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Raghubir Yadav (Actor) Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Relationships and more.




Raghubir Yadav is an Indian actor, music composer, singer and set designer. He mainly works in Hindi films. He made his film debut with Massey Sahib (1985), in which he played the lead role.

Personal life

Raghubir was born on 25 June 1957 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.He is 65 years old (as of 2022). Yadav completed his primary schooling from Laxmi Narayan Yadav Higher Secondary School, Jabalpur. Then he took admission in National School of Drama, New Delhi. He has a master degree in Theatres.

Now let’s talk about his personal life. He was married to Poornima Kharga. They tied knot in the year 1988. She is an employee in NSD. But unfortunately, the couple divorced in the year 1996. They together have a son named Achal Yadav.

Bio of Raghubir Yadav

Raghubir Yadav
NameRaghubir Yadav
Date of birth 25 June 1957
Age (as of 2022)65 years
HometownJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Eye colour Dark brown
Hair colour Black
ProfessionActor, Music Composer, Singer
Hobbies Playing flute
DebutFilm – Massey Sahib (1985)


Raghubir has performed as an actor and singer in over 70 plays and about 2500 shows, travelling in caravans and living in tents. He acted in about 40 plays in over 2000 shows. He has also contributed to music, sets, costumes and masks.

Yadav started his television career with the TV show “Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne” (1988), playing the lead character “Mungerilal”. Later he played the roles of Haji Nasruddin in the show Mullah Nasruddin. He also played the lead role for BI T.V. in Arjun Pandit.

Raghubir Yadav

He is seen in many films in the following decades. Two films that he has acted in have received Academy Award nominations for Best Foreign Language Film (Salaam Bombay! and Lagaan). Raghubir is one of the few Indian actor to have received the Silver Peacock Best Actor Award. He has acted in Firaaq. In 2011, he played the lead role in the film Dear Friend Hitler. Recently, he has done many movies. Movies like Make in India, Ghoomketu, Paglaait, Newton etc featured him.

Yadav has also been featured in many web series. In 2021, he was featured in a Netflix original series named “Ray”. In 2022, he has been seen in three series continuously. His new series Panchayat season 2 is also going to release on 20 May 2022. The web series will be aired on Amazon Prime Video.

Awards and achievements

Raghubir Yadav
  • Silver Peacock for the Best Actor Award (Male): Massey Sahib (1987).
  • FIPRESCI Critic’s Award, Venice for Best Actor: Massey Sahib (1986).
  • Best Supporting Actor (Male) (Comedy Series) at 2020 Filmfare OTT Awards for Panchayat.


Favourite actorDilip Kumar, Balraj Sahni
Favourite filmThe Threshold
Favourite TV showEk kiram roshni ki
Favourite leader Anna Hazare
Favourite politician Arvind Kejriwal


  • On 19 September 2009, the Bandra family court had issued a warrant against Yadav for missing to appear to the court despite summons. He was asked to pay 20,000/month by the lower court, a sum the Bandra family court later brought down to INR 10,000.
  • • In June 2010, Yadav was arrested by the police when he was travelling on a train with his girlfriend. After the arrest, he agreed to alimony to his wife.

Net worth

Raghubir Yadav

His net worth is estimated to be about 11,500 crore (as of 2022). The primary source of his income comes from acting, movies, web series and promoting brands.

Some exciting facts about him

  • Yadav was born into a family of farmers.
  • He was interested in acting since his childhood.
  • According to Yadav, his Ex-wife, Poornima Kharga is a Nepalese with no Indian passport. He also said that his wife is a tippler who dances for men at the Press Club.
  • His girlfriend Roshni Achreja became popular with her role as “Ritu” in Zee TV’s popular show of the 1990s ‘Banegi Apni Baat.’
  • On Instagram, 13.7k people follow him.
  • He is a supporter of ‘Aam Aadmi Party’ (AAP).
  • He has said that if not actor then he would be a farmer.
  • Eight of his films became India’s official entry for the Oscars for the Best Foreign Language Film .

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