Phenomenal actor Reza Rahadian, who managed to awe nationwide audiences in the movies he starred in, has his charm and allure of his own both behind and in-front of the camera. Through mesmerising acting performance and witty personality, Reza has gained massive interests and adorations from his fans across the country. To celebrate this dashing actor and one of our celebrated Generation T honourees, we take a look into the life of Reza Rahadian and presents you the five things you need to know.
Hard-working since young age
Reza Rahadian has not always had it easy in his life, even at young age, he had to grind and work hard to help support his family. When he was 10 years old, he had the initiative where he offers a service as a barber around the neighbourhood on his bicycle. Reza then succeeded in bringing his name up to the exposure he gets over the years through modelling and acting.
Not a big fan of horror, despite starring in few
If you’ve been following Reza Rahadian’s career from the beginning, you’d know that some of the first movies he starred in were horrors titled Film Horror and Pulau Hantu 2. Despite those two films that helped build his career, Reza actually admitted once in an interview that he’s not much of a horror fan.
Participated in Berlinale Talents
The exceptional acting performance Reza Rahadian showcased again and again is not a product of overnight training. He learned so much through experience and professional help. One thing that stood out was that in 2016, Reza participated in Berlin Talent Campus, or also known as Berlinale Talents. Through the workshop, Reza not only learned on how to get into a character, but also making it believable. Among many of notable speakers were none other than the legendary actress, Meryl Streep.
His favourite role
The talented actor has won and been nominated in multiple awards throughout the years and it is no secret that among many roles he took, his performance in “Habibie & Ainun” was his fans’ favourite. However, for Reza it’s different. He stated once in an interview that his favourite role was Samsudin in the film Perempuan Berkalung Sorban.
Now a lecturer
Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Reza has never been hesitant to share his knowledge to the public. So, it should come to no surprise that he’s willing to teach and become a lecturer in Universitas Indonesia for Technical Voice and Acting in Broadcasting. As a lecturer, Reza is also known to be strict as has policy for “no phone allowed” in class and is pretty discipline in his method.