very popular and incredibly talented Rajeev Khandelwal
celebrates his birthday
today! BollyCurry takes a look at the young actor's journey so far.
now 39, was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan into an army family. He is currently married to Manjiri
Kamtikar, who he dated for over a year before tying the knot in Jodhpur in 2011.
his career by writing, directing documentaries and modeling for various
brands. He shot to fame when he was approached by Ekta Kapoor
the role of Sujal Grewal, the handsome lover in Kahin Toh
He is still fondly remembered for his highly acclaimed portrayal
of the character. However, Khandelwal took a complete turn for his next set of
roles by picking action packed shows and playing characters like Varun Awasthi
in Time Bomb 9/11
and ACP Prithviraj in CID
. He also
hosted the reality show Sachh Ka Saamna
(2009). His Bollywood debut came with Aamir
in which he played the role of a young Muslim man, Dr. Aamir
Ali. The movie, as
well as his performance, got rave reviews from both critics and the audience.
This multi-talented man went on to do numerous other varied roles including Shaitan
(2011) and Soundtrack
(2011), before tasting success again with Table
(2013). His performance was appreciated and he continued to prove
his versatility as an actor. His
upcoming projects include DOA: Death of Amar,
slated to release later this year.
a mini playlist of some of the popular songs from Khandelwal's movies"
Ha Raham (Mehfuz) - Aamir
- Shukra Tera - Samrat & Co.
all of this sound familiar to you? Do you think you know all about Khandelwal?
Take this mini quiz to find out! Answers have been given at the end of the
- What was
Khandelwal's debut television show?
- After the success
of Aamir, Khandelwal worked on a movie with British filmmaker
John Owen that has not yet been released. What is the name of the movie?
- In 2011, he became
the brand ambassador for which show on National Geographic Channel?
Here's wishing the gifted actor a very happy birthday from all
of us at BollyCurry and the best of wishes for all his future endeavors!
Writer: Tanisha N.
Editors: Nisha M. & Gunia K.
Graphics: Virina R.
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