Rajiv Lakshman

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Rajiv Lakshman
Rajiv and raghu.jpg
Raghu Ram and Rajiv Lakshman (L-R)
Born Rajiv Lakshman Ambadapudi
(1975-04-15) 15 April 1975 (age 43)[1]
Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Years active 2000-present
Known for MTV Roadies

Rajiv Lakshman Ambadapudi (born 15 April 1975) is a creator and former presenter of the television series MTV Roadies.[2][3] He is the twin brother of Raghu Ram, who was also involved in the show. Rajiv has also worked in other productions as an actor.[4][5]


Rajiv and Raghu have been involved in the show MTV Roadies since 2001. The Indian Express described them as "television's famous angry twins" as they have a reputation for being outspoken. The twin brothers studied at the Woodstock School in Landour, Uttarakhand.[6] In February 2012, CNBC-TV18 wrote that the twins "play the evil bullies to perfection".[3]

Rajiv is also involved in production work of the Stunt reality program Jaanbaaz.[7] He starred in 2010 alongside brother Raghu in the film Tees Maar Khan.[8]

Rajiv has appeared in Comedy Nights Bachao.[9]

In 2016, Rajiv appeared in a movie called "Dhanak", which garnered acclaim.[10]

Pairing with his brother Raghu again, Rajiv is seen in MTV Dropout Pvt Ltd, a reality television show for budding entrepreneurs.[11]