Raunak Mehta was a normal guy living his life hidden from the cameras of the industry until he met Deepika Kakar. They met, fell in love, and got married, living happily in the company of each other, or was that the case? This article talks about the life of Raunak Mehta.
Raunak Mehta was the first husband of the actress. Their marriage lasted 3 years from 2013-2015. He was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and lived with his family in Noida. He was a happy-go-lucky person and made friends easily wherever he went. There is not much information about his family members and relatives but some sources said that he is very close with his family and would never miss any chance he gets to spend time with them. During his college days, he had amazing friends who were there for him whenever he needed them.
Raunak Mehta – Educational Qualification
Raunak’s zodiac sign is Libra. Raunak Mehta is a common man with high dreams. And he did not hesitate to follow his dream of becoming a well-known Indian Pilot. He completed his schooling and graduated from Noida. To follow his dreams he did his major in BSc Aviation from National Aeronautics Center in Noida. Raunak then moved to Texas for higher studies where he completed his M.S Aviation. He never missed a chance he got to improve his knowledge and skills in the field of aviation. He joined many training classes to strengthen his skills. Raunak is a talented person with many skills.
Raunak even attended all kinds of lectures inside the University as well as outside it regarding his field of interest. After gaining all the knowledge and training he could he achieved his dream of becoming a successful pilot in India.
Raunak Mehta – Personal Life
He came back to India after completing his studies and was immediately offered the position of pilot in many Airway companies in India. After working here and there for many years he finally got to be a pilot at Jet Airways India, to work here was his main goal, and celebrated this news with his family and friends. And it is at this time he met the Indian actress Deepika Kakar. She was working as a flight attendant at Jet Airways India where Raunak Mehta was working.
They shared a good relationship and helped each other whenever such situations arise. As time passed by they realized how much they enjoy each other’s company and how well they complement each other. Without giving it a second thought they talked to their families and got married around 2013. He was a huge fan of Bollywood movies and loved watching dramas. He respected and admired many prominent Bollywood actors getting fascinated by the work they do. So, when his ex-wife decided to join the entertainment industry he could not contain his happiness. He supported her in this decision and was there for her throughout her auditions.
Deepika was born on 6th August 1986 in Pune, India. She completed her schooling and then graduated from the University of Mumbai. She realized that her interest was bending towards Jet Airways. After completing her training she started working as a flight attendant with Jet Airways, one of the most popular Airlines in India. She worked there sincerely for almost three years and was on the good side of her managers, impressing them with her work.
But health issues, which are not disclosed, hit her like a brick, and for those reasons, she had to quit her job. Many thoughts crossed her mind to make a living while she was resting, recovering from her health issue.
Deepika’s career as an actress
- She made her television debut in 2010 and there she played Lakshmi in a show that was popular at that time.
- The acting abilities of this newbie turned off other actresses.
- From 2011 to 2017, she portrayed Simar Bhardwaj in the serial Sasural Simar Ka.
- Joining the entertainment business was, without a doubt, the finest move.
Also, know about Deepika Pilli here.
How did she meet Raunak Mehta?
Raunak Mehta is a jet airways pilot. His birthdate is not confirmed but people estimate his age to be 40-45. He is from Pune and met Deepika in Mumbai while they were working at Jet Airways. Raunak met Deepika and they clicked instantly. He was a common man. However, as soon as he married the television actress, he began receiving media attention. Respecting his comfort and privacy, Deepika kept him hidden from the cameras as much as she could. But Raunak suddenly started getting media attention when the news of their falling marriage started doing rounds around 2013. The happy, private, keeping their distance from the chaos, couple, has now become a controversial topic on every magazine and entertainment channel. Lack of compatibility was one of the reasons for their split.
Relationship with Shoaib
According to many reports, Deepika’s serious affair with her then co-star, Shoaib, in the serial Sasural Simar Ka was the reason behind their collapsing marriage. When confronted Deepika about her alleged affair she denied all the rumors saying she was and is close with all of her co-stars and with Shoaib it’s the same. All the while no statements were given by pilot Raunak Mehta. He was still ignoring and trying to escape the media and interviewers as much as he could. The paparazzi managed to take some pictures of Raunak Mehta but to make him talk was not possible. He chose to remain silent throughout this whole controversy. But the media being the media tried digging every source they could to extract any information they could and they succeeded.
A source told them that Raunak Mehta talked about his grief and frustrations to his fellow flight attendant, and the reason he told them behind his failing marriage was Deepika’s affair with her co-star Shoaib.
Indicating that the rumors were true. The feud between them which started in 2013 stretched till starting of 2015 and finally, in the middle of the year, they got divorced. She did many interviews after that and did not try to avoid any questions thrown at her. At one interview, when asked about Shoaib, she admitted her feelings and confirmed that they are in a healthy relationship, putting an end to the rumors. Fans of Deepika liked this new couple, and some even said that her ex-husband Raunak was not attentive and was a changed man after marriage making Deepika feel less and less emotionally attached to him.
Actor Shoaib openly talked about his relationship with Deepika. He even said that he felt connected to her during the shoot of their serial Sasural Simar Ka. Shoaib knew it when he had to leave the shoot due to his father’s illness, and the only thing that kept him calm was Deepika’s visit and presence during the break. Deepika and Shoaib got married to each other in February 2018.
Pilot Raunak Mehta has been out of sight since 2015. He continues doing his job at the airways and is living a low-key life away from the hustle and bustle of constant media nagging.
We don’t have any confirmed news on his recent marital status but a photo that went viral is catching the attention of the media.
The photo was of Raunak with a girl in wedding attire. The source of the photo was Raunak’s social media account. But some said the picture is not clear and we might be confusing Raunak with someone else.
We should not jump to any conclusions and let him live his chaos-free life peacefully.