Prithviraj Kapoor News

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70 years of Aag: The film that launched RK Films

The directorial debut of Raj Kapoor, Aag (released on 6 August 1948) was the first film in which the...

06 Aug 2018 11:09 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Pictures: Rare stills from India’s first talkie, Alam Ara

We celebrate the revolutionary film which was released this day 87 years ago with a look at some...

14 Mar 2018 10:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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How Prithviraj, Raj Kapoor helped further BM Vyas’s acting career

The veteran character actor, who passed away on 11 March 2013, considered Prithviraj as his guru....

12 Mar 2018 13:45 IST — Sonal Pandya

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From birth to rebirth: The journey of the Royal Opera House

The iconic structure, after wallowing in neglect for a quarter of a century, is once again a proud...

25 Feb 2018 13:00 IST — Keyur Seta

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When Debaki Bose saved Kidar Sharma’s life on sets of Seeta

On his 46th death anniversary, a look back at how the New Theatres filmmaker averted an on-set in as...

17 Nov 2017 8:00 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Father's Day special: Different shades of the filmi father

On Father's Day, we take a look at some of the iconic and intriguing father-child relationship...

18 Jun 2017 10:00 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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10 immortal roles of Prithviraj Kapoor — death anniversary special

The stalwart and founder of the Kapoor empire might be known for his portrayal of the emperor Akbar...

29 May 2017 15:36 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Kidar Sharma slapped his assistant Raj Kapoor before casting him in his film

The multi-talented filmmaker was a close friend of Raj’s father, Prithviraj Kapoor, from their...

29 Apr 2017 10:51 IST — Sonal Pandya

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When Jennifer Kapoor helped out Ismail Merchant on Bombay Talkie

Shashi Kapoor’s wife, a former actress who handled his costumes on Kabhi Kabhie (1976) and 84...

28 Feb 2017 11:11 IST — Sonal Pandya

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When Sadhona Bose and Prithviraj Kapoor spoke in English

Revisiting the Wadia Movietone talkie, made in India 76 years ago, which was released in USA with it...

16 Feb 2017 8:27 IST — Sonal Pandya

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The tempest called Madhubala — Birth anniversary special

Small showers last long, but sudden storms are short, wrote Shakespeare. Madhubala, she of the doe...

14 Feb 2017 11:41 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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How Prithviraj Kapoor laid the foundation of a theatrical empire

An immaculate actor larger than life, Prithviraj Kapoor was the founder of the first Hindi But...

03 Nov 2016 14:46 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Mughal-e-Azam anniversary: 21 things you didn't know about the epic

Filmmaker K Asif’s Mughal-e-Azam completes 56 years of its release today. The classic, to...

05 Aug 2016 19:44 IST — Keyur Seta

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Rare photos: Celebrating K Asif’s masterpiece Mughal-e-Azam

On the filmmaker's 94th birth anniversary, we look back at his lavish love story set in the...

14 Jun 2016 15:50 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Kapoor and Son

How Prithviraj Kapoor's youngest son, Shashi, became India's first international star...

18 Mar 2016 17:15 IST — Sonal Pandya

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How WM Khan's voice made history

On the 85th anniversary of India's first feature talkie, we take a look at the first song from...

14 Mar 2016 12:50 IST — Sonal Pandya

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The Mughal-e-Azam that never was

Mughal-e-Azam is remembered as much for Dilip Kumar, Madhubala and Prithviraj Kapoor as K...

09 Mar 2016 18:35 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Fathers and sons

We list the father-son pairs from the industry that have shared screen...

26 Feb 2016 20:01 IST — Swati Goel Sharma

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 Charlie Chaplin, Bollywood star

A look at Indian actors who stepped into Chaplin’s shoes...

06 Feb 2016 10:00 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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10 seriously awesome Dara Singh posters

The original He-man of India, Dara Singh starred in films that stretch the limits of your Here are...

19 Jan 2016 13:34 IST — Shriram Iyengar