Murad at a 2017 screening of Ram Lakhan
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Relatives||See Murad-Rai family|
Raza Murad (born 23 November 1950) is an Indian actor who appears primarily in Hindi films. 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
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.
|2017||Toofan Singh||Home Minister|
|2015||Bajirao Mastani||Mir Qamar-ud-din Khan|
|2015||Rudhramadevi||King of Devgiri||Telugu film|
|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|
|2002||Indra||Veer Shiva Reddy||Telugu film|
|2002||Tarzan Ki Beti||Hunter|
|2001||Tamboo Mein Bamoo|
|2001||Ek Aur Maut|
|2001||Badla Aurat Ka|
|2000||Daku Kali Bhawani|
|2000||Aakhir Kaun Thi Woh?|
|2000||The Revenge: Geeta Mera Naam||Dhurjan Singh|
|1999||Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet||Minister Khurana|
|1998||Aunty No. 1||Ram Nath / Sandhya's father|
|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||Zamane Se Kya Darna||Gajendra Singh|
|1993||Ek Hi Raasta||Kubla|
|1993||Hum Hain Kamaal Ke||Sibago|
|1991||Phool Aur Kaante||Shankar Dhanraj|
|1991||Paap Ki Aandhi||Parvin Parekh|
|1991||Jaan Ki Kasam||Paras Seth|
|1990||Aag Ka Gola||Dagga|
|1990||Bandh Darwaza||Shaitan Pujari|
|1989||Love Love Love||Vicky's father|
|1989||Ram Lakhan||Sir John|
|1984||Kanoon Meri Mutthi Mein|
- "Raza Murad: Movies, Photos, Videos, News & Biography | eTimes". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
- Raza Murad. IMDb
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