Happy Birthday to the greatest showman of Indian cinema: Legendary Raj Kapoor


Today, marks the birthday anniversary of Bollywood's legendary actor Raj kapoor. A producer, director and actor with more than 70 films to his credit has a long list of recognition to his name, including nine Filmfare Awards, the Padma Bhushan in 1971 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1987.

He is still an inspiration to young actor and actresses, who look forward in making it big on the silver screen. Moreover he went on to become the first in Indian cinema to have his heroines showcase their bodies in sensuous fames.

On his birthday, let's take a look at Raj Kapoor's beautiful heroines of Bollywood:

Padmini Kolhapure

Raj Kapoor

As the young widow in Raj Kapoor’s Prem Rog (1982), Padmini Kolhapure was widely appreciated for her innocence and beauty. The film earned several awards, including the Filmfare Award for Best Movie, Best Director and Best Actress.


Raj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor gave Nimmi, her big break in Barsaat (1949) by picturing three of the film's popular songs entirely on her.


Raj Kapoor's first and his favorite heroine, Nargis. The duo, always set the silver screen on fire together.

Simi Garewal

Raj Kapoor

The evergreen, Simi Garewal flaunted her oomph quotient like never before in the cult classic Mera Naam Joker (1970). The clothes, make up and Simi’s well directed expressions only added to the allure. The film earned six Filmfare Awards, including the Best Director for Raj Kapoor.


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She was only 14-year-old when, Madhubala was casted opposite Raj Kapoor. Madhubala’s beauty and sensuality was portrayed not with skin show but aesthetics and camera angles.

Raj Kapoor was the greatest showman of Indian cinema and he can never be forgotten. His works have been path- breaking and inspirational for many others. Take the time out and binge-watch his movies today!

By~Vibhuti Gupta

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