Raj Babbar – Biography, Facts & Life Story
|Age||70 years old (in 2023)|
|Date of Birth||23 June 1952|
|Real Name||Raj Babbar|
|Birthplace||Tundla, Uttar Pradesh, India|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||5′ 8″ (1.73 m)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Raj Babbar is an Indian actor, turned politician. He has worked in Bollywood and Punjabi movies for which he got much acclaim. He was born on 23rd June 1952, hailing from Tundla, UP, India where he raised and studied. He did graduation in 1975 and later joined the National School of Drama from where he did an acting course. He has acted in many Indian movies and mostly, he played negative role s for which he got many awards.
In 1977, Raj Babbar took the start of his career with a Bollywood debut movie “Kissa Kursi Ka”. Subsequently, he was offered many roles and he appeared in numerous Bollywood and Punjabi movies. He played a variety of roles but mostly, he played negative roles. He rose into fame after appearing in the movie “Insaaf Ka Tarazu” in which he played a negative role. Afterward, he was featured in “Nikaah”, “Aaj Ki Awaz” and others that are worth sharing to watch. Apart from movies, Raj Babbar worked in TV shows including “Mahabharat 1988 TV series, “Bahadur Shah Zafar” which was aired in 1986, “Maharaja Ranjit Singh” aired in 2010, “Pukaar” in 2014. Presently, he is a member of the Indian National Congress as joined his political career. In 2014, he did Ghaziabad constituency and joined the Samajwadi Party. In 2015, Raj Babbar was last seen in the movie “Tevar” in which he portrayed the role of Police Officer. However, he has acted in more than 50 movies so far and won the hearts of many with his amazing performances.
Raj Babbar is a victor of various awards and honors, but he considers the fame and success as the greatest life’s achievements.
He got married to his lovelady Samita Patel who was also an actress and died in 1986 due to childbirth complications. It was the time when she was just 31. Raj Babbar has two daughters Juhi Babbar and Arya Babbar from his first wife Nadira Babbar and a son Prateek Babbar and a son Prateik Babbar from Samita Patel. Juhi and Prateik have worked in movies and also struggling to make a career in the same field.
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Raj Babbar Education
Qualification: Graduate in Theatre from National School of Drama
School: Faize A Aam Inter College, Agra
College: Agra College, Uttar Pradesh
National School of Drama, New Delhi
Raj Babbar Career
Profession: Actor, Politician
- Film (Hindi)– Sharda (1981)
- Film (Punjabi)– Chann Pardesi (1980)
- TV– Mahabharat (1988)
Salary: 50,000 + other incentives
Net Worth: 20 Crore (as in 2014)
Family & Relatives
Father: Kushal Kumar Babbar
Mother: Shobha Babbar
Brother: Kishan Babbar, Vinod Babbar
Sister: Anju Babbar + 3 more
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Smita Patil
Daughter: Juhi Babbar (Actress)
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Hobbies: Reading, Travelling