Rishabh Raj is a Bollywood actor from Bokaro, Jharkhand. He did his schooling at Holy Cross School in Bokaro. During his school days, he had taken part in a lot of competitions in dance and drama. He had been learning martial arts when he was a kid. Rishabh Raj is also much interested in sports and is an enthusiast of Cricket, Basketball, Football and Volleyball. He had also participated in National Level competitions when he was at school. Rishabh Raj is an MBA graduate. He had also done a certificate course in Digital Marketing from IIM Kashipur.
As he wanted to pursue his career in the cinema industry, Rishabh Raj shifted his base from Bokaro to Mumbai. Rishabh Raj had worked in eight TV Serials and Shows and three movies. He had also worked as an RJ on Zeno Radio and he hosted, The Rishabh Raj Show, which was broadcast at 11 am every Saturday and the same show is repeated at 11 pm on the same day. Besides this, he had also done a radio show, Jai Bajrangi Show with
for Fever 104 FM. He worked with Suniel around 35 episodes and rendered his voice to the historical character, Laxman. He also did a show with Jackie Shroff.
Before entering the industry, he received acting training from Bhartiya Natya Shikshapeeth for two years and the acting academy, Actor Prepares, run by
. There he got 3 months of training in a full-time course.
The Buddy Project
Season 3 is a serial in which, he played a parallel lead for 50+ episodes that were telecast for 6 months. He had also played in the Star Plus serial, Arjun and a Sony Marathi series, Garja Maharashtra, as a British Officer.
Dil Dosti Dance
, he made a cameo appearance as a choreographer and a College Student. He had also appeared in a guest role in It’s Complicated on Channel V. He took part in the show V Distraction on Channel V as a contestant and won the show. He had been a contestant in Big Magic’s Big Fame Star and MTV’s MTV Elevator Pitch.
To play in the film,
Jhansi Ki Rani
Laxmibai, Rishabh learned horse riding. He played the role, Nana Saheb Peshwa. Rishabh had also been a part of Phir Aaya Satte Pe Satta, where he was seen as one of the leads. Rishabh was also seen as Bhagat Singh in the film, Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azaad. Rishabh Raj got his training in dance from Shaimak Davar. Rishab’s short films are Assam Violence, Smoking Kills and 15 Year Doll. He had also played in a lot of plays, including The Ghost Train, a Hindi play, Dhari Lo Ke Tame Manji Chhe, a Gujarati play and an Urdu play named, Azaban Naar.