Rajat Tokas

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Rajat Tokas
Rajat Tokas at ‘Jodha Akbar’ launch
Rajat Tokas at the sets of Jodha Akbar
EducationHope hall foundation school
OccupationIndian television Actor
Years active1999–Present
Known forJodha Akbar
Home townMunirka, New Delhi, India
Spouse(s)Shrishti Nayyar (m. 2015)
Parent(s)Ramvir Tokas, Pramila Tokas

Rajat Tokas is an Indian television actor known for his roles in the historical shows Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan, Jodhaa Akbar and Chandra Nandini.


Tokas started his television career with show Bongo as Ashu on DD national. He afterwards did many other shows like lighthouse for children, jadui chirag, tarang, ye hawayan etc. In 2005, he came to Mumbai with his father & bagged the role of Tantya, who was Sai Baba's brother in Sai Baba.

In 2006, Tokas was selected by Sagar Arts to play his first lead role of young Prithviraj Chauhan[1] in the series Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan for which he won best actor in ITA 2007.[citation needed]

In 2008 he was again selected by Sagar Arts to play Veer in the NDTV imagine show Dharam Veer.

In 2010-11, Ekta Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms chose Rajat to play the parallel lead in Tere Liye[2] where he played the character of Robindo Ganguly. Later, he did episodic roles in Bandini and Fear Files: Darr Ki Sacchi Tasvirein.

In 2013, he was once again selected by Kapoor to reprise the role of the Mughal Emperor Jalaluddin Mohammed Akbar in her historical drama, Jodha Akbar[3][4] for which he went on to win BIG Star Most Entertaining Television Actor - Male,[5] Star Guild Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series,[6] Boroplus Gold Award for Best Actor in Lead Role (Critics),[7] Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role.[8] In 2016, he played the negative role of Kabir (Icchadhari Nevla) in Naagin, a fantasy drama which was aired on Colors TV. Again in 2016 he was selected by Balaji Telefilms to play the lead role of Chandragupta Maurya in Star Plus show Chandra Nandini. He also played the role Vikrant on Naagin 3, again produced by Balaji Telefilms.

Personal life[edit]

He studied in the Hope Hall Foundation School, R. K. Puram, Delhi.[9]

On 30 January 2015, he married Shrishti Nayyar, a theatre actor.[citation needed]


Child artist[edit]

Year Title Role Channel
1999-2005 Jadui chirag Child artist
Bongo Child artist DD National
Lighthouse Child artist
Ek nazar ki Tamanna Child artist
Mere Dost Child artist
Hey Hawain Child artist
Khoj khajana ki Child artist
Abivyakti Child artist

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Channel Notes
2005 Sai Baba Tantya Star Plus
2006–2007 Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan Young Prithviraj Chauhan Star Plus
2008 Dharam Veer Veer NDTV Imagine
2010 Keshav Pandit Young Keshav Madhav Shastri Zee TV
2010–2011 Tere Liye Robindo Ganguly Star Plus
2011 Bandini Lord Krishna NDTV Imagine Cameo; 2 episodes
2012 Fear Files: Darr Ki Sacchi Tasvirein Ankush Zee TV Episodic; 1 episode
2013–2015 Jodha Akbar Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar Zee TV Main Male Protagonist
2016 Naagin Kabir Oberoi (wishful mongoose) Colors TV Situational Antagonist
2016–2017 Chandra Nandini Chandragupta Maurya Star Plus Main Male Protagonist
2018–2019 Naagin 3 Vikraant (wishful serpent) Colors TV Antagonist-turned-protagonist


Year Award Category Series Result
2007 7th Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in Lead Role (Popular) Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan Won[10]
7th Indian Telly Awards Best Child Artiste (Male) Won[11]
7th Indian Telly Awards Dharti ka Sitara Won[citation needed]
2013 BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Television Actor (Male) Jodha Akbar Won[citation needed]
Zee Rishtey Awards Most Popular Face Male Won[citation needed]
Zee Rishtey Awards Favorite Nayi Jodi Won[citation needed]
2014 7th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actor in Lead Role (Critics) Won[citation needed]
13th Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Won[citation needed]
9th Renault Star Guild Awards Best Actor in a Drama Series Won[citation needed]
Zee Rishtey Awards Favorite Jodi Won[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Prithviraj in a new avatar". The Hindu. 24 October 2007.
  2. ^ "In daily soaps male leads are just onlookers: Rajat Tokas - Times of India".
  3. ^ "Rajat Tokas is Ekta's Akbar - Times of India".
  4. ^ "Jodha Akbar's shooting in Jaipur - Times of India".
  5. ^ "Nominations of Big Star Entertainment Awards 2013".
  6. ^ "Star Guild Awards - Winners". starguildawards.org.
  7. ^ "Zee Gold Awards 2014 Complete List Of Winners". 20 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2016 - Index". tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Archived from the original on 14 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Fighting with lions". The Hindu. 18 January 2008.
  10. ^ Winners & Nominees of Indian Television Academy Awards, 2007 Archived 6 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ "The Seventh Indian Telly Awards > Winners List". tellyawards.indiantelevision.com.

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