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Date of Birth 8 October 1926Loralai, Baluchistan, Pakistan
Date of Death 3 July 1996Mumbai, Maharashtra, India  (cancer)
Birth NameKulbhushan Pandit
Nickname Jaani

Mini Bio (1)

Raaj Kumar was born on October 8, 1926 in Loralai, Baluchistan, Pakistan as Kulbhushan Pandit. He was an actor, known for Mother India (1957), Waqt (1965) and Saudagar (1991). He died on July 3, 1996 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Trivia (11)

Father of Puru Rajkumar.
Was a policeman before he started acting
Father of Bollywood actors Panini RajKumar and Vastavikta Rajkumar.
Filmography is often mixed up with South Indian actor " Raj Kumar" and another " Raj Kumar" who acted mythological movies in the black and white era.
Father in law of Croatian Model Koraljka Grdak (Puru Rajkumar's wife).
Son Panini was to debut in a film titled Shivam in 1997. His co stars were Maheep Sandhu ( Sanjay Kapoor's wife) and Nirmal Pandey. The film was shelved after 6 months .
Son Panini finally made his acting debut in 2010 with Milenge Milenge.
First cousin to writer Surendra Kaul.
Uncle to director Pavan Kaul ( Surendra's son).
Was the original choice for Anil Dhawan's role in Tarazu (1997).
Starred in the completed and unreleased film Raghuvanshi. The film starred Raaj Kumar, son Puru Raj Kumar and Manisha Koirala.

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