Raqesh Bapat is an Indian tv & movie actor, model, and internet celebrity, who is commonly known for playing the character ‘Amar Shah’ in the famous movie “Tum Bin” in 2001. His nickname is Raksh.
Raqesh Bapat Biography
|Real Name||Rakesh Vashisht|
|Profession||Tv & movie actor, model, and internet celebrity|
|Got fame from||for playing the character ‘Amar Shah’ in the famous movie “Tum Bin” in 2001|
Raqesh Bapat was born on September 1, 1978, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Currently, he lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. with his family. His Zodiac sign is Virgo (Kanya).
He went to RN Podar School, Mumbai. where he completed his schooling. After that, he pursued a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
|Date of Birth||September 1, 1978|
|Age (As in 2021)||43 years old|
|Zodiac sign||Virgo (Kanya)|
|Currently living||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|School||RN Podar School, Mumbai|
|College||University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
|Education Qualification||Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)|
Family & Relationship
Raqesh Bapat was born into a middle-class family. His father Padmakar Bapat is a retired army officer and his mother is a homemaker. His sister Sheetal Vasisht is a homemaker.
He has been dating model & tv actress Ridhi Dogra for a long time and got married in 2011. Later, in 2019 they take divorce with mutual consent.
|Father||Padmakar Bapat, retired army officer|
|Mother||Not publicly avail, Homemaker|
|Sister||Sheetal Vasisht, Homemaker|
|Girlfriend||Ridhi Dogra, Model & actress|
|Wife||Ridhi Dogra, Model & actress (divorced)|
Raqesh Bapat’s weight is 72 kg, height is 5 feet 10 inches, his hair color is black. his Eye color is black. He didn’t ink any tattoo on his body.
|Weight||In Kilogram – 72 kg |
In Pounds – 158 lbs
|Height||In Centimeter – 177 cm|
In Meter – 1.77 m
In feet Inches – 5’10’
Raqesh Bapat started his career by doing modeling for several International brands & print media.
He debuted in Bollywood with the movie Tum Bin in the year 2001. The movie was super hit as he got big fame after it. But, after that, all of his movies flopped till now.
He made his tv debut in 2005 with the serial Saat Phere.
Raqesh Bapat Popular shows
|Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?||Main lead|
|Qubool Hai||Main lead|
|Nach Baliye 6||Contestant|
|Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant||Supporting role|
|Bigg Boss 15||Contestant|
|Favorite Actor||Shahrukh Khan, Subodh Bhave, Sushant Singh Rajput|
|Favorite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Amruta Khanvilkar|
|Favorite Movie||Thartharat (Marathi movie)|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Gulab jamun|
|Hobbies||Painting, horse riding, dancing, gardening|
Raqesh Bapat Net worth
His Net worth/income is 47 crore. He also did youtube, and brand endorsement through which he made a good amount of income. He runs several businesses as well.
|Net worth||47 crore|
|Is he smoke?||No|
|Is he drink alcohol?||Yes|
Raqesh Bapat Car
|Car||Red color Hyundai Elantra|
|Mr. International (1999)||First Runner Up|
|Grasim ‘Mr. India’ (1999)||First Runner Up|
Raqesh Bapat Interesting facts
- He takes professional training of painting and win National award for painting during his school time.
- Raqesh Bapat worked in Hindi & Marathi movies & tv serials.
- He married to love of his life Ridhi Dogra as they are considered as perfect couple, but in 2019, they shocked everyone by announcing their divorce.
- Every year, he made Ganpati statue by himself.
- He was in the list of Maharashtra top 20 most desirous man in 2017.
- He was associated with ‘Shyamchi Aai Foundation’ which helps people to learn new skills for employment generation.
- He is the brand ambassador of Wrigley’s gum, Mama Earth, Colgate etc.
- Here is a music video done by Raqesh Bapat.