Rajeev Khandelwal one of the most famous TV celebrities who have also acted in several movies actually hails from a traditional Marwari family from Jaipur. The 40 year old actor belongs to an army family. He was born to Let. Col. CL Khandelwal and Mrs. Vijay Laxmi Khandelwal. He had his schooling at Kendiriya Vidyalaya of Jaipur. Later he continued his higher studies from St. Xavier’s College in Ahmadabad and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry.
His relation with the media began with modeling assignments while working with a Delhi based Production house. Later on he started working in television. Surprisingly though, This chocolate faced heartthrob chose the role of Villain to start his television journey. He played the villainous role in Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat (2002). However his popularity began with the role of Sujal Balaji Telefilms' Kahiin To Hoga, Mills-and-Boons-meet-Indian-Hypo Melodrama soap, or in short a Balaji Production series. Not only did the series won him a Best Debut and Best actor but also bagged him several other TV series offers.
Later he graduated to Bollywood in 2008, Where his very first film "Aamir (2008) won him wide accolades from critics and fans alike. Even while working in an intense drama and against veteran actress Aishwarya he was not only able to maintain his reputation as an actor but also performed extremely well. The story revolved around an Indian who returned from England and victimized by circumstances he became a part of terrorist group.
He also acted in Salt Oscar that is an Indo Australian movie where he is plain the role of an Indian immigrant who met western women in Australia/ Not only the movie was liked by the critics but also featured in a competition for Oscar.