Rakesh Roshan

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Director

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Rakesh Roshan

Rakesh Roshan

Rakesh Roshan is a renowned Indian filmmaker and actor. He has won numerous awards throughout his forty-year illustrious career, including two Filmfare awards for Best Director.

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2 November 1984Awaaz
Inspector Vijay Gupta

6 February 1982Jeevan Dhaara
Kanwal Pal Singh (Guest Appearance)

6 August 1981Hotel
Vijay

26 June 1981Daasi
Anoop

17 March 1981Naseeb
Rakesh Roshan

4 May 1979Dhongee
Police Inspector Thapa

1978Aahuti
Bharat Prasad / Badshah

3 November 1978Devata
George

4 July 1977Hatyara
Inspector Prakash

28 December 1976Bullet
Inspector Rajesh

14 May 1975Aakraman
Leutenant Sunil Mehra

Biography

Rakesh Roshan is a renowned Indian filmmaker and actor. He has won numerous awards throughout his forty-year illustrious career, including two Filmfare awards for Best Director. Career - Rakesh Roshan started his career as an actor making his debut in the 1970 film GharGhar Ki Kahani. Although he played a supporting role in the film, he soon received leading roles and is most famous for films like ParayaDhan (1971), AankhonAankhon Mein (1972), and Khoobsurat (1980). After a brief successful bout as a hero, Roshan continued his stint as an actor playing supporting roles in numerous films,although many of them were unsuccessful. In 1987, he turned to direction with his first feature Khudgarz, which was an instant hit. He followed it up with several box office hits such as KishenKanhaiya (1990) and Karan Arjun (1995). At that time, he occassionally appeared in his own films in cameos. Then in 2000, he launched his son Hrithik Roshan in his Filmfare award winning film KahoNaa... Pyar Hai. The film broke many box office records, and is considered one of the best romantic movies of that decade. He then directed his son in the science fiction film Koi... Mil Gaya in 2003, followed by two sequels Krrish (2006) and Krrish 3 (2013), all blockbusters. The series further established Roshan’s stance as a director in the industry. It is because of his path-breaking movies that he is currently considered one of the leading directors of Hindi cinema. Roshan also produces films through his own production company. Personal Life - Rakesh Roshan was born in Mumbai. He is the son of late music director Roshan. His brother Rajesh is also a music director. He is married to Pinky, and has two children. His son Hrithik Roshan is a well-known Bollywood actor.

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