Randeep Hooda is
an Indian film actor who appears in
Hindi-language films. Hooda was born in Rohtak, Haryana; he studied at the Motilal Nehru School at Sonepat, where he began acting in school productions.
his Bollywood debut in Monsoon Wedding in 2001, garnering praise for his
garnered wider attention and further critical acclaim for his roles in the road
drama Highway (2014), and the biopic Sarbjit(2016). His performance in the
former earned him the Stardust
Award for Best Actor. His
biggest commercial success came with the action film Kick (2014), as he continued to
draw praise for his performances in Rang Rasiya (2014), Main Aur Charles (2015), and Laal Rang (2016).
from his reputation as an intense
is considered one of India's most attractive celebrities.In 2010,
he ranked 21st in The
Times of India's
annual list of the 50 most desirable men.In 2011,
a global online survey conducted by Internet Movie
ranked him seventh on its list of the "20 sexiest men in the world".Although he
was surprised and grateful,Hooda said
he is not influenced by such labels; "I want people to know me for my body
of work, than just my body ... Being sexy can always just be an added
advantage, not the be-all and end-all for an actor".
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