Randeep Rai is an entertainer,model and actor whose dictum of life is 'LOVE TO ACT'. True to his passionate dictum he loves doing advertisements, movies and TV Shows.
Hailing from the famous historic city of India and the city synonymous with courage, bravery and self-respect, Jhansi,Randeep is just an aspiring boy who dreamt to make it big.He challenged himself to dream big and finally found the coveted success.
His ideals and inspiration stem from the love of his sweet family and his alma mater Christ The King College. He stepped into the modelling world in 2014 and after years of hard work he is finally winning hearts by playing male protagonist in Sony TV's successful show Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai.
He now has an immense fan
following and he rightly proves that one must
Dare to be the best one can at all times.
Randeep has been part of many famous TV series with leading channels. Few of them are :
Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai, (SONY TV)
Diya Aur Bati Hum (STAR PLUS)
Yeh Hai Ashiqui, (BINDASS)
O Gujariya (CHANNEL V)
Secret Diaries (CHANNEL V)
Emotional Atyachar (BINDASS)
Fear Files (ZEE TV)
Tujhse Naaraz Nahin Zindagi (AND TV)
BIG F SEASON-1 (MTV)
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (BINDASS)
He has been part of several modelling assignments too. Randeep is a youth icon, with the boy next door kind of face. He has bundle of TVC to his portfolio. He is up for all kind of challenging stuff.
Randeep hails from a joint family from Jhansi.His family is into real estate business.His father Ravi Rai and brother Mrinal Rai are his real life heroes and guide.His mother Usha Rai.is a home maker, is the sweetest & humblest lady and he feels privileged of being her son.
He shares a great offscreen rapport with his on-set friends.Raghav Dhir,Sanjay Choudhary,Ashi Singh,Ayesha Kaduskar,Kristina Patel,Rishina Kandhari share a fine camaraderie.He has Abhilash Kumar,Zain Imam,Eisha Singh,Srishti Jain from industry as thick friends.
DOB - 8th June
Place of birth - Jhansi
Education - Graduate
Describe yourself in 3 words - in three words.. Cool, calm, cute!?
Tell us something about your family -
OK, so mom, dad and elder brother..aur main sabse close teeno ke hi because, the reason is, I'm the only one pure family mein ho ghar ke bahar hun. Jo bhi moments hote hai, khushi khushi ya gham ke, to main unke sath nhi hota hu, to I think main ab sabse close ho chuka hu. Aur waise agar aap puchoge, when I was like, jab main Jhansi mein tha, to dad ke close hu.
What did you want to be as a kid -
Uhh..bohot hi waisa question hai ye. To mujhe na fame chahiye tha. To fame India mein teen cheezo se milta hai - cricket, politics and jo main kar raha hu. To I think, cricket mein main bohot zyada conscious tha apne looks ko leke to zyada dhoop mein nahi nikalta tha. Aur politics, main shuru se door rehta hu, that's the reason mere bohot kam dost hai. To lastly ye tha option to...
How did you get into acting and TV industry -
no no no.. It was not planned. Bohot hi sudden sari cheezein hui hai. I was in Pune, to main aya tha, audition diya, it worked out, maine shoot kiya. So this is how it all worked out. So this is how dheere dheere kaam milne laga, to you know, phir wo raasta banta gaya.
TV debut - O Gujariya, Channel V.
Favorite colour - Black and white.His Mom appreciates him in Royal Blue Colour. So,his pick is Royal Blue Colour too.
Favourite dishes - Mummy ke hath ka sab kuch pasand hai. Aise main utna foodie nahi hu, to you know, ya...(He loves his mother's cooking especially Dal Makhani,Shahi Paneer,Gajar Ka Halwa).
Favourite brand - Zara
Favourite season - Summer
All-time or current favourite movie - Dil To Pagal Hai
Favourite Song: Oh Oh Jaane Jaana ..(Movie:Pyar Kiya To Darna Kiya)
Shoe size - 7
Angry or peaceful bird - Angry. I know maine pehle bola hai ki cool, calm aur cute, but kabhi kabhi gussa aa jata hai mujhe jaldi. Ya...
What are you obsessed with - Gadgets
If not shooting, what are you doing -
Jaisa ki I told you ki mujhe gadgets ka bohot shaukh hai, to kahin na kahin main usme busy rehta hu. Kuch naye cheez mein, kuch naya innovate karte rehta hu main, so ya.
Favourite perfume - I think Wimmelion as of now. Wonderful change hote rehta hai, so abhi Wimmelion.
What makes you happiest -
Happiest? Jab main koi accha shot deta hu, koi bhi ho chahe wo. Emotions koi bhi ho, rone ka scene ho ya hasne ka ho, agar accha shot deta hu to...
Team Android or Team Apple - Apple, of course. I'm using Apple since iPhone 2 and now I'm using iPhone 10, so...
Favourite word/one-liner -
I can't! I mean yahan nahi bol paunga. But phir bhi bol sakta hu [Accha jo camera pe bol sakte ho bol do] Yaar main na apni tarif bohot karta hu. To main 24 mein se I think jitne ghante jag raha hota hu na, apni tarif karta rehta hu, kyuki mujhe kisi ne bola hai ki jab tak aap khudko pasand nhi kroge, audience aapko pasand nahi karegi. So you know, main humesha apni tarif karta rehta hu. In fact, kayi bari (pointing at everyone on the set) ye log pak jate hai mere co-actors, like kya tum!? To you know, ya...
