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Raj Kapoor Net Worth & Personal Details

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Name:Raj Kapoor
Profession:Actor, Film Producer and Film Director
Date of Birth:14 December 1924
Birth PlaceKapoor Haveli
Age As of 202297 Years
Net Worth in Dollars$2 Million
Short BioRaj Kapoor was an Indian actor, film producer and film director who worked in Hindi cinema. He received multiple accolades, including three National Film Awards and 11 Filmfare Awards in India.
Affairs/GirlfriendsKrishna Kapoor (m. 1946–1988)
Wife/SpouseKrishna Kapoor (m. 1946–1988)
Debut1935's Inquilab
ReligionHinduism
ResidenceChembur, Mumbai
Education Qualification6th Fail
Social Media LinksInstagram

Raj Kapoor in Spotlight

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Raj Kapoor with nargis
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Raj Kapoor with his family
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Raj Kapoor with lata mangeshkar

Raj Kapoor Net Worth

Raj Kapoor is known for his acting ability and his versatility. He is a very compatible and energetic actor, who has a capacity to make any role his own. Raj Kapoor might be the unassailable actor of Bollywood Movies but his income comes from many different sources such as Movies, shows, endorsements and business investments. Raj Kapoor‘s Net worth is $1 million to $5 Million in 2022 which in Indian Currency is Rs. 7 to 35 Crore Indian Rupee

Name Raj Kapoor
Net Worth (2022) $1 million to $5 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs. 7 to 35 Crore
Monthly Income And Salary Rs.  2 lakh  +
Yearly Salary In Indian Rupees Rs. 25 lakh +
Last Updated 2022

Raj Kapoor Net Worth in Last 5 Years

Net Worth in 1998 $1 million to $5 million
Net Worth in 1997 $1 million to $5 million
Net Worth in 1996 $1 million to $5 million
Net Worth in 1995 $1 million to $5 million
Net Worth in 1994 $1 million to $5 million

Raj Kapoor Controversies

  • Kapoor is also said to have had an affair with top 1960s actress Vyjayantimala during the shooting of Sangam. Vyjayanthimala has denied that she was ever involved with Kapoor. She deemed the whole thing a publicity stunt by Kapoor to promote his film. Kapoor has also been linked with the southern actress Padmini.

