Who is Rajesh Nihalani

Rajesh Nihalani was born in India, and is a designer as well as a bespoke tailor, but perhaps best known for being the husband of actress Archie Panjabi, who became famous for her role as Kalinda Sharma in the show “The Good Wife”. Aside from that role, other notable projects she’s worked on include “Bend it Like Beckham”, and “Yasmin”.

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The Riches of Rajesh Nihalani

How rich is Rajesh Nihalani? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $500,000, earned through a successful career in tailoring. His wealth is also potentially elevated thanks to the success of his wife, who has a net worth estimated to be over $3 million. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Career

There is almost no information available about Rajesh, as he’s managed to keep his life out of the spotlight. There are no details regarding his family, childhood, and education. It is known that he would later become a bespoke tailor which is a specific type of tailor who creates clothing based on the buyer’s specifications.

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It is the opposite of ready-to-wear clothing which is very popular in present times. It usually begins with a pattern created for scratch and then a cloth made to fit a person exactly would be designed. Due to the nature of bespoke clothing being rarer in today’s times, it is more expensive to have a tailor work on a customer specifically and it usually means a high amount of quality within the work. New technologies have also made it possible to create clothes using digital patterning and lean manufacturing. The word bespoke means “made to order”, and was popular within the English language during the peak of this type of clothing.

Wife – Archie Panjabi

Nihalani’s wife was born in London, England on 31 May 1972, after both of her parents emigrated from India. She didn’t initially pursue a career in acting, having completed a management studies degree while also training in ballet at a young age. It was 1999 when she started to appear on television and in films, mostly in local productions. Some of her earlier projects include “East is East” and “Life on Mars”, and one of her first notable roles came a few years later in the comedy “Bend it Like Beckham”, which would lead to more high profile projects.

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She then appeared in the romantic comedy “A Good Year” alongside Russell Crowe, playing the character Gemma who is an office colleague in the film. In 2007, she worked with Angelina Jolie in the film “A Mighty Heart, based on the book of the same name by Mariane Pearl. She’s also done voice acting work, and has voiced several characters in British children’s animation. She worked on “Postman Pat”, and even for the video game “Dead Space: Extraction.” She continued contributing to film hits such as “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “The Loves of Others”.

The Good Wife and Archie’s Recent Projects

In 2009, Panjabi became one of the cast members of the television series “The Good Wife”. The show is a legal and political series following a wife of the Cook County State’s Attorney who returns to her career after her husband gets involved in a public corruption and sex scandal. She gained considerable fame for her role, which led to several awards, however, she left the show after several seasons realizing that the role was starting to affect her personal life. Her next project would be the series “The Fall”, in which she played a pathologist. She also made a guest appearance in the show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”.

In 2016, she worked on the pilot for the show “The Jury”, and then joined the cast of the NBC show “Blindspot”, which focuses on a mysterious tattooed woman who has no recollection of her identity or her past, so the FBI try to decipher her tattoos which contain clues to crimes. Aside from her acting work, she’s been noted for being outspoken about diversity in Hollywood, stating that an agent even told her once that an Indian woman like her could never have a Hollywood career.

Personal Life and Social Media

For her personal life, it is known that Rajesh married Archie in 1998, an arranged marriage set up by their parents, but they didn’t disagree as it is still a tradition for most Indian families to marry in this manner. The two have stayed married since then, indicating that they’ve had a successful relationship – they haven’t any children, and will not likely have any due to their respective ages.

One of the reasons why there is very limited information about Rajesh is due to the lack of any strong online presence. He does not have accounts on any of the major social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. In 2010, he made news when he was arrested for allegedly stealing from an electronics store. He used his credit card to pay for electronics and then later declared his card to be stolen. There wasn’t anything negative to have come out from the arrest. as there have been no subsequent news reports. According to the report, the business he runs is called Imperial Tailoring.

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