Khesari Lal Yadav is an Indian actor, singer and model associated with Bhojpuri cinema. His breakthrough came from in the form of 2012 film Saajan Chale Sasural. He was awarded Best Popular Actor at the Bhojpuri Film Awards 2016 and UP Ratan award in 2017. In 2019, he got Best Actor Award in Sabrang Film Awards and Bhojpuri Cinema Screen and Stage Awards for 2018 Superhit film Sangharsh. In 2019, he participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13 as a contestant.

Birth Name

Shatrughan Kumar Yadav




Actor, Singer, Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Khesari Lal Yadav was born on the 15th of March 1986, in Chhapra, Bihar, India.


He’s currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign







There isn’t much information regarding his education.

Family Details

  • Father – Mangru Lal Yadav

  • Mother – Unknown (homemaker)
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Khesari Lal Yadav has dated –


  • Chanda Devi (2006-Present) – Khesari got married to Chanda Devi, who bore him two sons named Yugraj Yadav, Rishab Yadav and a daughter named Kriti Yadav.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m


  • In Kilograms – 72 kg
  • In Pounds – 159 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

His shoe size is 8 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Khesari got his breakthrough with the album Maal Bhetai Mela Mein and he has sung several hit songs like Piyawa Gaye re Hamar Saudi re Bhauji, Saiyan Arab Gaile Na and Lehnga Me Meeter many more.

Film Debut

In 2011, Khesari started his acting career with the Bhojpuri film Sajan Chale Sasural after which he did numerous movies like Jaan Tere Naam (2012), Nagin (2015), Aatankwadi (2017), Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki (2018) and many more.

Brand Endorsements

Khesari has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

Ceremony Category Year Film Result
Bhojpuri Cinema Screen And Stage Awards Best Actor (Male) 2019 Sangharsh Won
Sabrang Awards Won
Bhojpuri Cine Awards Best Actor 2018 Mehandi Laga Ke Rakhna Won
Best Popular Actor 2016 Won

Khesari Lal Yadav Favorites

  • Favorite Politician – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Hobbies – Dancing
  • Favorite Food – Khichdi, Sattu, Litti

Khesari Lal Yadav Net worth

Khesari Lal Yadav has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Khesari Lal Yadav

  • His father threw him out of the house for stealing a ₹10.
  • He got a job in BSF, which he left for his passion for singing and dancing.
  • After leaving the job, he used the money which he had saved from the job to release his own albums which turned out to be a flop.
  • Khesari even had to sell Litti Chokha (An Indian cuisine famous in Bihar, Jharkhand and parts of Uttar Pradesh) with his wife Chanda to support his family.
  • Khesari once stirred up a controversy when he said that the Bhojpuri film industry is nothing without him, Pawan Singh and Dinesh Lal Yadav. He had to face backlash from people, Bhojpuri stars and the media for the statement.
  • In 2019, he entered the Bigg Boss house in its season 13 through a wild card entry.


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