Rahul Mahajan

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Rahul Mahajan
राहुल महाजन
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Rahul Mahajan at his Wedding Anniversary
Born Rahul Mahajan
(1975-07-25) 25 July 1975 (age 39)
Ambajogai, Maharashtra, India
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality IndiaIndian
Citizenship IndiaIndia
Occupation Political leader, Entertainer
Home town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Political party
Member of Bhartiya Janata Party
Religion Hinduism
Spouse(s) Shweta Singh (2006-2008)
Dimpy Mahajan (2010-present)
Parents Pramod Mahajan
Rekha Mahajan

Rahul Pramod Mahajan (Marathi: राहुल महाजन) is an Indian reality show entertainer and a former pilot. He is the son of former union cabinet minister Pramod Mahajan.

Personal life[edit]

Rahul is the elder child of former union minister Pramod Mahajan and Rekha Mahajan. His sister Poonam Mahajan is a Member of Parliament from Mumbai North Central and a politician of the BJP.

In July 2006, he got engaged to Shweta Singh whom he knew for 13 years and were together in flying school in US together and also flew for the Jet Airways. In December 2007, both filed for a divorce with mutual consent Shweta filed for divorce on 13 December 2007 on grounds of incompatibility and mutual consent of both parties. On 1 August 2008, Rahul Mahajan and his wife were granted a divorce by a Gurgaon court. District and session Judge Ramendra Jain granted their divorce after both parties mutually agreed on the move.[1]

In 2009, Mahajan married to Dimpy Mahajan, as the end of Rahul Ka Swayamwar, a TV reality show which staged a swayamvar for him. In July 2010, Dimpy accused Rahul Mahajan of domestic violence and moved out of his home. His ex-wife had also previously accused him of domestic violence. In May 2014, both filed for divorce with mutual consent.[2]

Reality Shows[edit]

Mahajan has participated in Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega, the reality show sequel of Rakhi Ka Swayamwar. This show was a swayamvar for Rahul Mahajan, where 17 girls were participating including his would-be bride. Rahul Mahajan married Dimpy Mahajan (née Ganguly), a 21-year old Bengali model and actress on 6 March 2010.[3] As the previous version of the show (Rakhi Ka Swayamwar) did not culminate in a marriage, the marriage of Dimpy with Rahul was the first one of its kind to be telecast on Indian television with a national audience. Rahul and his wife Dimpy Mahajan had participated in Nach Baliye season 5.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ayesha Arvind (3 August 2008). "Day after divorce, Shweta says don’t want any money from Mahajan". Indian Express. Retrieved 3 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dimpy and Rahul Mahajan file for divorce?". India Today (India). Dimpy and Rahul Mahajan file for divorce?. Retrieved June 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rahul Mahajan ties knot with Dimpy". Times of India. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Dolly Bindra approached for Nach Baliye!". Retrieved 04-12-2012.