Rajshri Productions’ Raj Kumar Barjatya passes away

Veteran producer of many popular family films, son of Tarachand Barjatiya and father of Sooraj Barjatiya; Rajshri Productions’ Raj Kumar Barjatya fondly called as Raj Babu passes away

Raj Kumar Barjatya, producer of popular films like HUM AAPKE HAIN KAUN..!, HUM SAATH-SAATH HAIN: WE STAND UNITED, left for heavenly abode. "It is with profound grief that we mourn the loss of Raj Kumar Barjatya ji, father of Sooraj Barjatya. May his soul rest in peace," the official Twitter handle of Rajshri Productions said.

Rajshri Productions Pvt Ltd was established by the late Tarachand Barjatya in 1947. It is a film production and distribution company and has also produced titles like MAIN PREM KI DEEWANI HOON, VIVAH and PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO.

Raj Kumar's son Sooraj Barjatya, who is in his 50s, resurrected the banner when it was on the verge of closing down when he directed MAINE PYAR KIYA, the claim to fame of Salman Khan Bhagyashree and many others.