Biography of Raj Kapoor-Indian-Hindi Cinema Actor

Name: RANBIR RAJ KAPOOR

Known as:  RAJ KAPOOR

Date of Birth:  14th December 1924

Date of Death: 2nd June 1988 (at the age of 63 years)

Father:  Prithvi Raj Kapoor

Mother: Ramadevi Kapoor

Occupation: Hindi Film Actor/Producer/Director

Awards:

  • Padma Bhushan – 1971
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award – 1987
  • “Best Director of the Millennium” by Stardust Awards- 2001
  • Named “Showman of the Millennium” by Star Screen Awards  – 2002.
Famous For:
A pioneer of Hindi/Indian Cinema, knowing the taste of the people /audience and importance of co-ordination of music/lyrics and screen-play in  movies. He is considered as  “Charlie Chaplin” of the Indian Cinema as most of his movies are with a happy note.
Quote:
“I have struggled a lot for what I a have today”- Raj Kapoor

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