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  Prithviraj Kapoor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kapoor was born at Peshawar, British India (now Pakistan) to a middle-class family.
Kapoor was the 3rd recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke award for Indian cinema.
Prithviraj was awarded Padma Bhushan by the President in 1969.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prithviraj_Kapoor   (181 words)

 Prithvi Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prithvi is one of Mumbai's best known theatres, that belongs to the Kapoors, one of the influential actor/director families in Bollywood.
Prithviraj Kapoor's youngest son Shashi Kapoor, who had trained as an actor in the Prithvi Theatres, married Jennifer Kendal, daughter of Laura and Geoffrey Kendal, and the leading actress of their theatre company,.
Shashi and Jennifer worked dedicatedly towards realising Prithviraj's dream, and on the 5th of November, 1978 the Prithvi Theatre, Bombay was inaugurated.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Prithvi_Theatre   (266 words)

 Prithviraj Kapoor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prithviraj Kapoor was without a doubt the most handsome Indian actor of Pre-Independence India and the founder of India's first film family - the Kapoors.
He was born in Prithvinath Kapoor in a middle-class landlord family in Samundri, a district of the industrial township of Lyallpur, Punjab, the son of a police officer.
Prithviraj Kapoor was posthumously awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema.
www.upperstall.com /people/prithviraj.html   (1159 words)

 Kareena Kapoor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kareena is the great-granddaughter of Prithviraj Kapoor, the famous actor.
She is the granddaughter of actor and producer Raj Kapoor and daughter of Randhir Kapoor and actress Babita.
She is currently dating actor-boyfriend Shahid Kapoor (they starred together in the 2004 movie Fida which flopped at the box office).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kareena_Kapoor   (169 words)

 Shashi Kapoor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shashi Kapoor (born Balbirraj Kapoor March 18, 1938) belongs to a very prolific acting family of India, the Kapoors.
He is the brother of Raj Kapoor and the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, a pioneer in Indian cinema.
Kapoor is also known internationally for his appearances in Merchant Ivory productions such as Shakespeare Wallah (1965), Heat and Dust (1982), and In Custody (1993).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shashi_Kapoor   (194 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : At Leisure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prithviraj Kapoor, the doyen of Indian cinema, passed away in 1972 with an unfulfilled dream — that of reopening his theatre company, and the company having a theatre of its own.
But then, Shashi Kapoor was the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, who junked a law degree and travelled for two days to take up a profession not considered the best in his time.
Prithviraj Kapoor, however, didn’t ask any favours from God when it came to his theatre career, and even though theatre was his first love, it couldn’t sustain itself.
www.telegraphindia.com /1041130/asp/atleisure/story_4063791.asp   (869 words)

 Encyclopedia: Shammi Kapoor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He was born Shamsher Raj Kapoor in Bombay to film and theatre actor Prithviraj Kapoor.
He is the middle of Prithviraj's three sons Raj Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor, all of whom went on to become successful actors.
Prithviraj Kapoor in the Movie Sikander Prithviraj Kapoor, born at Peshawar (November 3, 1906 - May 29, 1972) was the 3rd recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke award for Indian cinema.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Shammi-Kapoor   (380 words)

 The Sunday Tribune - Books
This fourth century aphorism was aptly reflected in the relationships that Prithviraj Kapoor had with his actors, technicians, backstage workers, script writers and umpteen family members who were not only part of his itinerant repertory but also became members of his continuously growing family.
Prithviraj made the transition from silent films to talkies effortlessly due to his training in theatre under the doyen of Punjabi theatre, director Nora Richards.
In the face of all this, Sanjana Kapoor (daughter of Jennifer and Shashi), the artistic director of the theatre and her band of loyalists are like an oasis in the desert of pusillanimity.
www.tribuneindia.com /2005/20050102/spectrum/book1.htm   (1189 words)

 movies/awards/dadasaheb phalke award/prithviraj
Prithviraj Kapoor, affectionately known as Papaji, received the Dadasaheb Phalke award in 1972, for the year 1971.
Prithviraj Kapoor was born at Peshawar on 3rd November 1906.
If not for anything else, Prithviraj kapoor will always be remembered as the Patriarch of the Kapoor clan which has provided so many outstanding personalities to films for three generations.
www.ultraindia.com /movies/awards/prit.htm   (411 words)

 Chicago Reader Movie Review
Kapoor was not close to his father, who had a busy career as a stage and screen actor, and when Raj launched his own acting career he made his way completely independent of his father.
Kapoor also permits a certain amount of sensuality in their marriage when the upper part of the wife’s sari slips down.
When Kapoor approached Nargis to appear in Fire she was already a movie star, and the awe in which he held her is apparent from his handling of her as a director.
www.chireader.com /movies/archives/2000/0800/000818_2.html   (1620 words)

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Born to Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor along with his wife the late Jennifer Kendal was instrumental in making Prithvi Theatre an institution.
Written by Deepa Gahlot (Kapoor narrated the story of the theatre to her), the book is primarily aimed at theatre enthusiasts.
Kapoor, though an acclaimed stage and film actor, has not acted in a film for the past 12 years.
www.hindisong.com /MovieHappening/MovieHappening.asp?ContentID=639   (317 words)

