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Rajeev Khandelwal Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More


Rajeev Khandelwal

Rajeev Khandelwal

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Bio/Wiki
NicknameRaj
Profession(s)Actor, Host, Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm: Aamir (2008)
Rajeev Khandelwal's debut film Aamir
TV: Banphool (1998)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Indian Telly Award (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009)
• Kalakar Awards (2004)
• Indian Television Academy Awards (2011)
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 October 1975
Age (as in 2018) 43 Years
BirthplaceJaipur, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownJaipur, Rajasthan, India
SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya, Jaipur
College/UniversitySt. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad
Educational QualificationBachelor Degree in Chemistry
ReligionAtheist
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesHorse Riding, Reading
ControversyIn a TV promo of TV serial 'Reporters,' it was shown that Rajeev kissed Kritika Kamra and was slapped by her. That incident went viral on social media.
Kritika Kamra and Rajeev Khandelwal kiss and slap
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAamna Sharif (Actress, rumour)
Rajeev Khandelwal with Aamna Sharif
Manjiri Kamtikar
Marriage Date7 February 2011
Family
Wife/SpouseManjiri Kamtikar (m. 2011-present)
Rajeev Khandelwal with his wife Manjiri Kamtikar
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Swati (adopted in 2007 from an institute called Muskaan)
Rajeev Khandelwal with his daughter
ParentsFather- Col. C.L. Khandelwal (Retired Army Personnel)
Rajeev Khandelwal with his father Col. C.L. Khandelwal
Mother- Vijayalaxmi Khandelwal
Rajeev Khandelwal with his mother
SiblingsBrothers- Rahul Khandelwal (Elder), Sanjeev Khandelwal (Younger)
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Egg Bhurji, Spinach
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Favourite ActressesKajol, Waheeda Rehman
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood: Shakti (1982)
Hollywood: Hachiko
Favourite BookThe Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Favourite Fashion Designer(s)Rahul Agasti, Narendra Kumar
Favourite ColourBlue
Favourite PerfumeBleu De Chanel
Favourite Destination(s)Leh-Ladakh, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹2-3 Crore/Film (As in 2007)
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajeev Khandelwal

  • Does Rajeev Khandelwal smoke?: Yes

    Rajeev Khandelwal smoking

    Rajeev Khandelwal smoking

  • Does Rajeev Khandelwal drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Rajeev developed his interest in acting when he was in 3rd standard, after performing at a stage show.
  • When he was in 9th standard, his father took him for an audition for Punjab Doordarshan where he got selected, but his father didn’t allow him as it was a 3-month long outdoor shoot.
  • During his final years of college, he was not sure about his career, he had given up his acting hopes and decided to join the army. He was thrown out of his house because of his indecisive nature. He was so annoyed with his parents and he stayed with a few drivers at his cousin’s friend’s flat in Delhi.
  • During his struggling days, he started assisting someone in making documentaries in Delhi. He came in touch with his parents after 3 years, when his first documentary was telecast on the TV.
  • Rajeev gifted his parents a cordless phone from his first salary.
  • Not many people know that Rajeev made his TV debut back in 1998 with serial ‘Banphool‘ as Maharaj which aired on DD National.

    Rajeev Khandelwal in Banphool

    Rajeev Khandelwal in Banphool

  • In 2002, Rajeev and his then-girlfriend in Delhi wanted to open a company to make documentaries together, but she cheated him as she took all his money and went to Mumbai.
  • During his initial days in Mumbai, he had to travel to Delhi every 15 days, and during one of his visits to Delhi, he came to know that Ekta Kapoor‘s Balaji Telefilms was auditioning for their new show ‘Kahiin To Hoga,’ in which he gave an audition and got selected after 4 days.
  • Rajeev garnered fame with his role as Sujal Garewal in Star Plus’ serial ‘Kahiin Toh Hoga.’

    Rajeev Khandelwal in Kahiin To Hoga

    Rajeev Khandelwal in Kahiin To Hoga

  • He hosted Sacch Ka Saamna season 1 (2009) and season 2 (2011-12), which gained popularity because of its controversial content.

  • He had an Arya Samaj wedding.
  • Rajeev revealed that cleanliness is an important aspect of his life and could not be compromised at any cost.
  • He is very uncomfortable in doing onscreen kissing scenes. During the shooting of ‘Table no. 21,’ he refused to do any kissing scene but later he agreed to do it.
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