P. Jairaj

P. Jairaj

P. Jairaj (1909-2000) is a Bollywood Actor known for the movies Sholay(1975), Dard E Dil(1934), Rasili Rani(1930)

NameP. Jairaj (పైడి జైరాజ్)
Other NamesPaidi Jairaj, Jayraj, Jai Raj
Date Of Birth28 September 1909
Age(Age at Death: 90 years 10 months 14 days)
Place Of BirthKarimnagar, Hyderabad State, British India
Date Of Death11 August 2000
Place Of DeathMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Paidi was a renowned film actor, director and producer. He was recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award for lifetime achievement in 1980.

P. Jairaj is an popular Hindi Actor. He is known for his work on Don (1978), Sholay (1975) and Khoon Bhari Maang (1988).

He is a close relative of Sarojini Naidu, he received his education in Hyderabad.

He developed interest in films during his graduate studies at Nizam College and left for Bombay in 1929.

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. He directed a few films like Mohar, Mala (1943), Pratima, Rajghar and Saagar (1951). He produced the film Saagar in 1951.
  2. Government of India honoured him by presenting Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his lifetime service to Indian film industry in 1980.
  3. He acted in about 170 films mostly in Hindi and Urdu, and some Marathi and Gujarati films.

P. Jairaj: Filmography (20)

(All P. Jairaj Movies)
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1975 Sholay[Actor(Police Comissioner (as Jairaj))]
1936 Berozgar[Actor]
1935 Sher Dil Aurat[Actor]
1934 Dard E Dil[Actor]
1934 Mazdoor[Actor(Kailash)]
1934 Sair-E-Paristan[Actor]
1934 Vasavdatta[Actor]
1933 Aurat Ka Dil[Actor]
1933 Maya Jaal[Actor]
1933 Patit Pawan[Actor]
1933 Zahare Ishk[Actor]
1932 Shikari[Actor]
1931 Bahadur Beti[Actor]
1931 Digvijay[Actor]
1931 Hridaya Veena[Actor]
1931 Husn Pari[Actor]
1930 Fight Upto Death[Actor]
1930 Khooni Khanjar[Actor]
1930 Jagmagti Jawani[Actor]
1930 Rasili Rani[Actor]