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Raj Kapoor


When Dev Anand called Raj Kapoor's Satyam Shivam Sundaram a 'dirty film', was offended by 'camera focusing on Zeenat Aman's body'

May 25, 2022 4:15 pm

Dev Anand wasn't entirely pleased about the success of Raj Kapoor's Satyam Shivam Sundaram, and called it a 'dirty film' for objectifying Zeenat Aman.

When Rishi Kapoor left home with mom Krishna due to Raj Kapoor’s affair with Vyjayanthimala: ‘My mother put her foot down’

May 22, 2022 9:48 pm

Rishi Kapoor had written about the time when mother Krishna Raj Kapoor moved out of their home to protest husband Raj Kapoor’s relationship with Vyjayanthimala.

When Waheeda Rehman had to sit on Raj Kapoor's chest to stop him from confronting an angry mob

May 20, 2022 9:05 am

Waheeda Rehman recalled that Raj Kapoor was furious when a group of students stopped their train and demanded to see her.

When Rishi Kapoor spoke of his bond with son Ranbir: 'Admire that he doesn't smoke in front of me'

May 01, 2022 8:32 am

On Rishi Kapoor's death anniversary, here's revisiting the time the late Bollywood star had opened up about his relationship with son Ranbir Kapoor, father Raj Kapoor and why Neetu Kapoor did not work after their marriage.

Long before The Kashmir Files, Israel fell in love with Hindi films

April 30, 2022 4:18 pm

Khinvraj Jangid writes: Filmmakers like Raj Kapoor and Guru Dutt who made films promoting egalitarianism, universalism and peace were agents of India's soft power

Rishi Kapoor-Dimple Kapadia's Bobby: The film that saved RK Studios, heralded the start of teenage love stories in India

April 02, 2022 8:03 am

As Sharmaji Namkeen begins streaming, we look back at Rishi Kapoor's first film, Bobby, as a grown-up that made him a national heartthrob.

Premier theatre to a run-down establishment – Looking back at Delhi’s once-famous Regal Cinema

March 31, 2022 7:05 pm

Once considered a landmark, the legendary building in Delhi’s Connaught Place has not been able to sustain itself post the closing down of the eponymous theatre – literally as well as metaphorically.

Bollywood's grandest Holi parties: From Raj Kapoor's RK revelry to Amitabh Bachchan's Prateeksha bash, see photos

March 17, 2022 5:12 pm

From Raj Kapoor to Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan, here's how Bollywood celebrated Holi down the years.

If Raj Kapoor's Sangam was made in 2022, he would be the villain and not the hero. Here's why

January 31, 2022 7:04 am

Watching Raj Kapoor-Vyjanthimala's Sangam in 2022, it is evident that this is over three hours of male privilege being shoved down the audience's throat.

When Raj Kapoor refused to visit China: 'They love Raj Kapoor of Awara and Shree 420, look at my size now'

January 05, 2022 6:19 pm

Raj Kapoor's son Randhir Kapoor spoke about how his father had refused to visit China because he didn't want to break his audience's heart.


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