Rajesh Tailang (Dahan Actor) Age, Wife, Movies, Web Series, Net Worth

actor Rajesh Tailang

Who is Rajesh Tailang?

Rajesh Tailang is an Indian actor, writer, director, and poet, who was born in 1970 in Bikaner, Rajasthan. He did his initial education from Sadul Senior High Secondary School, Bikaner and completed his BSc in Mathematics from Dungar College, Rajasthan.

Tailang is an NSD pass out and critically acclaimed actor who gave notable appearances in Siddharth and Selection Day. His performance in Siddharth was appreciated by audience across the globe, and got nominated for the Canadian Screen Award (2014). Tailang also proved his mettle in digital space from OTT series Selection Day and Mirzapur.

At the age of 17, Rajesh discovered a writer and poet in himself, and starting posting poetry on the internet. Seeing great response from the readers, he got encouraged and decided to pursue it further with more energy and dedication. Afterwards, he wrote a book titled ‘Chand Pe Chai’ under Vaani Prakashan Group. Also read Udit Arora Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Career, Net Worth

Rajesh Tailang book Chand pe Chai

Tailang is a huge fan of Urdu poetry, and follows Gulzar and Ghalib. Infact, he got a pat on his back from Gulzar sahib for his poetic ability.

Apart from that, Rajesh Tailang has acted in several Hindi films. Some of his latest movies are: Pagglait, Aiyaary, Panga, Haseena Parkar, Mukkabaaz, Commando 3, and Khuda Haafiz Chapter 2 : Agni Pariksha.

Most recently, Rajesh filmed for couple of web series like ‘Dahan‘, which will premiere on Hotstar app. The main cast in Dahan are Tisca Chopra, Mukesh Tiwari, Rohan Joshi and Ankur Nayyar.

Another one is Rangbaaz Darr ki Rajneeti, streaming on Zee5 platform. Other actors who joined the main cast of Rangbaaz are Vineet Kumar Singh, Aakanksha Singh, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vijay Maurya, Vijay Narayanan.

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Rajesh Tailang Biography

Real NameRajesh Tailang
Other NameRajesh Telang
Nick NameTailang
ProfessionActor, Writer, Poet, Director
Date of Birth1970
Age52 years (as on August 2022)
Birth PlaceBikaner, Rajasthan
HeightIn Inches – 6’0″ ( 6 Feet 0 Inches)
In Metre – 1.83 m
In Centimetres – 183 cms
WeightIn Kilograms – 65 Kgs
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Hair ColorGrey
Hair TypeStraight
Eye ColorBlack
Body or Figure Measurements (in Inches.)Chest – 41 inches
Waist – 32 inches
Biceps – 14 inches
Sexual OrientationStraight
Zodiac SignUnknown
HometownBikaner, Rajasthan, India
Current LocationMumbai, Maharashtra
Languages KnownHindi, English, Rajasthani
SchoolSadul Senior High Secondary School, Bikaner
CollegeDungar College, Rajasthan
Hobbies and Favorites StuffPoetry, Writing, Reading
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah
Favorite ActressUnknown
Favorite DirectorAnurag Kashyap
Food PreferenceVegetarian Food

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Body Measurements and Physical Appearance

Rajesh Tailang is 6 feet tall and weighs around 65kgs. He has got grey hair, black eyes and pleasing personality. Although, he doesn’t have a typical actor type of look, however, he has got great screen presence which makes the character alive from his craft.

Speaking about his physical appearance, he is tall, dark and handsome. If we look at his body measurements his chest is 41 inches, waist is 32 inches and biceps are 14 inches.

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Family and Relatives

Rajesh Tailang father’s name is Shri Krishna Tailang, who owns a printing press and his mother is a homemaker. His brother Sudhir Tailang was a famous Indian cartoonist, who died on 6th February 2016.

Affairs, Marriage and Children

Rajesh Tailang had several women in his life at different stages, which inspired him to write poetry. Tailang’s poem ‘Chand Pe Chai’ is inspired from one of these women. Which is about the couples who break up and still crave to meet, but they meet in their dreams.

Due to some of these heartbreaks, Rajesh has not been married, and of-course, he had dated women in the past but he never publicised their names.

As of August 2022, Rajesh is single, unmarried, and has not adopted any children.

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Debut and Career

Rajesh Tailang made his debut from tv serial Shanti, telecasted in 1994 on Doordarshan. In 1998, he got his first break from Bollywood movie Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa, where he played the role of Somu’s father. He 1999, he acted in Ajay Devgan starrer Thakshak.

During his entire career, he appeared in number of movies.

Rajesh Tailang Movies List

  • Dev, 2004
  • Mangal Pandey, 2005
  • Amal, 2007
  • Siddharth, 2013
  • Umrika, 2015
  • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2015
  • Phantom, 2015
  • Omreta, 2017
  • Mukkabaaz, 2017
  • Haseena Parker, 2017
  • Aiyaary, 2018
  • Commando 2, 2019
  • Panga, 2020
  • Comedy Couple, 2020
  • Pagglait, 2021
  • Andaman, 2021
  • Khuda Haafiz Chapter II – Agni Pariksha

Apart from featured films, Tailang has also acted in short movies such as: Zoya, Between, Within-Without and Mast Qalandar. He has also written scripts for the shorts like BoysToys, Female, Ajar, Between and Within-Without.

Lately, actor has taken the OTT route and given some amazing performances in Selection Day and Mirzapur. Currently, Tailang’s latest web series Rangbaaz Darr Ki Rajneeti is streaming on Zee5 and another one titled ‘Dahan’ is waiting for the release.

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Facts about Rajesh Tailang

  • Rajesh’s father is an owner of a printing press.
  • His brother was a famous cartoonist, who died on 6th Feb 2016.
  • Rajesh has directed short films like BoysToys, female, Ajar, Between and Within-Without.
  • He has also appeared in web series such as Delhi Crime, Bandish Bandits, Crackdown and Dhindora.
  • Rajesh has also been featured in several mainstream newspapers because of his poetry.
  • His niece Aditi Telang is a famous fashion photographer.

Salary and Net Worth

Having vast experience in theatre, Tv and OTT space, Rajesh Tailang is said to charge a fee of around 50 lakh rupees for a feature film. While his per day salary for web series is around 30-35 thousand rupees. Speaking of his fixed assets, his net worth is estimated around 12 to 15 crore rupees. Most part of his income comes from movies and web series.

Social Media Accounts

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