Birth Place: Jassia Village (Rohtak)
Date of Birth: Aug 20, 1976
Full Name: Randeep Singh HoodaFull Bio: He is an Indian actor who works in Bollywood films, best known for his work in the movies Risk, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster and Jannat 2. His mother, Asha Hooda, is a social worker and his father, Dr. Ranbir Hooda, is a surgeon by profession. When he was eight years old, he went to a boarding school MNSS in Rai, Sonepa, Haryana. He then went to Delhi Public School, R K Puram, New Delhi. He is often called King Jat.
Then he moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1995 for higher studies. He got a Bachelors in Marketing and a Masters in Business Management and Human Resource Management. During that time he peeled onions in a Chinese restaurant, worked in a car-wash, waitered-tables, and drove taxis for two years. In 2000 he returned to India and got a job in the marketing department of an airline and was acting in stage theatres.
However even after a powerful performance in Monsoon Wedding he had to wait for four years to get a second project. Ram Gopal Varma cast him as lead in the gritty gangster flick D (2005). D was a turning point in his career. The D which supposedly portrayed Dawood Ibrahim‘s real life gave Hooda a grand entry into tinsel town. In an interview, he stated, “I find D and Risk very romantic films.”
In 2008, he played the lead role in the romantic film Ru-Ba-Ru.
In 2010, he played the ACP of Mumbai crime branch in the film Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai.
In 2011, he impressed critics by giving a stellar performance in film Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster.
His Movies:In 2012, he done a fantastic job on Jannat 2 as an A.C.P in movie.
- Monsoon Wedding (2001) …. Rahul Chadha
- D (2005) …. Ajju Bhai
- Darna Zaroori Hai (2006)
- Risk (2007) …. Ranbir Raj
- Ru Ba Ru (2008) …. Nikhil
- Rang Rasiya (2008) …. Ravi Raja Verma
- Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye (2009)
- Karma Aur Holi (2009)
- Love Khichdi (2009) …. Vir Partap Singh
- Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai (2010) …. ACP Agnel Wilson
- Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster (2011) …. Babloo/Lalit
- Jannat 2 (2012) …. ACP Pratap
- Murder 3
- Jism 2 (2012)
- Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 2 (2012)
- Heroine (2012)