KOTWARA

 

KOTWARA (Taluq)

 

 

VILLAGES: REVENUE:  xx ACCESSION: 1951
STATE: Oudh (Lakhimpur
Kheri Distt.)
DYNASTY: Ahbans RELIGION: Muslim

 

PRESENT RULER: Raja Syed
MUZAFFAR ALI
, present Raja of Kotwara since 1991.

 

born 21st October 1944, a noted film producer and director;
married 1stly, Rani Geeti Sen,
married 2ndly (div.), Rani Subhashni
Sehgal, politician and a member of the Communist Party of India,
daughter of Col. Prem Sehgal and his wife, Capt. Lakshmi Sehgal
of INA, married 3rdly, Rani
Meera (Ali), and has issue.

  • Rajkumar Syed Murad Ali (by Rani Geeti)
  • Rajkumar Syed Shaad Ali (by Rani Subhashini), Film
    Director, born 1975,
    educated at Welham Boys’ School, director of Saathiya (2002), Bunty
    Aur
    Babli
    (2005), and Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007); married
    28th January
    2006 in
    Lucknow (sep’d.), Shazmeen Husain, educated in
    Mumbai and London, and has specialised in photography, daughter of
    Ishaq Husain, senior director in the Tata group, and his
    wife, Nazli Habibullah, daughter of Sheikh Inayat Bahadur Habibullah of
    Saidanpur.
  • Rajkumari Sanaa Ali (by Rani
    Meera)

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Traditionally
stated to have been founded in 200BC. Estate holders were….

  • Raja MULL, Raja of
    Kotwara, converted to Islam in 1488
  • …..
  • Raja BAZ KHAN, Raja
    of Kotwara fl.1680
  • ……
  • Raja TARBIAT KHAN,
    Raja of Kotwara fl.1779
  • …..
  • Raja MADAR BUKSH KHAN,
    84th Raja of Kotwara 1827/1857, died leaving
    only one
    daughter
    who married Syed Nazar Hussain, Prince of Yaman (sic!) and had issue.
  • ……
  • Syed RAZA HUSAIN,
    Raja of Kotwara, died after 1910 and before 1930.
  • Raja Syed SAJID HUSAIN ALI,
    Raja of Kotwara -/1991, born 1910, M.A.
    (Edinburgh), M.L.A. from
    Kotwara 1936/1952, married 1stly, 1937, HIH Princess Selma Rauf Hanim
    Sultana,
    born 1914, died 1941, married 2ndly, Rani Kaneez Hyder, daughter of the
    Nawab of Muradabad, and had issue. He
    died 1991.

    • Raja Syed Muzaffar Ali (by Rani Kaneez) (qv)
    • Rajkumari Kenize de Kotwara (by Princess Selma), born
      15th June
      1940 in
      Paris. Writer under
      the nom de plume Kenize Mourad.
    • Syed Amir Ali Khan (by Rani Kaneez)
    • Dr. Rajkumar Syed Raza Ali Khan (by Rani Kaneez), married
      Rajkumar Rani Shabaaz Begum,
      and had issue.
      He died 1988.

      • Rajkumari Sophia Ali Khan, currently working as a
        scientist for
        NASA.
      • Rajkumari Jasmine Ali Khan, successful entrepreneur and
        designer.
      • Rajkumari Rubina Ali Khan, currently studying.
  • Raja Syed MUZAFFAR ALI,
    Raja of Kotwara (see above)

 

Leave a Reply

freenulled BackupBuddy nulled