However, after his alleged involvement in a murder case, he had to quit the police service. Since then, he wore wigs. Although he played a brief role as the husband of, The 1959 Hindi film Paigham earned him his first Filmfare nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actor. ... Vastavikta met Shahid during Shiamak Davar's dance classes. He was an explicit and outspoken person, once he questioned over the portrayal of death scenes in the films and pointed the film industry for turning death into a Tamasha and had insisted that his own exit would be a private, family affair. I thought if I didn’t turn up on the first day, the press would dub me a truant.” Hindustan Times, I pick my associates, otherwise, socialisation would be hypocrisy.” Stardust, Jab jaonga pata bhi nahin chalega (When the time really comes, you won’t know).” Hindustan Times, Follow us on our social media channels to stay connected. Describing his punctuality and a disciplined approach on the sets, filmmaker Mehul Kumar who had worked with Raaj Kumar in the films like Tiranga (1993), Marte Dum Tak (1987), and Jung Baaz (1989), once said that on the first day of Marte Dam Tak’s shoot, Raaj Kumar arrived at Madh Island in a cab, and when asked the reason that why had he used a cab instead of his personal car, Raaj Kumar replied, Raj Kumar was often termed as an introvert and less sociable, a thing that he once clarified by saying –. Apart from being a Golfer, he was also a horse rider, a trait which was similar to his wife Jennifer’s, and they both used to do a lot of horse riding in Gulmarg. Raaj Kumar was born in a Loralai, Baluchistan Agency, British India (now in Balochistan, Pakistan) family. He was passionate about dogs and had many pets at his Juhu house; his favourite one was Toby. Note: He had been suffering from Hodgkin's disease for a long time. Raaj Kumar. Reportedly, even after being an affluent person who had every luxury to enjoy, he drove the same Plymouth car for more than forty years. Although the 1952 Hindi film Rangeeli is considered to be his debut film, he made his screen debut with the 1950 Hindi film Neeli. Raaj Kumar became a household name after the 1972 Hindi film Pakeezah. He was very concerned for his image and never let the media to find flaws in his work ethics. At Bollywood actors all, we bring you updated and happening profiles of these people you so dearly follow. Trekking, Playing Golf, Horse Riding, Listening to Classical Music and Ghazals, Jennifer (after marriage - Gayatri); an Anglo-Indian air hostess, 'Aye dil-e-nadaan' from the film Razia Sultan, Rogan Josh, Chaman (Paneer) with Baingan and Kasuri Methi, Methi Paratha, Kurta Pyjama, Shirts and Trousers and Khadau (wooden sandals). Their romance blossomed, and soon, they got married to each other. Before Rangeeli and Neeli, he had auditioned for the Hindi film Daulat in 1949 but got rejected. 9 / 11. Anuj Khurana (Actor) Age, Family, Girlfriend, Biography & More, Sumeet Raghavan Age, Family, Wife, Biography & More, Raashul Tandon Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More, Ridhima Taneja Age, Family, Biography & More, Makarand Deshpande Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More, Loralai, Baluchistan Agency, British India (now in Balochistan, Pakistan), Trekking, Playing Golf, Horse Riding, Listening to Classical Music and Ghazals, Jennifer (after marriage - Gayatri); an Anglo-Indian air hostess, Rogan Josh, Chaman (Paneer) with Baingan and Kasuri Methi, Methi Paratha, 'Aye dil-e-nadaan' from the film Razia Sultan, Kurta Pyjama, Shirts and Trousers and Khadau (wooden sandals). Leave a Comment. After the partition of India, he moved to Bombay where he got the job in the Mumbai Police as a Sub Inspector and was attached at the Mahim Police Station. Raaj Kumar was born as Kulbhushan Pandit on Friday, 8 October 1926 (age 69 Years; at the time of death) in Loralai, Baluchistan Agency, British India (now in Balochistan, Pakistan). Once when a journalist asked him whether he ever felt lonely, he replied. In the film, he played the role of ‘Brigadier Suryadev Singh’ whose dialogues are still popular among his fans.