Raju Daniel (27 June 1950 – 17 September 2018), known by his stage name Captain Raju, was an Indian army officer and actor. He was born in Omallur, Kerala. He acted in more than 500 movies. He was best known for his performances in character roles, and as a villain. His best known roles were in Nalla Naal, Rowdy Alludu, and in Cotton Mary.