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Raqesh Bapat Bio/Wiki:
Raqesh Bapat is an Indian film actor, painter, and model best known for his performance in the Bollywood film ‘Tum Bin’. He is an actor who has spread his acting skills in the TV world apart from acting in the film world. He is currently more active in the Marathi industry. He has worked in Famous Marathi Movies like Vrindavan.
Raqesh Bapat was born on 1 September 1978 in Amravati, Maharashtra. He completed his early schooling in Amravati. After this, he continued his studies and completed his graduation from a college in Mumbai. Raqesh did his post-graduation in Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Mumbai University while continuing his studies.
He got attracted to modeling during his college days. He also won the title of Mr. Pune while doing modeling. After this he took part in Grasim Mr. India held in the year 1999, focusing on modeling, where he was the runner-up of the contest, after which he participated in Mr. International where he was once again the runner-up of the contest.
He gained recognition in the entertainment industry after participating in Grasim Mr. India and Mr. International Show. Due to this, he got an opportunity to participate in advertisements for some brands like Colgate and Wrigley’s gum.
Seeing this opportunity, he worked in some television ads. On the basis of his achievements and his excellent performance in advertising, he got the opportunity to play the lead role of Amar Shah in the Bollywood film Tum Bin in the year 2001. He made his debut in the Bollywood film industry with this film.
He made a mark in the hearts of the people by performing brilliantly in the film. The following year in 2002, he played the character of Gaurav in Dil Vil Pyaar Vyar and also played an important role in another film Kuch Dil Ne Kaha. In the year 2003, he played the role of Raj in the film Tumse Milke Wrong Number.
In the next year 2004, he played the character of Sunny Khanna in the film Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya. In the year 2005, Raqesh played the character of Sameer in the film Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai and Vishal Saxena in the film Naam Gum Jayega respectively. In the year 2006 also he played the role of Anurag in the film Jai Maa Santoshi and Rahul in the film Jadoo Sa Chal Gaya.
After this, he played Sameer Khan in the film Heroine, Chemistry teacher in Gippy, and Prince Vikram in A New Love Ishtory. Raqesh Bapat made his debut in the Marathi film industry in the year 2012 by playing the role of Sagar in the Marathi film Aayana Ka Bayana.
After this, he has been working continuously in Marathi films since the year 2015. During this, Raqesh worked in Marathi movies like Citizen, Vrindavan, Sarv Mangal Savdhan, Savita Damodar Paranjpe, WhatsApp Love, Mumbai Apli Ahe, and Forever.
Apart from acting, Bapat is also very fond of painting. He has a strange art of painting which makes very beautiful paintings. His love for painting has been there since childhood when he was in class 9th when he won the National Award for his painting talent.
He still makes amazing paintings and keeps sharing his paintings with his fans on Instagram. Apart from working in Bollywood and Marathi films, Bapat is also very active in the TV industry. Since making his debut in the TV industry with Zee TV’s serial Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar in 2005, he has been continuously making his acting debut in the field of TV.
From 2005 to 2008, Raqesh did Ek Packet Umeed, Seven, Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak, Simplly Sapne, Honge Juda Na Hum, Nach Baliye 6, Qubool Hai, Simply Baatein with Raveena, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Bahu Hamari Rajinikanth, Tu Aashiqui he has also worked in serials like Ishq Mein Marjawan.
In the year 2021, he is once again seen in the most popular show on TV, Bigg Boss OTT. He is performing very well in this show and is giving tough competition to other contestants. His chemistry is going on with actress Shamita Shetty in the show.
