Kulbhushan Pandit, better known by his stage name Raaj Kumar, was an Indian actor who worked in Hindi films. In a career that spanned over four decades, he appeared in the Oscar-nominated 1957 film ”Mother India” and starred in over 70 Hindi films.
Other notable films he was in include Hamraaz (1967), Heer Raanjha (1971), Maryada (1971), Lal Patthar (1971), and Pakeezah (1972). He had notable successes as a supporting actor in Kudrat (1981), Ek Nai Paheli (1984), Marte Dam Tak (1987), and Muqaddar Ka Faisla (1987). Subhash Ghai’s Saudagar reunited him with fellow veteran actor Dilip Kumar after 32 years in 1991. His final film was 1995’s God & Gun and his last hit film was the 1992 film Tirangaa.
Kulbhushan Pandit was born in Loralai, Baluchistan, British India (now Pakistan) to a Kashmiri Pandit family. He moved to Bombay in the late 1940s, where he became a sub-inspector under the Bombay Police.
Raaj Kumar married Jennifer Pandit, an Anglo-Indian, whom he met on a flight where she was an air hostess. She changed her name to Gayatri Kumar as per Hindu customs. They had three children – sons Puru Raaj Kumar (an actor), Panini Raaj Kumar, and daughter Vastavikta Pandit, who made her screen debut in the 2006 film Eight: The Power of Shani.
|Full Name||Kulbushan Pandit|
|Date of Birth||8 October 1926|
|Date Of Died||3 July 1996|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, Indian
|Birth Place||Loralai, Pakistan|
|Occupation||Film actor, Police officer|
|Parents||Dhanraj Rani Pandit (mother)|
Jagdishwar Nath Pandit (father)
|Spouse||Gayatri Raajkumar (m. ?–1996)|
|Children||Puru Raaj Kumar, Vastavikta, Panini Raajkumar|
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1. When Raaj Kumar was born?
Raaj Kumar was born on 8 October 1926.
2. What is Raaj Kumar’s height?
Raaj Kumar’s height is 1.78 m.
3. What is the first movie of Raaj Kumar?
”Rangeeli” is the first movie of Raaj Kumar.
4. What is Raaj Kumar’s place of birth?
Raaj Kumar’s place of birth is Loralai, Pakistan.
5. What are some of Raaj Kumar’s most famous movies?
Some of Raaj Kumar’s most famous movies include ”Tirangaa (1993)”, ”Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai (1960) ”, ”Saudagar (1991)”, and ”Neel Kamal (1968)” etc.