Raj Kumar Barjatya, 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun' Producer passes away at 75

Raj Kumar Barjatya, the father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, passed away at Mumbai Sir HN Reliance Foundation on Thursday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest

Raj Kumar Barjatya Hum Aapke Hain Koun Producer passes away at 75 Raj Kumar Barjatya Hum Aapke Hain Koun Producer passes away at 75 Source : Press

Bollywood's veteran film producer Rajkumar Barjatya passes away in Mumbai on Thursday morning. The 75-year-old was admitted at Mumbai's Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The Chairman of Rajshri Productions and father of director Sooraj Barjatya is famous for producing movies like 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun', 'Vivah', 'Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon' and 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo', among others.
Rajshri Films on Thursday morning took to their social handle and broke the news of Barjatya's demise. They shared a pic of the producer and wrote, "It is with profound grief that we mourn the loss of Raj Kumar Barjatya, father of Sooraj Barjatya. May his soul Rest In Peace."

Raj Kumar Barjatya's father Tarachand Barjatya had founded Rajshri Productions whose main goal was to produce the family-oriented film. He was famous for his work during the 1960s through the 1980s. Son Sooraj Barjatya who is also a director and a producer 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 is survived by his wife Sudha and son Sooraj who currently is the chairman of the Rajshri Productions.

Rest in peace Rajkumar Barjatya!

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