Raju Shrestha

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Raju Shrestha
Born
Fahim Ajani

Dongri, Mumbai, India
Other namesMaster Raju
Occupationactor
Years active1969–present
Spouse(s)seema Roshan ajani

Fahim Ajani or Raju Shrestha, initially credited as Master Raju or Master Rajoo, is an Indian film and television actor, who started his film career as a child actor, in the 1970s.

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Raju has acted in films like Gulzar's Parichay , Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Bawarchi (1972), Yash Chopra's Daag: A Poem of Love (1973) , Basu Chatterjee's Chitchor (1976) and Gulzar's Kitaab (1977). [1] [2]

Over the years, he has acted in around 200 films and a few television series. [3]

He won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his role in Chitchor (1976). [1]

Filmography

Film

Television

YearSerialRoleChannelRef
1987 Chunauti - DD National [4]
1994 Zee Horror Show - Zee TV [4]
1995 Chhodo Baat Purani (TV) - [4]
1997 Byomkesh Bakshi (Episode: Vansh Ka Khoon)Satyakam Das DD National [5]
AahaSpecial appearance
Jai Hanuman Sage Narada DD National
1999 Dam Dama Dam Dance master Zee TV
2008 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche(Episode 72 & 73) STAR One [4]
Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Divyaastra(Episode 96 & 97)
Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Khooni Aankade(Episode 124 & 125)
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - QayamatDamroo (Episode 166-173)
2011-2013 Adaalat Jaggi Malhotra/Pappu Padwal/Abhigyan Rohra Sony TV [4]
2011-2013 CID Aman/Sanjeev/Sanchit Sony TV [4]
2013-2014 Bani - Ishq Da Kalma Kuljeet Singh Bhullar Colors TV
2013-2015 Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap Mia Tansen Sony TV
2015 Badii Devrani Swaroop Chand (Mausa) &TV [4]
2016Saab Ji DD National

Dubbing career

Raju has dubbed for Suraj Sharma's role as the 16-year-old "Pi" in the Hindi dubbed version of the film, Life of Pi . [6]

Dubbing roles

Live action films

Film titleActorCharacterDub LanguageOriginal LanguageOriginal Year ReleaseDub Year ReleaseNotes
Life of Pi Suraj Sharma Pi
(Age 16)
HindiEnglish20122012

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References

  1. 1 2 "Shortlived Stardom". The Tribune. 13 August 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  2. "Salaam 'Slumdogs'". The Times of India . 1 March 2009. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  3. "Former child star Master Raju is Suraj Sharma's voice in Hindi Life Of Pi". NDTV. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0557625/
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrVT_ynauHw
  6. "Debutant Suraj Sharma's voice dubbed in 'Life of Pi'". The Times of India . 23 November 2012. Archived from the original on 16 September 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013.