short while, he realised that he won’t be able to do that kind of a job. He later moved to Mumbai in pursuit of becoming an actor.
  • Initially, his parents were reluctant about his decision to join the film industry.
  • In his early days in Mumbai, he did a few modelling assignments and soon after his first acting opportunity came up with Mira Nair’s ‘Monsoon Wedding’ (2001).
  • After doing ‘Monsoon Wedding’, he started getting many offers, but he refused them all as Ram Gopal Varma had promised to launch him with a lead role in his Bollywood flick ‘Ek.’ Varma told him not to work in any other film, and for that, he used to pay Hooda INR 35,000/month for 3 years, but unfortunately, the film shelved. Though, Varma eventually made the film ‘D’ with him in 2005.
  • During his vacant 3 years due to commitment with Ram Gopal Varma, he joined Naseeruddin Shah‘s theatre troupe, ‘Motley.’ During this period, he developed the love for horses and interest in horse-riding after he saw Naseeruddin Shah wearing his riding boots.
  • Things got changed for him with his small yet impactful role of a cop in Ajay Devgan and Emraan Hashmi starrer ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbai’ (2010), which provided him the kind of push he required to get noticed by the top banners.
  • For his physically and mentally demanding role in Imtiaz Ali‘s ‘Highway’ (2014), he went through rigorous training as he learned ‘Gujari’ language (Brij Bhasha – Vrindavan), stood in sun for hours, avoided bathe for days and stopped using moisturiser to get the rugged & rustic look, drove the truck, etc.
  • He has been an animal lover since he was a kid. He used to get street dogs to his house and even used to spend the majority of his time at the barn.
  • He played saxophone for around 3 years, but then stopped as it started hampering his voice.
  • He is the owner of ‘Royal Roosters’ Polo Team which was established in 2014.
  • If not an actor, he would have been a horse trainer.
  • For his breathtaking role in the biopic ‘Sarbjit’ (2016) as Sarabjit Singh, the Indian who was detained in Pakistan for 23 years, he went through a shocking transformation as he lost 18 kg in a span of just 28 days.
  • In 2016, he was appointed as the first ever brand ambassador for Mumbai Fire Brigade.
  • He doesn’t like women with ‘zero-size’ figure.

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