Raza Murad

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Raza Murad
Raza Murad in 2017 (cropped).jpg
Born (1950-11-23) 23 November 1950 (age 72)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active1965–present
SpouseSamina Murad
Children2
RelativesSee Murad-Rai family

Raza Murad (born 23 November 1950)[1] is an Indian actor who appears primarily in Hindi films.[2][3][4][5]

He has over 250 Bollywood film credits. Murad has also appeared in Bhojpuri and other regional-language films and on Hindi television.[5]

Early life[edit]

He is the son of the Bollywood character actor Hamid Ali Murad. Murad is the first cousin of Zeenat Aman and nephew of Amanullah Khan, writer of Mughal-e-Azam and Pakeezah. His nieces, Sonam and Sanober Kabir, are also performers.[5]

Career[edit]

Murad began his career in film Ek Nazar (1972 film), and played sympathetic brothers (and brother figures) in the 1970s. Since the 1980s, he has primarily appeared in supporting roles as a father, uncle, or villain.[2][5]

Murad studied at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune from 1969 to 1971, and received a diploma in film acting. With a distinctive baritone voice, one of his memorable roles as a character actor was the despondent poet in 1973's Namak Haraam with Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna.[5]

Murad had significant roles in successful Bollywood films such as Raj Kapoor's Prem Rog, Henna and Ram Teri Ganga Maili as well as Khud-daar, Ram Lakhan, Tridev, Pyar Ka Mandir, Aankhen, Mohra, and Gupt. He appeared in 1993's Ek Hi Raasta with Ajay Devgn as a terrorist who attempts to rule India. Murad played a supporting role in Ashutosh Gowariker's Jodhaa Akbar. Murad starred in several Punjabi films, including Jatt Punjabi. He acted in Dharam Jeet (1975) with Punjabi actor Veerendra (Dharmendra's cousin) He received a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to Punjabi cinema at the February 2011 PTC Punjabi Film Awards. Murad has been nominated for seven Filmfare Awards as a villain, winning one. He appeared in the TV series Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon. Murad has appeared in several Telugu films, including Indra (2002). He played Jalal-ud-din Khalji, the founder and the first ruler of the Khalji Dynasty of the famous Delhi Sultanate, in a 2018 romantic period drama Padmaavat.[6]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Filmography[edit]

