Rajeev Khandelwal is a well-known Indian actor, host, singer, and voice artist. He is best known for his work in Hindi television/web series and Bollywood movies. Rajeev shot to fame with his character of Sujal Garewal in the famous TV show Kahiin To Hoga. Rajeev Khandelwal was born in a Marwari Family on 16 October 1975 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
He was born to Col. C.L. Khandelwal, retired army personnel, and Vijayalaxmi Khandelwal. Rajeev has an elder brother, Rahul Khandelwal, and a younger brother, Sanjeev Khandelwal. He was rumored to be dating co-star, Aamna Sharif, while they were shooting for the TV serial Kahiin Toh Hoga. In 2007, Khandelwal adopted a girl child, Swati, from the Muskaan institute. He married his longtime girlfriend, Manjiri Kamtikar on 7 February 2011.
Rajeev Khandelwal Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Rajeev Khandelwal|
|Age||(as in 2023) 48 Years|
|Debut||• Film: Aamir (2008)|
• TV: Banphool (1998)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Birth Place||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Date of Birth||16 October 1975|
|Home Town||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Hobbies||Horse Riding, Reading, Cooking, Gymming, Playing Tennis & Squash|
|Mother's Name||Vijayalaxmi Khandelwal|
|Father's Name||Col. C.L. Khandelwal (Retired Army Personnel)|
|Brother||• Rahul Khandelwal (Elder)|
• Sanjeev Khandelwal (Younger)
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Aamna Sharif (Actress, rumor)|
• Manjiri Kamtikar
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Manjiri Kamtikar |
|Marriage Date||7 February 2011|
|Children||Swati (adopted in 2007 from an institute called Muskaan)|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jaipur|
|College/University||St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor Degree in Chemistry|
|Profession||Actor, Host, Singer|
|Brands Endorsed||• Green Label Whiskey|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|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
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||14 inches|
|Waist Size||32 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Marwari|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||9 US|
|Favourite Food||Egg Bhurji, Spinach|
|Favourite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan|
|Favourite Actresses||Kajol, Waheeda Rehman|
|Favourite Beverage||Green Tea|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood: Shakti (1982)|
|Favourite Book||The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand|
|Favourite Fashion Designers||Rahul Agasti, Narendra Kumar|
|Favourite Perfume||Bleu De Chanel|
|Favourite Destinations||Leh-Ladakh, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai|
|Controversies||In 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.|
Rajeev Khandelwal completed his schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jaipur. Later he joined St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad to attain a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He performed at a stage show when he was in 3rd standard.
From here, Rajeev developed an interest in acting. When Rajeev was in 9th standard, he gave an audition for Punjab Doordarshan and got chosen. Unluckily, Rajeev could not feature in the show as it was a 3-month outdoor shoot and his father did not allow for it. Being from a family with an army background, it was never smooth for him to join the acting industry.
During his last year of college, Rajeev was thrown out of the home due to his obscure nature. Rajeev was so annoyed with the conflict that he moved to Delhi and lived with some drivers at his cousin’s friend’s flat. He began his career by creating documentaries and writing scripts.
Rajeev Khandelwal Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Rajeev Khandelwal’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s see, How Rich is Rajeev Khandelwal in 2023?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$4 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$1 million - $5 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Salary||INR 2-3 Crore/Film|
|Income Source||Actor, Host, Singer|
Noted, right now, We don’t have sufficient information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.
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Before making his TV debut, Khandelwal modeled for a few brands including Green Label Whiskey, LML, and Videocon. In 1998, Rajeev made his TV debut with the DD National’s serial Banphool.
In the year 2002, he portrayed a negative role in the show Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat. In the year 2002, Rajeev was offered Balaji Telefilms’ Kahiin To Hoga, a romantic drama. He played the role of Sujal Garewal who is 6 feet tall, rich, darkly handsome, a Mills & Boonish hero, and a scorned lover.
