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Rajesh Roshan (Music Director) Age, Wife, Biography & More

Rajesh Roshan

Bio
Real NameRajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionMusic Composer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weightin Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper (Semi-bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 May 1955
Age (as in 2016)61 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
DebutMusic Direction Debut: Kunwara Baap (1974)
Kunwara Baap
FamilyFather- Roshan Lal Nagrath (Music Director)
Mother- Ira Roshan (Music Director)
Rakesh Roshan with his parents and brother
Brother- Rakesh Roshan (Filmmaker)
Rajesh Roshan with his brother Rakesh Roshan
Sister- N/A
ReligionHinduism
ControversiesIn 2008, a case was filed against him by music composer Ram Sampath in the case of plagiarism of the songs in the film Krazzy 4. As the Roshan's failed to defend the case, they did a settlement of 2 crore (INR) with Ram Sampath.
Ram Sampath
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorShammi Kapoor, Dev Anand, Hrithik Roshan
Favourite MusiciansKishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, A.R Rahman, R.D Burman, Anu Malik, Sukhwinder Singh, Vishal Dadlani, K.K
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseKanchan Roshan
Rajesh Roshan with his family
ChildrenSon- Eshaan
Daughter- Pashmina

Rajesh Roshan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajesh Roshan

  • Does Rajesh Roshan smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Rajesh Roshan drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Rajesh was born to a Punjabi father from Bareilly (in Uttar Pradesh) and a Bengali mother from Delhi.
  • His parents came to Mumbai in search of work and stayed in a garage.
  • His father died when he was just 10 years old. However, he proudly carried forward the legacy of his father’s music.
  • He received music training from her mother, and Faiz Ahmed Khan Saheb while his mother would rehearse her music. He was also trained by famous music director, Laxmikant of the Laxmikant-Pyarelal duo, but later turned his bitter rival.
  • Actor and director Mehmood gave Rajesh his break with the film Kunwara Baap (1974).
  • The first song that he recorded was “Saj Rahi Gali” from Kunwara Baap, where he used 15 transgenders (Kinnar) to record the song.

  • His fortunes turned with the film Julie (1975), as his music was a huge hit and won him the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director.

  • He was the first music director who convinced Amitabh Bachchan to sing a song in a film. The song was “Mere Paas Aao” from the film Mr. Natwarlal (1979).

  • He is a shy person and is known in the film industry for his soft-spoken nature.