Raghu Rai Age, Height, Weight, Body, Wife or Husband, Caste, Religion, Net Worth, Assets, Salary, Family, Affairs, Wiki, Biography, Movies, Shows, Photos, Videos and More
Raghunath Rai Chowdhry
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Raghu Rai is an Photographer and Photojournalist. He is famous for being the First Indian Magnum Photographer
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Article Type: Biography
Category: Photographer, Photojournalist
|Real Name||Raghunath Rai Chowdhry|
|Pet / Nick Name||Not Such|
Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign
|Raghu Rai Age (Current)||78 years4 months28 daysold|
|Date Of Birth (DOB)||— 12/01/1942 (M/D/Y)|
|Birthplace||Jhang, Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan)|
|Zodiac Sign||Not Sure|
|Star Sign (Nakshatra)||Not Sure|
|Alive Or Dead||Alive|
|Date Of Death (DOD)||— (M/D/Y)|
|After DeathÂ Timeline||0 years0 months0 days0 hours0 minutes0 seconds |
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- On July 27, 2021
Not Officially announced Yet
Spouse (Wife or Husban:
Kids: Don’t Know
Father: Yet To Update
Mother: Yet To Update
Sister(s): Not Known
Brother(s): Not Known
Father / Mother, Family Details
|Raghu Rai Father||Name Not Known (in Irrigation Department)|
|Mother||Name Not Known|
|No. Of. Brothers||1|
|No. Of. Sisters||0|
|Brother(s)||Sharampal Chowdhry (Photographer)|
|Sister(s)||No SisterNot Sure|
Father – Name Not Known (in Irrigation Department)
Mother – Name Not Known
Brother – Sharampal Chowdhry (Photographer)
Sister – Not Known
Relationship, Affairs, Wife / Husband, Girlfriends / Boyfriends
|Raghu Rai Relationship Status||Engaged|
|Interested In||Not Known|
|Marital Type||Not Sure|
|Spouse||First Wife:- Usha Rai (Journalist) (m. 1968); Second Wife:- Gurmeet Sangha Rai (Architect) (m. 1989)|
Affairs / Girlfriends – Not Known
|Raghu Rai’s Wedding Date||–|
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Son / Daughter, Children Details
|No.Of. Male Kids||2|
|No.Of. Female Kids||2|
Son(s) – Nitin Rai (Photojournalist), Lagan Rai (both from Usha Rai)
Daughter(s)- Purvai Rai (CEO and Founder of Creative Image Magazine), Avani Rai (Photographer) (both from Gurmeet Sangha Rai)
Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known
|Raghu Rai’s Caste||Father – Not Known|
|Mother – Same As Fathers|
|Mother Tongue||Not Revealed Yet|
|Languages Known||English, Hindi, Urdu|
Address, Native, Hometown, Current City
|Native / Origin||Jhang, Pakistan|
|Home Town||Jhang, Pakistan|
|Raghu Rai’s Current City||Jhang, Pakistan|
Jhang, Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan)
Not Revealed Yet
No Hobbies Revealed Yet
Physical Traits & Appearance:
65 kg / 143.325 lbs (Approx.)
- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
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Personality, Physical Appearance
Body, Height, Weight
|Body Measurements||Civil Engineer|
|Raghu Rai’s Height||5 feet 6 inches / 168 Centimeters|
|Weight||65 kg / 143.325 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Brown Eyes|
|Hair Colour||Mix Shades|
|Hair Length||Medium Length|
Not Known (Approx.)
Not Filled Yet (Approx.)
Yet To Update
|Raghu Rai’s Qualification||Civil Engineer|
|Other Education Notes||Not Known|
|Does Raghu Rai, ConsumeÂ Alcohol?||Yes|
|Does Raghu Rai, Smoke Cigarettes?||Not Sure Yet|
|Is Raghu Rai, Swims?||Yes|
|Is Raghu Rai, Yoga Practitioner?||No|
|Is Raghu Rai, a Jogger?||No|
|Raghu Rai’s Hobbies||Not Known, Travelling|
|Sports||Not Known, Cricket|
He was conceived inÂ Jhang (presently in Pakistan) and was the most youthful of his 3 siblings.Â After finishing his Civil Engineering, heÂ started hisÂ career as an architect in New Delhi. Because of the absence of enthusiasm for this field, he worked there for only one year and afterward left the activity.
In 1962, he began taking in photography from his senior sibling Sharampal Chowdhry, otherwise called S Paul, and started his voyage as a picture taker in 1965 at 23 years old.
In 1966, he turned into a piece of The StatesmanÂ (a New Delhi distribution), West Bengal. He worked there as a Chief Photographer for just about 10 years and left the paper in 1976.
In the wake of getting awed by his display at Gallery Delpire (held in Paris), the prestigious picture taker Henri Cartier Bresson reported his name to join Magnum Photos in 1977.
In 1972, he was respected with the Padma ShriÂ for the work he delivered on Bangladesh evacuees, the war and the give up.
In 1977, he joined SundayÂ (a week by week news magazine distributed from Calcutta) as a Picture Editor and worked there for a long time.
In 1980, he left SundayÂ and began working with India TodayÂ as Visualizer/Picture Editor/Photographer during its developmental years.
At that point, he took a shot at uncommon structures and issues, contributing photograph papers on political, social, and social subjects of the decade from 1982 to 1991. His image expositions have included on the planet’s driving papers and magazines, for example, Life, Time, Le Monde, Newsweek, Vogue, GEO, Die Welt, The Independent, and then some.
In 1984, he was the individual who secured the most exceedingly terrible modern fiasco in Bhopal, India, for example ‘Bhopal Gas Tragedy.’
In 1992, he was presented Photographer of the YearÂ in the United States for his story Human Management of Wildlife in India;Â distributed on National Geographic.
He has been an authority for World Press Photo Contest, UNESCO International Photo Contest, and Amsterdam International Photo Contest for a few times.
He is a specialist in broad inclusion of India and has distributed various books incorporating A Day in the life of Indira Gandhi, The Sikhs, Taj Mahal, Delhi and Agra, Romance of India, Mother Teresa, Bangladesh: The Price of Freedom, Raghu Rai’s India: Reflections in Color and Reflections in Black and White, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
In 2002, a unique display and photograph book was composed on Mexico and India; in which his work was introduced alongside two understood picture takers SebastiÃ£Â£o Salgado (from France) and Graciela Iturbide (from Mexico). His wonderful work has likewise been included in the primary books by Magnum Photos, for example Exhibitions.Â
A narrative titled Raghu Rai: An Unframed PortraitÂ is an impression of his life as a photojournalist. This narrative was coordinated by his little girl Avani Rai and Anurag Kashyap.
Favourites and Preferences
|Favourite Actor||Not Known|
|Favourite Actresses||Not Known|
|Favourite Film(s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Director(s)||Don’t Know|
|Favourite Food||Not Known|
|Favourite Drink||Not Known|
|Favourite Fruit||Not Known|
|Preferred Outfit||Not Known|
|Preferred Perfume||Not Known|
|Favourite Destination(s)||Not Known|
|Raghu Rai’s Favourite Colour||Not Known|
|Favourite Musician||Not Revealed Yet|
|Favourite Singer(s)||No Such|
|Favourite Song(s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Sport(s)||Not Revealed Yet|
Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets
|Raghu Rai’s Salary||(approx)|
Movable and Immovable Assets
Filmography:Movie/Television/Web Series/Serial(s) Career:
No Movies Career yet
Padmashree in 1972
Photographer of the Year from USA in 1992
Officier des Arts et des Lettres by French Government in 2009