Rakesh Roshan is an Indian producer, director, screenwriter, editor, former actor in Hindi films. He is the son of Indian music director Roshanlal Nagrath. He appeared in 84 films throughout the 1970s and 1980s till 1989. As an actor, he was mostly known for his supporting roles in big-budget films starring Sanjeev Kumar and Rajesh Khanna in the lead role. Later, he achieved fame for directing films with titles beginning with the letter "K" since 1987.