Raza Murad

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Raza Murad
Raza Murad in 2017 (cropped).jpg
Murad at a 2017 screening of Ram Lakhan
Born (1950-11-23) 23 November 1950 (age 69)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active1965–present
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Spouse(s)Samina 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] He has over 250 Bollywood film credits. Murad has also appeared in Bhojpuri and other regional-language films and on Hindi television.

Life and career[edit]

He is the son of the Bollywood character actor Murad. From a Muslim family, 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.

Murad began his career during the mid-1960s, 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.

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.

Murad had significant roles in successful Bollywood films such as Raj Kapoor's Prem Rog, Henna and Ram Teri Ganga Maili, and Khud-Daar, Ram Lakhan, Tridev, Pyaar Ka Mandir, Aankhen, Mohra, and Gupt: The Hidden Truth. 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, founder and first ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, in 2018's Padmaavat.

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2018 Padmaavat Jalal-ud-din Khalji
2017 Toofan Singh Home Minister
2017 Phillauri Gurubaksh Singh
2015 Bajirao Mastani Mir Qamar-ud-din Khan
2015 Rudhramadevi King of Devgiri Telugu film
2014 Ungli Arvind Kaul
2014 RajadhiRaja Krishnavamsi Malayalam film
2014 Riyasat Minister
2013 Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Sarpanch
2012–2014 Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon Kulbhushan Bhatia TV series
2012 Businessman Guru Govind Patel Telugu film
2011 Mate Bohu Kari Nei Jaa Odia film
2010 Toonpur Ka Super Hero Police commissioner
2008 Jodhaa Akbar Shamsuddin Atka Khan
2006 Family—Ties of Blood Syed
2005 Subash Chandra Bose Ranjit Singh
2004 Bhola in Bollywood Instructor
2003 Dil Pardesi Ho Gayaa Indian Army captain
2003 Dangerous Night Thakur
2002 Indra Veer Shiva Reddy Telugu film
2002 Border Kashmir
2002 Tarzan Ki Beti Hunter
2001 Tamboo Mein Bamoo
2001 Ek Lootere
2001 Bhooka Sher Minister
2001 Ek Aur Maut
2001 Hasina Dacait Thakur
2001 Khooni Bistar
2001 Shaheed-E-Kargil
2001 Badla Aurat Ka
2001 Zakhmi Sherni
2000 Daku Kali Bhawani
2000 Aakhir Kaun Thi Woh?
2000 Daaku Dilruba
2000 Khooni Shikanja
2000 The Revenge: Geeta Mera Naam Dhurjan Singh
1999 Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet Minister Khurana
1999 Laawaris Inspector Khan
1998 Aunty No. 1 Ram Nath / Sandhya's father
1998 Khofnak Mahal
1997 Ghutan Mrinalini's husband and Shamli's father TV series
1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth Lawyer Thanawala
1997 Shapath Rana Jung Bahadur
1996 Jurmana Chief Minister Tiwari
1996 Mafia Commissioner Y. Pawar
1995 Ab Insaf Hoga Kalicharan
1995 Aatank Hi Aatank Aslam Pathan
1994 Chaand Kaa Tukdaa Sohan Singh / Mohan Singh
1994 Mohra Jibran
1994 Zamane Se Kya Darna Gajendra Singh
1993 Aakhri Chetawani
1993 Ek Hi Raasta Kubla
1993 Kanoon Underworld don
1993 Hum Hain Kamaal Ke Sibago
1993 Baaghi Sultana
1991 Phool Aur Kaante Shankar Dhanraj
1991 Paap Ki Aandhi Parvin Parekh
1991 Jaan Ki Kasam Paras Seth
1991 Khatra
1990 Aag Ka Gola Dagga
1990 Kafan
1990 Bandh Darwaza Shaitan Pujari
1990 Lady Tarzan
1989 Love Love Love Vicky's father
1989 Naag Nagin
1989 Ram Lakhan Sir John
1989 Tridev Mantriji
1988 Kabrastan William D'Souza
1984 Kanoon Meri Mutthi Mein
1975 Dharam Jeet Jeet Punjabi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raza Murad: Movies, Photos, Videos, News & Biography | eTimes". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  2. ^ Raza Murad. IMDb
  3. ^ Raza Murad: Latest News, Photos, Videos on Raza Murad. Ndtv.Com. Retrieved on 2018-08-12.
  4. ^ Latest News, Trending Topics, Top Stories, HD Videos & Photos, Live TV Channels, Lifestyle, Sports, Entertainment. In.com. Retrieved on 2018-08-12.

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