For playing the role of Sujal Garewal, he became a receiver of many awards and accolades for Best Debut and Best Actor. Rajeev was seen as the RAW Field Officer Varun Awasthi in Ketan Mehta’s action television series, Time Bomb 9/11 in 2005. In the next year, Khandelwal entered C.I.D as ACP Prithviraj and also performed as Sharim in the Pakistani show, Sun Leyna.
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In 2006-2007, Khandelwal featured in the youth-based drama show, Left Right Left as Captain Rajveer Singh Shekhawat. In 2008, He made his Bollywood debut with Ronnie Screwvala’s tight thriller Aamir. He had 2 movie releases in 2011. Khandelwal’s first appearance was in Bejoy Nambiar’s thriller movie Shaitan co-starring Kalki Koechlin.
He was next seen in Sanjiv Goenka’s Soundtrack alongside Soha Ali Khan. Rajeev next performed alongside Shreyas Talpade and Mugdha Godse in the romantic comedy, Will You Marry Me? in 2012. Though, the movie did not get very good reviews. Khandelwal’s next release was the psychological mystery thriller, Table No. 21 in 2013 with Paresh Rawal and Tena Desae where he portrayed the character of Vivaan Agasthi.
Rajeev was next featured in the romantic comedy film Ishk Actually in 2013 alongside Neha Ahuja. He appeared in the Indo-Australian film Salt Bridge where he portrayed the character of Basant in 2015.
In February 2015, he made a comeback to TV after 7 years with Shrishti Arya and Goldie Behl’s media drama based finite TV show, Reporters alongside Kritika Kamra. Rajeev was the host of zee TV’s Juzz Baatt which aired on TV in 2018 and had 26 episodes.
|2012||Will You Marry Me?|
|2014||Peter Gaya Kaam Se|
Samrat & Co.
|2016||The Legend Of Jaggannath|
DOA: Death of Amar
TV Shows & Serials List
|2002||Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat|
|2003-2005||Kahiin To Hoga|
|2005||Time Bomb 9/11|
|2006||Deal Ya No Deal|
Left Right Left
|2009||Sacch Ka Saamna|
|2011||Sacch Ka Saamna 2|
|2019||Rag Rag Mein Ganga|
Web Series List
|2019||Coldd Lassi Aur Chicken Masala|
Facts About Rajeev Khandelwal
- Does Rajeev Khandelwal drink alcohol?: Yes
- Does Rajeev Khandelwal smoke?: Yes
- Rajeev had an Arya Samaj wedding.
- During his struggling days, Rajeev helped make documentaries in Delhi. When Rajeev’s first documentary aired on TV after three years, he contacted his parents.
- He gifted his parents a cordless phone from his first salary.
- In 2002, he and his then-girlfriend in Delhi wanted to start a documentary production company together, but she cheated on him, taking all his money and going to Mumbai.
- Rajeev had to move to Delhi every 15 days when he was in Mumbai, and during one of his visits to Delhi, he learned that Ekta Kapoor‘s Balaji Telefilms was auditioning for a new TV show named Kahiin To Hoga, in which he auditioned and got chosen after four days.
- Known for its controversial content, Rajeev hosted Sacch Ka Saamna seasons 1 and 2.
- He admitted that cleanliness is an essential aspect of his life and could not be negotiated at any cost.
- In onscreen kissing scenes, Rajeev is very awkward. Initially, he denied doing any kissing scene in his film Table no. 21, but later he agreed.
Why Rajeev Khandelwal didn’t become a big name in Bollywood?
Rajeev Khandelwal was a big name on the small screen and women of all ages were in love with him, but somehow he couldn’t transform that charisma onto the big screen because first of all, he was not a very good actor (that can be overlooked) and secondly the choice of films he decided to do was a nail on the coffin.
What is the age of Rajeev Khandelwal?
48 years (16 October 1975).
How tall is Rajeev Khandelwal?
Who is the father of Rajeev Khandelwal?
Col. C.L. Khandelwal (Retired Army Personnel).