Sumeet Raghavan (born 22 April 1971) is an Indian film, television, and theatre actor known for his roles in Wagle Ki Duniya - Nayi Peedi Naye Kissey, Hudd Kar Di,[1] Sarabhai vs Sarabhai,[2] Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo,[3] Badi Doooor Se Aaye Hai,[4] and Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Take 2. As a child actor, he played the role of Sudama in Mahabharat serial of B. R. Chopra.[5]

Sumeet Raghavan
Raghavan in 2017
Raghavan in 2017
Born (1971-04-22) April 22, 1971 (age 53)
Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Occupation(s)Actor
Voice actor
Years active1983–present
Spouse
Chinmayee Surve
(m. 1996)
Websitesumeetraghvan.com

Early life

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Raghavan was born to Tamil father, R. Raghavan and a Kannadiga mother, Prema Raghavan.[6][7] He married Chinmayee Surve in 1996.[8][9]

Filmography

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Television

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Year Show Role Reference(s)/Note(s)
1987 Faster Fene Faster Fene [10]
1988–1990 Mahabharat Young Sudama [5]
1994–2000 Tu Tu Main Main Driver [1]
1997–1998 Ek Do Teen Various characters [11]
1999 Hudd Kar Di Raju [1]
2000 Rishtey Doctor Abhay Verma Segment "Khel Khel Mein"
2002–2005 Sanjivani - A Medical Boon Dr. Rajat Mehra [12]
2002–2004 Shubh Mangal Savadhan Vinay Vanarveda [13]
2004 Bhagwan Bachaye Inko Sid [1]
2004–2006 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Dr. Sahil Sarabhai [2]
Nayesha Mazumdar Singh
2006 Resham Dankh Mr. Balraj
2008 Paani Puri Vikas Puri [14]
Say Shava Shava Contestant Winner[15]
2009 Ghar Ki Baat Hai Rajdip Yagnik Nominated Best Actor in a Comic Role at 8th Indian Telly Awards.[16]
2009–2012 Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo Apoorva Shah Won Best Actor in a Comic Role Jury Award at Indian Telly Awards.[3]
2009–2014 Jay Hind! Host Web Show[17][18]
2010 Jhalak Dikhhla Ja Season 4 Host [19]
2011 Star Ya Rockstar Contestant [20]
2012 The Late Night Show - Jitna Rangeen Utna Sangeen[a] Host Won Best Anchor Award at 12th Indian Television Academy Awards.[21]
Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai Himself Guest appearance[22]
2013 Nautanki: The Comedy Theatre Performer [23]
2014–2016 Badi Door Se Aaye Hain Vasant Ghotala/9211 Nominated Best Actor in a Comic Role at Indian Telly Awards [4]
2015 Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Vasant Ghotala/9211 Guest[24]
2016 Raina Beeti Jaye- Jashn Host [25]
2017 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Take 2 Dr. Sahil Sarabhai Web series
2018 India Ke Mast Kalandar Host [26]
2021–present Wagle Ki Duniya – Nayi Peedhi Naye Kissey Rajesh Wagle [27]
2021 Ziddi Dil Maane Na Rajesh Wagle Guest
2022;2023 Pushpa Impossible Rajesh Wagle Guest[28][29]

Films

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Raghavan (right) with Akshay Kumar (center) and Mona Singh (left) on sets of "Star Ya Rockstar"
Year Film Role Ref(s)
2022 Ekda Kaay Zala Kiran [30]
2018 Ani... Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar Shriram Lagoo [31]
2018 Bucket List Mohan Sane [32]
2018 Aapla Manus Rahul Gokhale [33]
2015 Sandook Vamanrao Ashtaputre [34]
2014 Holiday Sub Inspector Mukund Deshmukh [35]
2011 Kucch Luv Jaisaa Shravan Saxena [36]
2010 My Name Is Khan Attacker (cameo) [37]
2009 Firaaq Dr. Subhash [38]
2008 U Me Aur Hum Dr. Nikhil [39]
2006 Ghoom Inspector Vijay Dikshit [40]

Dubbing roles

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Animated series

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Program title Original Voice(s) Character Dub Language Original Language Number of Episodes Original airdate Dubbed airdate Notes
Aladdin Jonathan Brandis and
Jeff Bennett
Mozenrath Hindi English 86 5 September 1994 – 25 November 1995

Live action films

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Film title Actor(s) Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year release Dub Year release Notes
Blue Streak[41] Martin Lawrence Miles Logan / Detective Malone Hindi English 1999 1999
Rush Hour 2 Chris Tucker Detective James Carter Hindi English
Cantonese Chinese
Mandarin Chinese
2001 2001
Evolution Orlando Jones Professor Harry Block Hindi English
Shanghai Noon Owen Wilson Roy O'Bannon Hindi English 2000 2000
Shanghai Knights Owen Wilson Roy O'Bannon Hindi English 2003 2003
Bad Boys II Martin Lawrence Detective Marcus Burnett Hindi English 2003 2003
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Christian Coulson Tom Riddle Hindi English 2002 2003

See also

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Footnotes

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  1. ^ The show is a televised format of the Internet show "Jay Hind!".

