It is common for Bollywood actors to hire bodyguards and it is anew thing for a TV actor to need such security. But, reportedly, the Akbar of small screen is worried about his safety and so has hired himself a couple of bodyguards to keep away unwanted interactions with anyone.
It is a known fact that Rajat detests interaction with media and it is speculated that the guards are specifically to keep away the reporters. Also, it is said that there had been a recent incident which put the actor in hospital after which he made the decision to hire the guards.
"A while ago (sometime last month) Rajat was admitted in the hospital after which he got back on the sets with two huge men. These guards are always around him," Tellychakkar.com quoted a source informing about the reason for Rajat's decision to hire the guards.
Rajat has always known as an extremely private person who prefers just to finish his work and not be a part of anything else. Also, it is now said that the actor has immersed himself so much in the Emperor's character that he behaves the pompous way in his real life.