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Nationality  Indian
Siblings  K. Pappu
Spouse  Anita Kanwar (m. ?–2012)
Role  Film director
Name  Raj Kanwar

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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

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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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Career

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).

Personal life

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.

Director

  • Sadiyaan (2010)
  • Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006)
  • Andaaz (2003)
  • Ab Ke Baras (2002)
  • Farz (2001)
  • Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (2000)
  • Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000)
  • Badal (2000)
  • Daag: The Fire (1999)
  • Itihaas (1997)
  • Judaai (1997)
  • Jeet (1996)
  • Jaan (1996)
  • Kartavya (1995)
  • Laadla (1994)
  • Deewana (1992)
  • Writer

  • Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006)
  • Andaaz (2003) (story)
  • Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (2000)
  • Badal (2000) (story)
  • Daag: The Fire (1999)
  • Itihaas (1997) (story)
  • Jeet (1996)
  • Producer

  • Sadiyaan (2010)
  • Raqeeb (2007)
  • Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006)
  • Ab Ke Baras (2002)
  • Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (2000)
  • Daag: The Fire (1999)
  • Itihaas (1997)
  • Assistant director

  • Ghayal (1990)
  • Ram-Avtar (1988)
  • References

    Raj Kanwar Wikipedia


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