Rakesh Kumar (Director) Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Usha Rakesh (Sharma) Age: 81 Years Death Date: 10/11/2022

Profession(s) • Filmmaker
• Producer
• Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 177 cm
in meters– 1.77 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 10”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt and Pepper
Debut Film: Khoon Pasina (1977)
Last Film Sooryavanshoi (1992)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 18 October 1941 (Saturday)
Date of Death 10 November 2022
Place of Death Mumbai, India
Age (at the time of death) 81 Years
Death Cause Cancer [1]citation
Zodiac sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Controversies • _____ [2]citation
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death) Married
Wife/Spouse Usha Rakesh (Sharma)
Children Son– Lakshay Kumar
Daughter– Neha Sharma

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rakesh Kumar

  • Rakesh Kumar was an Indian writer, producer, and director. He is best known for directing the films  “Khoon Pasina,” “Mr Natwarlal,” “Yaarana,” and “Do Aur Do Paanch.” He passed away after a long battle suffering from cancer on 10 November 2022.
  • In 1973, he began working as an assistant director with Prakash Mehra for the film named “Zanjeer.” In 1977, he made his directorial debut with the film “Khoon Pasina.” Later, he produced many hit films including  produced “Dil Tujhko Diya,” “Commander,” “Kaun Jeeta Kaun Haara,” and “Suryavanshi.” In Suryavanshi, he worked with the Indian actor Salman Khan.
    Rakesh Kumar (middle) with some noted Bollywood actors
  • Soon after his death, Amitabha Bachchan shared a heartfelt note on one of his social media accounts. He wrote,
    Morose is the day .. For another colleague who has left us and me in a particular.. Rakesh Sharma, first AD to Prakash Mehra on ‘ZANJEER’ .. then the independent director for other PM (prakash mehra, as we often joked with him, as the PM of the country ) films .. and singularly – ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Khoon Pasina’, ‘Mr Natwarlal’, ‘Yaarana’, et al .. And such great camaraderie on sets, socially, during events and Holi.”

    An old picture of Amitabh Bachchan with Rakesh Kumar

  • Apart from being a director, he was also a professional actor. He had appeared in some Bollywood films as an actor.
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