Sumeet Raghavan, the popular film and television actor, TV presenter and singer, celebrated his 49th birthday this year on 22nd April. The actor is known for his roles in TV series like Hudd Kar Di, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo, Badi Door Se Aaye Hai, and Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Take 2.
Sumeet Raghavan Biography
Sumeet Raghavan was born on 22 April 1971 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He attended Chembur Karnatak High School in Mumbai and graduated from DG Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Mumbai.
Sumeet made his debut in television as a child artist playing the lead title role of ‘Faster Fene’ in the 1983 series Faster Fene aired on DD National. He joined a theatre group in Mumbai in 1986, and his first play was Mala Bhet Havi Ho. He also did many other popular plays like Rang Umalatya Manache, Jwalamukhi and Lekure Udanda Jahali.
His debut was as a dubbing artist for actor Martin Lawrence in the 1999 American buddy cop comedy film Blue Streak directed by Les Mayfield. He made his debut in Bollywood in 2006 with the Indian parody comedy film Ghoom directed by Ashish Patil. His debut in Marathi was with Atul Kale’s comedy thriller film Sandook, starring opposite Bharagavi Chirmuley.
Sumeet has been featured in several TV commercials like Cadbury Celebrations, Dabur Balm, New Tata Sky Plus, Bru Coffee, ICICI Mobile banking and Seagram’s Imperial Blue. He has also hosted several web and TV shows like stand-up comedy web show Jay Hind by Viacom 18, dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Ja Season 4 on Sony Entertainment Television India, a standup comedy show The Late Night Show – Jitna Rangeen Utna Sangeen on Colors TV, Raina Beeti Jaye- Jashn on Sony Mix and Talent hunt show India Ke Mast Kalandar on SAB TV. He has worked in the short film Reincarnation and has dubbed for Chris Tucker in the 2001 American action comedy film Rush Hour 2, for Owen Wilson in 2000 martial arts Western comedy film Shanghai Noon and its sequel in 2003 Shanghai Knights, for Martin Lawrence in the 2003 American action comedy film Bad Boys II and for Christian Coulson in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
Sumeet Raghavan Top Hits
The top hits television series that Sumeet Raghavan appeared in are Mahabharat aired on Doordarshan between 2 October 1988 and 24 June 1990, medical drama series Sanjivani aired on Star Plus from 2002 to 2005, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai aired on STAR One from 1 November 2004 to 11 September 2006, soap opera Resham Dankh aired on STAR One from August 2006 to December 2006, Paani Puri aired on STAR One from August 2008 to September 2009, Ghar Ki Baat Hai aired on NDTV Imagine in 2009 and Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo aired on SAB TV from 14 December 2009 to 6 January 2012.
His hit films in Bollywood are 2008 Indian romantic drama film U Me Aur Hum produced and directed by Ajay Devgn under Ajay Devgn Films and Eros International, 2008 Hindi political thriller film Firaaq directed by Nandita Das and produced by Percept Picture Company, 2010 drama film My Name Is Khan directed by Karan Johar, produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Gauri Khan, and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in lead roles, 2011 drama film Kucch Luv Jaisaa written and directed by Barnali Ray Shukla and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, 2014 action thriller film Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty directed by A. R. Murugadoss starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha.
His top Marathi films are comedy thriller film Sandook directed by Atul Kale, starring opposite Bharagavi Chirmuley, 2018 mystery film Aapla Manus directed by Satish Rajwade and produced by Ajay Devgn and Abhinav Shukla and 2018 comedy-drama film Bucket List directed by Tejas Prabha Vijay Deoskar and produced by DAR Motion Pictures, Dark Horse Cinemas and Blue Mustang Creations. He was also featured in web series including Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Take 2 aired on Hotstar in 2017 and Zaban Sambhal Ke created by Rajiv Mehra for Ekta Kapoor’s video on demand platform ALTBalaji in 2018.
Sumeet Raghavan Awards
Sumeet has received several awards including Most Promising Child Actor Award for the play Mala Bhet Havi Ho, Best Actor in a Comic Role Jury Award at Indian Telly Awards for the role of ‘Apoorva Shah’ he played in the 2009-2012 series Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo and Best Anchor Award at 12th Indian Television Academy Awards for hosting The Late Night Show – Jitna Rangeen Utna Sangeen on Colors TV.
Sumeet Raghavan Personal Life
Sumeet is married to actress Chinmayee Surve since 8 June 1996. They met on the sets of the play Jwalamukhi. Chinmayee Surve, who is born and brought up in Aurangabad, has worked in over 25 serials, films and plays. They have two children Neerad Sumeet and Deeya Sumeet.
Sumeet’s father is from Tamil Nadu and mother is from Karnataka. He had an interest in music since his childhood and received training from Pt. Vasantrao Kulkarni and Suresh Wadkar. He likes to sing ghazals and light Hindi music. He has participated in the popular music reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa on Zee Marathi in 2007 and became one the finalists. He has also won in the music reality show Say Shava Shava on NDTV Imagine in 2008. In 2011, he participated in another music reality show Star Ya Rockstar on Zee TV.
Sumeet Raghavan Images on India Content Website
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