Razak Khan (1951–2016) was an Indian actor who worked predominantly in Bollywood film industry . Razak is known for his comic roles in films such as Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), Badshah (1999), Hello Brother (1999), Akhiyon Se Goli Mare (2002), and Kya Kool Hain Hum (2005). On 1 June 2016, he died of cardiac arrest in Mumbai’s Sheesha restaurant.
Razak Khan aka Abdur Razzaq Khan was born on Wednesday 28 March 1951.age 65 years; at the time of death) in Byculla, Madanpura, Mumbai, India. His zodiac sign is Aries. Razak completed his schooling from Anjuman Islam Urdu School, CST, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Hair Color: brown
Eye Colour: black
Razak Khan belonged to a Maharashtrian Pathan family.
wife and children
Razak Khan has three daughters, Seham Khan, Sahar Khan and Mishkat Khan and a son Asad Khan.
Asad Khan works for Etihad Airlines and is based in Abu Dhabi.
Razak Khan actively participated in theater plays and stage shows in India as well as abroad. Razak Khan’s daughter Mishqat Khan retweeted a tweet on her handle in which she was seen performing for her play ‘Radiodekh’ in Dubai.
— Mishquat Khan (@KhanMishquat) 1 June 2020
In 1993, Razak Khan made his debut in the Bollywood film industry with the film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja in which he played the role of Keshav.
In 1997, she played the role of Nadi Dina Changji in the film Ishq.
In 1999, he appeared in the movie Badshah in which he played the role of Manikchand alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Twinkle Khanna. In the same year, Razak appeared in two films; Hello Brother as Ninja Chacha and Haseena Mann Jayegi as Fanku.
Razak Khan is best known for playing the role of Fayaz Takkar (tackling wrestler) in the film Akhiyon Se Goli Mare (2002). In 2003, he appeared in the film Hungama in which he played the role of Babu Bisleri.
In 1986, Razak Khan made his television debut with the show ‘Naya Nukkad’ in which he played the role of Ulhas Bhai on DD National. In 1998, he played the role of Makodi Pehelwan in Sony TV’s show Miracle. In 1997, he appeared in Zee TV’s show Filmi Chakkar as Pappu Kangi. In 2012, Razak made a cameo appearance in the television show RK Laxman Ki Duniya on SAB TV. In 2014, Razak appeared as Golden Bhai in a comedy show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ on Colors TV.
In an interview, Razak talked about his show and said,
It’s great to be a part of the show, especially as Pinky’s husband Golden. She is hot, she is sexy and I am absolutely impressed by her. I feel fortunate that he chose me apart from actors like Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar among others. It is an honor to work with the talented King of Comedy Kapil Sharma on this show.”
On 1 June 2016, Razak Khan, at the age of 65, breathed his last after suffering heart failure at Sheesha restaurant in Mumbai. Reportedly, he felt chest discomfort and was immediately brought to the Holy Family Hospital in Bandra, but the hospital authorities declared him brought dead. He is buried at Narialwadi Cemetery, Byculla, Mumbai. In an interview, filmmaker Priyadarshan condoled the demise of Razak Khan and said,
“I just found out. It’s really sad. He has worked with me in many films and he was a great actor.
Facts / Trivia
- Razak Khan was well versed in Urdu literature and poetry.
- Razak Khan was also known by his screen names like Golden Bhai, Babu Bilseri, Ninja Chacha, Manikchand and Pappu Kangi.