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Raj Babbar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

Raj Babbar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth June 23, 1952
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Raj Babbar is an Indian actor and politician who is known for having been cast in films such as Insaaf Ka Tarazu, Agar Tum Na Hote, Main Awara Hoon, Aaj Ki Awaz, Sau Din Saas Ke, Hum Paanch, Aapas Ki Baat, Jeevan Dhaara, Dulha Bikta Hai, Naukar Biwi KaRishta Kagaz KaAnand Aur AnandJeene Nahi DoongaKanoon Meri Mutthi Mein, Pet Pyar Aur Paap, Maati Maangey Khoon, Ek Chitthi Pyar Bhari, Hum Do Hamare Do, Insaniyat Ke DushmanJaan Hatheli PeMuqaddar Ka FaislaMirch MasalaHum Farishte NahinAndha YudhKanwarlalRama O RamaAsmaan Se OonchaHisaab Khoon KaHum Bhi Insaan HainSuryaa: An AwakeningQurbani Jatt DiSwarg Jaisaa GharAaj Ka Goonda Raaj, Sarhad: The Border of Crime, Gupt: The Hidden TruthShaheed Uddham SinghThe Legend of Bhagat SinghKash Aap Hamare HoteLOC KargilBunty Aur Babli, Bodyguard, Force, Bullett Raja, and Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns. In addition to that, Raj Babbar entered politics in 1989 by joining Janata Dal.

Born Name

Raj Babbar

Nick Name

Raj

Raj Babbar as seen in February 2012
Raj Babbar as seen in February 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Raj Babbar studied at Mufid-E-Aam Inter College in Agra. He later attended the National School of Drama and Agra College.

Occupation

Actor, Politician

Family

  • Father – Kushal Kumar Babbar
  • Mother – Shobha Babbar
  • Siblings – Kishan Babbar (Younger Brother) (Producer), Vinod Babbar (Younger Brother) (Producer) (Died in 2001). Raj Babbar also has 4 younger sisters.
  • Others – Syed Sajjad Zaheer (November 5, 1899- September 13, 1973) (Father-In-Law) (Urdu Writer, Marxist Ideologue, Radical Revolutionary), Razia Sajjad Zaheer (October 15, 1918 – December 18, 1979) (Mother-In-Law) (Urdu Writer, Translator, Prominent Member of the Progressive Writers Association), Jasmine Puri (Daughter-In-Law, Aarya’s Wife), Bejoy Nambiar (Ex Son-In-Law, Juhi’s Former Husband) (Director, Screenwriter), Anup Soni (Son-In-Law, Juhi’s Husband), Kajri Babbar (Niece) (Filmmaker, Theatre Artist), Prabhash (Nephew), Purva (Niece), Sweta (Niece)

Build

Average

Raj Babbar and Nadira Babbar at Esha Deol's wedding reception in 2012
Raj Babbar and Nadira Babbar at Esha Deol’s wedding reception in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Raj Babbar has dated –

  1. Neelam Mansingh Chowdhary – He was romantically involved with Neelam Mansingh Chowdhary (a fellow National School of Drama graduate) in the 1970s.
  2. Roshni – He dated actor Roshni in the past.
  3. Nadira Zaheer – Raj Babbar got married to actor, theatre artist, and director Nadira Zaheer in the year 1975 and they have 2 children – a son named Aarya Babbar (b. May 24, 1981) and a daughter named Juhi Babbar (b. July 20, 1979). Raj and Nadira’s marriage ended when he married the actor Smita Patil. However, after Smita Patil’s death in 1986, Raj Babbar returned to his first wife and they have since been together.
  4. Smita Patil – He was married to actor Smita Patil until her death on December 13, 1986, and they had a son named Prateik Babbar (b. November 28, 1986). Smita died due to childbirth complications.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Raj Babbar is of Punjabi descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Gravely voice when playing villainous characters

Raj Babbar (Left) as seen while posing for a picture with Aamir Khan
Raj Babbar (Left) as seen while posing for a picture with Aamir Khan (Raj Babbar / Instagram)

Raj Babbar Facts

  1. He co-starred as Ramesh Gupta in the 1980 revenge drama film Insaf Ka Tarazu and this performance got him nominated for a Filmfare Award for “Best Actor”.
  2. In 1983, he appeared as Raj Bedi (a successful photographer in the modeling industry) in the drama film Agar Tum Na Hote. For this role, Raj Babbar earned a Filmfare Award nomination in the “Best Supporting Actor” category.
  3. Alongside Rishi Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, and Kader Khan, Raj Babbar co-starred as JB/Inspector Pradhan in the 1995 Bollywood romantic thriller film Yaraana and this role got Raj nominated for a Filmfare Award for “Best Performance in a Negative Role”.
  4. Along with his brother Kishan, he has launched his own home production “Babbar Films Pvt. Ltd.”.
  5. Raj Babbar has been a part of television shows like Bahadur Shah ZafarMaharaja Ranjit Singh, MahabharatDil Bekaraar, and Happy Family: Conditions Apply.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0

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