Veteran Bollywood film producer and father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, Rajkumar Barjatya, passed away in Mumbai on February 21. His sad demise was first tweeted by his production house Rajshri Films’ official handle. The 'Hum Aaoke Hai Koun' producer is survived by son Sooraj and wife Sudha.
Meanwhile, the entire film fraternity is quite saddened by the news of his demise and many took to social media to pay their respects.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Shocked and saddened to learn of Rajkumar Barjatya ji’s demise... Raj Babu - as he was affectionately called - was an extremely soft-spoken person... Heartfelt condolences to Sooraj, the Barjatya family and #Rajshri parivaar .”
Indian Filmmaker, Ashoke Pandit too took to his official social media handle and wrote 'hocked and saddened to learn of Rajkumar Barjatya ji’s demise... Raj Babu - as he was fondly known -Heartfelt condolences to @SoorajBarjatya ji & the entire Barjatya family and #Rajshri parivaar'
Rajkumar Barjatya inherited the baton of Rajshri Films from his father Tarachand Barjatya and passed it on to son Sooraj. Films like Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo (2015), Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999), Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994) and Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) are among some of the ventures he produced.
He has been associated with some of the biggest hits in the history of Hindi films.
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