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Rajeev Khandelwal invites Ekta Kapoor for Aamir’s premiere

Every one is aware of Rajeev Khandelwal and soap queen Ekta Kapoor’s love-hate relationship. Once known as the blue-eyed boy of Balaji telefilms, Rajeev soon makes his Bollywood debut with UTV’s Aamir.

Many people know that it was his Bollywood aspirations that made Rajeev quit Kahin toh Hoga, a popular TV soap from the Balaji stable. And that’s what was resposbile for his so-called tiff with Ekta Kapoor.

But Rajeev Khandelwal feels he can’t ignore Ekta’s contribution in his career and so has invited her to a special screening of his debut film Aamir.

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Synopsis Of Rajeev Khandelwal’s Debut Movie – Aamir


Aamir (noun): A leader (meaning)

Aamir is a man-on-the-run thriller revolving around the eponymous London-based doctor’s visit to his family in India.

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Rajeev Khandelwal – Ladies Man !

Rajeev Khandelwal surely knows how to handle women’s attention. Recently, when he was shooting the promotional video of his debut film Aamir near Flora Fountain, Mumbai, many of his female fans thronged the area.

The song Mehfooz, a Sufi number, was being picturised and the former sweetheart of television was oblivious to the countless pairs of eyes fixed on him.

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Rajeev Khandelwal’s professionalism!

Some actors would go to any lengths to bag a role.

And then there are some like Rajeev Khandelwal who would go to extreme lengths to look convincing in a role.

For his role in Aamir, the handsome actor of popular serials like Kahin To Hoga, Kya Hadsa Kya Haqeeqat and Left Right Left will be seen in the same outfit from start to finish.

Set in the Muslim dominated, but poor, areas of Mumbai, the film explores the seedy life of the city through Rajeev’s character, who finds himself lost in the streets.

And like the professional he is, Rajeev insisted on wearing the same filthy shirt throughout the shooting of the film.

Says Director Rajkumar Gupta, “We bought few shirts of the same size, colour and brand but Rajeev insisted that he should continue with the same shirt so that it would look real.”

He adds, “Rajeev, however dried his shirt in sun and also applied lot of perfume on it to make the ordeal a little more bearable.”

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Interview: Rajeev economizes!

Actor Rajeev Khandelwal will soon be seen in the film Aamir . However, the opening shot of the film has the actor seated in the economy class of an airplane. For this, Rajeev had to actually travel economy class with the rest of the crew on the nine-hour flight from Mumbai to London. And once they landed, director Rajkumar Gupta shot the necessary sequences.

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Rajeev is a snob or a loner?

Apparently Rajeev loves his own company.


Recently at a TV event in Mauritius, telly actors had a blast. They enjoyed their stay in the exotic location. For once they were not shedding tears and crying on each other’s shoulders as they always do on the sets. But while all TV actors were staying at the resort where the organisers had put them up, Rajeev Khandelwal was staying somewhere far away and all alone!

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Rajeev’s popularity!!!

Rajeev’s popularity

We met up with the most eligible bachelor in tellyland, Rajeev Khandelwal on the sets of Left Right Left. While chatting up with us, he narrated a rather dreadful experience in the Pink City Jaipur where he was hounded by a gang of 20 girls in a disco.

“As I entered the disco some 15 to 20 girls came running towards me. All of them wanted to dance with me; they were yelling and pulling me towards themselves. It was a bit scary as I was not really able to handle so many girls at the same time. Ultimately, I left the venue within the next ten minutes. Later, after an hour I returned back and guess what! Those girls were still waiting for me. I was pleased by their attitude and decided to shake a leg with all of them,” adds Rajeev.

This is not the first time that Rajeev faced such a situation. Two years back, one had heard of instances where girls used to forcefully enter the sets of Kahiin to Hoga just to get a glimpse of the actor. Well! We can only wish Rajeev All the Best!

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