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Raj Kapoor’s 94th Birthday- 5 interesting facts to check on this Big Day

Ganesh Jain

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Needless to say that the history of B Town cannot be complete without mentioning the yesteryear director Raj Kapoor. He was born on this day way back in 1994 and was the eldest son of the Kapoor’s family. His father Prithviraj Kapoor was the pioneer of Indian Cinema and Theatres. Raj Kapoor was born and brought up in this environment that led acting in his blood. He carried forward the legacy of forward taking his career in the film industry to new heights. This eventually gave the industry something new and interesting that anyone in the Hindi Cinema could just wish for. His films with a simple story with a socialist touch having soothing songs and dance move all across the world giving him a fanbase all over the globe. He is certainly among the biggest showman of B Town. Thanks to his knack of creating robust visual sense and quality par excellent. At his big day, when his fans celebrate his 94th Birthday, it would be interesting to unleash some of his interesting facts, have a look:

1). Global Recognition – When it comes to global recognition, the director Satyajit Ray is not the lone maker. In fact, Raj Kapoor has been nominated for the prestigious award platforms of the world in Europe for his movies like Awaara and Boot Polish way back in the early fifties.

2). One man many titles – The actor, director Raj Kapoor was the man with several titles. One key title given to him was “the Clark Gable of the Hindi Cinema”. This was only as he remained the top performers at the box office in the history of Bollywood.

3). Greatest Performance spotted by Time magazine – The world reputed and a known magazine called Time has rated RK’s performance in his film Awaara among the top 10 greatest performances in the world of all time.

4). Brought out new talents – He gave Hindi Cinema new talents thus bringing out the music directors Shankar-Jaikishan along with the known lyricists Hasrat Jaipuri along with Shailendra into Bollywood.

5). Started Young – He entered into the B Town long back in 1935 working as a child artist in the movie Inquilab when he was barely 10 years old.

A Big Salute to the greatest directors of Indian Cinema. We wish his family a very happy and prosperous day.

Is a Senior Content writer and have been into the content domain from more than a decade. He has dealt with diverse areas in content writing, and writing has been his passion. He has been associated with CT since past five years being ardent Bollywood fans that enable him to produce quality articles.

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