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Kapūra, Rāja 1924-1988

Overview
Works: 233 works in 528 publications in 7 languages and 2,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical films  Interviews  Motion pictures  Pictorial works  Biography  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Director, Interviewee, Editor, Film editor, Performer, Dancer, Author of screenplay, Teacher , Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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There'll always be stars in the sky the Indian film music phenomenon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores how India's movie music has become the dominant popular music in India. Includes behind-the-scenes examination of soundtracks creation, using huge orchestras and powerful "playback" singers
Awāra by Rāja Kapūra ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judge Ragunath casts out his wife thinking her unborn child is not his. Now living in the streets she meets a man named Jagga who raises her son (Raj) as a thief. Raj accidentally kills Jagga defending his mother and is sentenced to prison by Judge Ragunath (his father). The Judge visits Raj in prison and confesses that he was also at fault by not providing for Raj and his mother
Shree 420 by Rāja Kapūra ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Innocent young man comes to Bombay and meets with robbery and other set-backs, getting involved with gambling and fraud, threatened with arrest under Section 420 of the Penal Code
Bobby ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern Indian love story
Sangam ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a military officer who loses touch with his family and returns to find his wife in love with his friend
Mera naam joker ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rajoo (Raj Kapoor) is the eternal clown who wants to follow his father's footsteps in entertaining the world, much against the wishes of his mother. It is on his journey to becoming the most loved clown in the world of circus, that Rajoo falls in love with a number of beautiful ladies. Only to be left heartbroken by their ambition and hunger for success ..."--Container
Jagte raho ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Ram teri ganga maili ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naren, the son of an evil industrialist falls for Ganga, a country girl but is forced by his family to abandon her when she becomes pregnant. Ganga, now an abandoned single mother, falls prey to a brothel madam who sells her to Bhagwat, who's daughter is slated go marry Naren. The final reunion of the lead couple takes place with the support of Naren's canny uncle. This is the last film directed by Raj Kapoor before his death
Satyam shivam sundaram ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man, enthralled with his wife's singing, struggles to overcome his revulsion at her hidden disfigurement
Chori Chori ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kammo runs away when her father opposes her marriage to Sumant and subsequently meets a journalist who captures her heart. In the meantime, her father, who has put out a reward for her return, arranges for her marriage to Sumant, unaware of the journalist's existence
Barsaat ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two love stories with different outcomes. A film memorable for the metaphorical qualities of its photography and for the music
Andaz by Mehboob Khan ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical melodrama Neeta, a modern young woman who dresses in Western style, inherits a business empire. When she entrusts its management to her dashing young friend, Dilip, he misreads her friendship and assumes that she reciprocates his love. When the man she is engaged to, the spoilt playboy Rajan returns, she marries him. Eventually Neeta shoots Dilip and is jailed for murder. The ensuing trial underlines the moral of the story: all the mayhem is Neeta's fault for not having listened to her father when he warned her to avoid "modern ways."
Aag ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kewal and Nimmi are childhood sweethearts who share a passion for theatre. They promise each other that when they grow up, they will start their own theatre company. However, Nimmi's family moves away. Years later, Rajan (Prem Nath) and Kewal (Raj Kapoor) revive an old theatre. One day, a young destitute girl (Nargis) comes to the theatre and begins to act in Kewal's plays. Fascinated by her, Kewal names her Nimmi. But when he discovers that Rajan is also in love with her, he steps aside only to realize that Nimmi loves him
Jis desh men Ganga behti hai Jisa dʹesa mem Gaṅgā bahati hai ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of Raju, who carries the river Gaṅgā in his heart. He believes that he can convert the hatred and evil in people's hearts with songs about the holy river Gaṅgā. It is also the story of his love for a dacoit girl Kammo, and his encounter with a killer whose accomplice he becomes in order to reform him. He also believes that those who make pilgrimages to the Gaṅgā, to bathe in its pure waters, are assured of a place in heaven
Teesri kasam Tīsarī kasama ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hiraman, a simple bullock-cart driver, grows attached to Hirabai, a nautanki performer to whom he is giving a ride, but ultimately realizes she can never be his
Teesri kasam ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hiraman, a simple bullock-cart driver, grows attached to Hirabai, a nautanki performer to whom he is giving a ride, but ultimately realizes she can never be his
Raj Kapoor, his life and his films by Ritu Nanda ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About Rāja Kāpura, 1924-1988, actor, producer, and director of Hindi motion pictures
Prem Rog ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Prem Rog is not just a love story. It is a story of a Clash between old traditions, customs, prejudices, and liberal human progressive values"--Container
Aah ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two sisters in love with the same man
Anar̄i ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love story of an honest man
 
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Alternative Names
Kapoor, Raj
Kapoor, Raj, 1924-1988
Kapur, Razh
Kapur, Razh, 1924-1988
Kapura, Raja
Kapura, Raja, 1924-
Kāpūra, Rāja 1924-1988
Raj Kapoor, 1924-1988
Rāja Kapūra
Rāja Kapūra, 1924-1988
Rajakapoora, 1924-1988
Rājakapūra
Rājakapūra, 1924-1988
Rajkapur 1924-1988
Rajkapura 1924-1988
कपूर, राज, 1924-1988
Languages
Hindi (217)
English (18)
Marathi (6)
Gujarati (2)
Urdu (1)
Uzbek (1)
Indic (1)
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