Jagdish Raj

  • Birthday: 01. June 1928
  • Birthplace: Sargodha, British India


Jagdish Raj Khurana (Hindi: जगदीश राज खुराना; 1928 – 28 July 2013) was a Bollywood actor who holds a Guinness World Record record for being the most type-cast actor. He played a police inspector in 144 films.

He was born in 1928 in the town of Sargodha, British India, which is now in Pakistan. His daughter Anita Raj is also a Bollywood actress.

Jagdish Raj had the record of playing a police officer 144 times in various Bollywood films.

Some of his popular movies include Deewar, Don, Shakti, Mazdoor, Imaan Dharam, Gopichand Jasoos, Silsila, Aaina and Besharam. Although Raj occasionally played a villain and a couple of times essayed the role of a judge, he was best known for being cast a record 144 times as a police officer. After [Shafi Inamdar], he holds the Limca Book of Records record for Most memorable policeman ever.