People Info
Prithviraj Kapoor

Timeline

November 3, 1906 - May 29, 1972

Reference

Database

Role

Movies

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Actor

95

14

Director

1

5

Singer

1

1

Music Director

0

0

Lyricist

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Fame
Patriach of Kapoor family, Prithviraj acted in India's first film talkie, Alam Ara (1931). Established Prithvi Theater, and travelled all around India for 16 yrs, appearing as a lead in 2662 shows before moving back to Bollywood in 60s, often portraying royal characters.
Years
1929 - 1972
Often Works With
Dara Singh
Prem Nath
Trivia
Two of his kids died tragically in a span of one week. He and his wife both died within a fortnight of each other in 1972.
Best Movies
Alam Ara (1931)
Sikandar (1941)
Awara (1951)
Mughal-E-Azam (1960)
Rustom Sohrab (1963)
Harishchandra Taramati (1963)
Sikandar E Azam (1965)
Teen Bahuraniyan (1968)
Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971)
Filmy Family
Son
Raj Kapoor
Son
Shammi Kapoor
Son
Shashi Kapoor
Great-Grandson
Ranbir Kapoor
Great-Granddaughter
Kareena Kapoor
Brother
Trilok Kapoor
Grandson
Rishi Kapoor
Grandson
Randhir Kapoor
Daughter-in-Law
Geeta Bali
Daughter-in-Law
Jennifer Kapoor

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