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Happy Birthday to Showman Raj Kapoor – 14 December 1924.

Name  ::  Ranbir Raj Kapoor

Born ::   14 December 1924

Birth Place ::   Peshawar, British India (now Pakistan

Died ::   2 June 1988 (aged 63) in Chembur, Mumbai, India

Residence ::  Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Other names ::  The Show Man

Occupation :: Actor, Producer, Director

Years active :: 1935–1985

Achievements :: He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards,

while his films Awaara (1951) and Boot Polish (1954) were nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

His performance in Awaara, was ranked one of the “Top-Ten Performances of all time”, by the Time Magazine.

The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1971 and

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1987 for his contributions towards Indian cinema

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