Rajendra Kumar Tuli biography

Rajendra Kumar Tuli

BornRajendra Kumar Tuli
Rajendra Kumar
Rajendra Kumar
20 July 1929
Sialkot, British India
NicknameJubilee Kumar
Died12 July 1999 (aged 69)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
OccupationActor, producer, director
Years active1949–1998
Children2 Daughters and son Kumar Gaurav

Rajendra Kumar was an Indian film actor who starred in Bollywood films. one of the most successful actors in the 1960s and 1970s. began his career by working as an extra in films like 'Mela' in 1948. He also produced several films in the 1980s starring his son Kumar Gaurav.
Rajendra Kumar married Shukla and had a son Kumar Gaurav also an actor and two daughters. His son married Namrata Dutt, the daugher of actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis and sister of actor Sanjay Dutt.
Rajendra Kumar died on July 29, 1999 of cancer only nine days after his 70th birthday


Rajendra Kumar was honoured with the Padma Shri Award in 1969.
He was also conferred with Justice of Peace honour and served as Honorary Magistrate.
He was awarded the National Honour by late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru simultaneously for “Kanoon” (Hindi) and “Mehandi Rang Lagyo” (Gujarati).
He received a special Shastri National Award and was associated with several charity schemes

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