1974 Chartirheen Advocate Notes
1972 Ek Nazar[2][7] Advocate Ashok
1973 Jalte Badan Shashikant, college student
1973 Namak Haraam[6][2][7] Alam
1974 Roti Kapda Aur Makaan[7] Hamid Miya
1975 Chori Mera Kaam Inspector Shyam Kumar
1975 Dharam Jeet Jeet Punjabi movie
1976 Takkra Punjabi movie
1977 Saheb Bahadur Ajay
1977 Dildaar[7] Psychartist
1977 Ram Bharose Shekhar
1978 Chor Ke Ghar Chor Shekhar
1978 Chor Ho To Aisa Birju
1978 Nalayak Inspector Ramesh
1979 Dada[7] Raghu
1979 Badmashon Ka Badmaash Billa
1979 Jaani Dushman Thakur
1980 Bombay 405 Miles Police Inspector Ram
1981 Aas Paas Master
1981 Ek Duuje Ke Liye Danny
1981 Kaalia Public Prosecutor
1982 Khud-daar[5]
1982 Prem Rog[2][5][7][6] Raja Virendra Pratap Singh
1982 Anmol Sitaare
1983 Daku Jagat Singh Daku Jagat Singh Punjabi Movie
1983 Paanchwin Manzil Dinesh
1984 Akalmand Police Inspector
Jeene Nahi Doonga Dacoit Jabbar
Kanoon Meri Mutthi Mein
Hanste Khelte Doctor Sen
Yaadgar Balwant
Haisiyat
Gangvaa Duplicate Gangva
Karishmaa Anand
1985 Ram Teri Ganga Maili[5][6] Bhagwat Choudhary
1986 Nasamajh
Dilwaala Public Prosecutor, advocate
Adhikar (1986 film)[7] J.K
Janbaaz (1986 film)[7] Teja
Mera Haque Inspector Khan / Jaggu Dada
Main Balwaan Hira
1987 Kudrat Ka Kanoon Advocate Bharadwaj
1987 Sitapur Ki Geeta Thakur Vikram Singh
1987 Khooni Mahal
1987 Kaal Chakra Salim Raja
1988 Pyar Ka Mandir[5][6] Adam Khan
1988 Khatron Ke Khiladi Minister Parshuram
1988 Aage Ki Soch
1988 Kabrastan William D'Souza
1988 Halaal Ki Kamai Durgadas
1988 Rama O Rama Anjan Roy
1988 Qatil Public Prosecutor Lawyer Sharad Sinha
1988 Paanch Fauladi Daku Zoravar Singh
1989 Karishma Kali Kaa Ghanshyam Dabariya
1989 Vardi Kalan Khan
1989 Ram Lakhan[5][7][6] Sir John
1989 Farz Ki Jung Inspector Gill
1989 Anjaane Rishte Mr. Trivedi
1989 Tridev[5][7][6] Minister
1989 Love Love Love Sudhir (Vicky's father)
1989 Toofan Minister Vikram Issa
1989 Jaadugar Raj Bharati
1989 Kanoon Apna Apna Dr. Mathur
1989 Bhrashtachar Inspector Zoravar
1989 Aag Ka Gola Daaga
1990 Pyar Ke Naam Qurbaan Inspector Rashid Khan
1990 Pyar Ka Karz Rajpal
1990 Naag Nagin Rana
1990 Lady Tarzan
1990 Hatim Tai Barzat
1990 Bandh Darwaza Shaitan Pujari
1990 Kafan
1990 Aaj Ke Shahenshah Kanchan Seth
1990 Paap Ki Kamaee Minister Sinha
1990 Awaragardi Harnam Singh
1991 Hatyarin Vishambhar
1991 Nachnewale Gaanewale
1991 Naamcheen Jaleel
1991 Begunaah Police Inspector Kulkarni
1991 Jaan Ki Kasam Paras Seth
1991 Paap Ki Aandhi Parvin Parekh
1991 Jeevan Daata Advocate Pratap Singh
1991 Khatra
1991 Izzat DSP Sheetal Prasad
1991 Henna[7][6] Pak Police Inspector Daroga Shahbaz Khan
1991 Ranbhoomi Sanketh Singh
1991 Banjaran Thakur Ranjit Singh
1991 Phool Aur Kaante Shankar Dhanraj
1992 Vishwatma Police Commissioner Pandey
1992 Jaan Se Pyaara Guman Singh
1992 Police Officer D.C.P. Shamsher Khan
1992 Jaagruti Sir
1992 Zulm Ki Hukumat Captain
1992 Dil Hi To Hai (1992 film)
1992 Apradhi Balwant
1992 Dil Aashna Hai Govardhan Das
1993 Ishq Aur Inteqam Sattar Bhai
1993 Dhartiputra Thakur Yashpal Singh
1993 Phool Aur Angaar Principal Verma
1993 Insaniyat Ke Devta Minister Veni Prasad
1993 Baaghi Sultana[7]
1993 Aankhen[5][7] DCP
1993 Krishan Avtaar Commissioner Deshpande
1993 Hum Hain Kamaal Ke Sibago
1993 Kanoon Underworld don TV series
1993 Aadmi Heeralal
1993 Ek Hi Raasta[5] kobra
1993 Gunaah Minister Rama Patil
1993 Pehchaan Judge Jagdish Verma
1993 Aulad Ke Dushman
1993 Aakhri Chetawani
1994 Pathreela Raasta Police Commissioner Saxena
1994 Karan (1994 film) Inspector Jaydrath
1994 Zamane Se Kya Darna Gajendra Singh
1994 Prem Shakti Kewalchand
1994 Aa Gale Lag Ja Advocate Jagatpal Sharma
1994 Cheetah Kedarnath
1994 Mohra[5][6] Jibran
1994 Juaari Inspector Vaghmare
1994 Chaand Kaa Tukdaa Sohan Singh / Mohan Singh
