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Rahul Roy is an Indian actor, producer and former model known for his works in Hindi films and television. Roy began his acting career with the 1990 blockbuster Aashiqui, a Mahesh Bhatt production as the lead actor with newcomer Anu Aggarwal. He then appeared opposite Karishma Kapoor in Sudhakar Bokade’s romantic film Sapne Sajan Ke. Roy has been honoured with life membership of the International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television. Roy delivered a notable performance in Mahesh Bhatt’s 1993 autobiographical Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee, Roy’s character is based on the filmmaker. The film was Zee TV’s first mainstream production. Roy then featured in Bhatt’s production Jaanam, which was Vikram Bhatt’s directorial debut. In 2006, Roy participated and won the first season of game show Bigg Boss – the Indian version of Celebrity Big Brother, produced by Endemol India for Colors Viacom 18.

Birth Name

Rahul Roy

Nickname

Rahul

Profession

Model, Actor, and Producer

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Rahul Roy was born on the 9th of February 1968, in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

Age

He’s currently 55 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Asian

He has Indian ancestry.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Rahul completed his schooling up to the sixth class from St. Columbus High School, New Delhi. He completed his further schooling from The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan in Himachal Pradesh. Later, he completed his B. Com. from Delhi University.

Family Details

  • Father – Deepak Roy (Businessman)
  • Mother –  Indira Roy (Writer for the UNICEF magazine)
  • Siblings – Rohit Roy (Twin Brother)

Marital Status

Married

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Girlfriend / Spouse

Rahul Roy has dated –

  • Suman Ranganathan – Rahul was in a serious relationship with the model-turned-actor, Suman Ranganathan. They dated for almost two years, and due to their work commitments, they were not able to give enough time to each other, which resulted in their separation.
  • Rajlaxmi Khanvilkar (1998-2004) – In 1998, Roy met the model Rajlaxmi Khanvilkar in a party, who was earlier married to the actor Samir Soni. In 2000, Rahul and Rajlaxmi dated for almost two years and finally got married. After almost 14 years, the couple got divorced. Reportedly, the reason behind their split was that Rajlaxmi had set up a business in Australia, and she wanted to settle there, but Rahul was not happy with her decision of moving abroad.
  • Sadhna Singh – In 2016, Rahul was spotted with the supermodel Sadhna Singh, and she is almost half of his age.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 78 kg
  • In Pounds – 172 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Roy became known for his debut film Aashiqui (1990), which established him as an overnight star in Bollywood. Roy has ventured into movie production. On 25 November 2011, his company, Rahul Roy Productions, released its first movie, entitled Elaan, in Bihar. It stars Roy and Rituparna Sen as the main lead.

Film Debut

In 1990, Rahul had his first film onscreen role in the movie, Aashiqui as Rahul and he made his Romantic theatrical film debut as Avinash ‘Avi’ Saxena / Rakesh Saxena in the thriller movie, Pyaar Ka Saaya (1991).

Television Debut

In 1998, Roy landed his first role in television by appearing as Feroze in the series, Kaise Kahoon.

Rahul Roy Net worth

Rahul Roy has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rahul Roy

  • Roy was born in Mumbai, and later, his family shifted to New Delhi. His maternal uncle Cory Walia is a well-known name in the fashion world.
  • After completing his graduation, he joined his father’s company in Delhi. He met the fashion designer Rohit Khosla, who asked him to give a try in modelling.
  • Rahul started his modelling career, and within 20 days, the designer and choreographer, Hemant Trivedi, spotted Hemant Trivedi spotted him and offered him a modelling project in Mumbai.
  • After seeing his photos, the Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt offered him the film Aashiqui (1990). He accepted the offer, and the movie turned out to be a blockbuster.
  • During the early 1990s, Roy worked in several romantic films that did not do well, although his performances in Majhdhaar, Dilwale Kabhi Na HarePyar Ka Saaya and Jaanam were liked.
  • In 1993, he acted in the Mahesh Bhatt’s autobiographical film, Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee along with Pooja Bhatt.
  • Rahul has also appeared in a few TV serials like Kaise Kahoon (1998), Karishma- The Miracles of Destiny (2003), and Comedy Nights Bachao (2016).
  • In 2007, he again came into the limelight, when he participated as a contestant in the first season of Bigg Boss hosted by the actor Arshad Warsi.
  • In 2011, he started his own production company Rahul Roy Productions.
  • In December 2019, Rahul appeared in the music video Sufiyana Tu.
  • In February 2020, Roy appeared in The Kapil Sharma Show along with the Aashiqui actors Anu Aggarwal and Deepak Tijori.
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