Dinesh Lal Yadav

Dinesh Lal Yadav (born 2 February 1979), popularly known as Nirahua, is an Indian film actor, singer, producer,[1][2] television presenter, and politician.[3] associated with Bhojpuri language films. He is among the most successful Bhojpuri actors, with successive five box office successes released in 2015.[4] He owns the production house Nirahua Entertainment Pvt Ltd. Dinesh Lal Yadav was a contestant on Bigg Boss 6 in 2012.[5][6]

Dinesh Lal Yadav
Dinesh Lal Yadav at Press Conference of Celebrity Cricket League 2016 (cropped).jpg
Dinesh Lal Yadav
Dinesh Lal Yadav

(1979-02-02) 2 February 1979 (age 41)
Other namesNirahua
OccupationActor, Singer, Host , Politician.
Years active2006–present
Political partyBhartiya Janta Party
Spouse(s)Mansa Devi

He belongs to the famous Birha family of Ghazipur but spent most of his childhood days in "Belghoria" at 4 no. railway gate (Agarpara) area of Kolkata where his father used to work in a factory. He completed his education in the same suburbs of Kolkata. Famous Birha singer Vijay Lal Yadav known as "Birha Samrat" and lyrics writer Pyare Lal Yadav (Kaviji) who has penned most of songs in Bhojpuri cinema, are his first cousins.


He started his career with the Bhojpuri 2007 film "Chalat Musafir Moh Liyo Re" as a supporting actor with Kalpana Patowary and Sunil Chhaila Bihari.

First time in 2008, he appeared in "Nirahua Rikshawala" as a lead actor. "Nirahua Rikshwala" was a blockbuster on Bhojpuri box office. After which Nirahua never looked back. He has given many successful films in his career such as "Nirahua Hindustani", "Patna Se Pakistan", "Nirahua Hindustani 2", "Bam Bam Bol Raha Hai Kashi" and "Border". He is also known as "Jubilee Star".

In 2012, he acted alongside Amitabh Bachhan in the Bhojpuri film Ganga Devi.

In 2016, he received Uttar Pradesh's highest civilian award "Yash Bharti Samman Award" by the Uttar Pradesh Government for this contribution in Bhojpuri films.

Political careerEdit

Nirahua joined BJP in Lucknow on 27 March 2019 in presence of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.[7][8] On 3 April 2019 he got Loksabha ticket by Bhartiya Janata Party from Azamgarh (Lok Sabha constituency), he contested against Akhilesh Yadav (former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh).[9]

In a TV interview when he was asked what will he do if he loses the 2019 General election, he replied "One who can defeat me hasn't yet taken birth in this world". This comment sparked political controversy. However he lost the election to Akhilesh Yadav by a margin of 259,874 votes.


  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Co-Star Ref.
2006 Chalat Musafir Moh Liyo Re Nirahua Bhojpuri Kalpana Patowary
2008 Nirahuwa Rikshaw Wala Nirahua Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde
2008 Pratigya Suraj Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde
2008 Pariwar Kishan Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde
2008 Ho Gaini Deewana Tohra Pyar Me Bhojpuri Monalisa
2008 Vidhata Kishan Bhojpuri Ravi Kishan
2008 Chalani Ke Chalal Dulha Special Appearance Bhojpuri Pravesh Lal Yadav
2008 Kahan Jaiba Raja Nazariya Ladaike Raja Bhojpuri Monalisa
2009 Rangeela Babu Bhojpuri Awdhesh Mishra, Manoj Tiger
2009 Nirahua No. 1 Nirahua Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde
2010 Shiva Shiva Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde
2010 Saat Saheliyan Nirahua Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde
2010 Aaj Ke Karan Arjun Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde, Pravesh Lal Yadav
2010 Dil Chitrus Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde, Pravesh Lal Yadav
2011 Dushmani Bhojpuri Viraj Bhatt, Pakkhi Hegde
2011 Nirahua Chalal Sasural Nirahua Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde
2011 Nirahua Mail Nirahua Bhojpuri Pakkhi Hegde, Awdhesh Mishra
2012 Ganga Jamuna Saraswati Saraswati Bhojpuri Rani Chatterjee, Pakkhi Hegde, Rinku Ghosh
2013 Rakhwala Satyaprakash/Sarfaraj Bhojpuri Rinku Ghosh
2013 Ek Duje Ke Liye Raj/Raju Bhojpuri Madhu Sharma
2014 Nirahua Banal Don Nirahua Bhojpuri Vijay Lal Yadav
2014 Nirahua Hindustani Nirahua Bhojpuri/Hindi Amrapali Dubey
2015 Patna Se Pakistan Kabir Bhojpuri/Hindi Amrapali Dubey, Kajal Raghwani
2015 Nirahua Rickshawala 2 Aaditya/Nirahua Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey
2015 Raja Babu Vicky/Raja Babu Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey, Monalisa
2015 Biwi No.1 Anand Bhojpuri Monalisa, Apurva Bit
2015 Jigarwala Rahul Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey
2015 Ghulami Abhimanyu Bhojpuri Madhu Sharma, Shubhi Sharma
2016 Aashik Aawara Raja/Deepak Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey, Kajal Raghwani
2016 Bam Bam Bol Raha Hai Kashi Kashi Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey
2016 Nirahua Chalal Sasural 2 Nirahua Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey
2016 Aakhiri Rasta Bhojpuri Rinku Ghosh
2016 Ram Lakhan Ram Yadav Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey, Shubhi Sharma
2016 Mokama 0 K.M. Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey, Anjana Singh
2017 Nirahu Satal Rahe Nirahua Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey [10]
2017 Jigar Deva Bhojpuri Anjana Singh
2017 Sipahi Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey
2017 Nirahua Hindustani 2 Nirahu Yadav Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey [11]
2017 Kashi Amarnath Kashi Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey [12]
2018 Saugandh Raju Bhojpuri Mani Bhattacharya
2018 Border Abhay Shashtri Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey
2018 Nirahua Hindustani 3 Nirahua Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey, Shubhi Sharma
2018 Nirahua Chalal London Nirahua Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey
2019 Sher-E-Hindustan Arjun Bhojpuri Neeta Dhungana
2019 Saiyan Ji Dagabaaz Bhojpuri Anjana Singh [13]
2019 Jai Veeru Jai Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey [14]
2019 Lallu Ki Laila Lallu Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey [15]
2020 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey [16]
2020 Aaye Hum Baarati Baarat Leke   TBA Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey Filming
2020 Veer Yoddha Mahabali   TBA Hindi, Bhojpuri, Bangla,Tamil Amrapali Dubey
2020 Nirahua Chalal Sasural 3   TBA Bhojpuri Amrapali Dubey Filming


