Jagdish Raj

  • Birthday: 01. June 1928
  • Birthplace: Sargodha, British India

Biography

Jagdish Raj Khurana (Hindi: जगदीश राज खुराना; 1928 – 28 July 2013) was a Bollywood actor who holds a Guinness World Record record for being the most type-cast actor. He played a police inspector in 144 films.

He was born in 1928 in the town of Sargodha, British India, which is now in Pakistan. His daughter Anita Raj is also a Bollywood actress.

Jagdish Raj had the record of playing a police officer 144 times in various Bollywood films.

Some of his popular movies include Deewar, Don, Shakti, Mazdoor, Imaan Dharam, Gopichand Jasoos, Silsila, Aaina and Besharam. Although Raj occasionally played a villain and a couple of times essayed the role of a judge, he was best known for being cast a record 144 times as a police officer. After [Shafi Inamdar], he holds the Limca Book of Records record for Most memorable policeman ever.


Movies

1958 - 12 O'Clock
1969 - Aadmi Aur Insaan
1977 - Aaina
1981 - Agni Pareeksha
1974 - Apradhi
1976 - Bajrangbali
1974 - Benaam
1978 - Besharam
1979 - Bhayaanak
1965 - Bhoot Bungla
1979 - Bin Phere Hum Tere
1973 - Black Mail
1973 - Bobby
1960 - Bombai Ka Babu
1966 - Budtameez
1956 - C.I.D.
1976 - Chalte Chalte
1974 - Chhote Sarkar - 1974
1978 - Chor Ho To Aisa
1973 - Daag: A Poem of Love
1975 - Deewaar
1980 - Dhan Daulat
1975 - Dharmatma
1959 - Dhool Ka Phool
1973 - Dhund
1979 - Dil Kaa Heera
1978 - Don
1977 - Doosra Aadmi
1974 - Dost
1968 - Duniya
1979 - Duniya Meri Jeb Mein
1963 - Ek Dil Sau Afsane
1975 - Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka
1962 - Ek Musafir Ek Hasina
1971 - Elaan
1981 - Fiffty Fiffty
1955 - Funtoosh
1971 - Gambler - 1971
1985 - Geraftaar
1973 - Ghulam Begam Badshah
1977 - Immaan Dharam
1974 - Insaaniyat
1967 - Jaal - 1967
1972 - Jangal Mein Mangal
1972 - Jawani Diwani - 1972
1982 - Jeeo Aur Jeene Do
1973 - Joshila
1979 - Kaala Patthar
1960 - Kanoon
1985 - Karishma Kudrat Kaa
Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki
1976 - Khaan Dost
1992 - Khule-Aam
1981 - Krodhi
1973 - Kuchhe Dhaage - 1973
1971 - Man Mandir
1971 - Mehboob Ki Mehndi
1971 - Memsaab
Naamcheen
1981 - Nakhuda
1981 - Naseeb
1981 - Naseeb
1977 - Paapi
1978 - Parmatma
1978 - Rahu Ketu
1977 - Ram Bharose
1978 - Ram Kasam
1974 - Roti
1975 - Saazish
1988 - Sagar Sangam
1955 - Seema
1978 - Sone Ka Dil Lohe Ke Haath
1979 - Suhaag
1968 - Sunghursh
2015 - Tangewala
1979 - The Great Gambler
1978 - Tumhari Kasam
1971 - Upaasna
1973 - Yaadon Ki Baaraat
1991 - Yodha - 1991
1995 - Zakhmi Sipahi
1974 - Zehreela Insaan