Tag Archives: Raj Kapoor

Stay awake ! Criminals & sinners roaming around !

Jaagte Raho ! Have you ever heard this loud voice of a watchman in your locality in the darkness of late night hours ? I have heard it. The watchmen of now-a-days do not send such yells but the watchmen … Continue reading

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Showman Raj Kapoor arrives on the scene

New age directors – Sooraj Barjatya, Aditya Chopra and Karan Johar got accolades for making blockbuster movies and picking the pulse of the youthful audience with perfection while themselves being at tender age. However decades back, a very young man … Continue reading

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Badalega Zamaana Ye Sitaaron Pe Likha Hai …

Bollywood’s one and the only showman Raj Kapoor’s production house, i.e., the great R.K. Banner started making movies with Aag in 1948 and with that very first product, it established itself as a banner which believed in presenting quality movies … Continue reading

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The heart-conquering simpleton

In my review of Anari (1959), I had asserted that Bollywood’s greatest showman, Raj Kapoor was most liked by the Indian audience in the role of the golden-hearted simpleton. Anari, Jaagte Raho, Teesri Kasam, Shree 420, Kanhaiya, Chhaliya, Diwana; the … Continue reading

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Aawara overturned

The great showman of Bollywood Raj Kapoor had made a classic movie – Awara (1951) containing an interesting and meaningful discussion about Nature vs. Nurture issue and the conclusion drawn was that nurture is more important in shaping the personality … Continue reading

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Raj Kapoor defends Shashi Kapoor in the court

1982 was the farewell year for Raj Kapoor as an actor as his last two movies were released in this year. Gopichand Jasoos was his penultimate movie which was released on 19th February, 1982 and his last movie was Vakil … Continue reading

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Nature versus Nurture

First of all, I sincerely thank my friend and esteemed reviewer, Deepak M.R. for inspiring me to write a review of this classic movie from the prestigious RK banner of Bollywood. Actor-producer-director Raj Kapoor has given many excellent movies to … Continue reading

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