Raj Mehra

Raj Mehra (Hindi: राज मेहरा 20 May 1913 – 1993), was an Indian character artist and film actor in Hindi language films,[1][2] especially known for his role as a father of leading actors. During his career, he worked in over 300 Hindi films. Some of his popular roles are those of the father of Raj Kapoor in Sharada and Police Superintendent in Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai.

Raj Mehra
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Mehra in Aaye Din Bahar Ke
Born20 May 1913 (1913-05-20)
Died1993 (aged 79–80)
OccupationActor
Years active1948 – 1986

CareerEdit

He started his career with Shaheed Latif's Shikayat (1948). Aasoo Bane Angaarey (1993) was his last film he acted in.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1948 Shikayat
1948 Pyaar Ki Jeet Supporting actor
1948 Aaj Ki Raat
1949 Naach
1949 Patanga Gope's Chowkidar
1950 Kamal Ke Phool
1951 Stage
1951 Saiyan Thakor Sahib
1951 Khazana
1952 Parbat
1952 Anand Math Narrator
1957 Sharada Kashiram
1957 Gateway of India
1958 Police
1960 Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai Police Superintendent
1961 Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai Khanna
1964 Woh Kaun Thi? S.P.
1964 Ziddi Thakur Mahendra Singh.
1965 Neela Aakash Neela's Father
1966 Aaye Din Bahar Ke Jankidas
Teesri Manzil Sunita's Father
1967 Patthar Ke Sanam Shyamlal
1969 Sajan Inspector Khan
Pyar Hi Pyar Kailash Nath Gupta
1971 Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee Bakshi
1972 Shor Doctor
Be-Imaan Seth Jamna Das
1973 Raja Rani Goverdhan Das
Loafer Rajendranath Mehra
Jugnu Inspector General
1977 Shirdi Ke Sai Baba Murthy
1980 Be-Reham Police Commissioner Gupte Guest Role
1983 Divorce (1983 film)
1986 Aap Ke Saath Doctor Guest Role
Tan-Badan Thakur Shamsher Singh
1989 Daata

AwardsEdit

Filmfare Awards 1958[3]

Category Film Result
Best Supporting actor Sharada Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Raj Mehra".
  2. ^ "Bollywood Movie Actor Raj Mehra Biography, News, Photos, Videos". nettv4u. 18 August 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  3. ^ Filmfare Awards www.awardsandshows.com/

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