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Raj Kapoor


When Rishi said Rajiv was the most talented among Kapoor siblings

February 10, 2021 4:22 pm

In his autobiography, Rishi Kapoor also praised Rajiv Kapoor's film editing skills, something he realised during the making of Aa Ab Laut Chalein, produced under the family's RK Films banner.

Pak authorities, owners of ancestral houses of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor urged to settle property rate

February 08, 2021 8:45 am

The owner of the legendary actor Dilip Kumar's ancestral house has demanded Rs 25 crore for the prime location property which he said has been severely undervalued by the authorities.

Pak's KPK govt approves Rs 2.35 cr to purchase ancestral houses of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor

January 02, 2021 8:23 pm

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CM Mehmud Khan formally approved the proposal, allowing the authorities concerned to purchase the ancestral havelis at a rate determined by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Communication and Works Department (C&W) a few weeks back.

There will never be another one: Family, colleagues remember Raj Kapoor

December 14, 2020 8:50 pm

Raj Kapoor, who passed away aged 63 in June 1988, is still remembered as "the greatest showman of Indian cinema".

Pakistan's provincial KP government to buy ancestral houses of Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar

September 27, 2020 6:26 pm

Raj Kapoor's ancestral home, known as Kapoor Haveli, is situated in the fabled Qissa Khwani Bazar. It was built between 1918 and 1922 by the legendary actor's grandfather Dewan Basheswarnath Kapoor.

Rishi Kapoor shares childhood photo; leaves Anil Kapoor nostalgic

November 14, 2019 10:13 am

The throwback photo shared by Rishi Kapoor features him along with friends Boney Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, cousin Aditya Raj Kapoor and producer Tutu Sharma. Clicked by Khalid Mohammed, the photo seems to be taken at a birthday party.

Here’s why Chembur's iconic RK Studios will be missed

May 03, 2019 11:05 pm

Raj Kapoor set up RK Films in 1948 and started constructing RK Studios in Chembur in the 50s. It is often said that the studios was not just his workplace but a “temple” from which the man behind classics like Awaara and Shree 420 drew his sustenance. As the famous studio downs its shutters, we revisit its legacy.

For public viewing: ‘Omit shots of Nimmi resting head on breast of Raj Kapoor, amorous gestures’

April 04, 2019 8:01 am

Now released: Censor board’s orders to filmmakers in early days of Indian cinema

Holi celebrations at the RK Studio over the years, see photos

March 21, 2019 9:27 am

RK Studio hosted some of the biggest Holi parties in Bollywood. These photos from the Express Archives reveal how Holi was an integral part of the studio’s celebrations.

Raj Kapoor: A lonely childhood and a not-so-regular dad

December 14, 2019 12:04 pm

In an interview, Raj's daughter Rima Jain had commented, "Papa was not a regular dad,. Basically, Papa, for us, meant 'entertainment'. Movies, vacations, parties, new outfits...he loved throwing lavish parties."


Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor launch Raj Kapoor: The One and Only Showman

December 15, 2017 11:23 am

On the 93rd birth anniversary of India's greatest showman Raj Kapoor, his children Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Nanda, Rima Jain and Rajiv Kapoor launched, Raj Kapoor: The One and Only Showman.

Remembering Raj Kapoor on his 93rd birth anniversary

December 14, 2017 11:13 am

Raj Kapoor will forever remain etched in our memory. Whether Awara or Mera Naam Joker, the all-rounder's contribution to Indian cinema remains unmatched.

SRK-Kajol, Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif, Dilip Kumar-Madhubala: Bollywood's golden couples onscreen

December 11, 2015 9:04 am

There are some pairings in Hindi cinema including Shah Rukh Khan- Kajol, Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif, Dilip Kumar Madhubala, Hema Malini-Dharmendra, that struck a chord with audiences and stayed with them after all these years. Here’s a look at Bollywood's golden couples onscreen.

Rare pictures of Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor celebrating Holi

March 05, 2015 1:41 pm

Bollywood actor and legendary Raj Kapoor's youngest son Rishi Kapoor shared a few pictures of the family Holi celebrations on Twitter. Raj Kapoor was known for throwing lavish Holi parties at the famous RK Studio.

Sisters Kareena, Karisma, grandmom and Kapoors for Armaan Jain

June 13, 2014 8:55 pm

Newcomer Armaan Jain's family including grandmother Krishna Raj, cousins Karisma, Kareena, aunt Neetu Singh and uncles Rishi, Randhir and Rajiv were at the music launch concert of Lekar Hum Deewana Dil.

Raj Kapoor’s grandson Armaan Jain, Deeksha Seth croon together

June 07, 2014 11:06 am

Armaan Jain, who is making his Bollywood debut with ‘Lekar Hum Deewana Dil’, was seen singing with his leading lady Deeksha Seth at a radio station