Pradeep Rawat

  • Actor

Jan 21, 1952  in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Also Known as: Pradeep Ram Singh Rawat

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Having made his debut in 1988, playing the role of Dronacharya`s son Ashwathama in the television series Mahabharat, Pradeep Rawat is an Indian television and movie actor. Known for playing mainly negative roles, Pradeep has been a part of all major Indian film industries: Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam. Stepping in the movie industry, Pradeep made his debut with the Hindi movie Meri Jung in 1985, following which he slowly and steadily stepped foot in other industries as well. Winning the Filmfare Award for Best Villain (Telugu) for his performance in S. S. Rajamouli`s sports drama Sye (2004), marking his Telugu movie debut. Pradeep is known for his performance in movies like Sarfarosh (1999), Lagaan (2001), The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003), Chatrapathi (2005), Ghajini (2005), Stalin (2006), Jagadam (2007), Mesthri (2009), Rajanna (2011), Bachchan (2013), Grand Masti (2013), Veeram (2014), 1 Nenokkadine (2014), Loukyam (2014), Nenu Sailaja (2016), Sarrainodu (2016) and Nene Raju Nene Mantri (2017). Rawat`s villainous turn in the Tamil movie Ghajini was so popular, that he was retained for the Hindi remake of the same name which released in 2008. In 2017 Rawat acted in director Saran Kulandaivelayudam`s action movie, Aayirathil Iruvar. The cast also has Vinay Rai, Kesha Khambhati, Sakshi Chowdary and Swasthika in important roles. His 2019 releases include Crack Fighters, Oru Kadathanadan Katha , Market Raja MBBS and Miss Match.