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Prithviraj Kapoor (1906–1972)

Prithviraj Kapoor was born on November 3, 1906 in Peshawar, British India as Prithvinat Kapoor. He was an actor and director, known for Mughal-E-Azam (1960), Awaara (1951) and Yeh Raat Phir Na Aaygi (1966). He was married to Rama Kapoor. He died on May 29, 1972 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1980 Judaai (as Pridhviraj)
 1973 Naya Nasha
Rana (as Prithviraj)
 1972 Naag Panchami
Maharaj Chandradhar
 1972 Baankelal
 1971 Sakshatkara
 1971 Kal Aaj Aur Kal
Diwan Bahadur Kapoor
 1971 Padosi
 1971 Sher E Watan
 1970 Heer Raanjha
The King
 1969 Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai
Gurmukh Singh
 1969 Nai Zindagi
 1969 Sati Sulochana
Param Shivbhakt Lankeshwar Ravan
 1968 Teen Bahuraniyan
Dinanath (as Prithviraj)
 1967 Shamsher
 1966 Insaaf
Judge (as Prithviraj)
 1966 Lal Bangla
 1966 Shankar Khan
 1966 Yeh Raat Phir Na Aaygi
Professor (as Prithviraj)
 1966 Sher E Afghan
 1965 Aasmaan Mahal
Asmaan
 1965 Jahan Sati Wahan Bhagwan
Maharaja Karamdham (as Prithviraj)
 1965 Janwar
Mr. Srivastava (as Prithviraj)
 1965 Lootera (as Prithvi Raj Kapoor)
 1965 Shree Ram Bharat Milap
Raja Dashrath
 1965 Sikandar E Azam
Porus (as Prithviraj)
 1964 Gazal
Nawab Bakar Ali Khan
 1964 Zindagi
Rai Bahadur Gangasaran
 1964 Rajkumar
Maharaja
 1963 Harishchandra Taramati
King Harishchandra
 1963 Rustom Sohrab
Rustom Zabuli
 1961 Senapati
Senapati
 1960 Mughal-E-Azam
Emperor Akbar (as Prithviraj)
 1959 Jagga Daku
 1958 Lajwanti (as Prithviraj)
 1957 Pardesi
 1953 Aag Ka Dariya
 1952/I Chhatrapati Shivaji
Raja Jaisingh
 1952 Insaan
 1952 Anand Math
Satyananda (as Prithviraj)
 1951 Awaara
Justice Raghunath (as Prithviraj)
 1950 Dahej
Thakur (Chanda's dad)
 1948 Azadi Ki Raah Par (as Prithviraj)
 1946/I Valmiki
 1945 Devdasi (as Prithviraj)
 1945 Phool
 1945 Vikramaditya (as Prithviraj)
 1944 Maharathi Karna
Karna
 1943 Aankh Ki Sharm (as Prithviraj)
 1943 Gauri (as Prithviraj)
 1943 Ishara
 1942/I Chauranghee (as Prithviraj Kapur)
 1942 Ek Raat
 1941 Court Dancer
Prince Chandrakriti (Hindi version)
 1940 Chingari (as Prithviraj)
 1940 Deepak
 1940 Deepak Mahal (as Prithviraj)
 1940 Pagal
Dr. Vasant
 1939 Adhuri Kahani
Somnath
 1939 Sapera
 1938 Abhagin
Promode (as Prithviraj)
 1938 Dharti Mata
 1937 Anath Ashram
Ranjit
 1937 Bidyapati
King Shiva Singha
 1936 Destination
Suresh
 1936 Grihadah
Suresh (Hindi version)
 1935 Inquilab
 1934 Daku Mansur (as Prithviraj)
 1934 Seeta
Ram
 1933 Rajrani Meera
King of Mewad
 1933 Ramayan (as Prithviraj)
 1932 Dagabaz, Ashiq (as Prithviraj)
 1931 Blood Feud
 1931 Draupadi
Arjuna
 1931 Alam Ara
 1930 Cinema Girl
 1930 Sher-e-Arab
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Prithvi Raj Kapoor | Prithviraj Kapur | Pridhviraj | Prithviraj | Pritviraj
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In 1944, he invested in and set up Prithvi Theatre. He was the first to use the concept of modern, professional urban theater in Hindustani. In over 16 years of its existence under Prithviraj Kapoor, the theater did some 2,662 shows, with Prithviraj starring as the lead actor in every single show. See more »

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Scorpio

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