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.

22 May 2024

Alia Bhatt

Alia-Ranbir  will move into their new abode this year: Report

Bollywood celebrities Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are set to relocate to their newly built bungalow in Bandra, Mumbai.

04 Apr 2024

Alia Bhatt

'Love & War': Alia Bhatt to play a jazz singer

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a maverick filmmaker and he has announced his upcoming romantic drama Love & War.

15 Feb 2024

Happy Birthday

Randhir Kapoor's birthday: Nostalgic walk through veteran actor-director's classic films 

Hailing from the illustrious Kapoor lineage, Randhir Kapoor stands as a distinguished figure in Indian cinema.

08 Feb 2024

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day: Revisit evergreen love tales in Hindi cinema

Bollywood romantic movies have everything you need to feel love!

19 Dec 2023

OTT releases

Karan Johar recalls Raj Kapoor's admiration for Yash Chopra's 'Silsila'

This winter Koffee With Karan is back with its eighth season and Karan Johar is brewing some steaming conversations!

17 Feb 2023

Randhir Kapoor

Raj Kapoor's lavish Mumbai bungalow acquired by Godrej Properties  

Noted Indian actor, producer, and director Raj Kapoor's Mumbai bungalow has been bought by Godrej Properties and will subsequently be developed into a luxury housing project.

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.

30 Apr 2020


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.

30 Aug 2019

Ranbir 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.

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.

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


#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.

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.

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.

30 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

Last Day, Last Show: Delhi's Regal Cinema closes down

85-year-old Regal Cinema of CP will shut down on 30th March and will make a comeback as a multiplex.

15 Aug 2016


Indian cinema today: In numbers

43% of the net box office revenue was amassed by the Hindi film industry (Bollywood) as of 2014.