Aamir Raza Husain, noted theatre actor and director, known for his large outdoor stage productions like The Fifty Day War, based on the Kargil War and The Legend of Ram is no more.
He was also the Creative Director of Stagedoor theatre company established in 1974, which has staged over 91 productions, and more than 1,100 performances
Born in an Awadhi aristocratic family of Mumtaz Husain and Kaniz Mehida in Lucknow, he attended Mayo College, Ajmer at the age of 10 in 1968, and after he finished his schooling he went on the study history at St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He acted in various college plays working with directors like, Joy Michael, Barry John and Marcus Murch.
Husain was awarded the Padma Shri in 2001, by the Government of India for his great work.