Raj Kapoor: News

The one who has the 'Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award' named after him and has won multiple accolades, Raj Kapoor, is one of the most memorable actors, film producers, and directors in Hindi cinema. Popularly known as "The Greatest Show Man of Indian Cinema," Kapoor started his career as a child artist with 'Inquilab' in 1935. He played his first lead role in 'Neel Kamal', which got him a big breakthrough in the industry. He established his studio, RK Films, in 1948 at the age of 24. He became the youngest director of his time, and 'Aag', 'Barsaat', and 'Awaara' became some of his most popular films. In 1965, Kapoor was appointed as a member of the jury at Moscow International Film Festival. Kapoor launched his sons Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor in lead roles with 'Kal Aaj Aur Kal' (1971) and 'Bobby' (1973). Raj Kapoor gave the most cherished films to the film industry. He was honored with Padma Bhushan in 1971 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest award in cinema, in 1987. He passed away on June 2, 1988.

11 Jan 2022


Bollywood, DO NOT dare to remake these 5 classic songs

Bollywood has produced many musical gems that need to be preserved.

03 Nov 2021


Film legend Raj Kapoor's biography will be released next month

It was in June this year that filmmaker Rahul Rawail (known for Love Story, Betaab, Anjaam, Arjun Pandit) announced that he will drop the biography of Raj Kapoor on the legend's birthday.

08 May 2021


Pakistan to turn Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor's havelis into museums

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government has begun taking formal custody of the ancestral homes of legendary Bollywood personalities Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar.

08 Feb 2021

Dilip Kumar

Owners, authorities urged to end stalemate over legendary actors' houses

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government and owners of the ancestral houses of legendary Bollywood actors Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor have been urged to reach a settlement over the rate fixed for purchase of the two buildings for converting them into museums.

19 Dec 2020


'It's heartbreaking,' says Kareena Kapoor on negativity against Bollywood

Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan has opened up about the growing hatred toward the film industry after the shocking death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

22 Jul 2020


Anubhav Sinha says he had enough, 'resigns' from Bollywood

Amid the raging insider-outsider debate in the entertainment fraternity, tempers continue to soar among its members.

28 May 2020


Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.

17 May 2020


Riddhima shares an unseen picture of the Kapoor family

Since the demise of her father and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni has been shuffling through some good old memories.

08 May 2020


Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

Actor Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, best known for portraying the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological serial Ramayan, is all set to play freedom fighter and poet Sarojini Naidu in a new film.

30 Apr 2020

Karan Johar

Rishi Kapoor: 10 memorable movies you can stream right away

We all have our distinct set of vivid memories from Rishi Kapoor's rich filmography.

30 Apr 2020


RIP Rishi Kapoor: Lesser-known facts about the veteran actor

Bollywood's beloved Chintu, the plain-speaking, and the evergreen heartthrob Rishi Kapoor has left us, leaving a void in the entertainment world that won't ever be filled.

26 Mar 2020


Veteran actor Nimmi passes away; Bollywood pays tribute

Veteran actor Nimmi, popular for her roles in Hindi movies in the 1950s and 60s, passed away on Wednesday. She was 88 years old.

14 Jan 2020

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor's sister Ritu Nanda passes away at 71

The daughter of veteran Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor, Ritu Nanda, passed away this morning at the age of 71.

01 Dec 2019


Rishi Kapoor opens up on work and film choices

Starting his career as a child artist in his father and the legendary showman Raj Kapoor's movie Mera Naam Joker (1970), Rishi Kapoor has come a long way in his journey with films.

17 Nov 2019


Dimple Kapadia quashes health rumors, says her mother is hospitalized

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia has dismissed rumors of her ill health, and said that it's actually her mother Betty who has been hospitalized. However, her health has improved now, she added.

30 Aug 2019

Rishi Kapoor

Why are the Kapoors not celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi this year?

Ranbir Kapoor and his family, who are known to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in a grand way at RK Studios, will not be welcoming Lord Ganesha this year.

21 Aug 2019


Is Rishi Kapoor returning to India before Ganesh Chaturthi?

Rishi Kapoor, who is currently in his last leg of cancer treatment in New York, has often spoken about how much he misses India.

16 Aug 2019


Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

It's a known fact that Bollywood copies other countries' works, unabashedly.

04 May 2019

Rishi Kapoor

End of an era: Godrej Properties buys iconic RK Studios

Yesterday, Godrej Properties Ltd took over the iconic RK Studios, marking the end of an era as far as Hindi films are concerned.

13 Apr 2019


'Fauji' director Colonel Raj Kapoor passes away, SRK gets emotional

Colonel Raj Kapoor, who introduced Shah Rukh Khan to showbiz with Fauji, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 87.

