Raghu Ram

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Raghu Ram
Raghu Ram at Agnee's Bollywood debut gig.jpg
Raghu Ram at Agnee's Bollywood debut gig
Born Raghu Ramalingam
(1975-04-15) 15 April 1975 (age 39)
Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation Television producer, Actor, Singer
Years active 1993 – Present
Spouse(s) Sugandha Garg
Raghu(left) with his brother Rajiv(right)

Raghu Ram is the executive producer of reality television shows MTV Roadies. Raghu was born an identical-twin in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, and raised in Delhi, India, along with his twin brother, Rajiv Laxman. He studied at the Woodstock School in Landour, Uttarakhand, with his brother. They later attended the University of Delhi. In the first year, both were students of Deshbandhu College, but in the second year, they joined Sri Venkateswara College.In the final year, he joined Osmania University in Hyderabad where he completed his graduation.[1] He has authored autobiographical book named 'Rearview : My Roadies Journey'.

Raghu started at MTV India supervising shows including MTV Love Line with Malaika Arora Khan and Cyrus Broacha, video jockeys (VJ)s, and also lead MTV Select and the first few seasons of MTV Super Select with VJ Nikhil Chinapa. His idea of MTV Roadies was accepted as an experimental project by MTV in 2000. The show was tentatively entitled MTV: Find The Road, and was initially met with skepticism by the senior producers of the channel. He has also been recently nominated for Best Singer award in Gima Awards 2012 for his song Manmani. Raghu Ram is married to actress Sugandha Garg, who has played roles in Hindi films Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na, Tere Bin Laden and My Name Is Khan.[2]

Raghu Ram, the judge of MTV Roadies, who mercilessly rejects contestants on his show, had in fact tasted rejection himself when he was sitting on the other side in the first season of the singing reality show Indian Idol.[3]


Year Film Role Notes
2010 Tees Maar Khan Johri
2010 Jhootha Hi Sahi Omar
2013 Love Yoou Soniye Mahendra Singh Gill


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