Anas Rashid

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Anas Rashid
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Rashid at Diya Aur Baati Hum set, 2012
Born 31 August 1980
Malerkotla, Punjab, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Relatives Mohammad Nazim (cousin)

Anas Rashid is an Indian television actor who actively works in the Indian soap operas. Born and raised in Malerkotla, he is the first cousin of television actors Mohammad Nazim and Ather Habib. Rashid begin his acting career with a supporting role in the Star Plus tragic romance Kahiin To Hoga (2006–07). He rose to fame for portraying the Eponymous character in the highly successful historical drama Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan (2006–09), that garnered him critical acclaim and several awards. From 2011–16, Rashid portrayed the leading role of an illetrate shopowner who marries a highly educated women and supports her in becoming an IPS officer in the romance Diya Aur Baati Hum, which rank among the highest-rated Indian television series.[1][2][3]


Rashid made his screen debut with the Star Plus drama Kahiin To Hoga as Kartik Ahluwalia. He went on to feature in a supporting role in the drama Aise Karo Naa Vidaa. However, his breakthrough role was the portrayal of Prithviraj Chauhan, in the historical drama Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan (also on Star Plus), which made him a household name in India. Currently, he is working as the male lead in Diya Aur Baati Hum, where he is portraying the role of Sooraj Rathi, an uneducated sweet seller, who marries a well-educated women Deepika Singh. Rashid also marked his singing debut with one of the series song. Diya Aur Baati Hum ranks among the highest-rated Indian television serials. His performance in the series earned him wide recognition as well as several accolades.[4][5]

Television works[edit]

Year(s) Show Role Channel Notes
2006–07 Kahiin To Hoga Kartik Ahluwalia Star Plus Supporting role
2006–07 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Karan Sehgal STAR One Supporting role
2006–09 Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan Prithviraj Chauhan Star Plus Lead role
2010 Aise Karo Naa Vidaa Prince Yashwardhan Colors TV Lead role
2011–2016 Diya Aur Baati Hum Sooraj Rathi Star Plus Lead role


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