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Ranbirraj Kapoor

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Peshawar (now in Pakistan), North-West Frontier Province, India (formerly British Raj)
Death: Died in New Delhi, Delhi, India
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Immediate Family:

Son of Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni (Rama) Devi Kapoor Devi Kapoor
Husband of Krishna Raj Kapoor
Father of <private> Kapoor; <private> Nanda (Kapoor); <private> Kapoor; <private> Kapoor and <private> Jain (Kapoor)
Brother of Shammi Kapoor; <private> Kapoor; <private> Kapoor; Nandi Kapoor and Devi Kapoor

Occupation: Actor, Producer, Director
Managed by: Anilkumar Nair Puthalath
Last Updated:
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About Raj Kapoor

He was also known as the show-man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi films.He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara (1951) and Boot Polish (1954) were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Raj Kapoor was born in Peshawar, British India, to actor Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni (Rama) Devi Kapoor (née Mehra). He was the eldest of the six children in the Hindko-speaking family.He was the grandson of Dewan Basheshwarnath Kapoor and great-grandson of Dewan Keshavmal Kapoor, part of the famous Kapoor family. Raj's younger brothers are the actors Shashi Kapoor , aka Balbir Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor , aka Shamsher Raj Kapoor. He also had a sister whose name was Urmila Sial.He had two more younger brothers who had died in infancy.

Filmography:

  • Kim (1984) (TV) .... Policeman
  • Vakil Babu (1982) .... Advocate Mathur
  • Gopichand Jasoos (1982) .... Gopichand Jasoos
  • Abdullah (1980) .... Abdullah
  • Naukri (1978) .... Swaraj Singh 'Captain'
  • Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978) (voice) (uncredited) .... Narrator
  • Chandi Sona (1977) .... Gypsy singer
  • Khaan Dost (1976) .... Havaldar Ramdin Pandey
  • Dharam Karam (1975) .... Ashok 'Bonga Babu' Kumar
  • Do Jasoos (1975) .... Dharamchand Jasoos
  • Mera Desh Mera Dharam (1973)
  • Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971) .... Ram B. Kapoor
  • Mera Naam Joker (1970) .... Raj 'Raju' Ranbir

... aka "My Name Is Joker" - USA (informal literal title)

  • Sapnon Ka Saudagar (1968) .... Raj Kumar
  • Around the World (1967) .... Raj Singh
  • Diwana (1967) .... Pyarelal
  • Teesri Kasam (1966) .... Hiraman/Meeta
  • Dulha Dulhan (1964) .... Raj Kumar
  • Sangam (1964/I) .... Flight Lt. Sunder Khanna

... aka "Confluence" - International (English title), UK

  • Dil Hi To Hai (1963) .... Yusuf/Chand/Khan Sahib
  • Ek Dil Sao Afsane (1963) .... Shekhar
  • Aashiq (1962)
  • Nazrana (1961) .... Raj 'Raju'

... aka "The Gift" - India (English title)

  • Chhalia (1960) .... Chhalia
  • Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (1960) .... Raju

... aka "This Country Where the Ganges Flows" - International (English title)

  • Shriman Satyawadi (1960) .... Vijay
  • Anari (1959) .... Raj Kumar
  • Char Dil Char Raahein (1959) .... Govinda
  • Do Ustad (1959) .... Raj Kumar (Rajan)/Himself
  • Kanhaiya (1959) .... Kanhaiya
  • Main Nashe Men Hoon (1959) .... Ram Das Khanna
  • Parvarish (1958) .... Raja Singh
  • Phil Subha Hogi (1958) .... Ram Babu
  • Sharada (1957) .... Chiranjeev/Shekhar
  • Chori Chori (1956) .... Sagar/Sultana Daku
  • Jagte Raho (1956) .... Peasant
  • Shree 420 (1955) .... Ranbir Raj/Raj Kumar of Pipli
  • Boot Polish (1954) (uncredited) .... Man asleep on train
  • Aah (1953) .... Raj Raibahadur
  • Dhoon (1953)
  • Papi (1953) .... Raju Badmash/Swami Satyananad
  • Amber (1952) .... Raj

... aka "The Sky" - India (English title)

  • Anhonee (1952) .... Rajkumar Saxena
  • Ashiana (1952) .... Raju
  • Bewafa (1952) .... Raj
  • Awaara (1951) .... Raj Raghunath
  • Banwra (1950)
  • Bawre Nain (1950) .... Chand
  • Dastan (1950) .... Raj
  • Jan Pahchan (1950) .... Anil
  • Pyaar (1950)
  • Sargam (1950)

... aka "Melody" - International (English title)

  • Barsaat (1949) .... Pran
  • Andaz (1949) .... Rajan

... aka "Gesture" - India (English title)

  • Parivartan (1949)
  • Sunehre Din (1949) .... Premendra
  • Aag (1948) .... Kewal Khanna
  • Amar Prem (1948)
  • Gopinath (1948) .... Mohan
  • Neel Kamal (1947) .... Madhusudan
  • Chittor Vijay (1947)

... aka "The Victory Over Chittor" - India (English title)

  • Dil-Ki-Rani (Sweet-Heart) (1947) .... Madhav (Madho)

... aka "The Queen of the Heart" - India (English title)

  • Jail Yatra (1947)
  • Valmiki (1946/I)
  • Gauri (1943)
  • Hamari Baat (1943)
  • Inquilab (1935)

Director:

  • Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)
  • Prem Rog (1982)

... aka "Love Sickness" - International (English title)

  • Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978)
  • Bobby (1973)
  • Mera Naam Joker (1970)

... aka "My Name Is Joker" - USA (informal literal title)

  • Sangam (1964/I)

... aka "Confluence" - International (English title), UK

  • Shree 420 (1955)
  • Awaara (1951)
  • Barsaat (1949)
  • Aag (1948)

IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004292/

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Kapoor

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Kapoor_filmography

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kapoor_Family_%28film%29

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Raj Kapoor's Timeline

1924
December 14, 1924
Peshawar (now in Pakistan), North-West Frontier Province, India (formerly British Raj)
1988
June 2, 1988
Age 63
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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