Raju Shrestha (Actor) Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Raju Shrestha

Real NameFahim Ajani
NicknamesRaju Shrestha , Master Raju
ProfessionActor, Director, Voice Over Artists
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 August 1966
Age (as in 2017) 51 Years
Birth PlaceDongri, Mumbai, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownDongri, Mumbai, India
DebutFilm: Bawarchi (1972)
TV: Not Known
FamilyFather- Yusuf (Chartered Accountant)
Mother- Mehrunissa (School Teacher)
Brother- Parvez (settled in the US)
Sister- Not Known (Elder; passed away)
HobbiesPoetry, Reading
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty
Favourite ActressRekha
Favourite PoetsAmrita Pritam, Gulzar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Raju Shrestha

Some Lesser Known Facts About Raju Shrestha

  • Does Raju Shrestha smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Raju Shrestha drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Raju Shrestha is an Indian actor associated with Bollywood and TV who has been most successful as a child artist. Raju Shrestha as a child actor
  • At the age of 5, he gave audition for his first movie ‘Parichay’ and during the audition, he started crying.
  • His dialogue from the ‘Parichay’ film ‘K for Karna Hai’ became very popular at that time.
  • He did a lot of films as a child artist like ‘Bawarchi’, ‘Amar Prem’, ‘Khusboo’, ‘Chitchor’, ‘Kasam Khoon Ki’ etc. Raju Shrestha as a child actor   Raju Shrestha as a child actor
  • He was one of the most popular child actors in 1970s and is still recognized for his childhood roles he played in the 1970s. His name is credited as ‘Master Raju’ but somehow he failed to carry the same fame and charm as an adult artist.

  • He won the National Film Award for the best child actor for his role in ‘Chitchor’ (1976) and Filmfare award for the movie ‘Kitaab’ (1977). Chitchor   Kitaab

  • He usually plays supporting role or a villain’s role in all his movies.
  • He also appeared in some TV serials like ‘Chunauti’, ‘Bani- Ishq Da Kalma’, ‘C.I.D’ etc.
  • In 2012, he gave his voice for Suraj Sharma’s role in the Hindi dubbed version for the Oscar-winning film ‘Life of Pi’. Life of Pi
  • According to sources, he will be soon seen as a director of Punjabi movie but yet nothing is confirmed.