HI I AM RAJAT TOKAS
Mother's Name - Pramilla Tokas
Father's Name - Ramveer Tokas
Hometown - New Delhi
Passions - Acting and breaking his bones
Fav Sports - Football, Swimming, Horseridding, Skating
Fav TV Shows - Prithviraj Chauhan and a long list
Cuisines: South Indian, Chinese, Italian, Rajasthani
Height - 170 cm
Eye colour - Brown
Hair colour - Blonde
Cell - Nokia N70
DOB - 19th July 1993
City - Mumbai
Tokas was born in Munirka, South Delhi to Ranveer and Pramila Tokas. He studied in the D.A. Higher Secondary School, R.K. Puram, Delhi. Due to his hectic schedule as an actor, he began studying through correspondence. His father encouraged him to pursue acting as his career, when he started showing some interest in the field. Apart from being an actor, Tokas is also a national level swimmer.
Tokas has other works apart from Prithviraj Chauhan. His main works are Jadui Chiraag, Light House For Children, Bango, Mera Dost, Rahul, Ek Nazar Ki Tamanna, Hey Hawain, Khoj Khajane Ki, Abhivyakti and Saibaba. He and his co-star, Mugdha Chapekar, got a breakthrough when they both appeared in Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan on Star Plus. In the beginning, Tokas was meant to appear for limited time of 5-6 episodes. When the show's popularity increased, so did their roles. They appeared in over 150 episodes in more than a year.
Currently, Tokas is working in new NDTV serial called Dharam Veer, with Mugdha chapekar as a co-star. He plays the role of Veer, a cousin brother and best friend of the King's son, Dharam.
Best Child Actor - Star Parivar Awards (2007)
Best Yogya Jodi - Star Parivar Awards (2007); along with Mugdha Chapekar, his co-actor in Prithviraj Chauhan
Best Child Actor - Gold Awards (2007)
Best Actor (Popular) - Indian Television Academy Awards (2007)
Today everyone is well aware of Rajat’s name. Rajat Tokas a young boy from Delhi, who played the role of young Prithviraj Chauhan in Ramanad Sagar’s “Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan”. When Rajat entered the show his role was only for 3 months but Rajat played this role so nicely that his role was extended. For this serial Rajat learned sword fighting and horse riding to give more reality to the show. It was his acting talent that brings him many awards - Best Child Actor Award in Star Parivar Awards and Gold Awards and Best Jodi Award in Star Parivar Awards.
Before “Dharti Ka Veer Yodha- Prithviraj Chauhan” Rajat also did a small role in Sai Baba. Now Rajat has a big fan following. The makers of the show were not in a mood to change Rajat’s role but to move the story further, role change was necessary. This change on the show upset Rajat’s fans very much. They want him back on the show. Anas Rashid replaced Rajat on the show. Rajat has really given a very good platform to him. But Anas needs to work really hard to reach up to Rajat’s level.
"Char bans, chaubis gaj, angul ashta praman,
Ta upar sultan hai, Chuke mat Chauhan."
As Chand Badri murmured these words Prithviraj Chauhan, the legendary figure, eased his bow. It was only a fraction of a second, Ghori the then Afghan ruler who came to invade India, lost his head. If this incident occurred in 1192, Indian evenings are still echoing with the proud voice of Prithviraj Chauhan, in the Mega Series 'Dharti ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan.' This is the most expensive and lavish tele serial in the history of Indian television. The amazing fact is that the character of Prithviraj Chauhan is starred by a fourteen years old lad, Rajat Tokas, in the series.
It is not the day long battles that troubles the young actor but the girls who await to propose him and the cute, innocent kid just doesn't know what to say when girls tell him they love him. Rajat Tokas, born in July 19, 1990, came under limelight when he was casted for the role of Prithviraj Chauhan in the series Dharti ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan.
When Rajat Tokas started shooting for Dharti ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan, he had no idea that one role would turn him into a role model of sorts for kids and many others. Not just because its his first stint, but also because Rajat is just 14 years old! As Prithviraj Chauhan, he fights wars and wages battles,but in real life he's just another teenager who prattles on when given a chance. "In the beginning it was just meant to be a small role but later,when the character got so popular they increased the length of my role. I've done around 150 episodes by now, he says with a hint of pride in his voiceHe has studied in the D.A Higher Secondary School , R.K.Puram, Delhi. Due to his hectic schedule as an actor, he is currently studying through correspondence for over 7-8 months. Currently studying in standard tenth, Rajat manages to study with the help of notes from his friends. Till last year it was fine but how will he manage now that he will be required to give his board exams? Oh I'll manage,he says easily and then adds, I read my notes during any free time I get. And my parents help and encourage me a lot.
Some time ago, there had been a sort of controversy over Rajat's age as some interview claimed him to be 13 years old and another said he was 16. Yes but I'm 14, he adds firmly and then adds a cute smile.
Rajat is very happy with the role of Prithviraj. "When I started shooting for it, I didn't know much about him. Now I realize what an important role he played in history." says Rajat. The young actor has another project up his sleeve, but he refuses to divulge details. "Let' talk when it finalizes." he says. For a 14 year old, he sure knows how to talk like a veteran!
Rajat has other works also to add to his . His main works are Jadui Chiraag, Light House For Children, Bango, Mera Dost, Rahul, Ek Nazar Ki Tamanna, Hey Hawain, Khoj Khajane Ki, Abhivyakti, Saibaba, Dharti Ka Veer Yodha - Prithviraj Chauhan.
Indian film industry can look forward for much more from this booming actor and it is a crystal clear fact that the wide sparkling horizon of Bollywood is spread before this young born-actor