Virendra Razdan



Virendra Razdan (c. 1950 – 13 June 2003) was an Indian film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Maulana Azad, a leading figure of the Indian independence movement, in the 1982 biographical film Gandhi directed by Richard Attenborough. and for his role of statesman Vidura in the Indian television series Mahabharat. He also played a supporting role in the Aditya Pancholi-starrer Zanjeer: The Chain (1998).Razdans father was a Sufi musician. He studied acting and theater at the National School of Drama in New Delhi, where he was a student of Ibrahim Alkazi.Virendra Razdan died in Mumbai, India, on 13 June 2003, at the age of 53.

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