Rajesh Jais is originally a theatre actor with a profound presence in the Hindi TV & Cinema. He has been working in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years. His initial most noted appearances were in the series ‘
Shanti’, where he acted along with other budding actors & actresses such as
Yatin Karyekar & Mandira Bedi.
During his student life, he was actively involved in extracurricular activities such as skits and plays. He always dreamt of making a career in the entertainment industry due to his natural bent towards the arts, acting & music. He later made this aspiration a reality, as he is an alumnus of the National School of Drama (1988-91), Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
He has been an avid lover of Indian classical music and placed in the category of ‘
Bhushan’ due to his well-perceived singing abilities. His acting career mostly consists of several small roles in movies and most recently, some major appearances in the Hindi Television Industry. Initially, he did journalism, even worked as an anchor for radio, but his heart was in acting.
He acted in several plays, in which he worked with Play Directors such as
Barry John, '
Anuradha Kapur' &
Robin Das to name a few. His film endeavours are mostly centred on serious and meaningful cinema. His little or lengthy, but noted appearances in some movies like ‘Matrubhoomi:A Nation Without Women’, ‘Rocket Singh’ & ‘Joggers Park’ has won him the attention of the viewers.
His past appearance in a popular TV series like ‘
Byomkesh Bakshi’, Manam, to the recent ‘Iss Pyaar ko Kya Naam Doon’, seems to be going strong like anything.