Actor Rajkummar Rao won the hearts of the fans. From Newton to Trapped, He has given some memorable and impressive performances that are hard to forget won over the audiences with his remarkable onscreen presence. In the last few years, some of the his amazing films like Shahid, CityLights and Aligarh have come from his collaboration with director Hansal Mehta. Today, Hansal Mehta and Rajkummar Rao's first collaboration Shahid clocks seven years.
While Shahid did not make much noise at the box office, it gained praised from the critics In Shahid , Rajkumar plays the role of a militant operative turned criminal lawyer. It is Rajkummar's in one of his finest works to date. In fact, Rajkummar and Hansal Mehta won the Best Actor and Best Director awards respectively at the 61st National Film Awards.
Praising Rajkummar's acting chops, Hansal Mehta said, "Rajkummar is perhaps the finest actor of his generation. He has come as somebody who has provided oxygen and given a new lease of life to my career. He is special to me as a human being, friend, brother and a collaborator." He further said that when he first collaborated with Rajkummar for Shahid, it was his '2.0 version' as a filmmaker. Let us tell you that the actor-director will now be teaming up together for Amazon Prime Video's Chhalaang.