Razak Khan (1951-2016) was an Indian actor who primarily worked in the Bollywood film industry. Razak is well known for playing comic roles in the films like Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), Baadshah (1999), Hello Brother (1999), Akhiyon Se Goli Maare (2002), and Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005). On 1 June 2016, he died of a cardiac arrest at Sheesha Restaurant in Mumbai.
Razak Khan aka Abdur Razzak 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 at Anjuman Islam Urdu School, CST, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Razak Khan belonged to a Maharashtrian Pathan family.
Wife & Children
Razak Khan has three daughters, Seham Khan, Saher Khan, and Mishquat Khan and a son, Assad Khan.
Picture of Razak Khan’s wife with his daughter Mishquat Khan
Razak Khan with his daughter Mishquat Khan
Razak Khan with his son Assad Khan
Assad Khan works for Etihad Airlines and is based in Abu Dhabi.
Razak Khan actively participated in theatre plays and stage shows in India as well as abroad. Mishquat Khan, Razak Khan’s daughter, retweeted a tweet on her handle in which he was seen performing in Dubai for his play titled ‘RadioDekkh.’
— Mishquat Khan Ⓥ (@KhanMishquat) June 1, 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.
Poster of Razak Khan’s debut film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
In 1997, he played the role of Nadi Dinna Changezi in the film Ishq.
A still from Razak Khan’s film Ishq
In 1999, he appeared in the film Baadshah 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 Maan Jaayegi as Fainku.
Razak Khan is known for his role of Faiyaz Takkar (Takkar Pehelwan) in the film Akhiyon Se Goli Maare (2002). In 2003, he appeared in the film Hungama in which he played the role of Babu Bisleri.
A still from Razak Khan’s film Hungama
In 1986, Razak Khan made his debut on television 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 Pahalwan in the Sony TV show Chamatkar. In 1997, he appeared in the Zee TV show Filmi Chakkar as Pappu Kangi. In 2012, Razak played a cameo role in the television show R. K. Laxman Ki Duniya on SAB TV. In 2014, Razak appeared in a comedy show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ as Golden Bhai on Colors TV.
A still from Razak Khan’s comedy show ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’
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’m absolutely in awe of her. I feel privileged that she chose me over the rest including actors like Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar among others. It’s an honour to be working in this show with the talented King of Comedy, Kapil Sharma.”
On 1 June 2016, Razak Khan, at the age of 65, took his last breath after he suffered a cardiac arrest at Sheesha Restaurant in Mumbai. Reportedly, he felt uneasiness in the chest and was immediately brought to the Holy Family Hospital in Bandra but was declared dead on arrival by the hospital authorities. He is buried in Narialwadi Qabristan, Byculla, Mumbai. In an interview, filmmaker Priyadarshan mourned the demise of Razak Khan and said,
“I just got to know. It is really sad. He has worked with me in a lot of movies and he was a great actor.”
Razak Khan’s family members and other relatives during his funeral in Mumbai
- 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.