Birth: , New Delhi, India
Rahul Dev is an Indian film actor and former model. Dev is known for his unconventionial rugged looks and chiseled features and appearances in action films. He was meant to make his acting debut as the main villain in Mukul S. Anand's 1997 film Dus but the director's death while the film was still in production caused the film to remain incomplete and unreleased. He then made his debut in the 2000 film Champion where he played a villainous role and for which he was nominated for the 2001 Filmfare Best Villain Award.
He has since primarily played villain roles in most of his films. Rahul Dev's brother Mukul Dev is also an actor in films and television. Dev is the son of the former Police commissioner of Delhi, completing his schooling from St.Columbus Delhi. He used to be a good cricket player in school but passed off an opportunity to play professionally as he wished to focus on his studies. Rahul dealt with a personal tragedy when his wife Rina died on 16 May, 2009 after a battle with cancer. The couple had been married for 11 years and have a ten year old son, Siddharth.