is a married Indian Television and film Actor from Jaipur, Rajasthan.
He was working as a production controller in a Delhi based production house. He had modelled for several brands like LML, Green Label Whisky, Kodak Express, Vasmol, Nescafe with Aamna, haward 5000 and Videocon refrigerators etc.
His first show in Indian Television was KYA HADSAA KYA HAQUEEQAT(2002 Sony tv), where he played the negative character of Raj who marries Nikki (Pallavi Kulkarni later replaced by Geetanjali) with a motto to take her property and prove her mad and sent her to mental asylum.
But he became famous from his second show KAHIN TOH HOGA.(2003 Starplus) girls fell in love with him and he rocked and became popular as Sujal Garewal. who loves Kashish Sinha (Aamna Shariff). Kashish also love Sujal but some circumstrances made her to marry Piyush Raheja, Sujal's best friend who works with him and lives in same house.Sujal then decides to get her love back. and do everything. unfortunately Piyush met with an accident and dies. Kashish Thoughts Sujal is responsible behind his husband's death and gets marry with Sujal only to take revenge But after knowing his innocence she fals in love with him again and their romantic life begins.
Rajeev really made justice with its character. His passion, His arrogance, His emotions, His romance.. all were superb..
His Chemistry with Co-actress Aamna Shariff has an magical effect that has no end even after years and years. They are still Best Jodi of Indian Television.
After replaced by Gurpreet Singh, King Khandelwal appeared on TIME BOMB 9/11(2005 ZEE TV) as ACT Raw Officer Varun Awasthi, who is sent for a job to protect Prime Minister and the country from horrible plan of Osama an international terrorist. In the same time he has some misunderstanding with his wife who is a new reporter. Lastly he succeeds his job but unfortunately he lost his wife.
After this show for the first time he got an opportunity to host third session of DEAL YA NO DEAL. the prize money for the show was highest 1crore and lowest 25 paise. interesting [prize was the second lowest that was a chlormint. The no.of briefcases were also increased to 26 from 22 in the third session..
Last episode was played with gorgeous AAmna Shariff.
Rajeev worked for a Pakistani show also named SUN LEY NA where he was again paired with Aamna Shariff. where name of his character for the show was Sharim.
He made his special appearance for the famous show CID as ACP Prithviraj who is sent to CID Beuro to trace Nakul in absence of ACP Pradyumana who is secretly sent to London to look for the roots of International criminal gang where his own son Nakul (Rahil Azmi) is attached with.
At the end ACP Pradyuman kills his own son. Rajeev's jump was remarkable.
After doing these shows he again rocked the television industry as Captain Rajveer Singh Sekhawat in LEFT RIGHT LET SESSION 1.where he having a past with Nandini was behaving like a romantic hero of seventies tragedy films, leaning against the wall and crying for Naina. He looked like a helpless bahu of current saas bahu genre mostly misunderstood and always sulking over the new trust between his friend and his favorite cadet Naina (Priyanka Bassi).The best thing about him is he does every thing convincingly and is perfect while playing the mentor and guide to the cadets.. Shweta Salve as Dr. Ritu Misra was set in opposite him later on her character was shifted to the negative shade.
After leaving this show, King Khandelwal decided to try his luck on big screen.
he knocked the door as Dr. Aamir Ali
His First film Aamir revolves around a young Muslim man, Dr. Aamir Ali who has returned to Mumbai from the United Kingdom and finds himself at the mercy of Islamic extremists who want to carry out a bombing in the cityThe movie was released on June 6. Shot on a budget of 2 Crore i.e. US$ 444,000 Aamir is a thriller set in the streets of Mumbai. Aamir is also the debut film of its lead actor, director, cinematographer, music director and the producer UTV Spotboy. Movie and actor and the director were admired by the people from all over the country. Rajeev rocked again...
After this success Rajeev made a come back in television with a reality show SACH KA SAAMNA,(2009 Starplus.) the Hindi version of The Moment of truth. the show was proved to be very controversial. And was criticized in whole of the country specially by Indian politicians with an issue of moral values of India It made the channel to change its time slot. But after all these difficulties the show successfully completed his contracted period with the channel.
Year 2011 was year of action for Rajeev and year f joy for his fans.
in 10th june, Rajeev's second movie Shaitaan get released which was liked all over and the role of Inspector Arvind Mathur who is having problems in his marital life, not able to control his anger, solves the mystry of kidnapping of an NRI's daughter and was appriciated and loved.
after that in October, Soundtrack was released. It was not promoted well and distribution was also not efficient. but Rajeev's acting talent was critically acclaimed and viewers loved that. however it was declared a disaster.
In October 10 Rajeev made a comeback in small screen with an international show called SUPERCARS. where he was host. the show in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL was about making of different cars giving competition to each other in regard of speed, design and luxury.
In december 18, Rajeev came back in Indian Television with SACH KA SAAMNA SEASON 2 which was on aired on LIFE OK(new name of Star one). this time the show was based against of corruption. Rajeev impressed and killed his fans with his looks and style.
Upcoming movies of Rajeev are WILL YOU MARRY ME (MY FIRST AND LAST WISH)(Mugdha Godse) PETER GATYA KAAM SE(Lekha washington,) J FOR JOKER(Prachi Desai)FEVER (AAishA Takia)(CHENAB GANDHI, RETURN GIFT, TAINAAT, JUST LOVE ARE STILL IN PRODUCTION)
Awards and nominations:
2004 - Star Parivar Awards: Best Jodi with Aamna Shariff
2004 - Sangini Indian Telly Awards: Personality of the Year with Mona Singh
2004 - Sangini Indian Telly Awards: New Face of the Year
2004 - Sangini Indian Telly Awards: Best Jodi with Aamna Shariff
2005 - MTV Style Awards: Most Stylish Person (Male) on T.V.
2005 - Garnier Light Indian Telly Awards: T.V. Personality of the Year
2006 - MTV Style Awards: Most Stylish Host on T.V.
2007 - Sansui Television Awards: Popular Actor Male for Left Right Left
2007 - Gold Award: Best Actor in Leading Role (Male) for Left Right Left
2008 - Indian Telly Awards: T.V. Honour of The Year with Prachi Desai
2009 - Indian Telly Awards: Best