Raj constantly communicates together with moms and dads, Dr. V.M. and Mrs. Koothrappali back in Asia over Skype, via cam.

They constantly you will need to organize times for him. Raj’s moms and dads want their son to marry a lady of Indian descent and present them grandchildren. Mrs. Koothrappali is particularly concerned that despite Raj being of sufficient age to marry, the closest they should a daughter-in-law is «that Jewish boy,» Howard. Once they become meddling or judgmental, he usually «brings his parents» into Leonard and Sheldon’s apartment via their MacBook professional, to look for their buddies’ help into the conversation. Like his «baby cousin» Priya, whom he could be extremely protective of, Raj calls their moms and dads «mummy» and «daddy».

Despite Raj’s claims which he spent my youth in poverty, his buddies prefer to remind him which he originates from a really rich

Raj together with moms and dads.

back ground. Their daddy is just a gynecologist, drives a Bentley (he additionally owns a Mercedes, that has been later burnt by their mom), and it has house saturated in servants, two of these young ones. Raj later admits this known fact, saying these are generally extremely wealthy. His parents say the same, thinking they will have absolutely nothing to grumble about since they are extremely high in a really country that is poor. In «The Wiggly Finger Catalyst», it really is revealed that their parents are in reality billionaires, web sites as Sheldon claims that Raj’s family’s projected wide range is ‘halfway between Bruce Wayne and Scrooge McDuck’, a mention of Forbes: The Fictional 15.This quote sometimes appears in «The Wiggly Finger Catalyst».

Very little of Raj’s household is famous to date. Raj stated he’s got three brothers and two siblings in » The Hot Troll Deviation» (S4E04). One older sibling is mentioned in «The Cornhusker Vortex» (S3E06) who, in accordance with Raj, offered him his ‘Patang’ (fighter kite). And another of their two siblings is Priya.

Raj’s relative Sanjay Koothrappali (aka «Dave») works in a Call Center run by AT&T. In «The Guitarist Amplification», Raj attempted to avoid planning to his wedding, but fundamentally accepted his moms and dads’ offer.

Another cousin, Venkatesh Koothrappali (whom starred in «The Precious Fragmentation»), works as an attorney in Mumbai. He’s got negotiation that is poor, also admitting that he’s useless whenever Raj was wanting to negotiate for the jet ski.

In «The Griffin Equivalency», Rajesh points down that their limo is larger than the home that his grandfather was raised in and it has more meals too, suggesting that their family had not been constantly rich. In «The Table Polarization» (S7E16), he reveals the true title of their grandfather to be Dalib.

In «The Alien Parasite Hypothesis», Raj mentions that diabetes runs in the household, but he has got no symptoms thus far.

In «The Septum Deviation», Raj is focused on what things to get their parents with their wedding that is fortieth anniversary. Later on he gets a call from their dad he has moved away and that their moms and dads are receiving divorce or separation solicitors. It appears on the full years they would not communicate and let lots of little things boil over until they hated each other. Their mom could have been someone that is seeing.

In » The Room that is clean Infiltration» Raj’s dad is within the center of the divorce proceedings and visits their son at the holidays are. Raj actually leaves to aid their friends cope with a stray pigeon and their dad is left with Amy and Penny along with her boring Victorian parlor games.

In «The Graduation Transmission», Raj’s daddy threatens to cut him down after he spends an excessive amount of their funds for a drone (that was supposed to be utilized to cover Raj’s month-to-month rent). After flattering both moms and dads, Raj ultimately ends up by having an increase that is huge allowance from both his divorced parents.

In «The Allowance Evaporation», Raj after meeting their ex-girlfriends whom stated he had been too spoiled and a Momma’s child, informs their dad which he ended up being not any longer using hardly any money from him. Their daddy ended up being delighted that their final only unmarred offspring had been likely to stay on his or her own two legs.

In period 12, he asks their daddy to get hi a spouse in which he eventually ends up choosing Anu.


Leonard Hofstadter

Raj informs Leonard he misses him.

