Rajendra Nath

  • Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan

Biography

Rajendra Nath Malhotra (1931 − 13 February 2008) was a comedian actor in Nepalese, Indian Hindi and Punjabi films.

His family was from Karimpura locality of Peshawar but settled in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. He studied in college at Darbar College, Rewa where Arjun Singh (a Congress politician) and R.P. Agarwal were his class mates.

Rajendra Nath's elder brother Prem Nath went to Mumbai and became an actor, so Rajendra Nath joined him in 1949, they were good friends of Raj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor. Rajendra Nath and Prem Nath's sister Krishna married actor-director, Raj Kapoor. He had also another brother 'Narendra Nath' who also became actor usually played some villain's role in the movies

Film expert Rajesh Subramanian elucidates that Rajendernath who was least interested in studies quit college and landed in Bombay to work in films like his brother. He did some plays at Pritvi theatre like Pathan and Shakuntala. It was here that he became close to Shammi Kapoor.


Movies

1967 - Aamne Samne
1970 - Aan Milo Sajna
1971 - Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee
1962 - Aarti
1981 - Aas Paas
1966 - Aaye Din Bahar Ke
1979 - Ahinsa
1971 - Albela - 1971
1967 - An Evening in Paris
1969 - Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke
1985 - Babu
1967 - Baharon Ke Sapne
1969 - Bandhan
2016 - Bekhudi
1967 - Chhaila Babu - 1967
1975 - Chhoti Si Baat
1978 - Chor Ho To Aisa
1979 - Dada
1981 - Dahshat
1970 - Dharti
1975 - Dhoti Lota Aur Chowpatty
1959 - Dil Deke Dekho
1992 - Do Hanso Ka Joda
1980 - Ek Baar Kaho
1972 - Ek Bar Mooskura Do
1973 - Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara
1962 - Ek Musafir Ek Hasina
1971 - Ek Paheli
1971 - Elaan
1974 - Geeta Mera Naam
1960 - Ghunghat
1967 - Hare Kanch Ki Chooriyan
1981 - Harjaee
1970 - Holi Ayee Re
1970 - Inspector
1969 - Intaqam
1961 - Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai
1980 - Jazbaat
1981 - Jeene Ki Arzoo
1970 - Jeevan Mrityu
1968 - Jhuk Gaya Aasman
1975 - Julie
1973 - Jwaar Bhata
1973 - Kahani Kismat Ki
1973 - Keemat
1971 - Ladki Pasand Hai
1981 - Love Story
1970 - Maharaja - 1970
1981 - Mangalsutra
1971 - Maryada
1971 - Mela - 1971
1984 - Meri Adalat
1963 - Mujhe Jeene Do
1970 - My Love
1976 - Naach Uthe Sansaar
Naamcheen
1973 - Nafrat
1978 - Nasbandi
1966 - Neend Hamari Khwab Tumhare
1971 - Patanga
1963 - Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon
1965 - Poonam Ki Raat
1962 - Prem Patra
1969 - Prince
1970 - Purab Aur Paschim
1969 - Pyar Ka Mausam
1979 - Raadha Aur Seeta
1975 - Rafoo Chakkar
1969 - Raja Saab
1964 - Rajkumar - 1964
1991 - Ramgarh Ke Sholay
1970 - Rootha Na Karo
1975 - Saazish
1972 - Sazaa
1979 - Sunayana
1975 - Sunehra Sansar
1966 - Tasveer
1968 - Teen Bahuraniyan
1963 - Tere Ghar Ke Samne
1980 - The Burning Train
1970 - Tum Haseen Main Jawaan
1960 - Usne Kaha Tha
1974 - Vachan - 1974