Raj Kapoor

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Raj Kapoor Biography
NameRaj Kapoor (राज कपूर)
Full NameRanbir Raj Kapoor
Birth NameShrishti Nath Kapoor
NicknameThe Show Man
Charlie Chaplin of India
Raj Sahab
ProfessionIndian Actor, Producer, Director.
Years Active1935-1988
Date of BirthDecember 14, 1924
Birth PlaceQissa Khwani Bazaar, Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India
Date of DeathJune 2, 1988 (aged 63)
Cause of DeathComplications related to the asthma.
Place of DeathNew Delhi, India
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EthnicitySouth Asian
Mother TonguePunjabi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 7in
Eye ColourGreen
Hair ColourBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseKrishna Malhotra Kapoor
Raj Kapoor with wife Krishna
Marriage DateMay 1946
Son(s)Randhir Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor
Rajiv Kapoor
Daughter(s)Ritu Kapoor Nanda
Rima Kapoor Jain
FatherPrithviraj Kapoor
MotherRamsarni Mehra Kapoor (Rama Kapoor)
Brother(s)Shashi Kapoor
Shammi Kapoor
Devi Kapoor (died in infancy)
Nandi Kapoor (died in infancy)
Sister(s)Urmila Sial
Cousin(s)Pinchoo Kapoor
Vijay Kapoor (Trilok Kapoor's son)
Vicky Kapoor (Trilok Kapoor's son)
Subbiraj Kakkar (Kailash Kakkar's son)
Other Relative(s)
Nephew(s)Aditya Raj Kapoor (Shammi Kapoor's son)
Karan Kapoor (Shashi Kapoor' son)
Kunal Kapoor (Shashi Kapoor' son)
Jatin Sial (Urmila Sial's son)
Mandhir Siyal (Urmila Sial's son)
Niece(s)Kanchan Desai (Shammi Kapoor's daughter)
Sanjana Kapoor (Shashi Kapoor' daughter)
Preeti Sial Grover (Urmila Sial's daughter)
Anuradha Sial Kheta (Urmila Sial's daughter)
Namita Sial Kapur (Urmila Sial's daughter)
Uncle(s)Trilok Kapoor (Prithviraj Kapoor's brother)
Lt.Col Ramesh Kapoor (Prithviraj Kapoor's brother)
Vishwanath (Vishi) Kapoor (Prithviraj Kapoor's brother)
Amarnath Kapoor (Prithviraj Kapoor's brother)
Jugal Kishore Mehra
Aunt(s)Kailash Kakkar (Prithviraj Kapoor's sister)
Shanta Kapoor Dhawan (Prithviraj Kapoor's sister)
Prem Mehra (Prithviraj Kapoor's sister)
Grand Father (Paternal)Dewan Basheswarnath Kapoor
Brother-in-law(s)Charanjit Sial (Urmila Sial's husband)
Sister-in-law(s)Geeta Bali (Shammi Kapoor's wife)
Neila Devi (Shammi Kapoor's wife)
Jennifer Kendal (Shashi Kapoor' wife)
Education Details
SchoolColonel Brown Cambridge School, Dehradun
St Xavier's Collegiate School, Calcutta
St Xavier's Collegiate School, Mumbai
CollegeNot Attended
Educational Qualification6th fail 1
Debut MovieInquilab (As child artist, 1935)
Hamari Baat (1943)
Famous Movies (As actor)Vakil Babu (1982)
Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971)
Mera Naam Joker (1970)
Sangam (1964)
Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (1960)
Anari (1959)
Shree 420 (1955)
Awaara (1951)
Andaz (1949)
Barsaat (1949)
Amar Prem (1948)
Aag (1948)
Neel Kamal (1947)
Famous Movies (As director)Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)
Prem Rog (1982)
Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978)
Bobby (1973)
Mera Naam Joker (1970)
Sangam (1964)
Shree 420 (1955)
Awaara (1951)
Barsaat (1949)
Aag (1948)
Other Details
Award(s)/Title(s)Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1987)
Padma Bhushan (1971)
3 National Film Awards
11 Filmfare Awards
The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award is named after the Raj Kapoor.
His performance in Awaara was ranked as one of the top ten greatest performances of all time by Time magazine in 2005. 2
Prem Chopra and Raj Kapoor were married to sisters.

  1. https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/ranbir-kapoor-i-am-the-most-educated-member-of-my-family-got-56-in-10th-boards-4743257/[]
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20111011173802/http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1953094_1953150_1954766,00.html[]