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Rajeev Verma Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Bhopal
Wife: Rita Bhaduri
Age: 74 Years

Rajeev Verma

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Other nameRajive Verma [1]Instagram - Rajeev Verma
Profession(s)• Actor
• Director
• Architect
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Career
DebutFilm: Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) as Kishan Kumar Chaudhary
Rajeev Verma (right) in a still from the film 'Maine Pyar Kiya'
TV: Chaunauti (1987) on DD National
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Kala Saarthi Awards in 2023
• Kalidas Samman in 2022
• Zee Rishtey Award for Favourite Saas-Sasur for the TV series 'Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein' in 2011

Note: He has many more accolades and awards to his name.
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 June 1949 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2023) 74 Years
BirthplaceHoshangabad (now Narmadapuram), Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownBhopal, Madhya Pradesh
College/University• Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
• Delhi's School of Planning and Architecture
Educational Qualification• A bachelor's degree in Architecture from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
• A master's degree in Urban Design from Delhi's School of Planning and Architecture
ControversyAlleged of being connected to RSS: In April 2019, several Congress leaders, including Narendra Saluja, Ravi Saxena, and Pankaj Chaturvedi, lodged a complaint against Rajeev Verma, demanding his removal from the position of state icon of the Election Commission in Madhya Pradesh. They alleged that the actor had connections with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) through his involvement with the art organization 'Sanskar Bharati,' where he served as the regional president. [2]The New Indian Express
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseRita Bhaduri (educationist and a theatre artist)
Rajeev Verma with his wife
ChildrenSon- 2
• Shiladitya Verma (artist and dramatist)
• Tathagat Verma (software engineer)
Rajeev Verma's sons
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Babulal Verma (freedom fighter)
Other RelativesBrother-in-law- Amitabh Bachchan
Sister-in-law- Jaya Bachchan
Rajeev Verma (second from left) with Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan

Note: Jaya Bachchan is the sister of Rajeev Verma's wife, Rita Bhaduri.

Rajeev Verma (left) with his fan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajeev Verma

  • Rajeev Verma is an Indian actor, director, and architect. He predominantly works in Hindi film and television industries.
  • He began his acting career with a theatre group in Bhopal and has performed in several stage plays.
  • Later, he joined the ‘Bhopal Theatres,’ where he worked as a director. He has directed several theatre plays including ‘Bheetari Deewaren’ (2022), ‘Bhag Avanti Bhag’ (2022), ‘Choti-Badi Baatein’ (2023), and ‘Chauthi Cigarette’ (2023). The actor has also designed the sets for the plays ‘Bheetari Deewaren’ and ‘Bhag Avanti Bhag.’

    Poster of the theatre play 'Choti-Badi Baatein'

    Poster of the theatre play ‘Choti-Badi Baatein’

  • After making his television debut with the TV series ‘Chaunauti’ (1987), he appeared in the TV series ‘Mujrim Haazir’ (1988), which was based on Bimal Mitra’s novel titled ‘Asami Hazir.’
  • After making his film debut with the film ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ (1989), he acted in the film ‘Nishchaiy’ (1992) in which he played the role of Manohar Singh.
  • In 1998, he played the role of Mr Chopra in the film ‘Pardesi Babu.’

    Rajeev Verma in a still from the film 'Pardesi Babu'

    Rajeev Verma in a still from the film ‘Pardesi Babu’

  • In 1999, he appeared in an episode of the detective-crime drama television series ‘Suraag – The Clue,’ broadcast on DD National.
  • He played the role of Vijay Singhania in the TV drama series ‘Lipstick’ (2002), aired on Zee TV.

    Rajeev Verma in a still from the TV series 'Lipstick'

    Rajeev Verma in a still from the TV series ‘Lipstick’

  • In 2003, he appeared as Nisha’s father in the film ‘Koi… Mil Gaya.’ In the film, the role of Nisha is played by Preity Zinta.
  • He received huge praise for his performance as Pandit Brijmohan Shastri in the TV series ‘Chotti Bahu’ (2008), which aired on Zee TV.
  • Verma appeared opposite Vibha Chibber in the television drama series ‘Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein’ (2011), which was broadcast on Zee TV. He played the role of Satyadev Kaushik in the drama series.

    Rajeev Verma (right) in a still from the TV series 'Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein'

    Rajeev Verma (right) in a still from the TV series ‘Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein’

  • Some of his other television shows include ‘Dishayen’ (2001) on DD National, ‘Sanjivani: A Medical Boon’ (2002) on StarPlus, ‘Kucchh Pal Saath Tumhara’ (2003) on Sahara One, ‘Ayushmaan’ (2004) on Sony Entertainment Television, and ‘Betiyaan Apni Ya…Paraya Dhan’ (2006) on Star One.
  • In 2011, he played the role of Mirchi Baba in the film ‘Buddha… Hoga Tera Baap.’
  • His performance as Judge A.P Chaudhry in the film ‘Wah Taj’ (2016) received immense appreciation from the audience.

    Rajeev Verma in a still from the film 'Wah Taj'

    Rajeev Verma in a still from the film ‘Wah Taj’

  • He has acted in several films including ‘Deedar’ (1992), ‘Kachche Dhaage’ (1999), ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’ (1999), ‘Andaaz’ (2003), ‘Deadline: Sirf 24 Ghante’ (2006), and ‘Bazaar E Husn (2014).
  • Before stepping into the entertainment industry, he worked as a government employee.

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