Rakesh Thareja is an Indian film and television actor. He appeared in the second season of the Hindi sitcom,
Idhar Udhar, on Doordarshan channel. The series was directed by
Anand Mahendroo, who also helmed the very successful Hindi sitcom
Dekh Bhai Dekh, where he was cast as Dingoo in 1993.
He played supporting role as Paul, friend of Apurva Agnihotri’s character in the Bollywood musical drama film, Pardes, in 1997. Rakesh is also part of Asha Parekh’s
Kora Kagaz, which was aired on Star Plus in 1998. In 2003, he appeared as Tarun Singhania on Zee TV’s Hindi series, Lipstick.