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Renowned theater actor and director Aamir Raza Hussain passes away

Aamir Raza Hussain passes away

Aamir Raza Husain, a renowned theater actor and director famous for his grand open-air stage productions like “The Fifty Day War,” inspired by the Kargil War, and “The Legend of Ram,” has passed away at the age of 66. He was also the Creative Director of Stagedoor Theatre company, established in 1974, which has presented over 91 productions and more than 1,100 performances. Husain’s remarkable contributions to the stage include unforgettable plays such as ‘The Fifty Day War’ (2000) and ‘The Legend of Ram.’

About the Aamir Raza Husain

Husain was born to an aristocratic family in Lucknow on January 6, 1957, and made his stage debut at the prestigious Mayo College in Ajmer playing the craftsman Tom Snout in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His interest grew in the rich cultural landscape of St Stephen’s College in Delhi, where Husain graduated in history in 1977. He liked to talk about being directed by Shashi Tharoor and watching the Kerala MP playing Antony in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.

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Aamir Raza Hussain was honored with the Padma Shri by the government for his contribution to theatre. Aamir Raza Hussain tied the knot with actress Virat Talwar in 1993. Aamir Raza Hussain and Virat have two children Sukina and Ghulam Ali Abbas. Aamir Raza Hussain was a popular actor on stage. He has entertained the audience by acting in many famous dramas.

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