Veteran Filmmaker Rakesh Kumar PASSES Away At The Age Of 81 Due To Cancer; A Prayer Meeting In His Memory To Be Held Today

Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Yaarana’ film director Rakesh Kumar passes away at 81 after battling cancer

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Veteran Filmmaker Rakesh Kumar PASSES Away At The Age Of 81 Due To Cancer; A Prayer Meeting In His Memory To Be Held Today
Veteran filmmaker-writer-producer Rakesh Kumar left for his heavenly abode on 10th November in Mumbai. As per reports, he was battling cancer for a long time. Rakesh’s sudden demise has sent shockwaves across the entire film fraternity as rich tributes poured in for him from fans and celebrities. A prayer meeting in his memory will be held today i.e 13th November at Banquet, The Celebration Sports Club, Andheri.

Rakesh Kumar’s family members shared an obituary note on social media that read, “IN LOVING MEMORY OF RAKESH KUMAR, OCTOBER 18, 1941 - NOVEMBER 10, 2022 Please join us for a prayer meet on Sunday, November 13, At Banquet, The Celebration Sports Club, Garden No.5, Lokhandwala, Andheri (W). TIME: 4PM - 5PM With Gratitude, Usha Sharma & Lakshay Kumar, Neha & Karan Sharma.” The late director is survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter.


Rakesh Kumar was a popular name in the industry and he donned many hats that of a director, writer, and producer. He was widely known for his work in films like Khoon Pasina, Suryavanshi, Do Aur Do Paanch, Mr. Natwarlal, and Yaarana. He had also bankrolled several movies like Dil Tujhko Diya, Commander, and Kaun Jeeta Kaun Haara. Rakesh had even featured in some of the films. His movies Yaarana’ starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Mr. Natwarlal among others were a huge success at the box office.

Many senior and noted Bollywood actors are expected to gather at Rakesh Kumar’s prayer meeting today to offer their last respects.



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