References

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  2. ^ a b "Sarabhai vs Sarabhai cast celebrates 10-year-reunion with selfies and songs". Firstpost. 8 December 2015. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Sumeet is Mellisa Pais's brother". The Times of India. The Times Group. 13 August 2011. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Difficult to sustain comedy: Sumeet Raghavan". The Indian Express. 11 June 2015. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Interesting facts about actor Sumeet Raghavan". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  6. ^ Pant, Nikhila (21 December 2007). "Sumeet's on song". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 18 October 2020.
  7. ^ "08-046 Being A True Friend-2 by HH Radhanath Swami". Youtube. Archived from the original on 17 January 2022. Retrieved 17 January 2022.
  8. ^ "Actor Sumeet Raghavan's wife Chinmayee Surve helps nab pervert". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 23 July 2020. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  9. ^ Gayatri, Deshmukh (14 September 2012). "I never wanted to do a Marathi film: Sumeet Raghavan". The Times of India. The Times Group. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  10. ^ Harshikaa, Udaasi (31 May 2014). "Sumeet is never off duty". The Hindu. The Hindu Group. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Did You Know 'Sholay' Has a Parody Called 'Chholay?' Check Out This Viral Video". News18. 2 June 2023. Archived from the original on 3 June 2023. Retrieved 20 January 2024.
  12. ^ "Sanjivani". Indiantelevision. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  13. ^ "Dilip Joshi Interview". speakbindass.com. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  14. ^ "Sumeet returns to Paani Puri". 2 September 2008. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  15. ^ "Sumeet wins Shava Shava". www.rediff.com. Archived from the original on 20 January 2024. Retrieved 20 January 2024.
  16. ^ Rachna, Dubey (6 June 2009). "SRK's Ghar Ki Baat Hai lost the plot!". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 15 November 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  17. ^ "Gods of the small screen". The Hindu. The Hindu Group. 11 November 2012. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  18. ^ Priyanka, Roy (27 April 2010). "Jai ho to Jay Hind!". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Archived from the original on 29 November 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  19. ^ "Hosts: Mona Singh and Sumeet Raghavan". Mid-Day. 1 December 2010. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  20. ^ "Dhanush special guest on Star Ya Rockstar finale". India Today. Archived from the original on 20 January 2024. Retrieved 20 January 2024.
  21. ^ "COLORS launches 'The Late Night Show' with Sumeet Raghavan". Indiantelevision.com. 5 March 2012. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  22. ^ "Sumeet Raghavan & VIP on Golmaal Hai Bhai…". The Times of India. 18 September 2012. Archived from the original on 15 November 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  23. ^ "Nautanki time for Shaeb, Biwi Aur Gangster: performance by Mahie Gill, Jimmy Shergil". Hindustan Times. 28 February 2013. Archived from the original on 15 November 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  24. ^ Ep 1750 - Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (in Hindi). 5 November 2023. Event occurs at 38:18. Archived from the original on 21 January 2024. Retrieved 21 January 2024 – via YouTube.
  25. ^ "Sumeet Raghavan of Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai turns VJ, here's his special announcement". 30 August 2016. Archived from the original on 27 September 2023. Retrieved 27 September 2023 – via The Economic Times - The Times of India.
  26. ^ "India Ke Mast Kalandar". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 7 September 2018. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  27. ^ "Sumeet Raghavan to be seen in the classic comedy show Wagle Ki Duniya - Nayi Peedhi Naye Kissey - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 13 December 2020. Retrieved 17 December 2020.
  28. ^ "Pushpa Impossible and Wagle ki Duniya mahasangam on the special occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi". 8 September 2022. Archived from the original on 25 June 2023. Retrieved 21 January 2024 – via The Economic Times - The Times of India.
  29. ^ "Rajesh Wagle from Wagle Ki Duniya extends a helping hand to Pushpa during a storm in Pushpa Impossible". 30 June 2023. Archived from the original on 11 July 2023. Retrieved 21 January 2024 – via The Economic Times - The Times of India.
  30. ^ "Ekda Kaay Zala wins National Award for Best Marathi Film". 25 August 2023. Archived from the original on 8 September 2023. Retrieved 24 October 2023.
  31. ^ "Old super hits revamped for Ani Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar". 8 November 2018. Archived from the original on 15 October 2023. Retrieved 24 October 2023 – via The Economic Times - The Times of India.
  32. ^ "Madhuri Dixit-Nene gears up for her Marathi film debut 'Bucket List', movie scheduled for summer release". The Economic Times. 26 March 2018. Archived from the original on 10 April 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  33. ^ "Ajay Devgn's Maiden Marathi Production Titled Aapla Manus". CNN-News18. 25 December 2017. Archived from the original on 27 December 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  34. ^ "Sandook Movie Review". Zee Entertainment Enterprises. Zee Talkies. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  35. ^ "Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 7 June 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  36. ^ "Kucch Luv Jaisaa". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 15 January 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  37. ^ "Up to TV actors to prolong their shelf-life: Sumeet Raghavan". Daily News and Analysis. Press Trust of India. 29 January 2010. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  38. ^ "Firaaq". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 11 January 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  39. ^ "U Me aur Hum". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 15 January 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  40. ^ "MTV India forays into films; spoofs 'Dhoom'". 18 May 2006. Archived from the original on 7 February 2019. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  41. ^ "Sumeet was Martin Lawrence's voice". The Times of India. The Times Group. 27 December 2014. Archived from the original on 1 July 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
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