Rajat Barmecha

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Rajat Barmecha
Barmecha in 2019
Rajat Barmecha

(1989-04-24) 24 April 1989 (age 29)
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2010–present
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Rajat Barmecha (born 24 April 1989) is an Indian film actor who is best known for his lead role in the 2010 Bollywood film Udaan.[1]


Rajat Barmecha was born in Ladnun, Rajasthan, and grew up in Delhi. He did his schooling and higher education from Bal Bharati Public School, Brij Vihar. He has had a passion for acting since childhood. Though his father comes from a business background, he supported Rajat to take up his dream.


His debut film Udaan follows 17-year-old Rohan (played by Barmecha) who has been expelled from boarding school after being caught watching an adult film. He is forced to return home to an authoritarian father and a half-brother he had been unaware of. For his role in the film, he was nominated for a Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male.[2] He then made a cameo appearance in Shaitan. He will next star in a film tentatively titled Leader which will be presented by Imtiaz Ali and directed by his associate Rajesh Tibrewal. The film is expected to release in 2018.

He admits having bunked classes with his friends, but their results "used to make them happy, as we always got good marks". He initially went to Mumbai to be a jewellery designer, but quit after a week or two. Barmecha is a Hindu and has described himself as "spiritual". Barmecha is an avid traveler and a massive Into the Wild fan. He mostly travels solo. He says "Traveling helps your soul grow and there is no bigger learning than travel." His sister Ritu Barmecha is also an actor and brother Vicky Barmecha is a Film Director who assisted Anurag Kashyap on Bombay Velvet.[3] He has been even seen in girl in the city by bindass .


Year Title Role Other notes
2010 Udaan Rohan Award for Best Male Debut
2011 Shaitan Shomu Cameo
2011 Gulmohar Nima Short film
2011 The Finish Line Ayaan Won a National Award(Short Film)
2012 Disco Valley Dhruv Ready[4]
2016 Girl In The City Kartik (Special Appearance) Web Series
2017 Leader (Tentative Title) Romi Post production
2017 Girl In The City (Chapter 2) Kartik (Special Appearance) Web Series
2018 Love, Lust and Confusion Jonathan /Johnny Web series(on viu app)
2018 Girl In The City 3 Kartik Web Series
2019 Hey Prabhu Tarun Prabhu Web series on MX Player


  1. ^ Sharma, Garima (11 May 2011). "It's weird when people stare: Rajat Barmecha". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Rajat Barmecha plays a cameo in Shaitan". Indian Express. 11 February 2011.
  3. ^ "I miss you Delhi: Rajat Barmecha". Jagran Post. 5 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Udaan star has 'babe' for buddy". India Today. 28 March 2012.