Rajat Bedi Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Mumbai
Wife: Monaliza Bedi
Age: 53 Years

Rajat Bedi

Other Name Raj Singh Bedi [1]The Times of India
Profession(s)• Actor
• Film Producer
Famous RoleRaj Saxena in the film 'Koi... Mil Gaya' (2003)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 191 cm
in meters- 1.91 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 3”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Hindi): 2001: Do Hazaar Ek (1998) as Inspector Rajat Bedi
Poster of the film '2001 Do Hazaar Ek'
Film (Tamil): Gajendra (2004) as Chotta Babu
Film (Punjabi): Lakh Pardesi Hoiye (2008) as Harry
Poster of the film 'Lakh Pardesi Hoiye'
Film (Telugu): Ahimsa (2023) as Dushtanth
Poster of the film 'Ahimsa'
TV (producer): Lajwanti (2015, Hindi)
Poster of the TV series 'Lajwanti'
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 January 1970 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023) 53 Years
Zodiac signCapricorn
Controversy• In 2021, the actor was charged with reckless driving by Mumbai police for hitting slum dwellwer at Sitladevi Temple Road in Andheri West. However, Bedi immediately rushked the victim to the hospital for medical care. Bedi claimed that the person seemed drunken and suddenly came in front of his car. [2]The New Indian Express
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date27 December
Wife/SpouseMonaliza Bedi
Rajat Bedi with his wife and children
ChildrenSon- Vivaan
Daughter- Vera

Note: Photo in 'Wife' section.
ParentsFather- Narendra Bedi (filmmaker)
An old photograph of Narendra Bedi
Mother- Veena Bedi
SiblingsBrother- Manek Bedi (actor and film producer)
Manek Bedi
Sister- Ila Bedi Dutta (writer and film producer)
Ila Bedi Dutta
Other RelativesGrandfather- Rajinder Singh Bedi (Urdu writer)
Rajinder Singh Bedi
Sister-in-law- Tulip Joshi (former actress)
Tulip Joshi

Rajat Bedi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajat Bedi

  • Rajat Bedi is an Indian actor and film producer. He is known for his work in Hindi films.
  • In 1994, he won the first Gladrags Manhunt Contest India and earned the title of ‘Mr. India.’ He later represented India at the Manhunt International 1994, held in Greece, where he secured the 4th runner-up position.

    Rajat Bedi with Aishwarya Rai at the Gladrags Manhunt Contest India

    Rajat Bedi with Aishwarya Rai at the Gladrags Manhunt Contest India

  • Before establishing himself as an actor, Rajat worked as a body double for Shah Rukh Khan in the Bollywood films ‘Karan Arjun’ (1995) and ‘Duplicate’ (1998).
  • After making his Bollywood debut with the film ‘2001: Do Hazaar Ek’ (1998), he appeared in the film ‘International Khiladi’ (1999) in which he played the role of Amit.
  • In 2002, he essayed the role of Rajesh in the Bollywood film ‘Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahaani,’ starring Sunny Deol, Akshay Kumar, Sonu Nigam, and Suneil Shetty.
  • The actor rose to fame after he played the role of Raj Saxena in the Bollywood film ‘Koi… Mil Gaya’ (2003).

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film 'Koi... Mil Gaya'

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film ‘Koi… Mil Gaya’

  • In an interview, he revealed that several of his scenes from the film ‘Koi… Mil Gaya’ (2003) were removed by the makers from the final version, and he was also not included in the film’s promotions. The actor said that the film proved to be a super hit, but he did not benefit from it. After this, he went into depression and decided to move to Vancouver Canada to start a new business. [3]The Times of India
  • In 2004, he essayed the role of ACP Ranbir Singh in the Bollywood film ‘Rakht.’

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film 'Rakht'

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film ‘Rakht’

  • He received immense appreciation from the audience for his performance as Varun in the Bollywood film ‘Khamoshh… Khauff Ki Raat’ in 2005.
  • He has acted in various Bollywood films including ‘Jodi No.1’ (2001), ‘Maa Tujhhe Salaam’ (2002), ‘Chor Machaaye Shor’ (2002), ‘Rocky – The Rebel’ (2006), and ‘Partner’ (2007).
  • In 2007, he established ‘Kraftsmen Holdings Ltd,’ a real estate construction company in Canada. [4]LinkedIn – Rajat Bedi
  • When he made his return to the entertainment industry after almost a decade in 2015, he changed his name from ‘Rajat Bedi’ to ‘Raj Singh Bedi.’ While talking about it in an interview, he said,

    My father always wanted to call me Raj, but my mother changed it to Rajat. Since this is my second innings in the business, I would like to change my name to Raj. Also, it has always been a lucky name in the industry.”

  • His production debut TV series ‘Lajwanti’ (2015) is an adaptation of the novel of the same name which was written by his grandfather, Rajinder Singh Bedi.
  • He appeared in the negative role of Don Subhash Bhai in the Kannada film ‘Jaggu Dada’ in 2016.

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film 'Jaggu Dada'

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film ‘Jaggu Dada’

  • Rajat Bedi and his sister, Ila Bedi Dutta, jointly founded a film production company called ‘Triflix Entertainment LLP’ in June 2017. [5]Zauba Corp.
  • He has been featured in the Hindi music video ‘Jogi Re Jogi’ (2022). The song was sung by Kumarjeet Sarkar.

    Poster of the music video 'Jogi Re Jogi'

    Poster of the music video ‘Jogi Re Jogi’

  • In 2023, he acted in the Punjabi film ‘Gol Gappe’ in which he played the role of Pali. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film ‘Ramji Rao Speaking’ (1989).

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film 'Gol Gappe'

    Rajat Bedi in a still from the film ‘Gol Gappe’

  • In 2024, he co-produced the Bollywood film ‘The Diplomat’ with T-Series and Wakaoo Films.