Full Details - Raqesh Bapat 2021 Bigg Boss 15 OTT Contestant

Bigg Boss OTT: Raqesh Bapat gets eliminated from the finale night:  




Television actor Raqesh Bapat, who was loved for his gentlemen and good side on Bigg Boss OTT, became the first contestant to get eliminated from the finale night. With eviction, the Top three contestants who are now competing for the trophy are Divya Agarwal, Shamita Shetty and Nishant Bhat. During his journey in the Bigg Boss OTT house was full of ups and downs. His bond with Bollywood actress Shamita Shetty became the talk of the town. Raqesh was the most favourite amongst the girls on the premiere night as almost everyone initially took his name, but in the game of Stay Connected, Raqesh formed a connection with Shamita Shetty. Pratik Sehajpal walked out of the house taking the briefcase which was the direct entry into the Salman Khan hosted Bigg Boss 15 house. Pratik said he always wanted to enter Bigg Boss 15 and hence chose to quit the show.


From the first week itself, the pair had several fights and disagreements sometimes due to Shamita’s strong headed nature and mostly because of Raqesh’s bond with fellow housemate Divya Agarwal. The two even decided to break the connection as Raqesh felt 'suffocating' in the bond and Shamita was offended by his nature. However, they kissed and patched up. During the course of the show, the two developed feelings for each other and have decided to see if their love survives the test of time in the outside world. In his journey Raqesh was even termed ‘sexist’, spineless by host Karan Johar and the actor was deeply hurt by his comments and even decided to leave the game. However, with the help of his friends Divya Agarwal, Shamita Shetty and Nishant Bhat, Raqesh managed to stay in the game. He also opened up about his divorce with ex-wife Ridhi Dogra in front of Shamita Shetty. He also on the show revealed that he is dyslexic and a slow learner. "I was slow in studies," he said. Raqesh added that he faced a tough time in school. To impress Nia, Raqesh even drew a naagin tattoo on her.

 Who is Raqesh Bapat :



  • Raqesh Bapat
    , known also as Rakesh Vashisht, is an Indian actor and model. He is known for his work in films like Tum Bin (2001), Vrundavan (2016), Savita Damodar Paranjape (2018) and television shows like Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar (2005-2008), Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? (2010-2012) and Qubool Hai (2014).
  • He has also worked in television commercials for Wrigley's gum and Colgate.
  • He was ranked sixteenth in The Times of India's Top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra in 2017.
  • Bapat married his Maryada co-actor Ridhi Dogra in May 2011. However, the couple got separated in February 2019 with mutual consent.
Bigg Boss OTT (Season 15)
  • He is now going to be seen in Bigg Boss OTT.
Unknown Facts:
  • What many might not know is that the actor won a National Award for his painting when he was in class IX. He has an exceptional love for painting and sculpting and continues to practice the art forms till date.
  • Raqesh Bapat is a popular name in the entertainment industry. He got the attention of the audience with films like Tum Bin and Dil Vil Pyar Vyar. He has also done movies such as Tumse Milke Wrong Number, Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya, Heroine among others.
  • The actor then went on to do popular and loved shows such as Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar, Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?, Hongey Judaa Na Hum and Qubool Hai. He was last seen in the show, Ishq Main Marjawan.

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