The Best Raj Kapoor Movies

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 Movie enthusiasts have come together to vote on the ultimate list of Raj Kapoor movies. The legendary actor, director, and producer of Indian cinema has produced some of the most iconic films that are still celebrated worldwide. From his early days in Bollywood to his later years, Kapoor's contribution to Indian cinema is unmatched.

Kapoor was known for his impeccable style and unique storytelling techniques that often focused on social issues. He was a pioneer in introducing new faces to Bollywood and developed a signature brand of music that resonated with audiences for decades.

This list comprises some of the best works by this cinematic genius. Whether you are a die-hard fan or just starting your journey into Indian cinema, this list has something for everyone.

From classics like Awaara and Shree 420 to lesser-known gems like Chhalia, every film tells a story that captures the essence of Indian culture while also addressing universal themes such as love, loss, and societal change.

So sit back, grab some popcorn, and get ready to explore the world of Raj Kapoor's movies. And don't forget – be sure to vote up your favorites on this definitive ranking list.

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  • Shree 420
    Raj Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, Nargis
    156 votes
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Raj Kapoor
    Shree 420 is a 1955 Bollywood film directed, produced by and starring Raj Kapoor and Nargis. The number 420 refers to Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code, which prescribes the punishment for the ...more

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  • Mera Naam Joker
    Raj Kapoor, Dharmendra, Rishi Kapoor
    163 votes
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Raj Kapoor
    Mera Naam Joker is a 1970 Hindi film directed by Raj Kapoor. The screenplay was written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas. This film was the debut of Rishi Kapoor. Mera Naam Joker is a film about a clown who ...more
  • Awaara
    Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Shashi Kapoor
    115 votes
    • Released: 1951
    • Directed by: Raj Kapoor
    Awara is a 1951 Hindi film directed and produced by Raj Kapoor who also plays the leading role. Music was composed by the team of Shankar Jaikishan. Kapoor's real-life father Prithviraj Kapoor stars ...more
  • Sangam
    Raj Kapoor, Vyjayanthimala, Rajendra Kumar
    112 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Raj Kapoor
    A woman must choose between two very different men, each of whom claims to love her.
  • Anari
    Raj Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, Raakhee Gulzar
    71 votes
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
    Anari is a 1959 Bollywood film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film stars Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Motilal and Lalita Pawar. The music was by Shankar Jaikishan and the lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri as ...more
  • Aag
    Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Shashi Kapoor
    45 votes
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: Raj Kapoor
    Aag is a 1948 Bollywood film which is produced, directed by and stars Raj Kapoor. The film marked the debut of Raj Kapoor as producer and director and was the first film produced by his R.K. Banner. ...more