K.K. Raina Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

K.K. Raina


Real NameK. K. Raina
ProfessionsActor, Screenwriter, Theatre Director
Famous RoleAs Ajit Kumar Banerji in the 1993 Doordarshan's detective series Byomkesh Bakshi
K.K. Raina in the famous Byomkesh Bakshi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 October 1952
Age (as in 2017)65 Years
Birthplace Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
Nationality Indian
HometownJammu and Kashmir, India
SchoolNot Known
College/University National School of Drama, Delhi
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm (Actor): Vijeta (1982)
Vijeta (1982)
TV (Actor): Tamas (1988)
Film (Scriptwriter): Ghatak: Lethal (1996) – associate screenplay
Ghatak: Lethal (1996)
HobbiesReading, Writing
Awards, Honours, Achievements Filmfare Award
Best Dialogue for China Gate (1998)
China Gate
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ParentsNames not known
SiblingsBrother- M.K. Raina
M.K. Raina (Brother of K.K. Raina)
Sister- None
 K.K. Raina

                  Some Lesser Known Facts About K.K. Raina

  • Does K.K. Raina smoke?: Not known
  • Does K.K. Raina drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • K.K. Raina is a veteran and a versatile actor, writer, and producer. People of 90’s remember him as  Ajit Kumar Banerji( subordinate of Byomkesh Bakshi), of the famous series Byomkesh Bakshi. K.K. Raina in Byomkesh Bakshi
  • His parents were against his decision of becoming an actor.
  • After being encouraged by his guru Mr .M.P Sharma, he left the job of an auditor and decided to join National School of Drama.
  • It was a dream come true for him when he cleared an interview for admission in The  National School of Drama and was offered a scholarship too.
  • He has acted in various famous films such as Rang De Basanti, Delhi-6, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Tanu Weds Manu, Mirzya, Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana (2017), etc K.K. Raina as Manu's father in Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • After the span of 22 years, in the year 2012, he returned to the television platform in serial Upanishad Ganga.Upanishad Ganga
  • In an interview, he accepted that he liked to act for films more as compared to the television shows; as he gets the scripts beforehand in case of films.
  • After working with Ben Kingsley in Gandhi, he realized that acting needs passion and is not everyone’s cup of tea. He was influenced to see the entire suite of Ben Kingsley which had pictures and books on Mahatma Gandhi. Ben also had a charkha and knew how to use.

    Ben Kingsley in the film 'Gandhi'

    Ben Kingsley in the film ‘Gandhi’