Siblings K. Pappu
Spouse Anita Kanwar (m. ?–2012)
|Role Film director|
Name Raj Kanwar
|Born c. 1961India|
Occupation Director, producer and screenwriter
Died February 3, 2012, Singapore
Children Karan Raj Kanwar, Abhay Kanwar
Movies Deewana, Humko Deewana, Jaan, Andaaz, Jeet
Similar People Amrish Puri, Robin Bhatt, Shakti Kapoor, Sajid Nadiadwala, Johnny Lever
Best of Raj Kanwar Film Producer & Director
Raj Kanwar (Hindi: राज कंवर; c. 1961 – 3 February 2012) was a Bollywood film director, writer and film producer based in Mumbai, India.
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Kanwar began his career directing plays in Delhi. He then moved to Mumbai where he worked as an assistant to directors like Raj Kumar Santoshi. His directorial debut was Deewana. Released in 1992, the film was a box office Blockbuster and marked the screen debut of Shahrukh Khan. He directed several other box office hits like Laadla (1994), Jaan (1996), Jeet (1996), Judaai (1997), Daag: The Fire (1999) and Badal (2000). Kanwar went on to discover actors like Lara Dutta and Priyanka Chopra who he cast in his film Andaaz in 2003. His last film was Sadiyaan (2010).
The veteran filmmaker, Raj and Anita Kanwar had two sons, Karan Raj Kanwar and Abhay. On 3 February 2012, he died due to a kidney ailment in Singapore. He was educated in Col. Brown Cambridge School in Dehra Dun.