Raj Kapoor was the film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He also known as the “Greatest showman of Indian cinema”.Raj Kapoor died on June 2,1988 at the age of 63.
On his 28th death anniversary Rishi Kapoor tweet, “Raj Kapoor,My Father,1924-1988. Adieu, 28 years back! Achieved what most yearn in a life time. So proud to be his son!” Rishi Kapoor also changed his twitter handle to “…..rahenge sada”, a lyrics of a famous Raj Kapoor song “Jeena Yaha Marna Yaha” from the film “Mera Naam Joker”.
Raj Kapoor had won the 2 National Film Awards for Shree 420 and Jis desh men ganga behti hai. He also won 11 film fare awards. He also honored with ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1971 and ‘Dadasaheb Falke Award’ in 1987. He alive in many hearts of his fans around the world by his memorable movies.
His performance in Awaara film was ranked as one of the top ten greatest performances of all time by Time magazine. His films attracted world wide audience.