Raqesh Bapat Biography in Hindi:
राकेश बापट एक भारतीय फिल्म अभिनेता, चित्रकार और मॉडल हैं जिन्हें बॉलीवुड फिल्म ‘तुम बिन’ में उनके अभिनय के लिए जाना जाता है। वह एक ऐसे अभिनेता हैं जिन्होंने फिल्म जगत में अभिनय के अलावा टीवी जगत में भी अपने अभिनय का जलवा बिखेरा है। वह फिलहाल मराठी इंडस्ट्री में ज्यादा सक्रिय हैं। उन्होंने वृन्दावन जैसी फेमस मराठी मूवीज में काम किया है।
राकेश बापट का जन्म 1 सितंबर 1978 को महाराष्ट्र के अमरावती में हुआ था। उन्होंने अपनी प्रारंभिक स्कूली शिक्षा अमरावती में पूरी की। इसके बाद उन्होंने अपनी पढ़ाई जारी रखी और मुंबई के एक कॉलेज से स्नातक की पढ़ाई पूरी की। राकेश ने अपनी पढ़ाई जारी रखते हुए मुंबई विश्वविद्यालय से मास्टर ऑफ बिजनेस एडमिनिस्ट्रेशन (एमबीए) में स्नातकोत्तर किया।
कॉलेज के दिनों में ही वह मॉडलिंग की ओर आकर्षित हो गए। मॉडलिंग करते हुए उन्होंने मिस्टर पुणे का खिताब भी जीता। इसके बाद उन्होंने मॉडलिंग पर फोकस करते हुए साल 1999 में आयोजित ग्रासिम मिस्टर इंडिया में हिस्सा लिया, जहां वह प्रतियोगिता के उपविजेता रहे, जिसके बाद उन्होंने मिस्टर इंटरनेशनल में हिस्सा लिया जहां वह एक बार फिर उपविजेता रहे। प्रतियोगिता।
ग्रासिम मिस्टर इंडिया और मिस्टर इंटरनेशनल शो में भाग लेने के बाद उन्हें मनोरंजन उद्योग में पहचान मिली। इसके चलते उन्हें कोलगेट और रिगलीज़ गम जैसे कुछ ब्रांडों के विज्ञापनों में भाग लेने का मौका मिला।
इसी अवसर को देखकर उन्होंने कुछ टेलीविजन विज्ञापनों में काम किया। उनकी उपलब्धियों और विज्ञापन में उनके उत्कृष्ट प्रदर्शन के आधार पर, उन्हें वर्ष 2001 में बॉलीवुड फिल्म तुम बिन में अमर शाह की मुख्य भूमिका निभाने का अवसर मिला। उन्होंने इस फिल्म से बॉलीवुड फिल्म उद्योग में अपनी शुरुआत की।
उन्होंने फिल्म में शानदार अभिनय कर लोगों के दिलों में अपनी छाप छोड़ी। अगले वर्ष 2002 में, उन्होंने दिल विल प्यार व्यार में गौरव का किरदार निभाया और एक अन्य फिल्म कुछ दिल ने कहा में भी महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाई। साल 2003 में उन्होंने फिल्म तुमसे मिलके रॉन्ग नंबर में राज का किरदार निभाया था।
अगले साल 2004 में उन्होंने फिल्म कौन है जो सपनों में आया में सनी खन्ना का किरदार निभाया. वर्ष 2005 में, राकेश ने क्रमशः फिल्म कोई मेरे दिल में है में समीर और फिल्म नाम गुम जाएगा में विशाल सक्सेना का किरदार निभाया। साल 2006 में भी उन्होंने फिल्म जय मां संतोषी में अनुराग और फिल्म जादू सा चल गया में राहुल की भूमिका निभाई।
इसके बाद उन्होंने फिल्म हीरोइन में समीर खान, गिप्पी में केमिस्ट्री टीचर और ए न्यू लव इश्तोरी में प्रिंस विक्रम का किरदार निभाया। राकेश बापट ने साल 2012 में मराठी फिल्म अयाना का बयाना में सागर की भूमिका निभाकर मराठी फिल्म उद्योग में अपनी शुरुआत की।
इसके बाद वह साल 2015 से लगातार मराठी फिल्मों में काम कर रहे हैं। इस दौरान राकेश ने सिटीजन, वृंदावन, सर्व मंगल सावधान, सविता दामोदर परांजपे, व्हाट्सएप लव, मुंबई अपली आहे और फॉरएवर जैसी मराठी फिल्मों में काम किया।
बापट को एक्टिंग के अलावा पेंटिंग का भी बहुत शौक है। उनके पास पेंटिंग की एक अजीब कला है जो बहुत ही खूबसूरत पेंटिंग बनाती है। पेंटिंग के प्रति उनका प्रेम बचपन से ही रहा है जब वह 9वीं कक्षा में थे जब उन्होंने अपनी पेंटिंग प्रतिभा के लिए राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार जीता था।
वह आज भी अद्भुत पेंटिंग बनाते हैं और इंस्टाग्राम पर अपने प्रशंसकों के साथ अपनी पेंटिंग साझा करते रहते हैं। बॉलीवुड और मराठी फिल्मों में काम करने के अलावा बापट टीवी इंडस्ट्री में भी काफी सक्रिय हैं। 2005 में ज़ी टीवी के सीरियल सात फेरे: सलोनी का सफर से टीवी इंडस्ट्री में डेब्यू करने के बाद से वह लगातार टीवी के क्षेत्र में अपने अभिनय का लोहा मनवा रहे हैं।
2005 से 2008 तक, राकेश ने एक पैकेट उम्मीद, सेवन, मर्यादा: लेकिन कब तक, सिंपली सपने, होंगे जुदा ना हम, नच बलिए 6, कुबूल है, रवीना के साथ सिंपली बातें, ये है आशिकी, बहू हमारी रजनीकांत, तू आशिकी हे में काम किया। इश्क में मरजावां जैसे सीरियल में भी काम किया है।
