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.
In an interview, Raj's daughter Rima Jain had revealed, "Papa was not a regular dad,. Basically, Papa, for us, meant 'entertainment'. Movies, vacations, parties, new outfits...he loved throwing lavish parties."
Generations of Russians -even the young -are aware of Raj Kapoor and his cinema and regard him as Bollywood's numero uno hero despite the new crops of Indian actors who have made a global mark, with their films being released worldwide. He's still widely known as "the greatest showman of Indian cinema".
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.
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.
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.