Rituraj Singh Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Rituraj Singh (1964-2024) was an Indian actor and television host. He primarily worked in Bollywood films. On 19 February 2024, he died after suffering a heart attack at his house in Mumbai.

Wiki/Biography

Rituraj Singh was born Rituraj Singh Chandrawat Sisodia on Saturday, 23 May 1964 (age 59 years; at the time of death) in Kota, Rajasthan, India. His zodiac sign was Gemini. He did his schooling at Modern School on Barakamba Road in New Delhi, India. He moved to the United States from Kota, Rajasthan, during his school days.

A childhood picture of Rituraj Singh

A childhood picture of Rituraj Singh

He returned to India when he was 12 years old and started learning theatre. Later, he completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics at Hindu College, University of Delhi. Singh then worked in theatre in Delhi for 12 years with Barry John’s Theatre Action Group (TAG).

Rituraj Singh with Shahrukh Khan during his days at 'Barry John Acting Classes' in New Delhi

Rituraj Singh with Shah Rukh Khan during his days at ‘Barry John Acting Classes’ in New Delhi

Before Shah Rukh Khan joined the same classes, Rituraj Singh had been a student at the ‘Barry John Acting Classes’ in New Delhi for five years. Shah Rukh Khan reportedly admired Rituraj Singh’s acting during their time at Barry John Acting Classes, leading to Singh being referred to as his doppelgänger.

Rituraj Singh with Shahrukh Khan at 'Barry John Acting Classes' in New Delhi

Rituraj Singh with Shah Rukh Khan at ‘Barry John Acting Classes’ in New Delhi

In a media conversation, he once mentioned that his parents lived in Jaipur, and he visited them often.

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Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 70 kg

Hair Colour: Salt and Pepper

Eye Colour: Black

Rituraj Singh

Family & Caste

Rituraj Singh belonged to a Rajput family.

Parents & Siblings

Not much is known about his parents. His mother’s name is Kamla Singh. He had a brother named Raviraj Singh, and a sister.

Wife & Children

His wife’s name was Charu Singh. The couple has a son named Adhiraj Singh, and a daughter named Jahaan Singh.

Rituraj Singh with his wife and children

Rituraj Singh with his wife and children

Career

Television

In 1989, he made his television debut with the television series ‘In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones’ as Arjun Kamat. In 1993, he played the role of Vikram in the television series Banegi Apni Baat.

Rituraj Singh in a still from the television serial Banegi Apni Baat

Rituraj Singh in a still from the television serial Banegi Apni Baat

In 1999, Rituraj Singh worked as a host in the Hindi TV game show, Tol Mol Ke Bol, which was aired on Zee TV. In 2001, he acted as Ajay Mittal in the TV series Kutumb. In 2004, he played the role of Sanjay Doshi in the television show Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.

Rituraj Singh in a still from the television serial Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii

Rituraj Singh in a still from the television serial Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii

In 2009, he played Deven in some episodes of CID. In 2011, he appeared as Kala Diwan Chandela in Zee TV’s show Hitler Didi. During the same year, he played the role of Mahendra Singh in the serial Diya Aur Baati Hum on Star Plus.

Rituraj Singh in a still from the television serial Diya Aur Baati Hum

Rituraj Singh in a still from the television serial Diya Aur Baati Hum

In 2013, Rituraj Singh appeared in Ekk Nayi Pehchaan as Sharda’s professor. The following year, he played Rajesh Vatsal in Satrangi Sasural. In 2023, he played the role of Yashpal in the serial Anupamaa on Star Plus.

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Rituraj Singh in a still from the television series Anupamaa

Rituraj Singh in a still from the television series Anupamaa

Films

English

In 1992, he made his Bollywood debut with the English language film Miss Beatty’s Children.

The poster of the film Miss Beatty's Children

The poster of the film Miss Beatty’s Children

Hindi

In 2010, he appeared in the Hindi language film Hum Tum Aur Ghost as Boxer Aslam. He then played the role of Ambernath Bansal in the film Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya in 2017.

Rituraj Singh with Varun Dhawan in a still from the film Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017)

Rituraj Singh with Varun Dhawan in a still from the film Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017)

Rituraj Singh played the role of Shastri in the film Vash- Possessed by the Obsessed in 2023. He last appeared in the Hindi film Yaariyan 2 in 2023 as Bajju’s office boss’s little brother.

The poster of the film Yaariyan 2

The poster of the film Yaariyan 2

Tamil

In 2023, he made his Tamil film debut with Thunivu as Sunil Dutta.

The poster of the film Thunivu (2023)

The poster of the film Thunivu (2023)

Short

In 2011, he appeared in two short films ‘The Masterpiece’ as Filmmaker (voice) and ‘Prakata Het Yad’ as Appa. In 2019, he starred alongside Pallavi Joshi in the short film ‘Painful Pride.’

The poster of the film Painful Pride

The poster of the film Painful Pride

Web Series

In 2017, he appeared in the web series The Test Case as Gen. Bedi on ALTBalaji. In 2019, Rituraj Singh acted in the web series Hey Prabhu! as Ishwar Prabhu on MX Player and Criminal Justice as Naresh Lakhani on Hotstar.

The poster of the web series Criminal Justice

The poster of the web series Criminal Justice

That same year, he also starred in a web series titled Abhay, which was shown on Zee5.

The poster of the web series Abhay

The poster of the web series Abhay

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Later, he appeared in several other web series, including Bandish Bandits (2020) as Harshvardhan on Amazon Prime, Made in Heaven (2022) as Radhika’s Father on Amazon Prime, and Indian Police Force (2024) as Rafeeq on Amazon Prime.

The poster of the web series Made in Heaven

The poster of the web series Made in Heaven

Award

  • 2020: Best Actor Male in Short Film at the Rajasthan International Film Festival
    Rituraj Singh after winning the Best Actor Male in Short Film at the Rajasthan International Film Festival (2020)

    Rituraj Singh after winning the Best Actor Male in Short Film at the Rajasthan International Film Festival (2020)

Death

Rituraj Singh passed away on 19 February 2024, at the age of 59, due to cardiac arrest at his house in Lokhandwala, Mumbai. He had been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailments.

Facts/Trivia

  • He was also known by the name Rituraj Kamla Singh.
  • He frequently featured in television commercials, including those for VIP Bags and Blue Tribe.
    Rituraj Singh in a still from the television commercial for VIP Bags

    Rituraj Singh in a still from the television commercial for VIP Bags

  • Rituraj Singh liked drinking alcoholic beverages occasionally.
    Rituraj Singh while enjoying an alcoholic beverage

    Rituraj Singh while enjoying an alcoholic beverage

  • His hobbies included travelling to distant places, watching films, dancing, rafting, and reading books.
    Rituraj Singh while enjoying dancing

    Rituraj Singh while enjoying dancing

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