Rajendra Kumar

Active - 1950 - 1994  |   Born - Jul 20, 1929 in Sialkot, Pakistan  |   Died - Jul 12, 1999   |   Genres - Drama, Adventure, Epic, Children's/Family

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  • Worked as an assistant to director H.S. Rawail for almost five years.
  • Debuted in Kidar Sharma's Jogan (1950).
  • Received the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, in 1969.
  • Three-time nominee for the Filmfare Best Actor Award, for Dil Ek Mandir (1963), Aayee Milan Ki Bela (1964) and Aarzoo (1965).
  • Got the nickname "Jubilee Kumar" in the 1960s, when numerous films of his ran for more than 25 weeks, thus becoming a silver jubilee film.