Raaj Kumar

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Raaj Kumar is born Kulbushan Pandit, (October 8, 1926) death (July 3, 1996) was an Indian actor in Bollywood movies. Raaj Kumar started out as sub-inspector of Mumbai police in the late 1940s before he turned to acting with the unnoticed 1952 film Rangili. He shot to fame with the Oscar-nominated Mother India in 1957 and went onto star in over 70 Bollywood films in a career that spanned over four decades. He was known for his special style of dialogue delivery and for having a gravelly voice which made him an icon in the industry.

Apart from his unique style of dialogue delivery which became his trademark, he was known for his most famous catchphrase Jaani (beloved) which he frequently used in many of his films and also addressed people with the same word.

Filmography :

Actor:

1. God and Gun (1995)
2. Jawab (1995)
3. Ulfat Ki Nayee Manzilen (1994)
4. Betaaj Badshah (1994)
5. Insaniyat Ke Devta (1993)
6. Police Aur Mujrim (1992)
7. Tirangaa (1992)
8. Saudagar (1991)
9. Police Public (1990)
10. Desh Ke Dushman (1989)
11. Jung Baaz (1989)
12. Galiyon Ka Badshah (1989)
13. Suryaa: An Awakening (1989)
14. Mahaveera (1988)
15. Mohabbat Ke Dushman (1988)
16. Saazish (1988)
17. Itihaas (1987)
18. Marte Dam Tak (1987)
19. Muqaddar Ka Faisla (1987)
20. Ek Nai Paheli (1984)
21. Raaj Tilak (1984)
22. Sharara (1984)
23. Dharam Kanta (1982)
24. Kudrat (1981)
25. Chambal Ki Kasam (1980)
26. Bulundi (1980)
27. Karmayogi (1978)
28. Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1976)
29. 36 Ghante (1974)
30. Hindustan Ki Kasam (1973)
31. Pakeezah (1972)
32. Dil Ka Raja (1972)
33. Lal Patthar (1971)
34. Maryada (1971)
35. Heer Raanjha (1970/I)
36. Mera Naam Joker (1970) (uncredited)
37. Mere Huzoor (1968)
38. Neel Kamal (1968)
39. Vaasna (1968)
40. Hamraaz (1967)
41. Nai Roshni (1967)
42. Kaajal (1965)
43. Oonche Log (1965)
44. Rishte Naahte (1965)
45. Waqt (1965)
46. Dooj Ka Chand (1964)
47. Zindagi (1964)
48. Aaj Aur Kal (1963)
49. Dil Ek Mandir (1963)
50. Godaan (1963)
51. Phool Bane Angarey (1963)
52. Pyar Ka Bandhan (1963)
53. Sautela Bhai (1962)
54. Gharana (1961)
55. Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai (1960)
56. Maya Machhindra (1960)
57. Ardhangini (1959)
58. Durga Mata (1959)
59. Paigham (1959)
60. Shararat (1959)
61. Swarg Se Sundar Desh Hamara (1959)
62. Ujala (1959)
63. Dulhan (1958)
64. Jailor (1958)
65. Maya Bazaar (1958)
66. Panchayat (1958)
67. Mother India (1957)
68. Krishna Sudama (1957)
69. Nausherwan-E-Adil (1957)
70. Neel Mani (1957)
71. Ghamand (1955)
72. Aabshar (1953)
73. Amnol Sahara (1952)
74. Rangili (1952)
Thanks:
1. Bal Bramhachari (1996) (film dedicated to)
Self:
1. Kala Bazar (1960)

Nomination and Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1966 Won Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actor
for: Waqt (1965)

1964 Won Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actor
for: Dil Ek Mandir (1963)

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