Rajat Barmecha

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Rajat Barmecha
Born
Rajat Barmecha

(1989-04-24) 24 April 1989 (age 33)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2010–present
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Rajat Barmecha (born 24 April 1989) is an Indian film actor who is best known for his lead role in the 2010 Bollywood film Udaan.[1]

Childhood[edit | edit source]

Barmecha was born in Ladnun, Rajasthan, and grew up in Delhi. He attended Bal Bharati Public School, Brij Vihar. He has had a passion for acting since childhood. Though his father, Narendra Barmecha[2] is a Businessman, he supported Rajat to take up his dream. His mother Shanti Barmecha is a homemaker.

His sister Ritu Barmecha is also an actor and brother Vicky Barmecha is a Film Director who assisted Anurag Kashyap on Bombay Velvet.[3]

Barmecha is a Hindu and has described himself as "spiritual".

Career[edit | edit source]

At 18 years of age, Rajat moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in jewellery designing but dropped the idea within a few days. He started his acting career by featuring in several commercials fr brands like Frooti, Sonata and Max New York life insurance.[4]

At the age of 21, he made his debut in the film Udaan. His character a 17-year-old Rohan (played by Barmecha) who has been expelled from boarding school after being caught watching an adult film. He is forced to return home to an authoritarian father and a half-brother he had been unaware of. For his role in the film, he was nominated for a Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male.[5] He then made a cameo appearance in Shaitan. He will next star in a film tentatively titled Leader which will be presented by Imtiaz Ali and directed by his associate Rajesh Tibrewal. The film is expected to release in 2018.[needs update]

Barmecha is a known face when it comes to Web-series. He first appeared in a special appearance as Kartik in the web-series Girl In The City, with Mithila Palkar in 2016.[4]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Other notes
2010 Udaan Rohan Award for Best Male Debut
2011 Shaitan Shomu Cameo
2011 Gulmohar Nima Short film
2011 The Finish Line Ayaan Won a National Award(Short Film)
2012 Disco Valley Dhruv Ready[6]
2016 Girl In The City Kartik (Special Appearance) Web Series
2017 Leader (Tentative Title) Romi Post production
2017 Girl In The City (Chapter 2) Kartik (Special Appearance) Web Series
2018 Love, Lust and Confusion Jonathan /Johnny Web series(on viu app)
2018 Girl In The City 3 Kartik Web Series
2019 Hey Prabhu! Tarun Prabhu Web series on MX Player
2020 Hey Prabhu 2 Tarun Prabhu (In production)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Sharma, Garima (11 May 2011). "It's weird when people stare: Rajat Barmecha". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
  2. "I couldn't relate to Udaan's Rohan: Barmecha - Indian Express". archive.indianexpress.com. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  3. "I miss you Delhi: Rajat Barmecha". Jagran Post. 24 December 2011. Archived from the original on 22 April 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 IndiaContent (21 May 2020). "Happy Birthday, Rajat Barmecha -". Archived from the original on 28 July 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  5. "Rajat Barmecha plays a cameo in Shaitan". Indian Express. 11 February 2011.
  6. "Udaan star has 'babe' for buddy". India Today. 28 March 2012. Archived from the original on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 29 March 2012.

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