Anas Rashid is an Indian television actor. He became popular as Sooraj for his role in Diya Aur Baati Hum. Though this was not his debut show, he earned a lot of fame with this show. Currently this is one of the prime time shows on Starr Plus. Anas Rashid has been a part of the Telly world for some years from now. Anas is the main lead in the show and the show is gaining good popularity.

Anas Rashid during his shoot

Anas Rashid captured in a picture

Anas Rashid Biography

Anas Rashid is a Muslim by religion. He comes from a conservative family. He was born on 31st August in MalerKotla situated in Punjab, popularly known as Malwa. He completed his studies in Urdu Medium school. He knows several languages. He knows Urdu as well as Arabic languages. He can read and write both the languages. He also knows the Persian language through his Uncle who is Head of Department in Persia. Apart  from this he is a trained singer. He has two sisters and two brothers. He is the eldest son of the family.

Anas Rashid in a casual style

Anas Rashid poses for a photo

Anas Rashid Career

Anas acted in several shows before he was offered the role of main lead in the show Diya Aur Baati Hum. He won the title Mr. Punjab in the year 2004. He then started his career with a role in the show Kahin Na Kahin to Hoga. He played the role of Kartik Ahluwalia in the show that was aired on Star Plus. Then he was seen playing the character of Prithivi Raj Chauhan in the show Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithivi Raj Chauhan. After this he played the character of Yashwardhan in Aise Karo Na Vida. Currently he is playing the role of Sooraj Rathi in the show Diya Aur Baati Hum.

Anas Rashid as Sooraj with Sandhya in Diya Aur Baati Hum

Anas Rashid as Prithivi Raj Chauhan

Anas Rashid fits into his role as Prithvi Raj Chauhan


Anas Rashid in Diya Aur Baati Hum

Anas is very famous as Sooraj among his audience. Anas plays a very mature character in the show. He is the eldest son of the family and runs a sweet stall near his house. He has two brothers and a sister. His mother Bhabo is very strict by nature and expect everyone in her family to follow strict rules. Sooraj respects her mother a lot and always respects her decisions. He is paired opposite Deepika Singh in the show who plays the role of Sandhya. She comes from a different family background where she is given the freedom to take her own decision. She aims to become an IPS officer and all her family members stand by her side. She is a hard working girl who puts in all the efforts to fulfill her dream. She has an elder brother who is married. Fate brings Sandhya and Sooraj together through marriage. In the beginning Sandhya hates Sooraj completely and does not accept him as her husband. Sooraj tries to impress her in every possible way but all in vain. However Sooraj comes to know about the fact the Sandhya’s dream is to become an IPS officer and helps fulfill her dream. This brings both of them closer.

Anas  Rashid as Sooraj Rathi

Anas Rashid with his cast and Aamir Khan at an event

Anas Rashid with Salman Khan Sonakshi Sinha Deepika Singh on the sets of TV Serial DIYA AUR BAATI HUM

Anas Rashid with his cast of Diya Aur Baati Hum at the Star Parivaar Awards

Anas Rashid and Deepika Singh

Anas Rashid and Deepika Singh play the lead roles in the show Diya Aur Baati Hum. They have a good chemistry which has kept the show going. This is one of the most watched shows on Star Plus. In their real life they have good respect for each other.

Anas Rashid and Deepika Singh perform at an event

Anas has been awarded several awards for his role in Diya Aur Baati Hum. In the year 2012 he was awarded Nayi Soch Kirdaar at the Star Pariwaar Awards. He was also awarded the Best actor in Male Lead at the Zee Gold Awards. He was also awarded the best on-screen couple by the Zee Golden awards for his role in Diya Aur Baati Hum.

Anas Rashid and Deepika Singh at an event

Anas Rashid at the ITA awards

Anas Rashid in MasterChef

Anas Rashid was also seen judging the Masterchef contestants in MasterChef Kitchen ke Superstar. A small surprise was set up for the last 12 contestants in the show. Anas was called  as a judge the contestants. He was there with a surprise for the contestants. He had planned a challenge for the contestants to test their cooking talent. The contestants were more than happy to take up the challenge and prepare a dish that would sizzle Anas’s taste buds. Anas at the end of the show revealed that he felt very lucky to be there at the show and judge such talented people. He also added that each one of them had prepared a winning dish and that it was very difficult for him to judge the winning dish.

Anas Rashid at an event


Anas Rashid girlfriend

Anas Rashid is being linked up with Rati Pandey for a long time from now. Rati Pandey is an old friend of Anas who is seen playing the main lead in Hitler Didi aired on Zee Tv. When asked about their relationship, Anas laughs it out. He laughs away the question saying that he has several options now. All the school and college going girls love him. He says that they are very good friends and there is nothing more than that between them. He adds that he comes from a very conservative family and his family traditions does not allow him to do this. He confirms that he would never marry an actress. He said that his family traditions would not allow him to do so. His mother and sister live a very traditional life and he expects his wife to be the same. He says that his wife cannot be seen on television and he would never do that. He also said that he never wanted to marry Rati Pandey and in fact he would never marry a working woman. It was just that they lived it the same building and were good friends. There was nothing more between them.

Anas Rashid with Rati Pandey

Anas Rashid and Rati Pandey in a relationship

Anas Rashid and Rati Pandey together

Anas Rashid is being appreciated for his role as Sooraj in Diya Aur Baati Hum. We wish him  a successful career in his future.

Anas Rashid gets prepared for his role

Anas Rashid on the sets