Raj Kalesh is an actor, anchor and professional magician who is active in television. His has anchored shows and performed magic in various channels. His popular shows are ‘Ugram Ujjwalam Season 1’, ‘Food Path’, ‘Indian Voice Junior’, ‘Taste of Kerala’, ‘Big Celebrity Challenge’ and ‘Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega 5’. He has also acted in films like ‘Ustad Hotel’, ‘Sapthamashree Thaskaraha’ and ‘Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi’.
Raj Kalesh started doing cinematic dance as a profession during his college days. He is married to Divya, while the couple is blessed with two children; Dasha and Darsh. He is the managing director of ‘Redinfocus events’ and ‘RajKalesh Productions Pvt.Ltd’.
Raj Kalesh started his career as a choreographer with the troupe owned by popular magician Gopinath. Along with Rajamoorthy, the director of Magic Academy, Raj Kalesh performed ‘Magics’, a street magic show for a television channel. He took a short break from magic and become the anchor of ‘Taste of Kerala’, a cookery-cum-travelogue show aired in Amrita TV. This show which had a run for 5 years gave him popularity and much recognition. He later hosted ‘Food Path’, yet another cookery show in Asianet TV which highlighted cuisines of the world.
He traveled 17 countries including France, Tanzania and Kenya. Raj became a celebrated artist after participating in ‘Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega 5’ in Sony TV. He became the final runner up of the show. Kalesh started ‘Redinfocus Events’, which perform ‘Maya, Illusions and Beyond’, a theatrical magic show which focuses on the mystery of the ancient Indian miracles and the charisma of modern Western magic. He also made his presence in Indian Voice Junior (Mazhavil Manora), ‘Ugram Ujjwalam Season 1’ (Mazhavil Manorama) and ‘Big Celebrity Challenge (Zee Telugu).
Raj Kalesh is the author of ‘Ruchivattam’, a cook book of some of his favourite combo meals which he discovered during his travels. He has also appeared in films like ‘Ustad Hotel’, ‘Sapthamashree Thaskaraha’ and ‘Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi’.