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Raj Kapoor (I) (1924–1988)


Raj Kapoor was the son of well-known Indian actor Prithviraj Kapoor, who acted both in film and on stage. After apprenticing in the Bollywood production studios of the 1940's, at 24 years of age Raj Kapoor produced, directed and acted in Aag (1948), with his new company, RK Films. His next production, Barsaat (1949), was a smash hit. In 1951, he ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 63) in New Delhi, India

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Known For

Sangam
Sangam Flight Lt. Sunder Khanna
(1964)
Awaara
Awaara Raj Raghunath
(1951)
Shree 420
Shree 420 Ranbir Raj / Raj Kumar of Pipli
(1955)

Filmography

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 1984 Kim (TV Movie)
Policeman
 1982 Vakil Babu
Advocate Mathur
 1982 Gopichand Jasoos
Gopichand Jasoos
 1980 Abdullah
Abdullah
 1980 Ramu To Diwana Hai
Special Appearance (uncredited)
 1978 Naukri
Swaraj Singh 'Captain'
 1978 Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1977 Chandi Sona
Gypsy singer
 1976 Khaan Dost
Havaldar Ramdin Pandey
 1975 Do Jasoos
Dharamchand Jasoos
 1975 Dharam Karam
Ashok 'Bonga Babu' Kumar
 1971 Kal Aaj Aur Kal
Ram B. Kapoor
 1970 Mera Naam Joker
Raj 'Raju' Ranbir
 1968 Sapnon Ka Saudagar
Raj Kumar
 1967 Around the World
Raj Singh
 1967 Diwana
Pyare
 1966 Teesri Kasam
Hiraman / Meeta
 1964 Dulha Dulhan
Raj Kumar
 1964/I Sangam
Flight Lt. Sunder Khanna
 1963 Dil Hi To Hai
Yusuf / Chand / Khan
 1963 Ek Dil Sao Afsane
Shekhar
 1962 Aashiq
Gopal / Uday Kumar
 1961 Nazrana
Raj 'Raju'
 1960 Chhalia
Chhalia
 1960 Shriman Satyawadi
Vijaykumar
 1959 Anari
Raj Kumar
 1959 Do Ustad
Raj Kumar / Raju / Rajan / ...
 1959 Kanhaiya
Kanhaiya
 1959 Main Nashe Men Hoon
Ram Das Khanna
 1959 Char Dil Char Rahen
Govinda
 1958 Parvarish
Raja J. Singh
 1958 Phir Subha Hogi
Ram Babu
 1957 Sharada
Chiranjeev / Shekhar
 1956 Chori Chori
Sagar / Sultana Daku
 1956 Jagte Raho
Peasant
 1955 Shree 420
Ranbir Raj / Raj Kumar of Pipli
 1954 Boot Polish
Man asleep on train (uncredited)
 1953 Dhoon
 1953 Papi
Raju / Swami Satyananand
 1953 Aah
Raj Raibahadur
 1952 Amber
Raj
 1952 Anhonee
Advocate Rajkumar Saxena
 1952 Ashiana
Raju
 1952 Bewafa
Raj
 1951 Awaara
Raj Raghunath
 1950 Banwra
 1950 Bawre Nain
Chand
 1950 Dastan
Raj
 1950 Pyaar
 1950 Sargam
VInod
 1950 Jan Pahchan
Anil
 1949 Parivartan
 1949 Sunehre Din
Premendra
 1949 Barsaat
Pran
 1949 Andaz
Rajan
 1948 Amar Prem
 1948 Gopinath
Mohan
 1948 Aag
Kewal Khanna
 1947 Chittor Vijay
 1947 Dil-Ki-Rani (Sweet-Heart)
Madhav (Madho)
 1947 Jail Yatra
 1947 Neel Kamal
Madhusudan
 1946/I Valmiki
 1943 Gauri
 1943 Hamari Baat
 1935 Inquilab
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Late Shri Raj Kapoor | Shri Raj Kapoor

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Our people are gracious and kind. They go to all the trouble to go to a cinema, stand in long queues and procure a ticket. They go through the hustle and bustle, through the blazing sun and the thrashing rain, to see your film, and; as I have always said - if you do not cheat the audience, they are very kind to you. Don't make a fool of them. Do not take them for granted. They may not be as ... See more »

Trivia:

Raj Kapoor was to direct a film titled "Param Vir Chakra" in the early 80's starring Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and a third star was to be finalized. Anil Kapoor was desperately trying to land the role. He even went and got a crew cut to impress Raj Kapoor. Major Ashok Kaul had written the script of the film. Raj Kapoor decided to shelve the idea of making the film and started Prem Rog. Years ... See more »

Nickname:

Showman of Bollywood

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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