Year Name Role Channel Notes Ref
2012 Bigg Boss 6 Contestant Colors TV Entered Day 1, Evicted Day 18


Ceremony Category Year Film Result Reference
International Bhojpuri Film Awards show Malaysia Best Actor 2018 Nirahua Hindustani 2 Won [17]
International Bhojpuri Film Awards show London Jublee Star Award 2017 Won [18]
International Bhojpuri Film Awards show Dubai Best Actor 2016 Patna Se Pakistan Won [19]


  1. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Nirahua-Entertainment-Pvt-Ltd.
  2. ^ https://www.moviebuff.com/nirahua-entertainment
  3. ^ "My audience are the reason for my success – Dinesh Lal Yadav". 13 February 2008.
  4. ^ "Dinesh Lal Yadav's new record". The Times of India. 23 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Nobody is big or small in Bigg Boss. Everybody is equal".
  6. ^ "Hope Bigg Boss benefits me: Nirahua".
  7. ^ "Bhojpuri Actor Dinesh Lal Yadav Joins BJP". NDTV. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  8. ^ "लोकसभा चुनाव 2019: चुनावी अखाड़े में कूदे निरहुआ और रवि किशन, चुनावों में चढ़ेगा भोजपुरी रंग". ABP News. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  9. ^ "भाजपा ने जारी की उम्‍मीदवारों की 16वीं लिस्‍ट, अखिलेश के खिलाफ ताल ठोकेंगे दिनेश लाल यादव उर्फ निरहुआ". Jagran (in Hindi). 3 April 2019. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  10. ^ News State Beauro (10 July 2019). "'निरहुआ सटल रहे' के इस गाने में निरहुआ और आम्रपाली दुबे की दिखी जबरदस्त केमिस्ट्री". News State (in Hindi). Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  11. ^ Times Now Digital (14 June 2019). "यूट्यूब पर सर्वाध‍िक देखी जाने वाली भोजपुरी फ‍िल्‍म बनी निरहुआ हिंदुस्तानी 2". Times Now (in Hindi). Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  12. ^ Narendra Saini (30 May 2018). "रवि किशन और प्रियंका चोपड़ा की जोड़ी ने मचाया धमाल, 'काशी अमरनाथ' ने कर दिखाया ये कमाल". NDTV Khabar (in Hindi). Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  13. ^ Zee Media Bureau (15 February 2019). "Dinesh Lal Yadav aka Nirahua, Anjana Singh starrer 'Saiyaan Ji Dagabaaz' trailer unveiled". Zee News. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  14. ^ TNN (15 May 2019). "Nirahua and Aamrapali Dubey starrer 'Jai Veeru's' trailer released". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  15. ^ Zee Media Bureau (3 June 2019). "Dinesh Lal Yadav and Aamrapali Dubey's 'Lallu Ki Laila' first look out". Zee News. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  16. ^ "'Muqaddar Ka Sikandar' trailer: Nirahua and Aamrapali Dubey promise a thrilling experience". The Times of India. 17 January 2020. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  17. ^ "International Bhojpuri Film Awards 2018: Check out the list of winners". Zee News. 23 July 2018.
  18. ^ "लंदन में भोजपुरी फिल्म अवार्ड समारोह संपन्न, जानिए किसे मिला कौन सा अवार्ड". Amarujala. 1 August 2018.
  19. ^ "winners list".

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