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Rajesh Tailang (actor) age, height, career, facts, bio, and more



Rajesh Tailang is a famous Indian actor who is best known for his role in Siddharth. For this role, he garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Actor at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards. Rajesh also wrote the dialogues for Siddharth and for Amal. Rajesh is also known for being the brother of late cartoonist Sudhir Tailang.

About Rajesh Tailang

Born10 October 1963
Age (as of 2022)52 years
BirthplaceBikaner, Rajasthan
ProfessionActor, Director, Poet, and Writer
DebutTV, Actor: Dhai Akshar (1989), aired on Doordarshan 
Film, Actor: Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998)
Famous forMahendra Saini in the Indo-Canadian film, ‘Siddharth’ (2013)
Ramakant Pandit in the Amazon Prime web-series, ‘Mirzapur’ (2018)
Heightin centimeters– 183 cm
in meters– 1.83 m
feet & inches– 6’
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Early life, family, and education of Rajesh Tailang

Rajesh Tailang was born on 10 October 1963. birthplace is Bikaner, Rajasthan. Rajesh’s father’s name is Shrikrishna Tailang who owned a printing press. His brother’s name is Sudhir Tailang. However, his brother died in 2016 due to brain cancer. He did his primary and secondary schooling from Sadul Higher Secondary School, Bikaner. Then, he did his graduation from Dungar College, Bikaner in Mathematics. Rajesh also confessed that he was a brilliant student.

Personal life of Rajesh

Rajesh Tailang is married and has a son named Aryaditya Tailang. He also likes to keep his personal life away from the limelight.


Rajesh Tailang started his acting career with a TV debut named Dhai Akshar. This show was also aired on Doordarshan on 1989. This show gave him opportunity to act in other Tv serials like Shanti, ..Jayate, Saturday Suspense: Lethal Tinsel, and many more.

He also made his movie debut with Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa in 1998. Afterwards, he also appeared in films like Phantom, Dev, Thakshak, Amal, Umrika, Mangal Pandey, and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and many more. However, Rajesh is best known for his role Mahendra Saini in an Indo-Canadian film named Siddharth.

Rajesh came into the spotlight when he appeared in Mirzapur web series in 2018. This show was also aired on Amazon Prime Video. He also acted in famous supporting roles in Selection Day and Delhi Crime. Recently, he appeared on Delhi Crime Season 2.


In 2013, Rajesh was nominated for Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards for the film, ‘Siddharth.’

Some exciting facts about Rajesh Tailang

  • He was born and brought up in Rajasthan. Moreover, his grandfather Pt. Govind Lal Goswami was a well-known tabla player and a haveli sangeet exponent.
  • In his childhood, he clicked a photo with Amitabh Bachchan’s cut out and wanted to become like him. Later, he also appeared with him in a film.
  • When he was 13 years old, he did his first acting project. After playing the lead role in the Doordarshan.
  • He has acted in various theatre plays and is a well-known name in Indian theatre plays.
  • Rajesh has also featured in two Hindi short films, ‘Mast Qalandar’ (2015) and ‘Zoya’ (2016).
  • He released a poetry book, ‘Chaand Pe Chai’ in 2020.


What is the net worth of Rajesh Tailang?

He charges 50 Lakhs for each movie. Also, his net worth is 0.5-1 million. His source of income is acting.

What is Rajesh Tailang best known for?

He is currently known for Bandish Bandits.

Also read: Delhi Crime Season 2


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