'Article 370' Fame Raj Zutshi Is Imran Khan's Step Dad, Made Debut With Brother-In-Law, Aamir's Film

Aditya Dhar's film, 'Article 370' is making headlines, and it is Raj Zutshi's role that is being talked about. However, not many know that he is the step father of Imran Khan.


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'Article 370' Fame Raj Zutshi Is Imran Khan's Step Dad, Made Debut With Brother-In-Law, Aamir's Film

Yami Gautam's latest film, Article 370 is making headlines. The actress, who is pregnant with her first child, is receiving a lot of praise for her role as an intelligence officer in the film. The film is produced by Aditya Dhar, and it comes right before the upcoming parliamentary elections in the country. The film talked about the need for the abolition of Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. This helped the people of Kashmir live a dream of having a normal life. However, it is veteran actor, Raj Zutshi's character that is winning hearts.

Raj Zutshi is the step-father of Imran Khan

For those who don't know, Raj Zutshi's real name is Rajendranath Zutshi. He was born in a Kashmiri Hindu family in Srinagar. His grandfather, Dinanath Jutshi was also an actor. However, not many know that Raj Zutshi is the step father of Bollywood actor, Imran Khan. Yes, he is the second husband of Aamir Khan's cousin, Nuzhat Jahan. However, the ex-couple parted ways in the year 2007 after staying together for 16 years.

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While Nuzhat and Raj didn't had any child, the latter was extremely close to his step son, Imran Khan. He was super happy when Imran Khan made his acting debut with his uncle, Aamir Khan's production film, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. 

Aamir Khan and Raj Zutshi started out together with the film, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

Not many know that Raj Zutshi and Aamir Khan started out together in Bollywood forty years ago with the film, Qayamat se Quamat Tak. Once in an interview with India Forums, Raj was asked about harbouring bitterness for not making it big in the films. To which, the actor stated that he had none. He also added that if he would have been bitter, his life would become hell. He was quoted as saying: 

"If I were bitter, life would be hell. Aamir (Khan) and I started out together in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, but we've grown differently as actor.People still tell me 'Aamir kahan pahuch gaya', but that doesn't make me feel sad. It's just that our journeys have been different as actors."

Well, not only Raj Zutshi, but Imran also shares a warm relationship with him. Once in an interview, Imran stated that it was his step-father, Raj, who was like a father-figure to him while he was growing up.

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