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Raqesh Vashisth Family, Biography, Wife, Movies, Tv Shows or More

Name- Raqesh Vashisth

Date of Birth- 1 September 1978

Age- 40 years(as in 2018)

Religion- Hindu

Nationality- Indian

Mother- Name Not Known

Father- Name Not Known

Sister– Sheetal Vashisth

Brother- Not Known

Marital Status/Marriage- Married to Riddhi Dogra

Wife- Riddhi Dogra

Son- N/A

Daughter- N/A

Height- 5’10 approx.

Weight- 76kg approx.

Net Worth- N/A

Raqesh Vashisth aka Rakesh Bapat is an Indian actor and model. He is primarily known for his work in Bollywood movies and television industry. Born on 1 September 1978, he completed his pre-schooling from Amravati. He completed his post-graduation in MBA from University of Mumbai. The actor rose to fame with his debut Tv serial Saat Phere within a short span of time. His dimpled smile, soft-spoken manner and charm has made him famous among lots of girls. With his cute looks and smart serial choices, he established himself as one of the finest actors of television industry.

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Facts About Raqesh Vashisth

  • Pizza, Aloo Paratha and Dal-chawal are his Favorite Food.
  • Painting, horse-riding, playing tennis, singing and playing suitar are his Favorite hobbies.
  • Barun Sobti, Sanaya Irani, Rithvik Dhanjani and Arjun Bijlani are his close friends from television industry.
  • He is a great painter and even has won the National award for his painting at the junior level.
  • He himself sculpts a Ganpati idol every year for his home.
  • Raqesh plans to enroll in sculpting course from Australia to learn more about the bronze and glass sculpting.
  • In the year 1999, he participated in the Grasim Mr. India contest and turned out as first runner up of the contest.
  • He has won the title of Mr. Pune.
  • In the year 2001, he made his Bollywood debut with the movie Tum Bin. The movie was successful at the box office.
  • The actor has also appeared in several Tv commercials like Colgate and Wrigley’s Gum.
  • Raqesh is married to the actress Riddhi Dogra.
  • In the year 2013, he with his wife has participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 6.
  • He changed his name from Rakesh Bapat to Raqesh Vashisth due to his mother’s request.

Raqesh Vashisth Family

He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra into a middle class family. His father was a navy captain and mother an English teacher at Dr. Kalmadi Shamrao high School in Pune. He has a sister named Sheetal Vashisth. BJP politician Arun Jaitley is his Uncle-in-law. Television actor Akshay Dogra is his Brother-in-law.

Raqesh Vashisth Family, Biography, Wife, Movies, Tv Shows or More


Raqesh Vashisth Wiki, Family, Wife, Movies, Tv Shows or More

Arun Jaitley

Raqesh Vashisth with Akshay DograRaqesh Vashisth with Akshay Dogra

Raqesh Vashisth Wife/ Girlfriend

He is married to actress Riddhi Dogra. The couple met on the sets of their popular Star Plus’ show “Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak”. It was not love at first sight. They first became good friends and eventually fall in love with each other. Both of them decided to take their relationship to next level and tied the knot on 29 May 2012 in a private wedding function accompanied by close family and friends. They are one of the most loved couples of the television industry. However, the couple got separated in February 2019 with mutual consent and still considers themselves as their good friends.

Raqesh Vashisth Wife, Biography, Family, Movies, Tv Shows or More
Wife- Riddhi Dogra Vashisth

Raqesh Vashisth Tv Shows, Biography, Wife, Movies, Wife or More
Riddhi Dogra and Raqesh Vashisth

Raqesh Vashisth Movies

The actor made his Bollywood debut with Anubhav Sinha’s hit movie Tum Bin in the year 2001. After the success of his movie, Anubhav casted him as the main lead in another movie named Kuchh Dil Ne Kaha opposite actress Raima Sen. The movie didn’t work well on the box office. Post that he worked in few more movies but none of his films worked at box office. He failed to make his mark at Bollywood and decided to turn to television. He has worked in Marathi movies as well. Here is the list of movies he has been part of:

2001Tum BinAmar ShahHindi
2002Dil Vil Pyar VyarGauravHindi
2002Kuch Dil Ne Kaha
2003Tumse Milke Wrong NumberRajHindi
2004Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein AayaSunny KhannaHindi
2005Koi Mere Dil Mein HaiSameerHindi
2005Naam Gum JaayegaVishal SaxenaHindi
2006Jai Maa SantoshiAnuraagHindi
2006Jaadu Sa Chal GayaRahulHindi
2012HeroineSameer KhanHindi
2012Aayna Ka BaynaSaagarMarathi
2013GippiXhemistry teacherHindi
2013A New Love IshtoryPrince VikramHindi
2016Sarv Mangal SavdhanMarathi
2018Savita Damodar ParanjpeAshokMarathi

Raqesh Vashisth Career/ Television shows

After trying his luck in Bollywood, he turned to television industry. He made his television debut with the serial Saat Phere which gave him instant recognition. He did shows like Qubool Hai, Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak, Honge Judaa Na Hum or more. The actor with his wife Riddhi Dogra participated in the popular dance reality show Nach Baliye season 6. Here is the list of shows the actor has been part of:

Year Television ShowsRole
2005–2008 Saat Phere - Saloni Ka SafarNeel / Neerav
2008 Ek Packet UmeedAnuj
2010 SevenShlok
2010–2012Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?Aditya Jakhar
2011 Simplly SapneyKaran
2012–2013 Honge Judaa Naa Hum Rohan
2013 Nach Baliye 6Himself
2014 Qubool Hai Asad Ahmed Khan
2016-2017 Bahu Hamari Rajni KantAnthony Gonzalves / Shantanu Kant
2018 Tu Aashiqui Reyansh Diwan


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