Besides his family members, including wife Anita and two sons, several Bollywood personalities had come to bid farewell to the departed soul. Those, who were present at the funeral, include filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, Abbas-Mustan, Raza Murad, Sajid Nadiadwala, Satish Kaushik, Poonam Sinha and Luv Sinha, among others.
Raj Kanwar was one among the noted filmmakers in Bollywood. He had worked with several biggies like Shahrukh Khan and Akshay Kumar. Deewana, Laadla, Jeet, Daag: The Fire, Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke and Andaaz are some of his memorable films. His last film was Saadiyaan in 2010, which launched Shatrughan Sinha's son Luv.