 KAPOOR PRITHVIRAJ KAPOOR, PRITHVI THEATERS,THEATER, INDIA, India Theater/Theatre India Stage (Theater/Theatre) ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Though the late Prithviraj Kapoor is best remembered for his career in cinema, a career that spanned more than 40 illustrious years, it was the theatre to which he dedicated his life.
In 1927 Prithviraj left Edwards College, Peshawar, where he was studying for a degree in law, to pursue a career as an actor.
Prithviraj became enormously successful, and throughout his career, he remained a man courteous and humane, and sympathetic to all.
www.prithvitheatre.org /shri.htm   (672 words)

 Encyclopedia: Prithviraj Kapoor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sikander is a 1941 Urdu film directed by Sohrab Modi and starring Prithviraj Kapoor as Alexander the Great.
Raj Kapoor Raj Kapoor (December 14, 1924 - June 3, 1988) was a legendary actor, director, and producer of Bollywood(Indian) movies.
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke, (April 30, 1870 - February 16, 1944) is known as the father of Indian cinema.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Prithviraj-Kapoor   (677 words)

 Prithviraj Kapoor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born in a middle class Landlord family in Samundri, a district of the industrial township of Lyallpur, Punjab, now in Pakistan, Prithviraj got most of his grounding from his Grandfather, Dewan Keshavmal (seen alonside with him when he was in school in 1916).
The clay at their disposal in the form and zeal of Prithviraj was shaped into the finest piece of sculpture.
Not to be left out, he did a cameo role in his grandson, Raj Kapoor's film, "Awara" and thus the Kapoors have to date 5 generations involved in the Cinema world.
www.junglee.org.in /shamsher/pk.html   (452 words)

 Prithvi Theatre : The Birth of a theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was as actor-manager of this troupe that Prithviraj Kapoor toured India for 16 years.
Prithviraj Kapoor's youngest son Shashi Kapoor, who had worked as an actor in the Prithvi Theatres, married Jennifer Kendal, daughter of Laura and Geoffrey Kendal, and the leading actress of Shakespeareana.
A few years after Prithviraj Kapoor's demise, they decided to set up a trust in his memory and buy land with the intention of building a theatre to promote the performing arts, thus the Shri Prithviraj Kapoor Memorial Trust was formed.
www.prithvitheatre.org /birth.htm   (479 words)

 raj kapoor,raj kapoor songs,raj kapoor films,raj kapoor movies,raj kapoor family,kapoor national award
This Bollywood actor- director was born in Peshawar on 14 December 1924 to Prithviraj Kapoor, a famous actor.
Raj Kapoor's first film role was at the age of seven in Inquilab, produced in 1935 by Debaki Bose.
Kapoor's later films stood out for their showmanship and glamour as much as his earlier films had been noticed for their social vision.
www.india4world.com /indian-personality/Raj-Kapoor.shtml   (651 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : etc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Prithviraj had a good laugh over it and said, ‘I really feel that way.
The young Shashi Kapoor was fated to meet Jennifer Kendal under oddly ‘theatrical’ circumstances.
As the shows were running to packed houses, the Empire Theatre management extended the season, as a result of which Shakespeareana had to wait their turn to perform at the theatre.
www.telegraphindia.com /1050218/asp/etc/story_4371945.asp   (1020 words)

 Info4india   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Raj Kapoor himself made a poignant comment on his first film: 'I'll never forget Aag because it was the story of youth consumed by the desire for a brighter and more intense life.
Raj Kapoor and Nargis became popular pin-ups in the bazaars of the Arab world, while the Soviets, who were said to have made a massive distribution of Awara, dubbed into a number of languages, even flew prints out to two Soviet expeditions near the North Pole.
As long as Nargis remained Raj Kapoor's heroine, her relationship with the hero was confined to the realms of an exalted, spiritual romance.
www.info4india.com /indian-personality/Raj-Kapoor.shtml   (3398 words)

 Raj Kapoor - Wikipédia
Raj Kapoor, de son vrai nom Ranbir Raj Kapoor, né le 14 décembre 1924 à Peshawar (Pakistan) et décédé le 3 juin 1988 à New Delhi (Inde) est l'un des acteurs, producteurs, réalisateurs et scénaristes indiens les plus populaires.
Fils de l'acteur Prithviraj Kapoor, il fait ses débuts dans le cinéma comme garçon à tout faire avant de devenir l'assistant de l'acteur et réalisateur Kidar Sharma.
C'est son fils Randhir Kapoor qui en terminera la réalisation.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Raj_Kapoor   (781 words)

 Indian Actors : Prithviraj Kapoor
This epic film was set in 326 BC when Alexander the Great, having conquered Persia and the Kabul Valley, descends to the Indian border at Jhelum and encounters Porus (Modi) who stops the advance with his troops.
Prithviraj Kapoor and Sohrab Modi free reign to their histrionic proclivities.
Prithviraj made a handsome, dashing Sikander and the film heightened his enduring reputation for playing royalty, enhanced further by his role as Akbar in Mughal-e-Azam (1960).
www.10ka20.com /indian-actors/prithviraj-kapoor-profile.html   (1178 words)

