Rajat Barmecha

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]

Rajat Barmecha
Born
Rajat Barmecha

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

Childhood

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 comes from a business background, he supported Rajat to take up his dream.

Career

His debut film Udaan follows 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.[2] 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.

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

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

Filmography

YearTitleRoleOther notes
2010UdaanRohanAward for Best Male Debut
2011ShaitanShomuCameo
2011GulmoharNimaShort film
2011The Finish LineAyaanWon a National Award(Short Film)
2012Disco ValleyDhruvReady[4]
2016Girl In The CityKartik (Special Appearance)Web Series
2017Leader (Tentative Title)RomiPost production
2017Girl In The City (Chapter 2)Kartik (Special Appearance)Web Series
2018Love, Lust and ConfusionJonathan /JohnnyWeb series(on viu app)
2018Girl In The City 3KartikWeb Series
2019Hey PrabhuTarun PrabhuWeb series on MX Player

References

  1. Sharma, Garima (11 May 2011). "It's weird when people stare: Rajat Barmecha". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
  2. "Rajat Barmecha plays a cameo in Shaitan". Indian Express. 11 February 2011.
  3. "I miss you Delhi: Rajat Barmecha". Jagran Post. 5 October 2012.
  4. "Udaan star has 'babe' for buddy". India Today. 28 March 2012.
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