Kumar Gaurav (born 11 July 1960, India) is an Indian film actor and the son of the late actor Rajendra Kumar.
He made his film debut with the film Love Story (1981) produced by his father and directed by Rahul Rawail which was a blockbuster hit.. Many youngsters started emulating "Bunty" (his nickname). His next film, the 1982 release Teri Kasam with actress Poonam Dhillon, another heart-throb of the generation, was a mild success, though his later films proved to be disappointing at the box office.
Yet he received rave reviews for his performance in Mahesh Bhatt's film Janam (1985). His understated performance in this film is still considered his career's best. In the following year he had his second box office hit with Naam (1986), again a Mahesh Bhatt film. which was produced by his father and also starred his brother-in-law Sanjay Dutt in the lead role. Despite the success of Naam, Gaurav's career declined as all of his subsequent films failed to do well at the box office.
Having produced his earlier films Janam and Naam, his father tried to revive his career again with the 1993 film Phool which also had his father and father-in-law Sunil Dutt in supporting roles, but that