Dheeraj Kumar is an Indian actor, television producer and director. He started Creative Eye Limited, a television production house in 1986. He acted in both Bollywood and Punjabi movies, including Sargam (1979), Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974) and Beharoopia (1971).
Dheeraj Kumar in 2012
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer|
|Known for||Bollywood, Punjabi|
In 1975, Kumar was one of the finalists in a talent show organized by the United Producers and Filmfare. The other finalists included Subhash Ghai and Rajesh Khanna. This helped him launch himself in movies, while simultaneously acting as a model in advertisements including those for Vicks Action 500.
He acted in 21 Punjabi films from 1970 to 1984. He started a production company, Creative Eye and currently serving as the Chairman and Managing Director of the company. In the film Swami, the song "Ka Karoon Sajani, Aaye Na Balam" was picturised on him. He has also done many movies like Heera Panna, Raaton ka Rajana (where he was the leading man), Shreeman Shrimati etc.
- Daaj (1976)
- Sher Puttar (1977)
- Raaton Ka Raja (1971)
- Baharon Phool Barsao (1972)
- Heera Panna (1973)
- Sharafat Chod Di Maine (1973)
- Ranga Khush (1975)
- Swami (1977)
- Roti Kapda Aur Makan
- Shirdi Ke Sai Baba
- Kranti (1981)
- Purana Mandir (1984)
- Bepanaah (1985)
- Television - Director/Producer
- Kahan Gaye Woh Log (1985) (Director)
- Om Namah Shivay (1997)
- Neem Neem Shahad Shahad
- Dhoop Chhaon
- Jap Tap Vratt
- Shree Ganesh
- Jaane Anjaane
- Kya Muhjse Dosti Karoge
- Hey Yahi To Hai Woh
- Om Namo Narayan
- Ruby Duby Hub Dub (2005) Channel: Sahara
- Miilee (2006) Channel: Star Plus
- Jodie Kamal Ki (2006) Channel: Star Plus
- Betiyann (2006) Channel: Zee Channel
- Man Mein Hai Visshwas (2006) Channel: Sony
- Hamari Bhau Tulsi (2007) Channel: Doordarshan
- Maayka (2007) Channel: Zee
- Waqt Batayega (2008) Channel: Sony
- Jai Ma Vaishanvdevi (2008) Channel: 9x
- Ganesh Leela (2009) Channel:Sahara
- Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam (2009) Channel: Colors
- Niyati (2011) Channel: Sahara One
- Babosa (2011) Channel: Sony
- Neem-neem Shahad Shahad (2011) Channel: Sahara
- Saware Sabke Sapne Preeto (2011) Channel: Imagine Tv
- Tuhje Sang Preet Lagai Sajna (2012) Channel: Sahara
- Safar Filmy Comdey Ka. (2013) Channel: Sab Channel
- Nadaniyaan (2013) Channel: Big Magic
- Singhasan Battisi (2014) Channel: Sony Pal
- Betaal aur Singhasan Battisi (2015) Channel: Sab Channel
- Y.A.R.O Ka Tashan (2016) Channel: Sony Sab
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- "Creative Eye Ltd (CEYE.BO) People". Reuters.com. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
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- "Jeetendra, other TV stars raided". Indianexpress.com. 16 December 1997. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
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