|Full Name Raju Daniel|
Spouse Prameela Raju
Name Captain Raju
Children Ravi Raju
|Role Film actor|
Parents Annamma, K G Daniel
Height 1.88 m
|Born 27 June 1950 (age 65) (1950-06-27) Omallur, Pathanamthitta district|
Occupation Actor, Army Officer (retd.)
Movies Nadodikkattu, Rathilayam, CID Moosa, Dharmathin Thalaivan, Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
Similar People I V Sasi, Thilakan, Nedumudi Venu, Shaji Kailas, Sreenivasan
Captain raju for quazer v2 0 celebrations
Captain Raju is a Malayalam film actor. He has acted in more than 500 films in the languages of Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and English. He is best noted for his performance in character roles, and as a villain. Raju also appears in television serials and advertisements.
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- Captain raju remembers his time in army
- Personal life
- As director
Captain raju remembers his time in army
He was born as second among seven children to K G Daniel and Annamma at Omallur, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala in 1950. He has four sisters named Elizabeth, Saji, Sophy, Sudha and two brothers, George and Mohan. His both parents were teachers at Govt. UP School Omalloor. He had his primary education from Govt. UP School Omalloor and NSS English Medium School, Omalloor. He was a volleyball player. He pursued a degree in Zoology from Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta. After graduation, Raju joined the Indian Army as an officer at the age of 21 and rose to the rank of a captain. He worked as marketing chief at Glucose and starch manufacturing company, Lakshmi Starch, at Mumbai after serving 5 years of Indian army and later he left the job to act in films. While working at the company he started acting in amateur drama troupes like Prathiba theatres in Mumbai. He later moved to films. He made his directorial debut with the Malayalam film Etha Oru Snehagatha in 1997. His second film as director was Mr. Pavanayi 99.99 (2012) in which he reprised the role of Mr. Pavanayi, his character from 1987 Malayalam film Nadodikkattu.
He is married to Prameela, and has a son, Ravi. He is a Christian by birth, but also respects other religions, and even visits the others' shrines.