Rajlaxmi R. Roy or Rajlaxmi Khanvilkar is a former Indian model and actor. She is the ex-wife of the Bollywood actor Rahul Roy.
Rajlaxmi R. Roy was born on Thursday, 14 October 1976 (age 43 years; as in 2019), in Bombay, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She did her schooling from BPM High School in Khar, Mumbai. She attained a diploma from Mithibai College, Vile Parle in Mumbai.
Height: 5′ 8½”
Eye Colour: Hazel Brown
Hair Colour: Light Ash Blonde
Family, Caste & Husband
She was born in a Maharashtrian family. Her father Manmohan Khanvilkar worked as an interior decorator, builder, and architect. In 1996, while shooting for a Cadbury campaign, she met the Indian actor and model Samir Soni. They both became friends, and soon, fell in love with each other. In the same year, they got married, but the marriage lasted for only seven months, and the couple got divorced.
In 1998, she met the Bollywood actor Rahul Roy. They dated for almost two years and got married in 2000. After almost 14 years, the couple got divorced. They do not have any child.
She started her career as a model. She was one of the most popular models of 90s in India. She worked as a model in India and abroad. She appeared in the 1994 TV series BPL Oye. Later, she appeared in the video shows of Shiamak Davar. She was featured in the Cadbury chocolate’s advertisement campaign.
In 2001, she appeared in the Bollywood film ‘Asoka.’
She was featured in various music videos like ‘Asan Te Tenu Rab Maniyea’ by Wadali Brothers (2008) and ‘Chupke Chupke’ by Pankaj Udhas (2012).
Later, she left her career as a model and moved to Australia to set up her own salon. She studied an 80-week diploma in hairdressing and salon management at the Carrick Institute of Education in Sydney. She did a certificate IV course in hairdressing. She got an offer to work with the Shangri-La Hotel’s beauty salon in Australia.
- She was born in a very conservative family. She never wore revealing clothes during her modelling days.
- She was not allowed to act in the films. She had to convince her father to work in her first TV commercial with Garden Vareli.