BirthdayNovember 3, 1906

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Prithviraj Kapoor

    Full name: Prithviraj Kapoor
    Also known as: Prithviraj Kapoor, Kapoor, Prithviraj
    Professions: Actor, Director
    Nationality: Indian
    Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer, Theatre, Script Writer

  2. Prithviraj Kapoor Death information

    Died: Monday, 29th of May, 1972 (Age: 65)

  3. Prithviraj Kapoor Biography

    Prithviraj Kapoor (3 November 1906 – 29 May 1972) was a pioneer of Indian theatre and of the Hindi film industry, who started his career as an actor, in the silent era of Hindi cinema, associated with IPTA as one of its founding members and who founded the Prithvi Theatres, a travelling theatre company based in Mumbai, in 1944.He was also the patriarch of the Kapoor family of Hindi films, four generations of which family, beginning with him, have played active roles in the Hindi film industry. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1971 for his contributions towards Indian cinema.

  4. Prithviraj Kapoor Family

    Spouse: Ramsarni "Rama" Mehra
    Siblings: See Kapoor family, Trilok Kapoor
    Childrens: Urmila Kapoor

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