Raj Kapoor: The Great Showman (Charitavali Series)

Item Code: IDE826
Author: Lata Khubchandani
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 8171678165
Pages: 86 (B & W Illus: 66)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 6.3" X 5.5"
Weight 210 gm
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Shipped to 153 countries
More than 1M+ customers worldwide
More than 1M+ customers worldwide
100% Made in India
100% Made in India
23 years in business
23 years in business
From the Jacket:

He dominated the Hindi film industry like a titan. For his fans he was Raju, the common man. He called himself a joker. And he made classics like Awara, Sangam, Mera Naam Joker and Bobby.

Raj Kapoor's electric presence had mesmerized a nation. However, just being a film star was not enough. He ventured into the demanding arena of film making - establishing RK Studios, producing and directing some of the biggest box office hits in Indian cinema. Raj Kapoor's unforgettable films and their lyrical songs are his greatest legacy. He was the ultimate showman. The artiste of the people, who found a place in the hearts of viewers across the world.

The Charitavali Series:

Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series present the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sport people.

These biographies have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievements and character of these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy, story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.


Introduction: Mera Naam Raj Kapoor5
1. Early Years10
2. Coming into his Own18
3. Establishing RK Studios22
4. The Birth of the Tramp26
5. The Social Reformer30
6. The Actor38
7. The Filmmaker42
8. The Musician52
9. The Man62
Interesting Facts82

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