Rajat Barjatya was a Bollywood film producer and former MD of Rajshri Media. He was the cousin of the well-known director as well as producer Sooraj Barjatya known for his films like Maine Pyaar Kiya, Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo, Vivah, etc. Rajat was born to Ajit Kumar Barjatya. He was Ajit Kumar Barjatya’s only son. He was married to Neha Barjatya. They have two children. Kashvee Barjatya is his daughter. She is known for writing the book called Lost in the Woods. Rajat was a cancer patient for a long time.

He passed away on 29 July 2016 fighting with cancer at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. He is survived by his two children and wife, Neha Barjatya. Rajat stepped into Hindi film industry in 1994. He was the associate producer for the movie, Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! It was a blockbuster movie with the cast of Salman Khan, Renuka Shahane, Madhuri Dixit, Mohnish Bahl, Reema Lagu, Alok Nath, Anupam Kher, etc. His brother, Sooraj Barjatya was the director and writer of this movie. His next venture as an associate producer was the 1999 hit movie, Hum Saath Saath Hain.

The movie was a super hit with star studded cast of Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Sonali Bendre, Karishma Kapoor, Mohnish Bahl, Tabu, Satish Shah, Alok Nath, etc. This movie was again directed by Sooraj Barjatya. In 2002, he produced the movie called Hum Pyaar Tumhi Se Kar Baithe. Jugal Hansraj, Tina Rana, Vishnu Sharma, Sachin Khedekar, etc. were in the movie. The film was written as well as directed by Mohan Singh Rathor. Rajat’s major venture as a producer was in 2004 with the film, Uuf Kya Jaadoo Mohabbat Hai.

It was a movie with Akshay Anand, Sammir Dattani, Nitin Arora, etc. in it. Puja Kanwal was the lead in the film. He was the associate producer of movies like Shaashu Ghara Chaalijibi (2006), Vivah (2006) starring Shahid Kapoor as well as Amrita Rao, Isi Life Mein (2010), etc. In 2011, the movie Love U… Mr. Kalakaar! was released. Rajat was the executive producer of the movie.

The main lead was portrayed by Tusshar Kapoor and Amrita Rao. Other than them, Prem Chopra, Ram Kapoor, Madhoo, etc. were also in the movie. In the same year, Jaana Pehchana was released. Rajat was the executive producer of this film too. Birbal, Ranjeeta Kaur, Sachin, etc. were in this film. His latest venture as a producer was Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo. It was released in 2015 with actors like Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor, etc. in it.