Rahul Dev

Date of Birth: September 27, 1960
Occupation:
Supporting Cast
Rahul Dev
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Personal life
Dev is the son of the former Police commissioner of Delhi.

Rahul dev did his schooling from St Columbus Delhi. He used to be a fast bowler in school, when a former cricket player Gursharan Singh who used to coach occasionally at St Columbus saw him bowling he was so impressed that he asked him to join his academy. However Rahul was more interested in studies at that time.

Rahul's 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.

Activism
Dev was featured in an advertisement released by PETA critical of the conditions in, and practices of, Indian zoos. Rahul volunteered for the ad, in which he appears in spotted bodypaint to resemble a cheetah.

Dev described zoos as "nothing more than animal prisons maintained for human amusement." "If you love animals, let them live with their families in the wild, where they belong." "Protecting species from extinction sounds like a noble goal, but zoo officials usually favour exotic or popular animals who draw crowds and publicity, neglecting less popular species. Most animals housed in zoos are not endangered, nor are they being prepared for release into natural habitats. The best thing to do to stop this cruelty is to urge your friends and family to boycott zoos.

Controversy
Bollywood actor Rahul Dev dragged himself into a controversy and a brush with the law after he got into a scrap with a lecturer of English at an upmarket gym in Andheri (west) on Tuesday 2 October 2009 reported in TOI.