In Memoriam
~ Dr. Raj Kumar  ~
1929 - 2006

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:::LIFE & FAMILY:::

 

Date of Birth

 

24  April 1929  at Gajanur, Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border in Tamil Nadu, India

Actual  Name

 

S.P. Muthuraju

Father

Mother

Brother

Sister

 

Singanallooru Puttaswamayya

Laxmamma

S.P.Varadaraju

Sharadamma

Wife

 

Parvathamma

Sons

 

Shiva Rajkumar ( Two daughters -Nishkala and Nivedita)
Ragavendra Rajkumar (Two sons)
Punith Rajkumar ( One daughter)

Daughters

 

Lakshmi , Poornima( married to RamKumar,actor)

Death

 

12 April 2006 , Bangalore, India

 

::: SOME FACTS :::

 

1st Movie

Bedara Kanappa in 1954

His own Favourite movie

Bhakta Kumbara

First song sung

Tumbitu manava... (in Mahishasura Mardini)

Most famous song

Huttidahre kannada nadalli huttabeku ...
Mettidhare kanndan mannanu mettabeku..
(from movie Akasmika)

Habits

He did not have any habits like smoking and drinking etc.
He was into regular exercise and yoga.

Vanavasa

Veerappan Kidnapped Raj Kumar as held as hostage for more than 3 months
click here to go back to rajkumarkidnap.com time

Awards 9 state awards in the best actor category.
10 Filmfare awards in best actor category
Doctorate from Mysore University - 1976
Padma Bhushan -1983
Dadasaheb Phalke award - 1995
Kentucky Colonel award by Governer of Kentucky state, USA
Nadoja
Karnataka Rathna
Gubbiveeranna Award
Nata Saarvabhowma, Vara Nata, Nata Sarvabhouma, Gana Kogile, Gana Gandharva, Rasika Raja, Nata Rathnakara - by fans
Profile A good profile at Chitraloka

 

::: INTERVIEWS :::

No Medicine - Chitrloka
My Sons are Actors - Chitraloka
If I had not been in the celluloid world, I would have been a farmer tilling the land." - Deccan Herald
Quick Chat - Y! India Movies
Lankesh's Interview - Ourkarnataka.com - In Kannada

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