Rakesh Roshan was born on 6th September 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra state. He attended Sainik School, Satara, Maharashtra state. He started his acting career in a supporting role in 1970 through Hindi film Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani. He gained popularity after appearing in numerous commercial hits like Aankhon Aankhon Mein, Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara, Hamari Bahu Alka, Shubh Kaamna, Dhanwan, Awaaz, Aakhir Kyon?, Devata, Shriman Shrimati, Hathkadi, among other films.
He ventured into film direction in 1987 through Khudgarz co-starring Jeetendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Amrita Singh, Bhanupriya and Govinda. His blockbuster hits include Krrish 3 starring Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Vivek Oberoi and Kangna Ranaut, Krrish starring Hrithik Roshan, Rekha, Priyanka Chopra and Naseeruddin Shah, Koi Mil Gaya starring Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Rekha and Rajat Bedi, Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai starring Hrithik Roshan, Ameesha Patel, Anupam Kher and Dalip Tahil, among other films.
Apart from acting and direction he also produced several movies like Krrish 3, Kites, Krazzy 4, Krrish, Koi Mil Gaya, Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai etc. In 2000 he was shot by two Budesh gang members near Santacruz West, he was injured badly in his left arm and chest. The attack was to warn and prove that Shiv Sena could no longer protect its clients.
Rakesh Roshan family members’ names and photos
His father Roshan was a Bollywood music director .
He has a younger brother named Rajesh Roshan who is also a music director just like his father.
Wife and children [1 son, 1 daughter]
Rakesh Roshan is married to Pinky, she is the daughter of Bollywood director J. Om Prakash. The couple gave birth to a son named Hrithik Roshan, an actor and a daughter named, Sunaina Roshan.