Raj Kapoor
Entertainment  /  Published 02.06.22

Versatility personified

By Our Bureau, Agencies

Culture  /  Published 10.04.22

Kapoor & son

We Kapoors shout from the rooftops when we get married.” That’s what Rishi Kapoor had said before he wed Neetu in January 1980. His father Raj Kapoor wouldn’t have had it any other w...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

People  /  Published 27.12.21

Raj Kapoor’s daughter who sparked a kitchen revolution with Niky Tasha

She fought cancer bravely in the last years even while putting together a book on her father… could you give the readers a glimpse of that period? She took up the project in desperation as no ...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

Books  /  Published 14.12.21

Naidu launches book on Raj Kapoor

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday released the book Raj Kapoor: The Master At Work and remembered the late showman for his invaluable contribution to making Indian cinema "a vehicle...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

People  /  Published 14.12.21

Watching Raj Kapoor on set was like watching an orchestra conductor: Rahul Rawail

The youth today are so observant and they are constantly going back to the ways things were done in the past and learning from it, and this book fits right in with that philosophy. It’s not just...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri


Entertainment  /  Published 06.06.21

Gone too soon

With waves of nostalgia swirling around Nargis and Raj Kapoor on June 1 and 2 — her birth anniversary and his death, one remembered the afternoon of May 3, 1981. Nargis’s once vibrant face...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

This Month, That Year

1988: Veteran film actor, director and producer Raj Kapoor collapses at the ceremony to honour him with the highest award in Indian cinema - the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Kapoor is hospitalised after th...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

Entertainment  /  Published 09.05.21

Tales of fondness

An unrecorded personal story on the fairy tale Rishi-Neetu marriage came to mind on April 30, one year after we bid Rishi goodbye. During the star couple’s dating days, Neetu, her mother Raji S...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Style  /  Published 25.03.21

Her parts are not her own

Tirath Singh Rawat, the new chief minister of Uttarakhand, has a problem with Indian women wearing ripped jeans. This item of clothing, he feels, is responsible for many social evils, including irres...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Entertainment  /  Published 14.02.21

May luck be with you

When the family was in full bloom, Raj Kapoor was once asked who his favourite child was. The father of two daughters and three sons had pointed to how the child that lagged behind always had a specia...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan


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