1994 Rakhwale Smuggler/Terrorist
1994 Prem Yog Yusuf Chacha
1994 Beta Ho To Aisa Thakur/J.K
1994 Zakhmi Dil D.K
1994 Sangdil Sanam Chamda Dada
1995 Nishana
1995 The Don Bhujang
1995 Aatank Hi Aatank Aslam Pathan
1995 Ab Insaf Hoga Kalicharan
1996 Jurmana Chief Minister Tiwari
1996 Mafia Commissioner Y. Pawar
1996 Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat Raj's uncle
1996 Namak (film) Rajeshswar Nath
1996 Zordaar Supritendent of Police
1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth[7][6] Lawyer Thanawala
1997 Daadagiri Jagraj
1997 Krishna Arjun Thakur Shamsher Singh
1997 Shapath Rana Jung Bahadur
1997 Ghutan Mrinalini's husband and Shamli's father TV series
1998 Khofnak Mahal
1998 Aunty No. 1 Ram Nath / Kamal Nath
1998 Humse Badhkar Kaun Sudarshan Sinha
1998 Sar Utha Ke Jiyo
1998 Mehndi (film) Sethji special cameo appearance
1999 Teri Mohabbat Ke Naam Madan
1999 Laawaris Inspector Khan
1999 Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet Minister Khurana
1999 Ganga Ki Kasam Police Commissioner
1999 Safari (1999 film) Father Felix
1999 [7]| Akbar Peer Zaada
2000 Kunwara Thakur Prithvi Singh
2000 The Revenge: Geeta Mera Naam Durjan Singh
2000 Khooni Shikanja
2000 Daaku Dilruba
2000 Aakhir Kaun Thi Woh?
2000 Daku Kali Bhawani
2001 1857 Kranti Jahangir cameo role in TV series
2001 Zakhmi Sherni
2001 Badla Aurat Ka
2001 Shaheed-E-Kargil
2001 Hasina Dacait Thakur
2001 Ek Aur Maut
2001 Bhooka Sher Minister
2001 Ek Lootere
2001 Tamboo Mein Bamoo
2001 Meri Adaalat Sattar Pathan
2002 Khooni Bistar
2002 Tarzan Ki Beti Hunter
2002 Border Kashmir
2002 Indra Veer Shiva Reddy Telugu film
2002 Kittie Party Minister Ajit Kumar TV series
2003 Dangerous Night Thakur
2003 Dil Pardesi Ho Gayaa Indian Army Brigadier
2004 Shiva Shankar Hemadri Telugu film
2004 Bhola in Bollywood Film Instructor
2005 Subash Chandra Bose Ranjit Singh
2006 Family—Ties of Blood Syed
2006 Sarhad Paar General Major Ashwinikumar
2008 Jodhaa Akbar[6] Shamsuddin Atka Khan
2010 Khuda Kasam CBI Chief Sawant
2010 Toonpur Ka Super Hero Police commissioner
2011 Mate Bohu Kari Nei Jaa Odia film
2012 Businessman Guru Govind Patel Telugu film
2012 Veer Shivaji Shah Jahan TV Serials
2012–2014 Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon Kulbhushan Bhatia TV series
2013 Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela[2] Sarpanch
2014 Riyasat Minister
2014 RajadhiRaja Krishnavamsi Malayalam film
2014 Ungli Arvind Kaul
2015 Rudhramadevi King of Devgiri Telugu film
2015 Bajirao Mastani[2][6] Mir Qamar-ud-din Khan
2017 Phillauri Gurubaksh Singh
2017 Toofan Singh Home Minister
2018 Padmaavat[2][6] Jalal-ud-din Khalji
2019 Rashtraputra[7] Sultaan Bhai
2022 Hero of Nation Chandra Shekhar Azad

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raza Murad profile". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 20 January 2012. Archived from the original on 16 November 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Patcy N (24 December 2018). "Meet the Busiest Actor in Bollywood". rediff.com website. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Filmography of Raza Murad". IMDb website. 10 March 2004. Archived from the original on 18 March 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Raza Murad". NDTV website. 29 August 2012. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Biography of Raza Murad". In.com website. 1 July 2013. Archived from the original on 31 August 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Raza Murad profile Indian Cinema Heritage Foundation website, Retrieved 25 January 2022
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Filmography of Raza Murad Cinestaan.com website, Retrieved 25 January 2022

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