Raj Kumar Barjatya passes away

Veteran film producer Raj Kumar Barjatya passed away today. He was the chairman of Rajshri Productions which as helmed several Bollywood movies over the years including Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Vivah, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon among others. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital on Thursday morning. 

Taran Adarsh shared in a tweet about the demise of the producer. He wrote, “Shocked and saddened to learn of Rajkumar Barjatya ji’s demise… Raj Babu – as he was affectionately called – was an extremely soft-spoken person… Heartfelt condolences to Sooraj, the Barjatya family and #Rajshri parivaar.”

Raj Kumar Barjatya’s father Tarachand Barjatya had founded Rajshri Productions who produced family-oriented film mainly. He was known for his works during the 1960s through the 1980s. Raj Kumar’s son Sooraj Barjatya is a director and a producer too who won the Filmfare Award for Best Director for Hum Aapke Hain Koun. His last directorial venture was Prem Ratan Dhan Payo which starred Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. 

Raj Kumar Barjatya’s father Tarachand Barjatya had founded Rajshri Productions who produced family-oriented film mainly. He was known for his works during the 1960s through the 1980s. Raj Kumar’s son Sooraj Barjatya is a director and a producer too who won the Filmfare Award for Best Director for Hum Aapke Hain Koun. His last directorial venture was Prem Ratan Dhan Payo which starred Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. Rajshri Productions was founded in 1947. 

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