Rahul Dev Kaushal
27 September 1968
|Alma mater||St. Columba's School, Delhi|
|Years active||1997 – present|
(m. 1998; died 2009)
|Relatives||Mukul Dev (brother)|
He made his screen debut in the 2000 film Champion where he played a villainous role for which he was nominated for the 2001 Filmfare Best Villain Award. He also appeared as a villain in the Punjabi movie Dharti in 2011. He then moved into Malayalam cinema, playing the role of an assassin Sheik Imran in Amal Neerad's Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded. Four years later, he made a comeback with Sringaravelan.
In December 2013, Dev made his television debut, playing the role of the demon Arunasur in the mythological TV series Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev. He Participated in Bigg Boss (Hindi season 10) and Evicted in Day 63. He appeared in Bhojpuri film Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se 2 in 2018. Rahul will soon be seen sharing screen space with Aftab in the upcoming crime thriller web series Poison 2.
Dev's wife Rina died of cancer on 16 May 2009. The couple had been married for 11 years and have a son, Sidhart. Dev has spoken about the experience of being a single father. He is in a relationship with model and actress Mugdha Godse.
On 22 April 2019, his father, Hari Dev, who was an assistant commissioner of police died at the age of 91.
|2000||Champion||Naseer Ahmed||Hindi||Hindi Debut |
|Narasimha||Rasool Akhtar||Tamil||Tamil Debut|
|Chalo Ishq Ladaaye||Raja||Hindi|||
|23 March 1931: Shaheed||Sukhdev|
|Awara Paagal Deewana||Vikrant|
|Kyon?||Inspector Aditya Solanki||Hindi|
|88 Antop Hill||IGP Arvind Khanvilkar||Hindi|
|Bardaasht||ACP Yeshwant Thakur||Hindi|
|Aan: Men at Work||Yeda Bhai||Hindi|
|Allari Pidugu||J. K.||Telugu|
|2006||Fight Club – Members Only||Sandy||Hindi|
|Jaane Hoga Kya?||Special Investigations Officer Rathore||Hindi|
|Kachchi Sadak||Javed Ali||Hindi|
|Iqraar by Chance||Sikka||Hindi|
|Okkadunnadu||Sona Bhai's nephew||Telugu|
|Jimmy||ACP Rajeshwar Vyas||Hindi|
|Sankat City||Suleman Supari||Hindi|
|U Me Aur Hum||Jeetu||Hindi|
|Premi No. 1||Ranjit||Odia|
|Aa Dekhen Zara||Captain||Hindi|
|Kal Kissne Dekha||Marshal||Hindi|
|Sagar Alias Jackie Reloaded||Sheikh Imran (Sniper)||Malayalam||Malayalam Debut|
|2011||Run Bhola Run||Hindi|
|Dharti||Natchaar Singh||Punjabi||Punjabi Debut|
|2012||Mirza The Untold Story||Jeet||Punjabi|
|Rangbaaz||Lucky Vai||Bengali||Bengali Debut|
|2015||Ek Paheli Leela||Bhairav||Hindi|
|Lailaa O Lailaa||Victor Rana||Malayalam|
|10 Endrathukulla||Daksha Bhai||Tamil|
|Okka Ammayi Thappa||Aslam Bhai||Telugu|
|I'm Not A Terrorist||Mustaffa||Malay – Hindi|
|Dulhan Chahi Pakistan Se 2||Bhojpuri||Bhojpuri Debut|
|Pagalpanti||Smuggler Kazaam||Gujarati||Gujarati Debut|
|2020||Operation Parindey||Monty Singh||Hindi||Released on ZEE5|
|Torbaaz||Qazar||Hindi||Released on Netflix|
|Raat Baaki Hai||Rajesh Ahlawat||Hindi||Released on ZEE5|
|2022||Bikkhov||Malik Pradhan||Bengali||Bangladeshi film|
|The Legend||Member of VJ's pharmaceutical mafia||Tamil|
|2010||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3||Contestant|
|2013||Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev||Arunasur|||
|2016||CID: Karo Ya Maro||Katori Damta|
|2016||Bigg Boss 10||Contestant|||
|2017||Dil Boley Oberoi||Kali Thakur|||
|2021||The Empire||Wazir khan|
|2017–2018||The Test Case||Naib Subedar Kirpal Bhatti|||
|2020||Who's Your Daddy??||Prem Singh|||
|2020||Poison 2||Sikander Malik|||
|2021||LSD: Love, Scandal and Doctors||Dr. Rana|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2001||Champion||Filmfare Best Villain Award||Nominated|
|2004||Simhadri||Filmfare Award South for Best Villain- Telugu||Nominated|
|Footpath||Zee Cine Award Best Villain||Won|
- "Rahul Dev to play a villain on Devon Ke Dev Mahadev". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 21 April 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
- "Bigg Boss 10: Bollywood's villain actor Rahul Dev to enter the house". 15 October 2016.
- "Rahul Dev and Mukul Dev's father dies at 91, Shah Rukh Khan, Manoj Bajpayee pay tribute". Hindustan Times. 22 April 2019. Archived from the original on 9 October 2019. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
- "Rahul Dev's look in 'Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev". The Times of India. 7 December 2013. Archived from the original on 6 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- "Rahul Dev: Took up 'Bigg Boss' to support my son's education". The Times of India. 24 October 2016.
- "Bigg Boss 10: Rahul Dev EVICTED!". 17 December 2016.
- "Bigg Boss 10: "I am going to miss spending time with..." -Rahul Dev post EVICTION!". 19 December 2016.
- "'Dulhin Chahi Pakistan Se 2': Rahul Dev to star in the Bhojpuri film | Bhojpuri Movie News - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 19 January 2020. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
- "Poison 2: Rahul Dev On Working With Aftab Shivdasani For The 4th Time, Says,"He Is More Like Family"". Koimoi. 13 October 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
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- "Rahul Dev on 14-year age gap with Mugdha Godse: 'My parents had an age gap of 10 years too'". Hindustan Times. 9 March 2020. Retrieved 24 May 2022.
- "Rahul Dev's father, Hari Dev, passes away at 91". Mid-day. 22 April 2019. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
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- "Rahul Dev To Be Seen In A Whole New Avatar In Operation Parindey". mid-day.com. 30 January 2020. Archived from the original on 23 March 2020. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
- "Rahul Dev on lockdown amid coronavirus crisis: 'Shooting is the last thing on my mind, I really wish I am able to get back to work'". Hindustan Times. 27 March 2020. Archived from the original on 29 March 2020. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
- "Star One to launch virtual reality game show 'Games Bond'". 3 June 2005. Archived from the original on 7 September 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
- "Power Couple is all about love: Mugdha Godse". Archived from the original on 21 April 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
- "Bigg Boss 10". Colors TV. Archived from the original on 1 November 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
- "ISHQBAAZ: Rahul Dev's role REVEALED in Dil Bole Oberoi and he is NOT Anika's Father". 10 February 2017. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
- "Rahul Dev about The Test Case: Women are equally strong for combat roles". Archived from the original on 9 May 2019. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
- "AltBalaji And Zee5 To Launch A New Show 'Who's Your Daddy' Starring Rahul Dev". mumbailive. 11 March 2020. Archived from the original on 30 March 2020. Retrieved 2 April 2020.
- "Poison 2 (Zee5) Web Series Watch Online, Cast, Trailer, Release Date". Bollywood News 23. 14 September 2020. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2020.