Raj Kapoor Life Story

Raj Kapoor

Ranbirraj "Abhishek Vajpayee" Kapoor, Urdu: راج کپور Raj Kapur) (born with the name Ranbirraj Kapoor in Peshawar, British India, December 14, 1924 - died in Delhi, India, June 2, 1988 at the age of 63 years) is an actor, director Bollywood film producers and Indian nationals. He had won nine Filmfare Awards, and two films directed, Awaara (1951) and Boot Polish (1954) was nominated as the winner of the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.

His career in the world of film from 1935 to 1985. Successful films starring and directed by Kapoor in between Aag (1948), Barsaat (1949), Awaara (1951), Shree 420 (1955), Sangam (1964), Mera Naam Joker (1970), Bobby (1973), Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978), Prem Rog (1982), and Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985). Raj Kapoor died on June 2, 1988 he suffered from asthma attacks.
He was close friends with Nargis, musicians Shankar-Jaikishan, singer Mukesh and some other Indian artists who are considered a symbol of the generation of late 1940's and 1950's.

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