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also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Bengali
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was a legendary Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi films. He was the winner of seven Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara (1951) and Boot Polish (1954) were nominees for the Grand Prize of the Cannes Film Festival.Raj Kapoor began his career as a clapper boy assisting Kidar Sharma at a film studio. At age eleven, he appeared in films for the first time, in the 1935 film Inquilab. After acting in several other films the next 12 years, Raj Kapoor's big break came with the lead role in Neel Kamal (1947) opposite Madhubala in her first role as a leading lady. In 1948, at the age of twenty-four, he established his own studio, R. K. Films, and became the youngest film director of his time. His first movie as a producer, director and star was the 1948 film Aag which was also the first of his many films with actress Nargis. However the film failed to do well at the box office. In 1949 he once again starred alongside Nargis and Dilip kumar in Mehboob Khan's classic blockbuster Andaz which was his first major success as an actor.
is a former Indian cricketer who played for Baroda and Delhi. He was a left-hand batsman who is best known for being the unfortunate victim of Ravi Shastri's six sixes in an over in 1985. It was only the second instance of this in first-class cricket.