Rakesh Srivastav has been a long time character artist who has been active in the film industry for so long, He was seen playing some memorable supporting roles in Films like ‘
Maine Pyar Kiya’ (1989),‘Sardari Begum’ (1996), ‘
Red Swastik’ (2005) & ‘Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero’ (2005).
He has a long experience in the film industry & has a very sound background as a supporting artist in the mainstream Hindi Cinema. His orientation seems to be mostly to commercial flicks, but he was also seen playing a serious role in the movie called ‘Such a long Journey’ (1998).
He is busy nowadays with his Television acting assignments. He has appeared in some noted television comedies like ‘Humse Kisi Ne Kaha Hi Nahi...’ which is being aired on Sony TV. He has some other credits as well with his name as he has performed various roles behind the camera as an assistant director in the famous
Salman Khan starrer ‘
Ready’ (2011) & ‘Udhaar Ki Zindagi’ (1994).
He was associated with the movie ‘Singh Is King’ as an assistant to the Director of the movie. He has performed some other roles (Unit Production Chief) as well in the Industry. His Television endeavours are not confined to comedy as he has done some family drama like ‘
Piya Ka Ghar’, which was aired on ZEE TV & completed more than 700 episodes.
It was among the most popular TV serials of its time. Rakesh is an actor at heart and wants to do some meaningful roles even if the opportunity comes in the form of comedy. He was recently seen on TV series called ‘
Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai’. He lives and works in Mumbai.