Rakesh Bedi, the name certainly needs no introduction. The veteran actor has continued to entertain audiences through films, television, and theatre for more than three decades. Currently, he is making everyone laugh out loud with his hilarious act of Bhoorey Lal, Angoori Bhabhi’s father in And TV’s popular show Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain. His antics are something we seriously look forward to watching in the show, take a look:
Be it his immense hatred towards Manmohan Tiwari, whom he refers to as ‘Kachha Baniyan’ or having a drink with Vibhuti Mishra (Aasif Sheikh), his unexpected entry in the plot is always loved by all. But certainly, this immense popularity gained is a result of a lot of hard work done behind by this talented artist. Today, we bring you a few interesting facts about Rakesh Bedi aka Angoori Bhabhi’s ‘daddu’ Bhoorey Lal, we bet you did not know earlier. Take a look…
- Ever since a child, Rakesh Bedi wished to become an actor only. He never thought of an alternative career option.
- While in school, the actor started participating in Mono Acting competitions. He has also worked with the New Delhi theatre group, Pierrot’s Troupe.
- The actor is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune.
- He made his acting debut in the year 1979 with a supporting role in film Hamaare Tumhare, which starred Sanjeev Kumar and Raakhee playing the lead roles.
- It was in the year 1984, the actor made his debut on the small screen with popular sitcom Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi.
- The actor considers Amitabh Bachchan as his inspiration. Big B’s dedication and sincerity for his craft is something which he follows.
- In a noted play titled Massage, the actor has played 24 characters in this two-hour-long one-man monologue. It’s considered to be one of his most notable roles.
- Other than acting, he has written and directed plays as well. His play Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha stars Anupam Kher and Neena Gupta playing the lead roles. He has also acted in this play.
- He is a life member of International Film and Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television and World Peace Development and Research Foundation.
Must say what an actor! Let us know which episode of Bhoorey Lal did you love the most.
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