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Born: September 1, 1978 (age 43 years), Mumbai, India
Spouse: Ridhi Dogra (m. 2011–2019)
Siblings: Sheetal Bapat
Real Name Rakesh Vashisht
Profession Actor and Model
Date of Birth 1 September 1978
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Family Father : Name Not Known (Army Personal)
Mother : Name Not Known (School Principal)
Sister : Sheetal Bapat
Raqesh Bapat with Mother and Sister
Brother : Not Available
Wife : Ridhi Dogra (m. 2011-19)
School Not Known
College Mumbai University
Educational Qualification Graduate
Height 5′ 9″ Feet
Weight 80 Kg
Body Shape Chest: 42 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Hobbies Travelling and Watching films
Marital Status Divorced
Girlfriends Ridhi Dogra (Actress)
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Raqesh Bapat was born on September 1, 1978, in Amravati. He won the National Award at the junior level for his painting.
He was married to Ridhi Dogra in 2011 but they divorced in 2019. He started dating Shamita Shetty in September 2021, who was his connection in Bigg Boss OTT.
Raqesh Bapat was born and brought up in Mumbai. He changed his name from Rakesh Vashisth to Raqesh Bapat.
Raqesh received the National Award in Class IX for the painting.
He completed his graduation from Mumbai University.
At the age of 21, Rakesh got the first runner up position in Mr. India contest.
He has also won the first runner up in Mr. International.
Rakesh is also associated with ‘Shyamchi Aai Foundation’, a non-profit organization.
The actor was also on Panel for the ‘Hindustan Times Scholarship Programme’ in Pune, along with actor- director, Alok Rajwade.
He is a very socially active person. He has over one million followers in his Instagram account.
He is a great devotee of Lord Ganesha.
Raqesh Bapat is an Indian actor and model. He is known for playing the role of Amar Shah in Bollywood romantic-drama Tum Bin. In 1999, he became the first runner-up of Grasim Mr. India. Rakesh also won the title of Mr. Pune.
After his debut film Tum Bin, Rakesh has shown his acting proficiency in various movies like Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar, Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai, Tumse Milke Wrong Number etc.
He has also been seen in many Hindi television shows such as Honge Judaa Naa Hum, Ek Packet Umeed etc. He also won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role in 2007 for serial Saat phere: Saloni ka Safar.
Raqesh was born as Rakesh Vashisht on 1 September 1978 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His father is an army officer and mother is a school teacher. Raqesh completed his primary education in Amaravati and later done MBA post-graduation from Mumbai University.
Raqesh started his modeling at early age of 20. He won the title of Mr. Pune. He was the first runner up in ‘Mr. India’ and ‘Mr. International’ Contest. During his modeling career, he got a chance to work on commercials of Colgate and Wrigley’s Gum.
His first Bollywood debut film was Tum Bin, written and directed by famous movie maker Anubhav Sinha in 2001.