Rakesh Bedi

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Rakesh Bedi
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Rakesh Bedi at the Colors Indian Telly Awards, 2012.
Born 1956
New Delhi
Occupation Actor
Years active (1979 - present)

Rakesh Bedi [b. 1956, New Delhi ] is an Indian film actor, stage and television actor, most known for his comedy roles in films like Chashme Buddoor (1981), and television series, Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi (1984) and Shrimaan Shrimati (1995) and Yes Boss (1999 -2009).

Early life and education[edit]

Bedi studied in Delhi, where his father Madan Gopal Bedi was working with Indian Airlines, and while in school, he started participating in Mono Acting competitions. Rakesh Bedi has worked with the New Delhi theatre group Pierrot's Troupe. He studied acting at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.[1]

Career[edit]

Bedi started his film career as a supporting actor in the 1979 film Hamare Tumhare starring Sanjeev Kumar, and then went on to act in over 150 films and a several TV serials.[1] Some of his most memorable roles were in the 1981 film Chashme Buddoor with Farooq Shaikh[2] and in the TV sitcoms Shrimaan Shrimati (1995) and Yes Boss, Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi (1984) written by Sharad Joshi and directed by Kundan Shah.[3] He had a little role in Gulzar's Mere Apne and he has also acted in a number of Punjabi movies such as Main tu assi tussi.

He also hosted Science with BrainCafé, a science show on ZeeQ, and continues doing theatre in Mumbai,[1] notably he played 24 different characters in Vijay Tendulkar’s popular one-man play Massage.[4] In 2012, he started working in his first television drama daily soap, Shubh Vivah.[5]

Now he is the life member of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy Of Film & Television.

Films[edit]

