Rajesh Vivek is an Indian actor, best known for his role as Guran, the fortune teller in Ashutosh Gowariker's 2001 Hindi movie Lagaan. and the role of tantrik in famous indian horror by the Ramsay brothers Veerana He also played as Maharishi Vyasa in famous TV serial Mahabharat a successful Indian television series based on the ancient Indian epic Mahabharata.
Rajesh was born to Raj Bahadur Upadhyay & Prem Kumari Upadhyay . He completed his M.A. in Ancient history & Archaeology from T.D.Degree College, Jaunpur(Uttar Pradesh). Shyam Benegal first introduced him in his film Junoon. He died on January 14, 2016 at the age of 66 due to a massive heart attack at Hyderabad.