Rahul Vaidya

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Rahul Krushna Vaidya
Vaidya at Bigg Boss 14 finale
Born
Rahul Krushna Vaidya

(1987-09-23) 23 September 1987 (age 36)
NationalityIndian
Other namesRKV
Occupations
  • Singer
  • composer
Years active1997–present
Known for
Spouse
(m. 2021)
Children1
Musical career
GenresIndian pop
playback singing
Instrument(s)Vocal
LabelsRKV

Rahul Krushna Vaidya (born 23 September 1987) is an Indian singer.[1] He has worked as a playback singer in Bollywood films such as Shaadi No. 1, Jaan-E-Mann and Krazzy 4. He also participated in the reality shows Indian Idol 1, Bigg Boss 14 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Vaidya grew up in Mumbai, where he studied music under Himanshu Manocha[4]

Career[edit]

Vaidya finished third on the first season of Indian Idol, he lost in the penultimate round, on 18 February 2005. Eight months later, he released his debut album Tera Intezar. Sajid–Wajid composed the music for his album. He also sang a duet, "Hello Madam, I am your Adam", with fellow Indian Idol runner-up Prajakta Shukre, and "God Promise Dil Dola" with Shreya Ghoshal for the film Shaadi No. 1.[5] Later he sang for films, such as Jigyasa, Hot Money and Krazzy 4 and title song of television series Ek Ladki Anjaani Si.

Vaidya was the host of the show Jjhoom India. In 2008, he won the title of Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar, a reality singing show.[6]

In 2013, Vaidya sung "Be Intehaan" (Unplugged) from Race 2. On the occasion of Independence Day, he released a new song, 'Vande Mataram'. He was the co-host of the dance reality show Aajaa Mahi Vay with Vinit Singh.

Vaidya is a successful contestant of the singing show Music Ka Maha Muqqabla in the team Shankar's Rockstars. His team won, beating Shaan's Strikers in the finale.[7]

In 2020, he participated in Colors TV's reality show Bigg Boss 14, and emerged as the runner-up of the show.[8] In 2021, Vaidya participated in the stunt-based reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 and became a finalist.

Personal life[edit]

Vaidya was in a relationship with model and actress Disha Parmar. He proposed her during his appearance on Bigg Boss 14.[9] They were married on 16 July 2021.[10] The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, in September 2023.[11]

In the media[edit]

Vaidya was ranked at No. 16 in the Times of India's 20 Most Desirable Men on Television in 2020.[12]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1997 Star Yaar Kalakar Contestant Debut
1997–1998 Close Up Antakshari
2000 Aao Jhoomein Gaayen
2001 Chalti Ka Naam Antakshari
2004–2005 Indian Idol 1 2nd runner-up [13]
2007 Jjhoom India Host
2008 Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star Contestant Winner [14]
Aajaa Mahi Vay Host
2010 Music Ka Maha Muqqabla Contestant Winner [15]
2012 Ramleela- Ajay Devgn ke Saath Voice of Lord Rama Musical Cast
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant Not selected [16]
2015 Indian Idol Junior 2 Guest [17]
2017 The Drama Company
Music Ki Pathshala Host [18]
2020–2021 Bigg Boss 14 Contestant 1st runner-up [19]
2021 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 6th place [20][21]

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Title Ref.
2021 Dance Deewane 3 [22]
Zee Comedy Show [23]
Bigg Boss 15 [24]
Kaun Banega Crorepati 13
2022 The Khatra Khatra Show [25]
Swayamvar – Mika Di Vohti
Indian Idol 13 [26]

Discography[edit]

Film songs[edit]

Year Film Song
2005 Shaadi No. 1 "Hello Madam"
"God Promise Dil"
2006 Yanda Kartavya Aahe "Aabhas Ha"
Jaan-E-Mann "Qabool Kar Le"
Jigyaasa "Sanse Meri Sase"
2008 Krazy 4 "Ek Rupaiya"
2009 Kisse Pyaar Karoon "Chunar Chunar"
Josh "Evvariki"
2013 Race 2 "Be Intehaan (Unplugged)"
Jai Maharashtra Dhaba Bhatinda "Avakhalase Sparsh Te"
Ishkq in Paris "It's All About Tonight"
2014 Amit Sahni Ki List "What The 'FARK'"
2015 All Is Well "Baaton Ko Teri (Unplugged)"
Bhaag Johnny "Meri Zindagi"
2018 Padmaavat (Tamil) "Unadhallavaa"
Padmaavat (Telugu) "Oka Praanam Oka Jeevitham"
2019 War (Telugu) "Gunde Lo Thootlu Pade"
War (Tamil) "Salangaigal"

Non-film songs[edit]

Year Album(s)/single(s) Label Notes Ref.
2005 Tera Intezar Sony Music India Debut album [27]
2011 Aafno Mann Sonu Music [28]
2014 Fan Tips Official With Badshah [29]
Vande Mataram Rahul Vaidya RKV [30]
2016 Do Chaar Din T-Series [31]
Simple Dress
2018 Keh Do Na Zee Music Company [32]
2019 Yaad Teri Rahul Vaidya RKV [33]
Lambo [34]
Jayaz [35]
2020 Maa Meri Maa [36]
2021 Madhanya Desi Music Factory With Asees Kaur [37]
Kinna Sona Rahul Vaidya RKV [38]
Aly [39]
Chhap Tilak With Palak Muchhal [40]
Matthe Te Chamkan [41]
Shayad Fir Se Nupur Audio [42]
Garbe Ki Raat Rahul Vaidya RKV With Bhoomi Trivedi [43]
Zindagi Khafa Khafa Ishtar Music [44]
2022 Naughty Balam Rahul Vaidya RKV With Nikhita Gandhi ft. Mellow D

Others[edit]

  • Dilbar Mere (The Unwind Mix – Bollywood Unwind 2)
  • Dil Lena Khel Hai Dildar Ka (Bollywood Unwind 4)
  • Maine Puchha Chand Se (The Unwind Mix)
  • Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma (Unplugged)
  • Mere Rashqa Qamar (Unplugged)
  • Dil Diyan Gallan (EDM Mix)

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Song Result
2019 Indian Television Academy Awards Music video Yaad Teri and Jayaz Won[45]

References[edit]

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