Priya Tendulkar Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Husband: Karan Razdan
Father: Vijay Tendulkar
Age: 47 Years

Priya Tendulkar

Other NameRajani (Her name in the TV serial, Rajani (1985)
Profession(s)Actor, Social Activist, and Writer
Famous RoleTitular role in the TV serial, 'Rajani' (1985)
Priya Tendulkar's TV Serial, Rajani
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourHazel Brown
Hair ColourBrown
DebutTheatre Play (Actor): Haya Vadan (1969); as a doll
Film (Actor): Ankur (1974)
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 October 1954 (Tuesday)
Date of Death19 September 2002 (Thursday)
Place of DeathHer 'Prabhadevi' residence in Mumbai
Age (at the time of death) 47 Years
Death CauseShe died of a heart attack, and she had also been battling with breast cancer for a long time.
Zodiac signLibra
Nationality Indian
Educational Qualification(s)• Degree in Political Science
• Diploma in Painting [1]The Guardian
CasteSaraswat Brahmin [2]Wikipedia
HobbiesCooking, Sketching, and Painting
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Divorced
Marriage DateYear 1998
Husband/SpouseKaran Razdan (Actor)
Karan Razdan
ParentsFather- Vijay Tendulkar (Writer)
Priya Tendulkar's Father
Mother- Nirmala Tendulkar
SiblingsBrother- Raja Tendulkar (Cinematographer)
Sister(s)- Tanuja Mohite and Sushma Tendulkar

Priya Tendulkar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Priya Tendulkar

  • Priya Tendulkar was an Indian actress, social activist, and writer.
  • She appeared in a TV commercial of a sewing machine at the age of 15.
  • She did various jobs like hotel service receptionist in a 5-star hotel, an air hostess, a part-time model, and a newsreader, before starting her career as an actor.
  • Reportedly, she is India’s first TV superstar.
  • As per the sources, she was engaged to the Anant Nag, but later, they got separated. [3]IMDB Anant Nag
  • After seven years of her marriage with Karan Razdan, the couple got divorced.
  • She worked as an actor in the films, like ‘Minchina Ota’ (1980), ‘Nasoor’ (1985), ‘Besahara’ (1987), ‘Mohra’ (1994), ‘Trimurti’ (1995), and ‘Gupt’ (1997).

    A Still From One of the Priya Tendulkar's Film

    A Still From One of the Priya Tendulkar’s Film

  • She acted in various Hindi TV serials, including ‘Yug’ (1996), ‘Itihaas’ (1996), ‘Hum Paanch’ (1995), and ‘Professor Pyarelal’ (1999).

    Hum Paanch

    Hum Paanch

  • She was the host of the talk shows, like ‘Priya Tendulkar Talk Show’ and ‘Zimmedar Kaun.’
  • She was featured in various TV commercials.

  • She was honoured with various Maharashtra and Gujarat state awards.
  • She received many awards for her books as an author.
  • The former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee expressed his condolence on the demise of Priya Tendulkar.