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Raqesh Bapat, a talented Indian actor and artist born on September 1, 1978. Raqesh’s journey in the entertainment world began when he won Grasim Mr. India at 19, opening doors to a dazzling career. His success continued when he became the First Runner-Up at Mr. International, marking the start of his exciting journey under the spotlight.

Raqesh is known for his roles in films like “Tum Bin…: Love Will Find a Way” (2001), “Vrundavan” (2016), and “Savita Damodar Paranjpe” (2018). On the small screen, he has left a lasting impression in shows like “Saat Phere… Saloni Ka Safar” (2005), “Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?” (2010), and “Qubool Hai” (2012).

After a break, Raqesh made a strong comeback in 2012, starring in Madhur Bhandarkar’s “Heroine” and making his Marathi film debut with “Delinquent Dancers.” He showcased his versatility on the dance reality show “Nach Baliye 6” (2013).

Raqesh continued to shine on TV, replacing Karan Singh Grover in the popular show “Qubool Hai” (2014). His Marathi film career flourished with hits like “Citizen” (2015), “Vrundavan” (2016), and “Sarv Mangal Savdhan” (2016). In 2018, he received acclaim for his role in “Savita Damodar Paranjpe.”

2019 marked Raqesh’s lead roles in Marathi films like “WhatsApp Love” and “Mumbai Apli Ahe,” earning him a Dadasaheb Phalke Awards nomination. He also starred in the globally screened “Forever” (2019) on Amazon.

Raqesh Bapat’s journey reflects his versatility and enduring popularity, making him a beloved figure in Hindi and Marathi cinema. As we look forward to his future projects, Raqesh continues to win hearts with his acting skills and engaging performances.

Raqesh Bapat

Raqesh Bapat Biography – Wiki:

NameRaqesh Bapat
Real NameRaqesh Padmakar Bapat
NicknameRakesh Vashisht
ProfessionActor, Model, Painter, Producer, Sculptor 
Date of Birth1 September 1978
Age (as of 2024)45 Years
Height5 feet 10 inches
Zodiac signVirgo 
FamilyFather: Padmakar Bapat (Army)
Mother: Yet to be updated (School Principal)
Sister: Sheetal Bapat
Marital StatusDivorced (Married -2011, Divorced – 2019))
Ex – WifeRiddhi Dogra
Girlfriend/AffairsShamita Shetty (2021)
Educational QualificationMBA from Mumbai University
SchoolYet to be updated.
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai
Birth PlaceAmravati, Maharashtra
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra
Email IDteamraqesh@gmail.com

Social Media Accounts:

Instagram Followers1.2M+ Followers
Raqesh Bapat

Famous For:

  • Big Boss.

Raqesh Bapat Movies:

Tum Bin (2001) As Amar Shah
Dil Vil Pyar Vyar (2002) As Gaurav
Kuch Dil Ne Kaha (2002)
Tumse Milke Wrong Number (2003) As Raj
Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya (2004) As Sunny Khanna
Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai (2005) As Sameer
Naam Gum Jaayega (2005) As Vishal Saxena
Jai Maa Santoshi (2006) As Anuraag
Jaadu Sa Chal Gaya (2006) As Rahul
Heroine (2012) As Sameer Khan
Aayna Ka Bayna (2012) As Saagar
Gippi (2013) As Chemistry teacher
A New Love Ishtory (2013) As Price Vikram
Citizen (2015)
Vrundavan (2016) As Krish
Sarv Mangal Savdhan (2016)
Savita Damodar Paranjpe (2018) As Ashok
WhatsApp Love (2019) As Aditya
Mumbai Apli Ahe (2019) As Raja
Forever (2019)
Sarsenapati Hambirrao (2022) As Sarjah Khan
Khurchi (2024)

Raqesh Bapat TV Serials:

Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar (2005-2008) As Neel / Neerav
Ek Packet Umeed (2008) As Anuj
Seven (2010) As Shlok
Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? (2010-2012) As Aditya Jakhar
Hongey Judaa Na Hum (2012–2013) As Rohan Mishra
Nach Baliye 6 (2013) As Contestant
Qubool Hai (2014) As Asad Ahmed Khan
Simply Baatein With Raveena (2014) As Guest
Yeh Hai Aashiqui (2016)
Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant (2016-2017) As Shantanu Kant
Tu Aashiqui (2018) As Reyansh Diwan
Ishq Mein Marjawan (2018)
Bigg Boss OTT 1 (2021) As Contestant
Bigg Boss 15 (2021) As Contestant
Navri Mile Hitlerla (2024) As Abhiram Jahagirdar
Raqesh Bapat

Web Series:

Assi Nabbe Poore Sau (2021) As Junaid Alam

Music Videos

Tere Vich Rab Disda Song (2022)

Raqesh Bapat Photos:


  • First Runner Up of Mr. India
  • First Runner Up of Mr. International
  •  National Award for the painting
  • Won Title of ‘Mr. Pune’.
Raqesh Bapat

Interesting Facts

  • Associated with ‘Shyamchi Aai Foundation’, a non-profit organization.
  • Featured in Commercial advertisements like wringley’s gum and colgate.



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