Owners of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor's ancestral houses urged to settle property rate fixed for purchase of historic buildings
The owners of Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor's ancestral houses had refused to sell the buildings at the rate fixed by Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, saying the prime location property has been severely undervalued.
The life and times of Devika Rani: Kishwar Desai on the fame, struggles of one of Hindi cinema's first heroines
Devika Rani's contributions to the pioneering studio Bombay Talkies went beyond acting. She took full control of it following the death of Himansu Rai, her husband.
The owner of Raj Kapoor's ancestral home in Peshawar, Pakistan said that the prime-location property has been severely undervalued by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.
Indian films that sparked the critic in me: Raj Kapoor’s Awara swings between feminism and romanticising intimate-partner violence
When you love a film, it is tempting to gloss over its failings. When you love an artist, it is tempting to pretend that they are perfect. To do so is dangerous and untruthful though. Raj Kapoor and Awara were wonderful, but they were also not.
The provincial government in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa recently decided to purchase the ancestral houses of Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to conserve the historic buildings which are in dilapidated condition and facing demolition threat.
The owners of the two buildings made many attempts in the past to demolish them for constructing commercial plazas in view of their prime location.
With roots in kinship and stardom, how Bollywood continues to fuel nepotism despite being an 'industry'
Nepotism is encouraged, above all, by a film industry marked by high risk and volatility. Under such circumstances, the star – who accumulates an almost divine aura in his person – comes to be the biggest investment the producer makes to guarantee a film’s success.
Why Rishi Kapoor was called the 'debut king': Multiple actresses started their film careers opposite the evergreen star
Given the number of actresses who made their debut opposite Rishi Kapoor, including Dimple Kapadia and Padmini Kolahpure, he was considered a lucky charm.
Rishi Kapoor passes away: A look at his collaborations with directors, from Yash Chopra to Manmohan Desai
In a career spanning almost half a century, Rishi Kapoor has collaborated with some of the most noted filmmakers of the Hindi film industry.
Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67: Revisiting Khullam Khulla, his autobiography offering a ringside view of Bollywood
In his autobiography Khullam Khulla: Unsencored, Rishi Kapoor forth in detail about his famous family (including his father Raj Kapoor and son Ranbir Kapoor), his equations with his contemporaries (as well as superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna), the highs and lows of his film career, the moviemaking business, and a couple of scandals
Raj Kapoor's son Sharook Kapoor was reportedly travelling with his mother to Mecca at the time of his demise.
Rishi Kapoor on returning to Hindi films and his 'second stint': 'I don’t mind if the film is small. I’m not a star, I’m an actor'
Rishi Kapoor discusses returning to Hindi films after a year with murder mystery The Body, and why he is glad he has otherwise worked continuously for 44 years.
IFTDA requests Godrej Properties to build Raj Kapoor museum in their newly-acquired RK Studios ground
IFTDA has requested the Adi Godrej to designate a space in RK Studios for a Raj Kapoor museum in order to 'protect his legacy' for the 'future generations'.
Randhir Kapoor had previously said that the sale of RK Studios was not a monetary loss for the Kapoor family but an emotional one.
Rishi Kapoor requested the Pakistan government to convert Kapoor Haveli in Qissa Khwani Bazar into a museum or an institution of sorts
In this chapter of Jagte Raho, which features art and text by Mo’Halla, humans are caught in the big infrastructure of the big city. His work Nightfall in Democracy Heights makes jibes at and speculates on demonetisation
Bobby introduced Bollywood to the realm of young romances. The now 45-year-old Bobby continues to be of the young, by the young and for the young.