Rajeev Khandelwal Biography –Career, Awards, Facts & Family

Rajeev Khandelwal is an Indian actor, model, host, and singer. Before appearing on a television screen, he wrote documentaries and did modeling.

He began his career directing the television series Filmy Chakkar. Later, he appeared in many shows and movies like Aamir, Shaitaan, Soundtrack and Table No. 21, Samrat & Co., and more.

He got recognition for the role of Sujal Garewal and received many accolades for his performances.

Apart from acting, he also hosted reality shows like Deal Ya No Deal, Sacch ka Saamna, etc.


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  • Twitter: @ @RK1610IsMe


ProfessionActor, Host, Singer
Marital StatusMarried (M:2011)
SpouseManjiri Kamtikar
ChildrenSwati (Adopted)
 Instagram37.8K Followers
 Twitter65.3K Followers

Physical Appearance

Weight154 lbs
Height      5’9″
Body Measurements40-32-14
Eye Color  Dark Brown
Hair Color  Black

Rajeev Khandelwal Serials

He began working with a Delhi-based production house and also did modeling for brands like LML, Videocon, Green Label Whiskey, and many more. He made his acting debut at the DD National in Banphool as Maharaj in 1998.

However, he started his television career with a negative role in Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat (2002). The same year, he got the lead role as Sujal Garewal for Kahiin To Hoga opposite Aama Sharif. For this role, he gained many awards and fame.

 Later, he appeared in the series Time Bomb 9/11 (2005), C.I.D as ACP Prithviraj (2006) and also featured as Sharim in the Pakistani show, Sun Leyna, Left Right Left (2006) as Captain Rajveer Singh Shikhawat.

Here is the list of his all roles with shows, web series, and music videos:

2009Sacch Ka SaamnaHost
2011Sacch Ka Saamna 2 Super CarsHost
2013My Endeavour
2015ReportersKabir Sharma
2019Rag Rag Mein GangaHimself
2021Rag Rag Mein Ganga Season 2Himself

Rajeev Khandelwal Movies List

He made his film debut through Amir as Dr.Amir Ali in 2008. Then, he was featured in the 2011 movies Shaitaan and Soundtrack as Inspector Arvind Mathur and Raunak Kaul. His another movies are Will You Marry Me? (2012), Table No.21, Ishk Actually (2013), and more.

Some of the names and roles of the movies are given in the below table:

2017Salt BridgeBasant
2019PranaamAjay Singh
2020AteetAteet Rana
2020Court MartialCaptain Bikash Roy
2022Salaam Venky

Web Series

2018Haq SeDr. Naushaad Rizvi
2019Coldd Lassi Aur Chicken MasalaChef Vikram Singh Chauhan
2019MarziDr. Anurag Saraswat

Off Screen Work

  • Rajeev’s media career began by making documentaries, writing scripts, and directing those.
  • One of his documentaries, called Samarpan, was featured on Doordarshan. Its story is based on Para-military forces in India and received an award.
  • In 2006, he hosted the show Deal Ya No Deal with Mandira Bedi.
  • In 2007 and 2008, he hosted two seasons of the reality talk show Sacch Ka Saamna.
  • Brand ambassador for National Geographic Channel’s show Super Cars and also hosted it.
  • In 2016, Khandelwal hosted a documentary film, “The Legend Of Jaggannath,” which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Indian religious festival of Rath Yatra. The same year, he sang for the promotional version of the song “Teri Yaad” from his film Fever.

Rajeev Khandelwal Awards

The talented Rajeev Khandelwal received many accolades, and some of the names are given below:

2007Gold Awards Sansui Television AwardsBest Actor In Leading Role (Male) Best Actor Popular (Male)Left Right Left
2008Indian Telly AwardsSpecial CommendationsAmir
2009Indian Telly Awards Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Anchor Best Anchor (Game/Quiz Show)Sach Kaa Saamna

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Net Worth

Net Worth (Approx)$5 million
Income SourceActing, Modeling, Hosting, and Brand Endorsements
Car & Bike Collection –

Personal Life

Date of birth  16 October 1975
Age  47 Years
Birth Place  Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac SignLibra
Nationality  Indian
Religion  Atheist
HometownJaipur, Rajhastan, India
SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya, Jaipur
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad
Last QualificationGraduated in Chemistry
Food & Dietary habits  Non-Vegetarian but prefers Vegetarian Food
Interest & Hobbies  Reading, Horse Riding, Cooking, Gymming, Playing Tennis and Squash

Rajeev Khandelwal Family

ParentsMrs. Vijay Laxmi Khandelwal and Lt. Col. C.L. Khandelwal (retired)
BrotherSanjeev Khandelwal and Rahul Khandelwal 

Favorite Things

FoodEgg Bhurji and Spinach
ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Hrithik Roshan, 
ActressKajol and Waheeda Rehman
MovieShakti and Hachiko
BookThe Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Fashion DesignerRahul Agasti and Narendra Kumar
DestinationLeh-Ladakh, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai
Color (s)Blue

Rajeev Khandelwal Wife

On 7 February 2011, Rajeev married his longtime girlfriend, Manjiri Kamtikar. Rajeev adopted a five-year-old girl named Swati from an institute called Muskaan in 2007.

He has said he is an atheist but is not against people who follow any religion. He presently stays in Goregaon, Mumbai, India.

Unknown Facts about Rajeev

  • Because of his indecisive nature, he was thrown out of the house at 9.
  • While struggling in his career, he assisted someone in making documentaries in Delhi.
  • He was so annoyed and did not coordinate with his parents. After 3 years, he gets in touch after the telecast of his documentary on TV.
  • From his first salary, he gifted a cordless phone to his parents.
  • He was cheated by his girlfriend with whom he was making a documentary in 2002 and took all his money.
  • He is addicted to cigarettes and occasionally drinks alcohol.
  • Rajeev does not compromise on cleanliness
  • He wants to build a house like Mannat (Shah Rukh Khan’s house) and name the home Jannat.

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