Raghuvir Yadav Biography, Facts & Life Story

Raghuvir Yadav Indian Actor

Quick Facts

Known ForMassey Sahib

Full Name:Raghuvir Yadav



Age:63 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:June 25, 1957

Birthplace:Jabalpur, India

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)

Weight:60 kg (132 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:33 inches


Biceps:13 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

Raghubir Yadav is a film, television, and stage actor, hailing from India and born on 25th June 1957, Jabalpur, India. He is a person blessed with multiple skills, like; he is a great singer, music composer, and also a set designer. He is mainly known for his debut movie “Massey Sahib” which was released in 1985.


He started his career as a theatre actor and has appeared in more than 70 plays and 2500 shows. Raghuvir Yadav has worked a lot as he wanted to be a successful actor. He has worked as a set designer, singer, music composer, and also acted in several plays and shows.

Apart from theatre career, he also made an appearance in movies and has worked in numerous movies. While his three movies have won the Academy Award nominations for the category of Best Foreign Language Film “Salaam Bombay”, released in 1988, “Lagaan” and “Water”. He is a recipient of several awards and honors that he had won for amazing performances. Also, he has worked in the movie “Firaaq” and later appeared in another movie “Dear Friend Hitler”. In the movie, he appeared as a lead and won the hearts of many with his brilliant performances.

Alongside this, Raghuvir Yadav also appeared in television series “ Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne” which was aired in 1990. In the serial, he portrayed the role of Mungerilal. Earlier before this, he appeared in TV series named, “Yatra” which was aired in 1986. In the series, he played a minor role for which he got huge acclaim. While it was directed by Shyam Benegal. However, he has appeared in various television series. Apart from this, he has also sung a few songs and composed music for several songs in the movies.


Among various achievements, he won the two International Awards for the category of Best Actor in FIPRESCI Critic’s Award held in 1986. He also received the Silver Peacock, IIFI for the Best Actor in 1987.

Raghuvir Yadav Education

Qualification: Undergraduate

School: National School of Drama

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Raghuvir Yadav Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Massey Sahib

Debut TV Series/Movie:

Massey Sahib

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $5 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Not Known

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Poornima Yadav

Children: 1

Son(s): Achal Yadav

Ex Girlfriends:


Raghuvir Yadav Favorites

Hobbies: Acting

Favorite Actor: Dilip Kumar, Balraj Sahni

Favorite Destination: Mumbai

Favorite Color: White

Favorite TV Show: Ek Kiran Roshni Ki

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