Khesari Lal Yadav Wiki, Bio, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs

Shatrughan Kumar Yadav (better known as Khesari Lal Yadav) is an Indian actor, singer, dancer, and model who mainly works in the Bhojpuri film industry. He has won many prestigious titles for his acting like Bhojpuri Film Awards and Sabrang Film Awards which are quite popular in the Bhojpuri industry. He has also appeared in the Big Boss 13 seasons as a contestant in the year 2019.

Khesari Lal Yadav was born on 15 March 1986 into a low-income household of Dhana Dih village, Saran district of Bihar. His father Mangaru Lal Yadav used to work as a security guard at night and sell Chana as a street seller in the morning. Khesari is one of seven children; three are his biological brothers and four are the offspring of his uncle. He had resided in Chhapra with his mother and uncle. In his youth, Khesari used to graze cattle and sell their milk.

Khesari Lal Yadav


Real Name Khesari Lal Yadav
Profession Actor. Singer, Dancer & Model
Date of Birth 15 March 1986
Age 2024 38 Years as of 2024
Birth Place Dhanadih, Bihar
Nationality Indian
Home Town Dhanadih, Bihar
Family Mother : Name Not Available
Father : Mangaru Lal Yadav
Sister : Not Available
Brother : 7 Brothers
Wife : Chanda Devi (m.2006)
Son : Surya Pratap Yadav
Daughter : Aditi Yadav
Religion Hinduism
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Khesari studied till 10th standard, only very little information is known about his educational background, but the reason for his incomplete education is a lack of money at that point in time.

Education Details and More

School Not Known
Educational Qualification 10th standard
Debut Television : Big Boss 13 (2019)
Film : Sajan Chale Sasural (2011)
Awards Bhojpuri Film Awards
Sabrang Film Awards


Khesari started his career as a theatre artist in Ramayana and Mahabharata productions in Bhojpuri theatres in the year 1998-99, where he used to sing. He made his acting debut as a country lad in the Bhojpuri film Sajan Chale Sasural in 2012. From 2012 to 2016, he worked in 42 Bhojpuri films.

In 2016, he also made his Bollywood debut in the film Global Baba, where he performed alongside Sandeepa Dhar and Pankaj Tripathi in the song Holi Me Ude. Following that, he worked on popular movies like Mai Sehra Bandh Ke Aaunga (2017), Muqaddar(2017), Damru (2018), and Dulhan Ganga Paar Ke(2018). In 2019, he also appeared as a contestant in the popular reality show Big Boss Season 13.

In the year 2022, Khesari was seen in the movie Rowdy Inspector, which is a Thriller Crime Action Bhojpuri movie that revolves around the life of a police officer. His other popular movies are Doli Saja Ke Rakhna, Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat, Vaastav and Bol Radha Bol.

Physical Stats and More

Height In Feet : 5′ 7″ ft
In Meter : 1.7 m
Weight In Pound : 141 lbs
In Kilogram : 64 Kg
Body Shape Chest: 42 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 15 inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Hobbies Acting and Singing

Personal Life

Khesari Lal Yadav previously dated the actress, Kajal Raghwani. Then later he married Chanda Devi in the year 2006. The couple is blessed with two beautiful children, his son Surya Pratap Yadav and a daughter named Kriti.

Marital Status and More

Marital Status Married
Girlfriends Kajal Raghwani (Actress)
Controversies He once sparked a debate by saying that the Bhojpuri film business would not exist without him, Pawan Singh, and Dinesh Lal Yadav, which got him lots of backlash from people.
Salary INR 7-9 Lakhs (approx.)
Net Worth INR 10 -12 Crore (approx.)

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Some Facts About Khesari Lal Yadav

  • Khesari Lal Yadav was born and raised in Dhana Dih, Bihar.
  • In 2021, Khesari also did a collaboration with popular Bollywood rapper Badshah, where they made the Bhojpuri version of the song Pani Pani, which was originally sung by Astha Gill and Badshah. The song became a hit within 60 minutes of being uploaded and is the first Bhojpuri song to do so.
  • For more than 200 weeks and with more than 8 billion views, he has been among the top international artists according to YouTube’s Music Charts & Insights.
  • He also relocated to Delhi, where he began to market Litti Chokha alongside his wife, parents, and family. He launched his first album with Rs.12,000 of the money he had saved from the sale of Litti-chokha, but it was a huge failure.
  • He also served Guddu Rangeela, a famous Bhojpuri singer, in his home. He used his funds to publish his second album, which received better reviews from the public, again spending Rs.25,000.
  • In 2014, he made his Bollywood singing debut with the song “AK-47” from the movie Koyelaanchal. His second Bollywood project, Global Baba (2016), saw him singing and making a cameo appearance in the song “Holi Me Ude.”
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