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Raaj Kumar (I) (1926–1996)


Raaj Kumar was born on October 8, 1926 in Loralai, Baluchistan, British India as Kulbhushan Pandit. He is known for his work on Mother India (1957), Waqt (1965) and Tirangaa (1992). He died on July 3, 1996 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. See full bio »

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Known For

Mother India
Mother India Shamu (Radha's Husband)
(1957)
Waqt
Waqt Raju / Raja
(1965)
Tirangaa
Tirangaa Brigadier Suryadev Singh
(1992)
Saudagar
Saudagar Rajeshwar Singh / Raju
(1991)

Filmography

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 1995 God and Gun
Saheb Bahadur Rathore
 1995 Jawab
Ashwani Kumar Saxena
 1994 Betaaj Badshah
Raja Prithviraj
 1993 Insaniyat Ke Devta
Jailer Rana Pratap Singh
 1992 Tirangaa
Brigadier Suryadev Singh
 1991 Saudagar
Rajeshwar Singh / Raju
 1990 Police Public
CBI Officer Jagmohan Azaad
 1989 Galiyon Ka Badshah
Raja / Ram
 1989 Desh Ke Dushman
Sher Khan
 1989 Jung Baaz
Advocate. Krishna Prasad Saxena
 1989 Suryaa: An Awakening
Rajpal Chauhan
 1988 Saazish
Kailash
 1988 Mahaveera
Don / DSP. Karan Vir
 1988 Mohabbat Ke Dushman
Rehemat Khan
 1987 Marte Dam Tak
S.I. Rane / Rana
 1987 Muqaddar Ka Faisla
Pandit Krishnakant
 1987 Itihaas
Joginder Singh
 1984 Raaj Tilak
Samadh Khan
 1984 Sharara
 1984 Ek Nai Paheli
Upendranath
 1982 Dharam Kanta
Thakur Bhavani Singh
 1981 Kudrat
Choudhury Janak Singh
 1981 Bulundi
Prof. Satish Khurana
 1978 Karmayogi
Shanker / Mohan
 1976 Ek Se Badhkar Ek
Shankar
 1974 36 Ghante
Ashok Roy
 1972 Dil Ka Raaja
Raja Vichitra Raghupathi Singh / Raja 'Raj' V. Singh
 1972 Pakeezah
Salim Ahmed Khan
 1971 Lal Patthar
Kumar Bahadur Gyan Shankar Rai
 1971 Maryada
Raja Babu
 1968 Mere Huzoor
Nawab Salim
 1968 Vaasna
Kailash Chander
 1968 Neel Kamal
Chitrasen
 1967 Nai Roshni
Jyoti Kumar
 1967 Hamraaz
Captain Rajesh
 1965 Kaajal
Moti
 1965 Rishte Naahte
Sunder
 1965 Oonche Log
Inspector Shreekant / Shree
 1965 Waqt
Raju / Raja
 1964 Dooj Ka Chand
 1964 Zindagi
Gopal
 1963 Dil Ek Mandir
Ram
 1963 Godaan
 1963 Phool Bane Angaare
Captain Rajesh
 1963 Pyar Ka Bandhan
Kaalu
 1961 Gharana
Kailash
 1960 Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
Dr. Sushil K. Verma
 1959 Paigham
Ram Lal
 1959 Shararat
 1959 Do Gunde
 1959 Ujala
Kalu
 1958 Dulhan
 1958 Panchayat
Mohan
 1957 Farz Aur Mohobbat alias Navsherwan-E-Adil
Shehzada Naushazad / Joseph (as Raj Kumar)
 1957 Mother India
Shamu (Radha's Husband)
 1955 Ghamand
 1953 Aabshar
 1952 Amnol Sahara
 1952 Rangili
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Alternate Names:

Raj Kumar
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Producer Ravi Anand wanted Ravi Tandon to direct "Sultaan" (1981) with Raaj Kumar in the title role. A day before the film could be launched, Ravi was in for the shock of my life when Raaj Kumar walked in and showed him the dialogues and the camera movements for the various artistes in Sultaan written by Raaj Kumar. Ravi told Raaj on his face that no star had ever directed me or dictated to me ... See more »

Nickname:

Jaani

Star Sign:

Libra

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