Born June 23, 1952 is an Indian film actor, known for his work in Hindi and Punjabi films. In addition, he is also known for his affiliation to the Indian National Congress as a three-time member to the Lok Sabha and a two-time member of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament. He was also the President of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee. He first started acting in the Method School of Acting at NSD, which is involved in Street Theatre. After this, he moved to Mumbai and started his film career with Reena Roy, one of the well known actresses of that time. He first gained fame for his horrific portrayal of a rapist in the movie Insaaf Ka Taraazu, in which assaulted the heroine Zeenat Aman, and later her sister, and in the end, gets brutally shot by the heroine. He also went on to achieve success in Punjabi cinema with his performances in Chann Pardesi, Marhi Da deeva, and Long Da Lishkara. He is also in the Punjabi films Aasra Pyar Da, Mahaul theek Hai, Shaheed Uddham Singh, etc. Most of his movies became successful, but some were commercial flops as well. Raj Babbar also has a lot of political presence. He entered politics by joining Janata Dal in 1989. He later joined Samajwadi Party and was elected as Member of Parliament of India three times. From 1994 to 1999, he was a member of the Rajya Sabha . After being suspended from the Samajwadi Party in 2006, he joined the INdian National Congress and was elected for his fourth term as Member of Parliament in 2009. Over the course of his acting career, he has been nominated for a total of six awards.
The CHDS – Radio Dil Se Team would like to wish him a very Happy Vaala Birthday! To mark this momentous occasion for such a remarkable personality, we will be having a Raj Babbar special from 10-11am EST and 5-6pm Est.
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