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Rajesh Tailang is a popular Indian actor. He is best known to international audiences for his role in Siddharth, for which Rajesh garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Actor at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards. He has also written the dialogues for Siddharth and for Amal. Rajesh has appeared in various Hindi films, like ‘Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa’ (1998), ‘Dev’ (2004), ‘Mangal Pandey: The Rising’ (2005), ‘Siddharth’ (2013), ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ (2015), ‘Phantom’ (2015), ‘Mukkabaaz’ (2018), ‘Commando 3’ (2019), and ‘Panga’ (2020). He also has directed many episodes of the Hindi TV series, ‘India’s Most Wanted’ (1999) aired on Zee TV. Rajesh has featured in two Hindi short films, ‘Mast Qalandar’ (2015) and ‘Zoya’ (2016). He has also acted in many popular Hindi web-series, like ‘Mirzapur’ (2018), ‘Selection Day’ (2018), ‘Delhi Crime’ (2019), and ‘Bandish Bandits’ (2020).

Rajesh Tailang  
Profession(s)Actor, Director, Poet, and Writer
Famous Role(s)• Mahendra Saini in the Indo-Canadian film, ‘Siddharth’ (2013)
• Ramakant Pandit in the Amazon Prime web-series, ‘Mirzapur’ (2018)
Physical Stats & More
[1] Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet & inches- 6’
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutTV, Actor: Dhai Akshar (1989), aired on Doordarshan
Film, Actor: Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998)
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1970
Age (as in 2020)50 Years
BirthplaceBikaner, Rajasthan
HometownBikaner, Rajasthan
SchoolSadul Senior Higher Secondary School, Bikaner
College/UniversityDungar College, Bikaner
Educational QualificationBSc in Mathematics [2]
HobbiesWriting Poetry, Doing Photography, Going to Forest Tours, and Listening to Music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenSon- Aryaditya Tailang
ParentsFather- Shrikrishna Tailang (Owned a Printing Press)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Late Sudhir Tailang (Indian Cartoonist; who died on 6 February 2016 due to brain cancer)
Favourite Things
Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, and Om Puri
DirectorKabir Khan
Novel(s)Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach and The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Film(s)Padosan (1968), Sholay (1975), Cinema Paradiso (1988), Schindler’s List (1993) and all films of Charlie Chaplin



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