Uncover The Lesser Known Facts About The Raj Kapoor

  • He won 11 Filmfare trophies, 3 National Awards, ‘Padma Bhushan,’ ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Honours’ and ‘Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.’
  • His super hit movies are Awaara (1951), Anhonee (1952), Aah (1953), Shree 420 (1955), Jagte Raho (1956), Chori Chori (1956), Anari (1959), Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (1960), Chhalia (1960) and Dil Hi To Hai (1963).
  • To start a career as an actor, his father Prithviraj Kapoor came to Bombay in 1930 and to do stage performances, he with the group of 80 persons used to travel to different places across India.
  • His brother Devi died in 1931 due to pneumonia and Nandi died in 1931 due to the swallowing of poison (rat pills) strewn in the garden.
  • He started his career as a clap-boy for a famous Hindi movie director Kidar Sharma.
  • Once he pulled Kidar Sharma’s fake beard accidentally and got a slap from him.
  • At the age of 10, he made his film debut as a child artist in the drama film ‘Inquilab’ (1935).
  • During the initial days of his career, he wanted to become a music director.
  • In 1948, at the age of twenty-four, Raj started RK Films, and became a film director with the movie ‘Aag.’ 
  • His parents arranged his marriage with Krishna who is the daughter of Prithviraj Kapoor’s maternal uncle.
  • Krishna’s sister is Prem Chopra‘s wife and her brothers Narendra Nath, Rajendra Nath and Prem Nath became actors later.
  • According to his wife Krishna, he used to drink daily and was accustomed to weeping in the bathtub for his girlfriend.
  • After marriage, when Nargis with her husband Sunil Datt met Krishna at a party, Nargis said sorry to Krishna for her past relationships with Raj Kapoor.
  • When Vyjayanthimala came into his life, at that moment Krishna left his home and used to live in Natraj H*tel with her children, later she moved to her father’s house.
  • His son Rishi Kapoor revealed Raj’s affairs with different actresses in his autobiography ‘Khullam Khulla.’
  • His first son Randhir is married to actress Babita and the second one Rishi is married to actress Neetu Singh. Famous Bollywood stars Karishma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are his granddaughters (daughters of Randhir Kapoor and Babita). The prominent actor Ranbir is his grandson (son of Rishi and Neetu Singh).
  • Ranbir was his favourite grandchild. Once Ranbir demanded him a suit while he was going to Russia and from there he brought two bags of suits in all possible colours for him.
  • His daughter Ritu Nanda’s son Nikhil Nanda got married to Shweta who is the daughter of famous actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan.
  • He had a very good relationship with Dilip Kumar and even led his baraat (marriage procession) along with his father Prithviraj and famous actor Dev Anand.
  • Filmmaker Vijay Anand tried to direct a film with the leading stars Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, and Dev Anand but it couldn’t be completed due to date hassles and some other reasons.
  • He is famous in different countries such as China, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Africa, Turkey, The Soviet Union and many other parts of the world.
  • A scene of the movie ‘Bobby,’ in which Rishi Kapoor meets Dimple Kapadia in her house was inspired by the real-life meeting of Raj and actress Nargis.
  • He worked closely with the music director Shankar-Jaikishan in almost twenty films.
  • Legendary singers Manna Dey and Mukesh gave voice to his songs. At the moment of Mukesh’s death, he said that he lost his voice.
  • For his famous movies Awaara (1951) and Boot Polish (1954), he was chosen a nominee (two times) for the grand prize of ‘Palme d’Or’ at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Also, his performance in Awaara was listed among the top 10 greatest performances of all time by Time magazine.
  • For his film Jagte Raho in 1956, he got the Crystal Globe award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic).
  • His first coloured film was Sangam (1964).
  • He became a member of the jury at the fourth Moscow International Film Festival in 1965.
  • His films Around the World (1966) and Sapnon Ka Saudagar (1968) were box office flops.
  • ‘Mera Naam Joker’ (1970) was the movie that he directed, produced as well as starred in. But, it proved a disaster at the box office and put him in the financial crises. Later, it became a classic cult.
  • In 1971, he produced the movie ‘Kal Aaj Aur Kal,’ in which he worked himself with his father Prithviraj Kapoor, his son Randhir and actress Babita.
  • His movie ‘Mera Naam Joker’ is one of the most iconic films in India and it is the first Hindi movie which is four and a half hours long with two intervals. It was also the debut film of his son Rishi Kapoor.
  • During the making of Satyam Shivam Sundaram, when Raj Kapoor was searching for a suitable actress; then Zeenat Aman reached his office in the dress of a village girl, and he selected her immediately after getting impressed by her dedication.
  • When he was suffering from bad health, his friend and director Hrishikesh Mukherjee made the movie ‘Anand’ in his honour.
  • Because of his consistency at the box-office, he was often called “the Clark Gable of the Indian film industry.”
  • In 1987, when he was invited to receive the ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Award’ at the Sirifort Auditorium, he agreed to go there in spite of his bad health and when his name was announced to get the honour, he felt a strong chest pain, seeing this, R. Venkataraman (former Indian President) walked down the stage for him. His condition got worse and he had to be rushed to the AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) immediately.
  • After a month of struggling for life on an artificial respiratory system, at the age of 63, he passed away due to multiple organ failures and cardiac arrest.
  • During the time of his bad health, he was making the movie ‘Henna,’ which was completed by his sons Rishi and Randhir after his death.      
  • On 14 December 2001, Indian Postal Services released a stamp in his honour.
  • He won the title “Best Director of the Millennium” at the Stardust Awards.
  • In 2002, he was given the name “Showman of the Millennium” by Star Screen Awards.
  • In March 2012, his brass statue was placed at the Walk of the Stars at Bandra Bandstand, Mumbai.
  • His movies Shree 420, Aag, and Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai have patriotic themes and his famous song ‘Mera joota hai Japani’ gives the feeling of patriotism and is so popular that it is still featured in many films.      
  • He brought Shankar Jaikishan (music directors), Shailendra (lyricist) and Hasrat Jaipuri (lyricist) in the film industry.
  • He gave a career break to the actresses Dimple Kapadia, Mandakini, Nimmi and also his sons Rishi, Randhir, and Rajiv.
  •  He explained the unrevealed facts about his films in an interview.
  •  In 2018, the Pakistani Government decided to convert his ancestral house in the Qissa Khwani Bazar, Peshawar into a museum.

Faq’s 

Who is Raj Kapoor and why is he popular?

Raj Kapoor was an Indian actor, film producer and film director who worked in Hindi cinema. He received multiple accolades, including three National Film Awards and 11 Filmfare Awards in India. The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award is named after Kapoor.

Who is Raj Kapoor dating?

Raj Kapoor was married to Krishna Kapoor

What is the net worth of Raj Kapoor?

$1 million to $5 million

Is there any controversy associated with Raj Kapoor?

Kapoor is also said to have had an affair with top 1960s actress Vyjayantimala during the shooting of Sangam. Vyjayanthimala has denied that she was ever involved with Kapoor. She deemed the whole thing a publicity stunt by Kapoor to promote his film. Kapoor has also been linked with the southern actress Padmini.

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