साल 2021 में वह एक बार फिर टीवी के सबसे पॉपुलर शो बिग बॉस ओटीटी में नजर आ रहे हैं। वह इस शो में बहुत अच्छा प्रदर्शन कर रहे हैं और अन्य प्रतियोगियों को कड़ी टक्कर दे रहे हैं। शो में उनकी केमिस्ट्री एक्ट्रेस शमिता शेट्टी के साथ जम रही है।
|Real Name||Rakesh Vashisht|
|Profession||Actor, Painter & Model|
|Popular For||Role in Bollywood Movie “Tum Bin”|
|Date of Birth||1 September 1978|
|Age (as of 2023)||45 years|
|Birthplace||Amravati, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Educational Qualification||Post Graduation: Master of Business Administration (MBA)|
|College Name||University of Mumbai|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Virgo ♍|
|Debut in||Bollywood Film: – Tum Bin (2001)|
Marathi Film: Aayna Ka Bayna (2012)
Television: Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar (2005-08)
Body Measurement & Physical Stats:
Raqesh Bapat’s age is 45 years old in the year 2023. He looks very fit even at this stage of his age. His look is quite total and dashing, which inspires the youth towards fitness. In an interview with The Health Site, he said that given the busy life of Mumbai, he focuses more on working out at home than going to the gym.
He has all the gym equipment in his house and the gym trainer also comes home and gives him training. Apart from sweating for hours in the gym, he also enhances his stamina by doing other activities like horse riding, kickboxing, jogging, and cycling.
Raqesh is of the opinion that people nowadays pay more attention to bodybuilding and many people neglect to strengthen the core muscles but he gives more emphasis on functional training to grow them. In which more emphasis is given to strengthening the abdominal core in cardio, plank, ground workout, etc.
He is crazy about cycling, he has once cycled from Mumbai to Pune. They believe that along with exercise, adequate sleep is also necessary. Therefore, they also get adequate sleep of 7 to 8 hours, only then the body is ready to give the best results from the exercise done.
His day starts with eating eggs, milk, brown bread, and fruits, later he mainly likes to take greens and fruits in the food. Apart from this, he completely abstains from junk food and overcooked food. He likes to eat sweets.
He does not believe in building the body by drinking protein shakes or taking steroids, instead, he pays attention to the development of the body by giving it a lot of time. Apart from this, Raqesh is a National Award-winning journalist.
That’s why they believe that sculpting and painting without physical activities help them to get rid of stress. This hobby of his acts like a stress buster and therapy for him. Apart from this, he is fond of horse riding, so when he is free, he enjoys horse riding, which makes him feel free.
Raqesh Bapat’s height is 5 feet 10 inches, which is equal to 178 centimeters. His body weight is about 82 kg, he takes a proper diet to keep his body fit so his body measurement is 40-32-12. His eye color is Black, and his hair color is also Black.
|Age (as of 2023)||45 years|
|Height||in centimeter: 1.78 cm|
in meter: 1.78 m
in feet: 5’10” inches
|Weight in kilogram||82 kg|
|Weight in pounds||180 lbs|
Raqesh Bapat Family Members & Their Relationship:
Bapat was born into a prosperous Hindu family. His entire family believes in Hinduism and worships Hindu deities. Bapat himself is a devotee of Lord Ganesha and being a sculptor, he himself prepares the idol of Ganapati.
