Guest Blogger: Raageshwari Loomba
Raageshwari was born in Mumbai to Trilok Singh Loomba, a National Award-winning musician and government servant, and his wife Veera. She has an elder brother, Rishabh who is a film maker. The Sanskrit word Raageshwari means ‘the goddess of Ragas’ and ‘wife of the Lord’.
Raageshwari attended the Auxilium Convent High School.
As a teenager, Raageshwari signed her first film as an actor, Zid (released in 1994). She took a month off from school to complete the shooting but managed to secure a distinction in her Class X exams. She then acted in hit films, including David Dhawan‘s Aankhen (1993) and Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994).
Later, Raageshwari forayed into television, acting as VJ for the popular countdown shows, BPL Oye. In a later version of the show, she also wrote her own scripts and won innumerable awards. She was given the nickname “Ragz”, while working on BPL Oye with Sunil Sahjwani and his team. She was an instant hit with teenagers and young kids.
Over the years, she has shown that she is multi-talented and has been part of several music, TV and film projects.
Raageshwari Loomba is married London based International Law Barrister Sudhanshu Swaroop. Raageshwari has moved to London with him post-marriage.
(Partly sourced from Wikipedia)