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Kapūra, Rāja 1924-1988

Overview
Works: 201 works in 596 publications in 7 languages and 2,738 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Romance films  Comedy films  Interviews  Film adaptations  Pictorial works 
Roles: Actor, Director, Producer, Interviewee, Film editor, Editor, Author, Performer, Dancer, Author of screenplay, Instrumentalist, Teacher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Awāra by Rāja Kapūra( Visual )

41 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge Ragunath casts out his wife thinking her unborn child is not his own. Now living in the streets, she meets a man named Jagga, who raises her son, Raj, as a thief. Raj accidentally kills Jagga while defending his mother and is sentenced to prison by Judge Ragunath (his father). The judge visits Raj in prison and confesses that he is also at fault by not providing for Raj and his mother
There'll always be stars in the sky : the Indian film music phenomenon by Jeremy Marre( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 265 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
Shree 420 by Rāja Kapūra( Visual )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in Hindi and English and held by 234 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 by Rāja Kapūra( Visual )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a wealthy businessman and the daughter of a rough but prosperous fisherman have a romance despite their respective fathers feuding over class and status
Sangam( Visual )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 121 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 )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 97 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
Teesri kasam( Visual )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 77 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
Barsaat = Barasāta( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Barsaat is a sweet saga of love, the eternal truth that true love conquers all & triumphs in the end."
Ram teri ganga maili by Rāja Kapūra( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 75 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 to 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
Andaz = Andāza by Mehboob Khan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 72 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."
Satyam shivam sundaram by Rāja Kapūra( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man, enthralled with his wife's singing, struggles to overcome his revulsion at her hidden disfigurement
Jagte raho by Śambhu Mitra( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Aag( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 54 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 (Premnath) 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
Chori Chori( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 49 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
Prem Rog( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 48 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
Jis desh men Ganga behti hai = Jisa dʹesa mem Gaṅgā bahati hai( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 43 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
Aah = Āha( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two sisters in love with the same man
Chhalia by Manmohan Desai( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic-comic story of Chhalia, a naive, simple-minded young man who comes to the city and witnesses the harsh side of life; and falls in love with a young woman named Shanti, only to find out that she is married but separated from her husband, Kewal, and adopted son, Anwar. He puts all he can in an effort to locate Kewal and re-unite the family
Anar̄i( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anar̄i is a love story of the little big man Raj and the sweet tall girl Aarti. Their future life together is troubled when Raj is charged with the murder of his adopted mother Mrs. D'sa"--Container
Raj Kapoor, his life and his films by Ritu Nanda( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About Rāja Kāpura, 1924-1988, actor, producer, and director of Hindi motion pictures
 
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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

Rac Kapur

Radžs Kapurs

Raj Kapoor 1924-1988

Raj Kapoor acteur de cinéma, réalisateur, producteur

Raj Kapoor actor, director y productor indio

Raj Kapoor Indiaas acteur (1924-1988)

Raj Kapoor Indian film actor, producer and director

Raj Kapoor indischer Filmschauspieler, Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Raj Kapoor regista indiano

Rāja Kapūra

Rāja Kapūra 1924-1988

Rajakapoora 1924-1988

Rājakapūra

Rājakapūra 1924-1988

Rajkapur 1924-1988

Rajkapura 1924-1988

Капур, Радж

Радж Капур

Радж Капур индийский актёр, режиссёр и продюсер

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ראג' קאפור

راج كابور

راج کاپور تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان هندی

راج کپور

ڕاج کاپوور

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कपूर राज 1924-1988

राज कपूर 1924-1988

राजकपूरः

राजकपूर 1924-1988

রাজ কাপুর

রাজ কাপুর ভারতীয় চলচ্চিত্র অভিনেতা, পরিচালক ও প্রযোজক

ਰਾਜ ਕਪੂਰ

રાજ કપૂર

ରାଜ କପୁର

ராஜ் கபூர்

రాజ్ కపూర్

ರಾಜ್ ಕಪೂರ್

രാജ് കപൂർ

රාජ් කපූර්

რაჯ კაპური

라지 카푸르

ラージ・カプール

拉吉·卡浦爾

Languages
Hindi (295)

English (22)

Marathi (7)

Gujarati (2)

Urdu (1)

Uzbek (1)

Russian (1)

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