Rajeev Verma

Rajeev Verma

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Updated On June 25, 2022

Rajeev Verma is a Madhya Pradesh-based Indian veteran actor who mostly works in cinema and television. Moreover, Rajeev Verma has acted for more than twenty years and mostly portrayed fatherly roles in films and television.

Early Life

Rajeev Verma was born in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh, India on June 28, 1949. Rajeev’s zodiac sign is Cancer and he is currently 73 years old. Moreover, Rajeev holds Indian nationality and follows the Hindu religion. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Rajeev’s parents, siblings, and early childhood life. Looking at Rajeev’s success in Indian film and television, we can assume that he was well raised by his parents in his hometown.

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Caption: Rajeev Verma posing for a photo (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Rajeev Verma graduated from the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology in Bhopal, India, with a degree in architecture. After that, Rajeev studied for a Master in Urban Design at Delhi’s School of Planning and Architecture.

Professional life

Rajeev Verma started working in theatre and also ventured into films and television during his second year in college. Furthermore, Rajeev mostly portrayed fatherly roles in films and television and acted for more than 20 years. Through the 1987 television series, Rajeev started acting in television which aired on Doordarshan National (DD National). Moreover, Rajeev’s character as the school principal received positive reviews from the viewers.

Additionally, Rajeev was also part of the Doordarshan’s television series “Aasman Ne Jo Likha”, “Mujrim Hazir”, and “Kaise Kahoon”. Rajeev then portrayed the role of Neelkanth Chandarana in the drama series “Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan” on Star Plus in 2006. On Zee TV, Rajeev also played the role of Shashtri in the first season of the television soap “Chotti Bahu”. In 2009, Rajeev also made a cameo appearance in Rajan Shahi’s drama show “Sapna Babul Ka…Bidaai” on STAR Plus.

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Caption: Rajeev Verma as Kishan in the movie Maine Pyar Kiya with Salman Khan, Reema Lagoo, and Ajit Vachani (Source: Bollywoodirect – Medium)

Rajeev played the part of Satyadev Kaushik on Zee TV’s “Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein” in 2011. From 2014, Rajeev played the role of Bauji on Zee TV’s “Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya”  which still aired on Zee TV and Zee World as “Love Oh Love”. In 1989, Rajeev played his famous role of Salman Khan’s father Kishan in the box-office musical romantic film “Maine Pyar Kiya”. After ten years, Rajeev also played on another Salman Khan starred film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”. Rajeev also played Adarsh in Sooraj R Barjatya’s box-office blockbuster film “Hum Saath Saath Hain” in 1999.

More Film Appearances

In the same year, Rajeev appeared in the Hindi action thriller film “Kachche Dhaage” with Ajay Devgan and on David Dhawan’s comedy film “Biwi No. 1”. Moreover, Rajeev also played in the films like “Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse”, “Benaras 1918”, and “Rehguraz”. In 2001, Rajeev was also part of the romantic drama film “Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke”. Later, Rajeev played in Akshay Kumar starred film “Andaaz” in 2003, and also in the film “Woh Tera Naam Tha”. Moreover, Rajeev played the role of Dr. Vashisht Varun Middha’s sci-fi film “EBN-E-Batuta”.

Achievements and Net Worth

Rajeev Verma has won Zee Rishtey Award for Favourite Saas-Sasur at the Zee Rishtey Awards 2011. Besides that, Rajeev has not any other kind of awards despite playing in various films and television.

Rajeev Verma has garnered a huge amount of money through acting in several Bollywood movies and television series. According to online sources, the estimated net worth of Rajeev is around $1.5 million to $10 million US dollars. However, Rajeev has not revealed his net worth and salary.

Relationship Status

Rajeev Verma married the popular Indian actress Jaya Bachchan’s sister Rita Bhaduri. Moreover, Rajeev’s wife Rita was also an Indian film and television actress who also works in Gujarati Cinema. Additionally, Rajeev and Rita have two sons named Shiladitya and Tathagat. Furthermore, Rajeev and his wife Rita founded the Bhopal Theatres group and Hotel Saral in Bhopal. However, Rajeev’s wife Rita died on July 17, 2018, at the age of 62 years old.

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Caption: Rajeev Verma and his wife Rita with Bachchan Family (Source: The Times of India)

Talking about Rajeev’s rumors and controversy, he’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, Rajeev is focusing on his personal and professional life. Moreover, Rajeev likes to keep a distance from the rumors and the controversy.

Body Measurement and Social media

Rajeev Verma stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 88 Kg. Rajeev has black hair as well as black eyes. Besides that, there is no further information about Rajeev’s other body measurements.

Rajeev Verma is not available on any kind of social media platform. Moreover, Rajeev is a private persona and likes to keep his personal life private.