Abrar Qazi is an Indian television actor. He is best known for portraying Rudraksh Khurana in Yeh Hai Chahatein and Raghu Jadhav in Gathbandhan.

Abrar Qazi
Abrar Qazi in 2019.jpg
Qazi in 2021
Born (1993-08-03) 3 August 1993 (age 29)
Years active2018–present
Known forYeh Hai Chahatein

Early lifeEdit

Abrar Qazi was born on 3 August 1993 in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir.


Qazi debuted as Zaid in 2018 with Imtiaz Ali's romance Laila Majnu and also appeared as Kareem in Prime Video's web series The Family Man.

In January 2019, he progressed into Hindi television as the lead Raghu Jadhav, a Dombivli gangster who falls for a police officer in Colors TV's Gathbandhan opposite Shruti Sharma.[2]

Just after Gathbandhan ended in November 2019, Qazi replaced Karan Wahi to portray the lead Rockstar Rudraksh Khurana opposite Sargun Kaur Luthra in Ekta Kapoor's highly popular drama series Yeh Hai Chahatein on Star Plus.[3] The show has proved to be a turning point for his career, gaining him widespread love and attention for his acting as well as romantic chemistry with Luthra, making the duo very popular.



Year Title Role
2018 Laila Majnu Zaid


Year Title Role Notes
2019 Gathbandhan Raghu Jadhav
2019–present Yeh Hai Chahatein Rudraksh "Rudra" Khurana
2021 Bhuvan Garg Cameo

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2019 The Family Man Kareem Bhat [4]

Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Award Category Show Result Ref.
2022 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in Lead Role (Popular) Yeh Hai Chahatein Nominated [5]


  1. ^ "Another Majnoon". Kashmir Life. 23 January 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  2. ^ Farzeen, Sana (15 January 2019). "Gathbandhan actor Abrar Qazi: I enjoyed playing Raghu as he is completely different from me". The Indian Express. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Not Karan Wahi, but Abrar Qazi to play the hero in 'Yeh Hai Chahatein' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  4. ^ "'The Family Man' Review: Compelling Story, Tight Filmmaking Make for a Memorable Watch". The Wire. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  5. ^ "List of Nominees: 21st ITA Awards, 2022".

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