Biography / Wiki
A charming, stylish, and sensuous star, Raqesh Bapat is an Indian actor and model who primarily works in Hindi television shows and Hindi films. He rises to fame and is better known for his roles in the films Tum Bin, Savita Damodar Paranjape, and television shows like Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar and Qubool Hai.
In 2017, he was ranked 16 in the Top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra by The Times of India. He had an inborn interest in painting and sculpting for which he won the National Award for his painting.
Recently, he hits massive headlines and attracts media attention after the news came out that he is entering the Bigg Boss OTT house as a contestant.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 1 September 1978, Raqesh will turn 42 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a height of 178 in centimeters and 5’10” in feet and inches. He is a well-built guy with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 75 in kilograms and 165 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more charming.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Raqesh Bapat is 5 crores in INR approx.
Education / Family
Raqesh was born and raised up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. He didn’t reveal any information with regards to his parents and siblings including their names too.
As of his education, he completed his graduation with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Mumbai, Mumbai. However, there is no information available about his primary educational qualifications at the internet sources.
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Date Of Birth||1 September 1978|
|Age||42 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 178 cm
In feet inches – 5’10”
|Weight||In kilograms -75 kg
In pounds -165 lbs
|College||University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Bollywood Film: Tum Bin (2001)
Marathi Film: Aayna Ka Bayna (2012)
TV: Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar (2005-2008)
|Fathers Name||Major Padmakar Bapat|
|Mothers Name||Name Not Known
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he made her debut in acting with the film Tum Bin in 2001. After that, he appeared in the film Dil Vil Pyar Vyar in 2002. After that, he appeared in several films between 2003-2008 such as Tumse Milke Wrong Number, Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya, Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai, Naam Gum Jaayega, ‘Jai Santoshi Maa’, and ‘Jaadu Sa Chal Gaya’.
In 2005, he made his TV debut with the show Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar. From 2008-2011, he mostly appeared in television shows which includes Ek Packet Umeed, Seven- The Ashvamedha Prophecy, Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?, and Simplly Sapney. In 2012, he made his comeback with the film Heroine after a long six years.
After that, he made his Marathi film debut with the film, ‘Aayna ka Bayna’. He was also featured in the TV show Hongey Judaa Na Hum. He participated in a dance reality television series Nach Baliye 6 in 2013. He appeared in two films Gippi and A New Love Ishtory in 2013. In 2014, he appeared in the TV show, Qubool Hai.
In 2015, he featured in a Marathi film ‘Citizen’. He played the lead roles in 2 Marathi films in 2016, ‘Vrundavan’ and ‘Sarv Mangal Savdhan’. In 2018, he acted in a Marathi psychological thriller ‘Savita Damodar Paranjpe’.
In the same year, he appeared in the TV show Tu Aashiqui. In 2019, he appeared in the 2 Marathi films, ‘WhatsApp Love’ and ‘Mumbai Apli Ahe’. Recently, in 2021, he appears in the famous TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss OTT’.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with actress, Ridhi Dogra on 29 May 2011. Unfortunately, the couple parted ways with mutual consent in February 2019.
|Girlfriends||Ridhi Dogra (Actress)|
|Wife||Ridhi Dogra (Actress)
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Raqesh Bapat
- He is also known by another name Rakesh Vashisht.
- His hobbies include sculpting, singing, playing flute & sitar, painting, horse-riding, and playing tennis.
- He was graduated with a Master of Business Administration.
- His zodiac sign is Virgo.
- He won the National Award at the junior level for his painting.
- He sculpted a Ganpati idol every year for his home.
- He became the first runner-up in the Grasim Mr. India contest in 1999.
- He can speak Hindi and Marathi languages fluently.
- He is a fitness freak and went to the gym daily.