 Sensation of yester years, Shashi Kapoor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The youngest of the Kapoor brothers, Balbirraj was known by the name of Shashi Kapoor in the film industry.
Born in Calcutta in 1938, Shashi, the third son of Prithviraj Kapoor, made his first screen appearance at the age of 12.
Yesteryears heart throb of the silver screen, Shashi Kapoor, is now a tough individual who lives by his own set of ethics and wit, and immensely content to rest on his laurels, having seen more, experienced more, been through it all due to his long association with the filmdom.
movies.indiainfo.com /tales/shashikapoor.html   (605 words)

 Karisma Kapoor -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She is the daughter of Randhir Kapoor, an actor popular during the 1970s and 80s and the granddaughter of (Click link for more info and facts about Raj Kapoor) Raj Kapoor.
She is also the elder sister of (Click link for more info and facts about Kareena Kapoor) Kareena Kapoor, another famous actress.
On 29 September 2003, she married industrialist Sanjay Kapoor according to (An adherent of Sikhism) Sikh marriage rites.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/K/Ka/Karisma_Kapoor.htm   (134 words)

 A tribute to Prithviraj Kapoor, his theatre:- - Entertainment News - Webindia123.com
Prithviraj Kapoor led a very interesting life that spanned not just across movies but also theatre, though it began with a lot of struggle.
Kareena and Karisma Kapoor too were not there and Sanjana Kapoor - the force behind Prithvi Theatre and daughter of Shashi Kapoor - was busy with a theatre group from Europe in Delhi.
Uzra Mumtaz, her sister Zohra Sehgal, Prithviraj's cousins Premnath Rajindernath, Sajjan and Mohan Saigal, L.V. Prasad and the young Kapoors - Raj, Shammi and Shashi - made sterling appearances on the Prithvi stage.
www.webindia123.com /news/showdetails.asp?id=60590&cat=Entertainment   (632 words)

 Manas: Culture, Indian Cinema- Raj Kapoor
The son of actor Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor started his career as a clapper boy but bagged his first film role at the age of eleven.
he songs of his films endeared Raj Kapoor not only to the masses in India, but to audiences in large parts of Africa, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union, where his films were to become enormous commercial successes.
hough Raj Kapoor has been described by one critic as exhibiting "the carnality of a schoolboy" in his films, it remains indubitably the case that he has been among the most successful film-makers for nearly four decades.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/Culture/Cinema/RajK.html   (544 words)

 GN Online: Prithvi Theatre to mark 25th year
At a recent press meet, Sanjana Kapoor dedicated the forthcoming Theatre of India festival to her grandfathers Prithviraj Kapoor and Geoffrey Kendall who were the founding pillars of Prithvi Theatre which has not only ensured a space for itself in the cultural map of Mumbai but even reflects "the situation of theatre in India."
Prithviraj Kapoor's youngest son Shashi Kapoor's and his wife Jennifer's, daughter of Geoffrey and Laura Kendall, passion for theatre led them to set up a trust in Prithviraj Kapoor's memory and his dream became a reality on November 5 1978 when the Prithvi Theatre was inaugurated in Juhu on a small parcel of land.
The venue has been nurtured into a place of pilgrimage for serious theatre performers as well as audiences by Shashi Kapoor and his daughter Sanjana who have been keeping it alive by promoting the best traditions in theatre.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=101202   (409 words)

 Bollywood Best - Legends - Raj Kapoor
Raj Kapoor's tramp was also a political animal who cried out against destitution and the inequitable distribution of wealth.
For Kapoor's underdog may be poor, yet he was happy and full of buoyant life.
At the end of the our-class-their-class diatribe, the vagrant realises that he is actually the lost son of the city's stuffy, aristocratic judge, Raghunath (Prithviraj Kapoor).
www.idlebrain.com /mumbai/legends/rajkapoor/index.html   (628 words)

 Compare prices for DVDs directed by Raj Kapoor
In Raj Kapoor's own words, Aag is "the story of youth consumed by the desire for a brighter and more intense life." Kewal and Nimmi are childhood sweethearts who share a passion for theatre.
Renowned judge Raghumath (Prithviraj Kapoor) sentences an innocent man on the conviction that a criminal's son would end up as a criminal.
Deodhar (Rishi Kapoor) is a poor orphan who in his childhood had tutored Manorama (Padmini Kolhapure) the only daughter of the rich and powerful Thakur.
www.pricewizard.co.uk /dvd/NHwxMzMyNnwx/raj-kapoor.html   (327 words)

 NameTraq | Last Name: Kapoor
Bollywood's legendary Kapoor family is still remembered by the people of Peshawar, the place of their origin.
Kareena Kapoor says in an industry filled with lechers, it is hard to come across some one as gentlemanly as her "Chameli" co-star Rahul Bose, whom she calls...
While Anil, the senior Kapoor, co-stars with her in "Bewafaa", Shahid, the youngest Kapoor entrant, is all set to play the lead with Kareena in a Ken Ghosh film...
nametraq.com /genealogy_jan04/K/Kapoor.shtml   (2517 words)

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