Raj Babbar was born on 23 June 1952. He is an Indian Hindi and Punjabi film actor and politician belonging to Indian National Congress. He is a three-time member of the Lok Sabha and a two-time member of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament. He was the President of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee too. He did his initial schooling at Faiz-E-Aam Intercollege. He is an alumnus of the 1975 class of the National School of Drama and graduated from Agra College. In this way, he is a trained actor. We will now tell you 8 interesting facts about him which will surely amaze you and you might not know them before. So, let us have a look at these unknown facts!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Raj Babbar
He has got such a multi-talented personality. He is a flawless actor as we all know him. He knows how to go deep into his character. Moreover, he is a fine politician who took part in Indian politics gracefully and made his mark there too. He has worked in a number of Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali films and also in many TV series.
2- Most Appreciated Performance
He did his debut in the Indian cinema with the supporting role in the film Kissa Kursi ka. Later, he appeared in a lead role in the Punjabi film Chan Perdesi. He also worked on the TV and did his debut there with the serial Mahabharat.
3- Well-trained Actor
Very few people know the fact that Raj got his education from the Agra College, Uttar Pradesh, and the National School of Drama. He did graduation and training in method acting and this helped him to become a pro actor.
4- A Fine Politician
Yes, you have heard it right! Raj Babbar is not only an actor but also a fine politician. He started his political journey with the Smaghwadi Party but later he left it. Then he joined National Congress. He also won the Lok Sabha elections and remain a parliament member.
5- A Kind Person
Although he looked so serious in the characters of his films but in reality he was a kind-hearted person. His heart was full of the love of humanity. Very few people knew that when his close friend Arun Khanna was admitted to the hospital, he paid all his treatment charges himself as his friend’s financial condition was not good.
6- His Two Wives
Very few people might know that he married twice. First time with the Nadira Babbar with whom he had two children. Later, he married Samita Patel with whom he had one child.
7- Financial Crises
Is not it is amazing fact that he had gone into a great financial crisis in his life during his struggling years. When he was about to marry Smita Patel, his parents told him clearly to either choose Smita or home and he chose Smita. After the death of Smita, he went back to the home of his first wife, Nadira Babbar.
8- First choice for film Shakti
Do you want to know about your favorite celebrity that he was the first choice for the role that was played by Amitabh Bachan in the renowned film Shakti? He did not get this role due to some unknown reasons and then Amitabh Bachan had to play that role.