Rakesh Pandey

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Rakesh Pandey
Born1946 (age 72–73)

Rakesh Pandey (born 1946) is an Indian actor in Hindi and Bhojpuri movies. He played roles in several TV serials such as Dadaji (Grandfather) of Chotti Bahu and Ramesh Shrivastav of Dehleez. He is an alumnus of the Indian Film and Television Institute, Pune.[1]

Early life[edit]

He belongs to Nahan Himachal Pradesh. In 1966 after he left the Indian Film and Television Institute, he joined the IPTA. He is also a graduate of the Bhartendu Academy of Dramatic Arts.

His film debut was in 1969 in Sara Akash, which was based on the novel by Rajendra Yadav, and directed by Basu Chatterjee.

As a Bhojpuri actor,[2][3] he received the fourth Bhojpuri Film Award for Lifetime Achievement. He also acted in first Bhojpuri TV serial Sanchi Piritia.[4]


TV Serials


  1. ^ "FTII-Film and Television Institute of India, Pune". Virtualpune.com. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  2. ^ "Rakesh Pandey Page at Bhojpuri Online | Bhojpuri Video Songs | Bhojpuri Songs | Bhojpuri Music | Bhojpuri Movie News | Bhojpuri Movie Wall Papers". Bhojpurionline.com. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  3. ^ "Filmi Halchal : News from Bhojpuri Film Industry". Anjoria.com. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  4. ^ "Manoj Bhawuk :: राकेश पाण्डेय से मनोज भावुक के बात-चीत :: Bhojaptara Devanagari :: Bhojpuri Literature Online in Devanagari". Bhojpatra.net. Retrieved 2012-08-20.

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