Awards & Winners

Prithviraj Kapoor

Date of Birth 03-November-1901
Place of Birth Samundri
(Pakistan, Punjab, Pakistan)
Nationality India
Also know as Prithvinat Kapoor, Prithviraj, Pritviraj, Pridhviraj, Prithviraj Kapur, Prithvi Raj Kapoor, Kapoor, पृथ्वीराज कपूर, Pṛithvīrāj Kapūr, पृथ्वीराज, कपूर
Profession Actor
Prithviraj Kapoor was a pioneer of Indian theatre and of the Hindi film industry, who started his career as an actor, in the silent era of Hindi cinema, associated with IPTA as one of its founding members and who founded the Prithvi Theatres, a travelling theatre company based in Mumbai, in 1944. He was also the patriarch of the Kapoor family of Hindi films, four generations of which family, beginning with him, have played active roles in Hindi film industry. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1971 for his contributions towards Indian cinema.

Awards by Prithviraj Kapoor

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Dadasaheb Phalke Award
(Awarded as an Actor, Director and Producer)