Versatile Actor Rituraj Singh died at 59, Let’s know more about him.

Rituraj Singh is known for performing in the movies like” Badrinath Ki Dulhania,” and “Satyamev Jayate2.” He is popular for performing in television serials like” Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai,” and “Anupama.”

RituRaj Singh Biography
RituRaj Singh Biography


Full NameRituraj Singh Chandrawat Sisodia.
Other NameRituraj Kamla Singh
Known forAnupama serial
Birth23 May 1964
Death20 Feb 2024
Net Worth55 Crore

Who is Rituraj K Singh?

Rituraj Singh was a highly esteemed actor in the Indian entertainment industry, known for his remarkable performance on both television and the big screen.

He tragically passed away on February 20, 2024, at the age of 59. Rituraj had been battling pancreatic disease and was recently hospitalized after experiencing a cardiac arrest, which ultimately led to his demise.

On Tuesday, February 20, the entertainment world mourned the loss of renowned actor Rituraj Singh. The news of his passing came as a shock to many, as the beloved actor succumbed to a cardiac arrest at the age of 59.

His close friend, Amit Behl, confirmed the heartbreaking news, revealing that Rituraj had been pancreatic illness. He had recently been hospitalized after experiencing a cardiac arrest and tragically passed away despite medical efforts.

Amit Quote: “Yes, he passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was admitted to a hospital some time back for treatment of pancreas, returned home, had some cardiac complications, and passed away.”

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Rituraj Singh Family

Rituraj Singh was survived by his loving family, comprising his wife, daughter, and son.

Wife: Charu Singh

Rituraj Singh’s wife Charu Singh is a highly creative individual known for her talent in designing their home. Apart from her flair for interior design, she was also renowned for her culinary skills, being a proficient cook who delighted the family with her delicious meals.

Daughter- Jahaan Singh

Jahaan Singh, Rituraj’s daughter, pursued her education at New York University, where she excelled academically and graduated with honors. 

Following her academic achievements, she embarked on a career as a writer, contributing to prestigious publications such as The New York Times.

Son- Adhiraj Singh

Adhiraj Singh is Rituraj Singh’s eldest child and only son.

Rituraj Singh Family
Rituraj Singh Family
WifeCharu Singh
DaughterJahaan Singh
SonAdhiraj Singh
BrotherRaviraj Singh
MotherKamla Singh
Rituraj Singh Family

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Early life

  • Rituraj Singh was born in Kota, Rajasthan, and hailed from a Sisodia Rajput family.
  • His education journey started in Delhi before he ventured to the United States.  However, he returned to India at the age of 12 due to his passion for acting.
  • Later, in 1993, at the age of 29, he set foot in the city of dreams.

Connection with Shah Rukh Khan

Before he became an actor, Rituraj spent 12 years learning and practicing acting with Barry John’s Theatre Action Group.  He was the lead actor there, Shahrukhan also joined the group for 4 years and shared the stage.

Before Rituraj became an actor, he spent a long time, about 12 years, learning acting with a famous group called Barry John’s Theatre Action Group.

RituRaj Singh and ShahRukh Khan
RituRaj Singh and ShahRukh Khan

There, he was a lead actor, which means he played important roles in their plays.  During this time, he also met and worked with Shahrukh Khan, who later became a big Bollywood star. They were in the same acting group for four years, learning and performing together. This experience was an important part of Rituraj’s journey to becoming an actor.


SchoolMorden School, Barakamba Road, New Delhi, India.
College/ UniversityHindu College, University of Delhi
QualificationB.A. Economics


Reflecting on his career journey, Rituraj recalled starting with children’s theatre and eventually making a mark in television and Bollywood.

Movie: Annie Give It Those Ones(1989)

He first debuted in the English-language television film Annie Give It Those Ones(1989), which was written by Arundhati Roy. In this movie he also worked with Shahrukh Khan, he played the role of Arjun Kamat in the movie.

Annie Give It Those Ones(1989) Drama
Annie Give It Those Ones(1989) Drama

Others Movies

Miss Beatty’s Children1992
Hum Tum Aur Ghost Aslam(Boxer)2010
The MasterpieceVoice2011
Prakata Het Yad  Appa2011
Badrinath Ki DulhaniaFather of Badri2017
Other Movies
Rituraj Singh as Badri's father
Rituraj Singh as Badri’s father

Television: Tol Mol Ke Bol

Rituraj Singh started his TV career by hosting a 90s reality show called “Tol Mol Ke Bol” as host. This show helped him become famous and make a name for himself in the entertainment world.

Rituraj in Tol Mol Ke Bol
Rituraj in Tol Mol Ke Bol

After hosting the reality show “Tol Mol Ke Bol,” Rituraj Singh transitioned his acting career from theatre to the television industry.

Other Shows

Banegi Apni BaatVikram1993
Rishtey- The Love StoriesSadanand1999
Ghar Ek Mandir2000
KutumbAjay Mittal2001
Kahaani Ghar Ghar KiiAbhinav Raheja2004
Ssshhh…Phir Koi HaiGuest2009
Hitler Didi2011
Diya Aur Baati HumMahendra Singh(Coach)2011
Satrangi SasuralRajesh Vatsal2014
TrideviyaanDinanath Chauhan2016
Ladoo2Balwant Choudhary2017
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata HaiPurushottam Ajmera2019
Bandish BanditsHarshvardhan2020
Television serial
Purushottam Ajmera in Ye Rishta Kya Khelata Hai
Purushottam Ajmera in Ye Rishta Kya Khelata Hai

Rituraj Singh left a lasting impression with his roles in popular TV shows like “ Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” and Anupamaa,”

Web Series: The Test Case(2017)

In addition to movies and TV shows, Rituraj Singh showcased his acting skills in web series as well. His debut web series was “ The Test Case” in 2017, where he portrayed the character of General Bedi.

Other Webseries

Hey Prabhu(2019): He also appeared in the web series “ Hey Prabhu,” which revolves around the life of an ordinary man. In this series, he portrayed the character of Eshwar Prabhu.

Web SeriesRoleYear
Hey PrabhuEshwar Prabhu2019
Phela ChakravyuhGiriraj2023
Yaariyaan 22023
Web Series

In addition to his impressive television and filmography, Rituraj was actively involved in web series, delivering captivating performances in shows like “ Hey Prabhu” and “Phela Chakravyuh.”

Commercials Ads

Rituraj Singh was a familiar face not only on the screen but also in television commercials. He frequently appeared in various ad campaigns, including those for brands like VIP Bags and Blue Tribe.

Rituraj Singh VIP Bags commercial ads
Rituraj Singh VIP Bags commercial ads

Tamil Movie: Thunivu(2023)

In addition to Hindi movies and television series, Rituraj Singh ventured into South Indian cinema. His debut movie in the South was “ Thunivu”(2023), where he portrayed the character of Sunil Dutta.


Short Film: Painful Pride

Rituraj Singh also appeared in the short film “Painful Pride” alongside Pallavi Joshi, for which he was awarded the Best Actor.

Rituraj Singh Painfull Pride short film
Rituraj Singh’s Painful Pride short film

Total Assets(Net Worth)

In the realm of fame and fortune, Rituraj Singh’s name shone brightly with a net worth exceeding a whopping 55 core rupees as of 2023. But that’s not all he wasn’t just a star on the screen; he owned multiple lavish bungalows in the bustling city of Mumbai.


  • Rituraj Singh won the Best Actor Male in Short Film at the Rajasthan International Film Festival in 2020.
  • He also received recognition and an award for his role in the short film” Love Ishtory.”
Award for short movie Painfull Pride
Award for short movie Painful Pride


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