Favourite actor - All-time favorite, Salman Khan. And aisa nhi h ki main TV show kar raha hu aur mera character unse milta julta hai, but haan, Salman Khan aur Ranbir Kapoor.
Favourite actress - Deepika
Favourite singer - favourite nahi hai. Gaane..see, it depends ki.. mujhe gaane pasand ate hai phir uske baad singer pasand singer pasand ate hai. So you know, it is like that. Thoda circle ulta hai mera.
Favourite App - I think, abhi sabse zyada main busy rehta hu Instagram pe because I've crossed 100k followers, it's just the beginning [Congratulations] thank you so much. Abhi zyada main isme busy hota hu.
Favourite emoji - Main bohot cute hu na, to smiley wali hi bhejte rehta hu.
Favourite animal - Animal? I don't like them!
Favourite festival -
Jabse Bombay aya hu to.. Jab main Jhansi mein tha to unki value nhi thi. Ab chhote se chhota festival bhi hota hai na to work mujhe bada lagta hai, you know kyuki main ghar se door hu to ab sabki value pata hai, to sare favourite ho chuke hai.
Favourite cartoon - The wars, Popeye, Tom and Jerry, Bob the builder.
Comfort clothes -
I think jo bhi cheez aapko pasand hoti hai aur aapko lagta hai ki wo aapko suit karegi ya aap usme acche dikh rhe ho, to agar wo comfortable bhi nahi hote to bhi acche lagte hai. Isme meri definition thodi si weird hai but waisa main karta hu. Agar mujhe kuch accha lag rha hai, wo comfortable nahi bhi hai to wo automatic kahin na kahin, you know ho jata hai.
What fills your wardrobe -
So.. I have everything. I have dungarees, I have jumpsuits, I have T-shirts, shirts, blazers, lots of shoes, belts, everything. Ya...
Friends in the industry -
Ya, I have Abhilash Kumar, he was doing Ghayal Once Again; Zain, who is doing Naamkaran, uhh.. Yup!
3 things you never leave home without -
So, as I told you, main gadgets ka bohot shaukh rakhta hu, so recently maine abhi iWatch kharidi hai plus, iPods kharide hai Apple ke. So, I think iWatch, my Apple iPods, my phone. These are 3 things, jo main chhod nahi sakta hu.
Are you still an eligible bachelor/bachelorette, ready to mingle or you're taken - I'm not ready to mingle and I'm not taken.
QUICKIE 24 ABOUT RANDEEP RAI
Do you believe in superstitions? - Yes
Do you believe in love at first sight? - Yes
Do you believe in destiny? -7 Of course
Do you believe in dating a fan? - Not really
Mountains or beaches? - Beaches
Romance or action? - Romance, of course. 100%
Angry Bird or calm person? -Angry Bird
Bollywood or Hollywood? - Bollywood
Sweet or spicy? - Sweet
Tea or coffee? - Tea
Party animal or home lover? - Depends
Short or tall? - Taller
Size 0 or chubby? - Chubby
Sensitive or loud? - Sensitive
Twitter or Instagram? - Insta
Last book you read? - Half Girlfriend
Last person you texted? - I can't tell her name. Of course not! She's a very good friend of mine.
Last person you called? - Same
Craziest fan stories? -
There's this girl, I don't know her name. She's from Hyderabad. Usne mere bhai ki kuch pictures bheje hai, ab I don't know wo sahi hai ya galat; usne literally aisa jo (pointing at his wrist) hum blade se karte hai na, to usne mera naam likha hai, Randeep. To work bohot scary bhi tha aur wo bohot, you know ek phsyco wali cheez hoti hai na, jise dekh k main bhi dar gya tha ki bhai, ye kya hai. Ab I don't know wo real hai ya nhi, but dikh to real hi rha tha. Baki bhagwan jane kya hua! Wo abhi hua h bas do-teen din pehle hi.
Kya kehne chahenge usko? -
Unko main yehi bolna chahunga..unko kya, main sare fans ko yehi bolna chahunga ki yaar matlab, hum log bhi aap logo ko utna hi pyaar karte hai, jitna aap hum logo ko kar rahe ho. Hum hai to aap ho, aap ho to hum hai. Wo ek give and take wali cheez hoti hai, equation. To itna pagal mat hoiye kisi ke liye bhi aur humein utna time nahi milta hai aapse interaction karne ke liye, aapke messages ka reply karne ke liye, kyuki hum apne kaam mein busy hote hai. Aur us kaam mein busy hote hai jisko aap dekh ke humein pasand kar rahe ho. To you know, humein time nahi mil pata ki hum aake personally aapse interact kar sake, to you know.. I love you all, aur apna dhyan rakhiye, acche se khaiye peeiye, mast rahiye, aur humara show dekhte rahiye aur pyaar krte rahiye bas.
Things that annoy you the most? -
Nothing yaar! Main bohot hi calm person hu real life mein. Aisa kuch bhi nhi hai. Meri cheezein bohot straight hoti hai, to kuch bhi aisa nahi hai.