Hum Aapke Hain Koun producer Rajkumar Barjatya passes away


Radhika Dhawad | Feb 21, 2019 13:25

Film producer Rajkumar Barjatya and father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya passed away today morning at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai.
Rajkumar Barjatya

Veteran film producer Rajkumar Barjatya and father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya passed away today morning at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. Rajkumar was the son of Rajshri Pictures’ founder Tarachand Barjatya. However, the cause of his death remains unknown so far.

Rajkumar was the producer of films namely Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!, VivaahPrem Ratan Dhan Paayo, Hum Saath Saath Hain, and Maine Pyar Kiya. He is survived by wife Sudha and son Sooraj.

Trade analyst Komal Nahata tweeted, “Terribly shocking news. Shri Rajkumar Barjatya passed away some minutes back at Reliance Hurkissondas Hospital. Can’t believe this. Met him just a week back at his Prabhadevi office. He spent so much time with me and my family. He looked perfectly alright then. And now, he’s gone!”

Anupam Kher, who had worked in majority of Rajshri Pictures films also tweeted, “Deeply saddened to know about the demise of #RajKumarBarjatya ji. Had known him since my 1st film #Saaransh. Most humble & amazingly knowledgable human being. Had a childlike curiosity. I loved speaking to him for hours about goodness. He practiced it. Will miss him. #OmShanti🙏

 

Swara Bhasker, who had starred in Rajshri Productions’ Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, shared on Twitter, “RIP #RajkumarBarjatya sir. You were the kindest, sweetest, most generous souls & most wonderful people I’ve ever met. I will never forget interactions I was blessed to have with u & ur enthusiastic encouragement of a young actor. Deep condolences 2 @rajshri family A loss 4 us all”

 

Subhash Ghai wrote, “Who was just with us on 24th jan at convocation @whistlingwoods blessing students n Dharamendra ji with all his divine grace💧my 1st mentor producer of “TAQDEER” till today guiding us in education. A great noble soul we lost. RIP”