28 Mar 2019


Jacqueline is missing her look-alike Amanda: Here's proof

Jacqueline Fernandez, who is one of the most active celebrities on Instagram, seems to be missing her look-alike Amanda Cerny.

24 Feb 2019

Karan Johar

Akash Ambani's bachelor-bash: Luxury venue, Maroon 5 performance, celebs' attendance

The festivities of Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding have officially begun.

29 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan to convert Rishi Kapoor's ancestral Peshawar house into museum

The Pakistani Government has decided to convert Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor's ancestral home in the Qissa Khwani Bazar in Peshawar into a museum soon, heeding to a request by the star.

09 Nov 2018


Wondering why is Ranbir a remarkable actor? His sister reveals

Ranbir Kapoor is one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood who has impressed us with his acting prowess time and again.

28 Oct 2018


Guess what Sanjay Khan has to say on current Bollywood-friendships

Veteran actor Sanjay Khan says he has enjoyed several long-lasting friendships in Bollywood but believes the equation among the current crop of actors is so superficial that they are ready to "backbite" anytime.

01 Oct 2018


Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of Raj Kapoor, dies at 87

Krishna Raj Kapoor, the wife of Raj Kapoor, passed away on Monday morning aged 87, after suffering cardiac arrest. Reportedly, she breathed her last at 5 in the morning.

30 Sep 2018

Kapil Sharma

Rishi Kapoor flies to US for medical treatment

In a cryptic tweet on Saturday, Rishi Kapoor wrote he was traveling to the US for treatment as the 45+ years in the industry were tiring.

13 Sep 2018

Mukesh Ambani

#GaneshChaturthi: Kapoors keep up with tradition, probably for last time

While the iconic RK Studio in Mumbai is up for sale, it hasn't stopped the Kapoors from celebrating the annual festival of Ganesh Chaturthi there.

13 Sep 2018

Dilip Kumar

When Ayushmann was asked to show his c*ck in audition

Undoubtedly, Ayushmann Khurrana has managed to carve a niche for himself in the industry, without any godfather.

26 Aug 2018

Rishi Kapoor

Kapoor family is selling RK Studios, Raj Kapoor's iconic property

Rishi Kapoor has confirmed that the family is selling the iconic RK Studios, which showman Raj Kapoor established nearly 70 years ago.

16 Jul 2018


5 classic Hindi films from the good old '70s.

Featuring magic-musicians like RD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Mohammad Rafi, influencing filmmakers like Raj Kapoor, and Shyam Benegal, and actors as big as Rajesh Khanna and Big B, the '70s was a great time for movies in India.

18 Jun 2018

Russia News

Indian football fan cycles to Russia to watch World Cup

A die-hard soccer fan from Kerala, Clifin Francis, cycled to Russia to watch the World Cup tournament.

15 Apr 2018


Actor Dharmendra to be awarded Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award

Veteran actor Dharmendra and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani will be conferred with the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement and Raj Kapoor Special Contribution awards, respectively, Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde announced in Mumbai today.

23 Mar 2018


Daisy Irani, child-star of the 1950s, was raped at 6

Famous child star of the yesteryears, Daisy Irani, has revealed more than 60 years later that she was raped during a shoot when she was six.

27 Jan 2018


Hamid Karzai: Trump must "walk the talk" on Pakistan's terrorism

Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai called upon US president Donald Trump to "walk the talk" about curbing Pakistan's support to terrorist outfits.

11 Nov 2017


5 Bollywood classics that should be remade

There is no denying the fact that film industry thrives on remakes when there is nothing else in hand. Remakes are often well-received by the audience.

21 Sep 2017


Famed Bollywood actress Shakila of 'Hatim Tai' fame dead

Yesteryear leading lady Shakila, who has appeared in cult movies like 'Hatim Tai' (1956) and 'CID' (1956), passed away yesterday after a heart attack. She was 82.

16 Sep 2017


Major fire at Mumbai's iconic RK Studio

A major fire broke out at Mumbai'c iconic RK Studio this afternoon at around 2:30pm. Several fire tenders and water tankers have been rushed to the spot.

09 Sep 2017


Akshay Kumar turns 50: Is the era of Superstars gone?

Come November, Shah Rukh Khan turns 52, in December Salman Khan will be 51, Aamir Khan is 52 and today Rajiv Bhatia, popularly known as 'Akshay Kumar', turns 50.

22 Jul 2017

Karan Johar

Bollywood's nepotism debate: What exactly is the reality?

You must have been hearing about Bollywood's hot topic of debate right now: nepotism. So Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and Saif Ali Khan made jokes on Kangana Ranaut's stand that nepotism exists in Bollywood.