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

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.

From the Express Archive: Inside RK Studios

The iconic RK Studios has been sold. Here's looking back at some of the memorable moments spent by the Kapoors and a few other celebrities in the studio.


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

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."

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

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

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.

As Sanjay Dutt gets a biopic, here are other Bollywood celebrities whose life would be perfect for a film

As Sanjay Dutt's life gets translated for the silver screen in Sanju, here's looking at six other Bollywood personalities whose life would make for an intriguing film.


Anil Kapoor remembers showman Raj Kapoor; says he's grateful for his teachings

Anil Kapoor, who will soon be seen in the film Total Dhamaal, recently took to Twitter to share a haunting portrait of the late Raj Kapoor and his wife Krishna Kapoor.

VIDEO: Chinese man sings Raj Kapoor's 'Awara Hoon’ and steals hearts on the Internet

Bollywood's legendary actor Raj Kapoor was internationaly known for his contribution to the Hindi cinema. So, when a Chinese man sang one of his hit songs 'Awara Hoon’, Netizens fell in love with it.

Raj Kapoor's films would have irked today's moral police. Is this the future he dreamed of?

Remembering Raj Kapoor: On Raj Kapoor's 93rd birth anniversary, here's looking back at some of his films that would have raised many red flags for the moral police of today.

Russia's romance with Raj Kapoor lives on, 29 yrs after death

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".

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

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

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

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

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

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

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