Leonard and Raj meet during the University as shown in a flashback in «The Staircase Implementation» plus it had been explained in «The Jerusalem Duality», both Raj and Howard like Leonard, and just hung down with Sheldon simply because they had no other option, the 2 are been shown to be close friends. Though, Raj takes take pleasure in Leonard’s difficulties with Penny and becomes notably adversarial with him as he dates their cousin, Priya. Despite his propensity to tease Leonard about his gf dilemmas, he could be supportive of their and Penny’s relationship and often tries to get him to breakup with Priya (often employing subdued manipulative techniques, such as for example feeding their paranoia concerning the two ladies comparing records about their sex-life). Raj seems jealous whenever Leonard and Howard utilize their tips for fun and exclude him. Raj has said that Leonard only hangs down he has no other options, and has missed him («The Spaghetti Catalyst») with him if. When Sheldon and Penny had been indisposed, Leonard took the very appreciative Raj with him to Switzerland for a trip towards the big Hadron Collider after both Penny and Sheldon fall sick as noticed in «The Large Hadron Collision». They typically make an effort to assist one another. In «The Date Night Variable», Raj hangs away with Leonard and Penny on the date and gets dumped when he attempts to get Penny to share with Leonard that she really loves him. In «The Cooper Extraction», Amy points off to the gang that many of those will never understand one another if Sheldon wasn’t element of their life. Since Leonard isn’t in Apartment 4A, Raj envisions them residing together; nevertheless, Leonard is fat because of Raj’s cooking and Leonard’s loneliness; Leonard makes Raj fat into the tale to even make things. In » The Room that is clean Infiltration» Raj helps Leonard and Howard get a bird out from the college’s clean space. While here, they both concur that he was the one indirectly responsible for letting the bird inside that they are smarter than Howard, and. In «The Meteorite Manifestation», Bert desires Raj’s assistance cutting open a meteorite by having a band saw. Leonard really wants to get it done together with laser, but Bert decreases.

Sheldon Cooper

Raj provides Sheldon their Hulk hands finalized by Stan Lee.

Generally speaking, Raj is more patient with Sheldon than Leonard, Howard and Penny- even though this truth is partly because Sheldon will not criticize him quite normally as the others, they truly are close friends. When expected, he mentions it is because of his belief in Karma. Sheldon, nevertheless, seems oblivious, as he when attempted to take off Raj from his circle of buddies to produce space for Barry Kripke and because Raj got one response for their questionnaire wrong. Raj had been terrified during the possibility of losing Sheldon as a pal, and later worries whether he could be simply the «treasured acquaintance.» Sheldon hates it whenever Raj is chatting in the ear, although he does appreciate Raj’s terms. Whenever Raj is upset, Sheldon brings him a beverage that is hot console him, even though this work is basically because their mom will make him. In «The Roommate Transmogrification», Raj shows become an improved roomie to Sheldon than Leonard had been, while he is out of their method to wow him. Considering Raj a friend that is good Sheldon enjoys the cultural variety he leads to in the group together with undeniable fact that he too likes monkeys and trains. Within the episode «The Pirate Solution», whenever Raj’s research strikes a dead end, Sheldon provides Raj an opportunity to work he later accepts for him, which. Raj began doing work for Sheldon, and so they occasionally clash. Raj maintains he doesn’t work for Sheldon, but with him and Sheldon agrees regarding the reverse, making Raj because the one who works for/with Sheldon. There is also a geek war over the extremely big desk Raj relocated into his workplace- although Raj in the beginning is apparently winning, their tries to one-up one another fundamentally result in the office to explode. This course of action is seen in » The Hot Troll Deviation». Even with Sheldon gets control of a fresh workplace and Raj extends to maintain the one they share they still work together on some occasions, including staying at the university’s observatory lab to discover an asteroid, and running a simulation for when they have to go inside a mine later for himself. In » The Comic-Con Conundrum», Raj appoints Sheldon is business supervisor since Raj needs to survive his or her own income. Sheldon instantly tells Raj that he can not head to Comic-Con this that 12 months.