Raqesh Bapat’s father’s name is Late Padmakar Bapat he was a Major in the Indian Army and his mother’s name is not known but he is a school teacher at Dr. Kalmadi Shamrao High School, Pune. Apart from his mother, Bapat has an elder sister named Sheetal Bapat.
Talking about Bapat’s marital status, he is married and his wife’s name is Riddhi Dogra. Riddhi is also an actress in the TV industry who does not want any identity. The two met for the first time on the sets of the TV serial Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak, due to their constant meeting on the TV set, both became good friends and started dating each other.
After dating each other for about 1 year, they got married on 29 May 2011. Raqesh and Riddhi also participated in the Star Plus dance reality show Nach Baliye Season 6 together. Later due to some misunderstanding, both decided to separate.
Eventually, in February 2019, Raqesh and Riddhi got divorced and separated from each other. Raqesh does not have a son or daughter yet. He currently lives with his family and seems very happy in his life.
In 2021, when Raqesh participated in Bigg Boss OTT and Bigg Boss 15, his affair was going on with Shamita Shetty. Both had also dated each other in an episode of Bigg Boss. The bonding was looking great and now Raqesh Bapat has accepted Shamita Shetty as his girlfriend.
|Parents||Father: Late Padmakar Bapat (Major)|
Mother: Mrs. Bapat (School Teacher)
Sister: Sheetal Bapat (Elder Sister)
|Children||Son: Not Available|
Daughter: Not Available
|Wife Name||Ridhi Dogra (m. 2011-19)|
|Girlfriends / Affairs||Ridhi Dogra|
|Marriage Date||29 May 2011|
Raqesh Bapat Net Worth, Income & Salary:
Talking about Raqesh Bapat’s total net worth, his net worth is around ₹13 crores. He is one of the best actors in the Bollywood and Marathi film industries and has played a lead role in many movies till now. His main source of earnings is acting in TV and films.
Apart from this, he works in television advertisements for different types of brands, from which his earnings are good. He also posts some sponsors on his Instagram for which he charges a good amount. He also has a Ford car.
|Salary||Approx ₹10 Lakh- ₹15 Lakh per month|
|Total Net Worth||₹13 crores (Approx, as of 2022)|
Social Media Handles & Other Contact Details:
Raqesh Bapat’s account is present on all social media platforms where he shares his latest photos with his followers. His account is present on Instagram where he has close to 1 million followers and the number of posts is more than 1.3k. He is very active on Instagram and shares about 7 to 10 photos a week.
His account is also present on Facebook where he has 60k followers. Raqesh Bapat is also covered by Wikipedia on his page and apart from this, he is also present on Twitter where he has around 50k followers. He shares his thoughts with people through Twitter.
|@Raqeshbapat (138k+ followers)|
|@raqeshbapat (1.2m+ followers)|
|@RaQesh19 (60k+ followers)|
Some Interesting Facts About Raqesh Bapat:
- Raqesh was born in Amravati, Maharashtra, India.
- He does not smoke and does not drink.
- He is a famous Indian film actor, painter, and model.
- He is the devotee of Lord Shiva (Mahadev).
- Raqesh Bapat is an excellent sculptor artist and made different types of Sculptures of Lord Shree Ganesha.
- He learned painting in childhood and got the National Award in painting when he was in class 9th.
- In the year 1999, Raqesh Bapat first time participated in the modeling competition Grasim Mr. India where he was the runner in the contest.
- He was also the winner of the Mr. Pune Modeling contest.
- After that, he got the chance to appear in some TV ads.
- In the year 2001, he made his debut in the Bollywood Industry with the famous film Tum Bin where he played the role of Amar Shah.
- Raqesh Bapat made his debut on the OTT Platform from the Ullu web series Assi Nabbe Poore Sau.
- He is also active in the Marathi Film Industry and made his debut in the Marathi Film Aayana Ka Bayana in the year 2012.
- Raqesh is also active in the Television Industry and made his debut in the Zee TV Serial Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar.
- He is also an avid animal lover and has owned a pet dog.
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