Khesari Lal Yadav is a Bhojpuri Singer and actor. In addition to being one of the famous and leading male voices in Bihar, Khesari Yadav is a renowned actor. He rose to popularity from the Bhojpuri movie “Saajan Chale Sasural”. Born on 15th March 1986, this popular Bhojpuri star comes from poor family background.
After spending his childhood and most part of his life in one of the Siwan district villages, Khesari won the hearts of the Bhojpuri cinema lovers with his brilliant performances and beautiful voice. He has taken many music and acting projects.
Being born and brought up by a poor family of Bihar district, Khesari Lal Yadav could not achieve his formal education or graduation because of the poor financial condition. In order to provide financial support to the family, Khesari had to work with his father.
He is mainly known for his brilliant Bhojpuri songs including “Piyawa Gaya re Hamar Saudi re Bhauji, Lehenga Me Meeter, and Saiyan Arab Gaile Na. Khesari Lal Yadav has always wanted to become a singer since childhood. He loved to sing and spend his time reading Mahabharata and Ramayana. Even after marriage, he (along with his wife) had to sell Litti Chokha to support his family financially.
Age and Caste
Khesari Lal Yadav belongs to a Hindu family. He was born on 15th March 1986 and his age in 2019 is 33 years. Khesari started his acting and singing career in 2012. He is born to a poor Hindu family in one of the villages in Bihar. His caste is Yadav.
Born to a poor class Hindu family, Khesari had to face a lot of struggles at his young age. The financial condition of his family was poor. His father “Mangru Lal Yadav” migrated to Delhi and sold chickpeas to improve their family’s financial state.
His mother is a housewife. His wife is Chanda Devi and he has two sons Yagraj Yadav and Rishabh Yadav as well as a daughter Kriti Yadav. Khesari also has a brother named “Bulbul Yadav”. That is the only information on his family available on the internet.
Education and Career
Khesari Lal Yadav couldn’t complete his education as he had to work from a very young age. He supported his father in work during childhood. Khesari Lal Yadav has been a good singer since his childhood. He wanted to become a successful singer.
To give life to his passion, Khesari started singing and performing at wedding parties, occasions, and local events. He made a debut in the singing field with his outstanding recording of “Maal Bhetai Mela Me”. The song turned out a huge hit in the Bhojpuri cinema industry and Khesari Lal Yadav received lots of love and appreciation from his fans. Later in 2011, this Bhojpuri struggler started his acting career with Saajan Chale Sasural, a Bhojpuri movie.
His movie got him fame and success. The audience’s reaction and appreciation earned him a lot of Bhojpuri movie offers in the subsequent year. He was seen in many Bhojpuri movies including Dil Le Gayi Odhaniya Wali, Jaan Tere Naam, Lahoo Ke Do Rang, Naagin, Devra Par Manva Dole, and more. In Naagin, he was featured opposite the famous Bhojpuri heroine “Monalisa”.
Later he worked with Dinesh Lal Yadav, Smriti Sinha, and Anjana Singh in the movie “Doodh Ka Karz”. Apart from this, he did many projects in 2013. In 2014-15, Khesari Lal Yadav took up many acting projects including Jo Jita Wahi Sikander, Inteqaam, Hathkadi, Hero No 1, and more. The makers of the film Sajan Chale Sasural decided to feature Khesari in the second sequence of the film. In the past few years, Khesari Lal Yadav was seen in many famous and hit movies. As time passed by, Khesari became one of the leading Bhojpuri cinema stars.
Khesari was featured opposite Kajal Randhwai in 7+ movies in 2018. In the following year, Khesari worked in movies like Meri Jung Mera Faisla, Bhag Khesari Bhag, Teri Meherbaniya, Herapheri, Duniya, and more. Apart from acting, Khesari Lal Yadav has created many music albums. He also runs his YouTube channel where he uploads the latest songs.
Khesari Lal Yadav is married to Chanda Devi. However, the media spread his dating rumors with Kajal Raghwani (who worked opposite him in many Bhojpuri movies). Khesari is blessed with two sons and a daughter.
Khesari Lal Yadav in Bigg Boss Season 13
According to the recent sources, Khesari Lal Yadav is likely to enter the Bigg Boss 13 house as a wild card contestant along with some famous celebrities. Bigg Boss 13 is hosted by Salman Khan and the show is going to take a new turn with the entry of new contestants among which Khesari Lal Yadav will be seen.
Less Known Facts About Khesari Lal Yadav
- During his childhood, he used to sing in wedding ceremonies and parties in Bihar
- He was thrown out of his home in Bihar for stealing 10 rupees from his father.
- He entered Bigg Boss season 13 as a wild card contestant in 2019
- He was named “Khesari” because of his talkative nature.
- His acting career started in 2011 with the famous Bhojpuri movie Saajan Chale Sasural. The movie became a huge hit at the box office and the makers decided to feature Khesari in the second series of this movie.
Hobbies and Interests
Khesari loves to dance, travel, and sing. He is also a fitness enthusiast and never misses gym classes. He often uploads his gym and workout pictures on his Instagram account. His favorite food is Sattu, Litti Chokha, and Khichdi. His favorite actors are Salman Khan and Govinda whereas the female favorite actress is Kajal Raghvani.
Khesari Lal Yadav got himself a controversy when he said the Bhojpuri cinema and entertainment industry is all because of Pawan Singh, Khesari Lal Yadav, and Dinesh Lal Yadav. Media, fans, and the Bhojpuri movie directors were pretty disappointed in Khesari for making such statements.