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Journey Of The Veteran Actor Raj Kapoor: From A Clapper-boy To One Of The Most Loved Actors

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Journey Of The Veteran Actor Raj Kapoor: From A Clapper-boy To One Of The Most Loved Actors

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Raj Kapoor entered the film industry as a child artist and later on became a clapper-boy for the famous Bombay Talkies during the late 1930s. He also worked as an Assistant/Production Manager/Art Director at Prithvi Theatre.

Kidar Sharma gave him a chance in his 1947 black-and-white feature film'Neel Kamalopposite Madhubala. The actor brought a new wave of revolution to the romantic drama genre of Hindi Cinema.

To follow his zeal as a filmmaker the actor formed his production company in 1948 naming it after himself R.K. Studios.In 1948 Raj Kapoor debuted as a director and producer with the movie 'Aag'. He even played the lead role in the same film.

Kapoor struggled a lot and with each film, he proved how passionate he is about acting. He received multiple recognitions three National Film Awards, and 11 Filmfare awards in India.

The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award is named after the legend. The Indian government honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the arts. In 1987, India's highest award in cinema 'The Dadasaheb Phalke Award' was granted to him by the Indian Government.

The actor was inspired by Charlie Chaplin. He was also known as the Charlie Chaplin Of Indian Cinema.

The Indian Cinema lost its precious gem in the year 1988 as the actor was suffering from asthma and suddenly collapsed at the event where he had to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in New Delhi.

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