Kapoor a contemporary of directors like
Ritwik Ghatak was the son the famous film actor of yester years, Prithiviraj
Kapoor. Raj Kapoor began his
film career as a clapper boy with Kidar
Sharma. He got his first break in the film Inquilab at the age of
11. However, his first film as an actor in the lead role was Neel
Kamal in 1947.
age of 24 he established his own studio,R.K. Films. He began his career
as a film director with the film Aag in 1948. His other films as
director were Barsaat, Awaara, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Shree 420,
Bobby ,Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Mera Nam Joker etc.