Raqesh Vashisth

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Raqesh Vashisth
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Raqesh Vashisth on the sets on MasterChef India
Born Rakesh Bapat
(1978-09-01) 1 September 1978 (age 38)[1]
Mumbai, India
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2001–present
Spouse(s) Riddhi Dogra (m. 2011)
Website http://www.raqeshvashisth.com/

Raqesh Vashisth (born Rakesh Bapat) is an Indian actor and model.[2] He was the runner up in the 1999 Grasim Mr. India contest, and first runners-up at the Mr Intercontinental.[3] He was in television commercials for Colgate and Wrigley's gum.[3] He played Aditya in the show Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?. His advertisement roles led to Bollywood film roles, starting with the movie Tum Bin in 2001 and including Dil Vil Pyar Vyar and Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai. However, the movies he featured in were not commercially successful or were not released at all.[3] He made his television debut in the serial Saat Phere.[3] He played Aditya in Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?, Rohan Mishra in Hongey Judaa Na Hum and Shlok in Seven. Vashisth replaced Karan Singh Grover in Qubool Hai in January 2014, but did not continue with that series when it made a time leap in early 2014.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Language Ref (s)
2001 Tum Bin Amar Shah Hindi [5]
2002 Dil Vil Pyar Vyar Gaurav Hindi [6]
2002 Kuch Dil Ne Kaha
2003 Wrong Number Raj Hindi [7]
2004 Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya Sunny Khanna Hindi [8]
2005 Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai Sameer Hindi [9]
2005 Naam Gum Jaayega Vishal Saxena Hindi [10]
2006 Jai Maa Santoshi Anuraag Hindi [11]
2006 Jaadu Sa Chal Gaya Rahul Hindi [12]
2012 Heroine Sameer Khan Hindi [13]
2012 Aayna Ka Bayna Saagar Marathi [14]
2013 Gippi chemistry teacher Hindi [15][16]
2013 A New Love Ishtory Hindi
2015 Citizen Marathi
2015 Vrundavan Marathi [17]
2016 Sarv Mangal Savdhan Marathi [18]
Television

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mondal, Sukarna (2 September 2014). "Look who all were present to celebrate Raqesh Vashisth’s Birthday". Pink Villa]. 
  2. ^ Dhailey, Saadia S (26 February 2011). "Ridhi, Raqesh to tie the knot". The Times of India. [not in citation given]
  3. ^ a b c d ANUMITA GHOSH (22 May 2006). "Big boy on small screen". The Daily Telegraph - Calcutta. Calcutta. p. Metro. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (25 March 2014). "Raqesh Vashisth quits Qubool Hai, Surbhi stays back". The Times of India. 
  5. ^ "Tum Bin(2001)". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dil Vil Pyar Vyar Cast & Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Wrong Number Cast & Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  8. ^ "Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  9. ^ "Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai Cast & Crew:". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  10. ^ "Naam Gum Jayega Cast&Crewcessdate=26 April 2012". Bollywood Hungama. 
  11. ^ "Jai Maa Santoshi Cast& Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  12. ^ "Jaadu Sa Chal Gaya Cast&Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  13. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (30 November 2011). "RaQesh Vashishth is Heroine’s new hero". The Times Of India. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  14. ^ "Delinquent Dancers". 30 November 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2016 – via IMDb. 
  15. ^ "Gippi Cast&Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  16. ^ Times News Network (3 May 2013). "Raqesh Vashisth in Gippy". The Times Of India. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  17. ^ "Amitraj composing music for 'Vrindavan' and 'Gentleman'". radioandmusic.com. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  18. ^ "Manjari and Raqesh's re-arranged marriage". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  19. ^ Sinha, Seema (16 May 2013). "There was no onscreen chemistry with Aamna: Raqesh Vashisth". The Times Of India. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  20. ^ Malini, Navya (8 December 2013). "Raqesh Vashisth steps into Karan Singh Grover’s shoes". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2 Feb 2015. 

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