Year Film Role
2013 Chaloo Mr Tunnaswami
2012 Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai Monty
2012 Kevi Rite Jaish Daulatram Chainani (Gujarati film)
2008 Khallballi: Fun Unlimited
2007 Good Boy, Bad Boy Mr. Prem Malhotra
2007 Marigold Manoj Sharma
2007 Main Rony Aur Jony
2006 Jigyaasa Ashok Kumar Shaayar
2006 Mere Jeevan Saathi Mac
2006 Rehguzar Big B
2006 Tom, Dick, and Harry Happy Singh
2005 Deewane Huye Paagal Gullu Mulchandani
2005 The Film Musis Dir Pappi Da
2005 Vaada Advocate Saxena
2005 Rok Sako To Rok Lo Ghodbole
2004 Suno Sasurjee Mrs. Gunkari's Advocate
2003 Jodi Kya Banayi Wah Wah Ramji Poptallal
2003 Raja Bhaiya Dr. Chandula Chatterjee
2003 Talaash: The Hunt Begins...
2002 Waah! Tera Kya Kehna Murari's opponent
2002 Om Jai Jagadish Ram Prasad a.k.a. 'RP'
2002 Yeh Mohabbat Hai Chacha
2002 Be-Lagaam Banarasi Babu with Tanveer Zaidi
2002 Bharat Bhagya Vidhata Inspector Chaman Lal
2001 Deewaanapan Raju (the guide)
2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Hotelier
2001 Uljhan Shyam
2001 Hum Deewane Pyar Ke Tiklu
2001 Ittefaq Constable Pandit
2001 Meri Adaalat
2000 Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya Balu (Mohit's Friend)
2000 Beti No. 1 Bachalal
2000 Aaghaaz Dilip Roy
2000 Hadh Kar Di Aapne Mr. Chelaramani
2000 Baaghi
2000 Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge Photographer
2000 Glamour Girl Saxena
1999 Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin
1999 Manchala
1999 Phool Aur Aag Gopi
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain Salim (driver)
1999 Chandaal Atma Tekka
1998 Prem Aggan Hiralal
1998 Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Makkan (watchman)
1998 Gharwali Baharwali
1998 Deewana Hoon Pagal Nahi
1998 Mohabbat Aur Jung Saajan
1998 Phool Bane Patthar Havaldar Chunnu
1998 Tirchhi Topiwale
1997 Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi Ram Babu
1997 Betaabi Peon at Dayal College
1997 Mere Sapno Ki Rani Gate-crasher
1997 Yes Boss Bahadur (watchman)
1997 Hero No. 1 Sharma
1997 Aakhri Sanghursh
1997 Bhai Bhai Constable (uncredited)
1997 Nirnayak
1997 Suraj
1997 Vishwavidhaata Johnny
1996 Diljale Rajasaheb's Son
1996 Daanveer Kalyan's servant
1996 Megha College student (uncredited)
1996 Vijeta Constable Madanlal (uncredited)
1996 Saajan Chale Sasural
1996 Vishwasghaat Havaldar Lepatakde
1995 Takkar Convict Kaku
1995 God and Gun
1995 Bewafa Sanam Inamte #204
1995 Paappi Devataa
1995 Vartmaan
1994 Mr. Azaad Havaldar Khotey (uncredited)
1994 Teesra Kaun? Khoka Ganguli
1994 Zaalim
1994 Aao Pyaar Karen Pandit Kashiram
1994 Vaade Iraade Bhatt (Music Director)
1994 Dilbar Gujariya
1994 Gangster
1994 Betaaj Badshah Bachchu Lahiri (dance instructor)
1994 Insaniyat Dead Body (Driver)
1994 Dulaara Murari Lal
1994 Zid Pyare Singh
1994 Cheetah Lachhoo
1994 Hanste Khelte Om
1994 Kranti Kshetra
1994 Mohabbat Ki Arzoo Anna's assistant
1993 Aadmi Usmaan
1993 Hum Hain Kamaal Ke Constable Heera
1993 Aaja Meri Jaan Bataklal
1993 Gardish
1993 Dil Hai Betaab Pardesi
1993 Aankhen Gulshan Kapoor a.k.a. 'Gullu' (uncredited)
1993 Aashiq Awara Gulu
1993 Hasti Changu
1993 Insaniyat Ke Devta Dholakia
1993 Zakhmo Ka Hisaab Gyani's assistant
1992 Junoon Himanshu
1992 Aaj Ka Goonda Raaj Govind Ahuja (Guddu)
1992 Chamatkar Moti
1992 Yudhpath David
1992 Dilwale Kabhi Na Hare Pandit Aladdin Jagat Mama
1992 Heer Ranjha Lutan
1992 Tirangaa Khabrilal
1991 Swarg Jaisaa Ghar
1991 Banjaran Sarju
1991 Afsana Pyar Ka Rakesh
1991 Benaam Badsha Ganpat's nephew
1991 Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin Private Detective
1991 Jungle Beauty
1991 Numbri Aadmi Rakesh
1991 Pyar Bhara Dil Prakash
1990 Naaka Bandi Tularam
1990 Awwal Number TV-spectator in Office with Typewriter
1990 Azaad Desh Ke Gulam Daulatram/Havaldar Kulkarni
1990 Izzatdaar
1990 Police Public Lallulal
1989 Bahurani Shrikanth Choudhury (Madhuri's brother)-(uncredited)
1989 Anjaane Rishte Kapil Mohan
1989 Main Tera Dushman Havaldar Chustiram
1989 Meri Zabaan Gone
1989 Naqab
1988 Parbat Ke Us Paar
1988 Hatya Restaurant Owner
1988 Shoorveer Natwar (Natwarlal's Son)
1988 Ek Hi Maqsad (as Rakesh Bedi)-Stage Actor Preetam
1988 Jungle Ki Beti
1988 Pyaar Mohabbat
1987 Param Dharam
1987 Hawalaat Hawaldar Handa
1987 Dadagiri Roshan B. Singh
1987 Jawab Hum Denge Constable Sher Singh
1987 Marte Dam Tak
1986 Asli Naqli Sub-Insp. Chamanlal (uncredited)
1986 Dharm Adhikari (as Rakesh Bedi): Lallu - Kallu's brother
1986 Duty
1986 Main Balwan
1986 Naseeb Apna Apna Deepak
1986 Saveray Wali Gaadi Prasad
1985 Ram Teri Ganga Maili Piyush
1985 Jaan Ki Baazi
1984 Phulwari Pyare
1984 Hum Hain Lajawaab Marorimal Karodimal Thakkatram Makhanwala a.k.a. 'M.G.M.'
1984 Anand Aur Anand Ravi
1984 Sohni Mahiwal Salamat
1983 Kalaakaar Chander
1983 Lovers Fatty
1983 Do Gulab
1983 Ek Jaan Hain Hum Mothu
1983 Painter Babu Saajan (Shyam's Friend)
1982 Teri Kasam Tony's Friend (who invited Dolly to attend the concert)
1982 Teesri Aankh
1982 Yeh Vaada Raha Gogi (Vikram's friend)
1982 Apna Bana Lo Hindle
1982 Saath Saath Rakesh
1982 Anmol Sitaare
1982 Pyaar Mein Sauda Nahin
1981 Ek Duuje Ke Liye Chakravarty 'Chakram'
1981 Chashme Buddoor Omi
1980 Bulundi
1979 Ahsaas Harry
1979 Hamare Tumhare Sunil

Television[edit]

Rakesh Bedi at Zee Rishtey Awards 2010
Year Series Role/Character Channel
1995 Shrimaan Shrimati Dilruba Husband of Prema Shalini(Archana Puran singh) DD Metro
1984 Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi Raja Doordarshan
1993-94 Zabaan Sambhalke Short roles in some episodes. DD Metro
1995 Rahat Rakesh
1999 Yes Boss Mohan Srivastava SAB TV
1999 Hum Sab Ek Hain Mohan Sony TV
2007 F.I.R. Various appearances SAB TV
2010 Ring Wrong Ring Late Dinanath Chouhan SAB TV
2012–present Shubh Vivah Mr. Brij Mohan Saxena (Father of Saroj, the protagonist) Sony TV
Guniram Guniram Doordarshan
Yeh Duniya Ghazab Ki Nihal
Qubool Hai Dhurandar

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "A perfect comic timing". Deccan Herald. Feb 17, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Farooque Sheikh wishes 'Chashme Baddoor' team all the best". The Times of india. Feb 28, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The buffoon gives a social ‘massage’ Henna Rakheja,". Deccan Herald. Feb 19, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ "One-man show". http://www.dailypioneer.com/vivacity/127910-one-man-show.html. 15 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Rakesh Bedi gets 'serious' for Shubh Vivah". Hindustan Times. February 9, 2012. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 

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