|BIRTHDAY||3 November, 1906|
|BIRTH PLACE||Faisalabad , Punjab|
|AGE (in 1972)||65 Years Old|
Prithviraj Kapoor, the legendary actor, was born on 3rd November 1906 in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. He was an actor with actual stardom and was the pioneer of the Hindi Film Industry. He was an Indian Film Actor, Director, Producer & Writer.
Prithviraj Kapoor, the patriarch of the Kapoor family, is also the founder of the Indian theatre and the Hindi Cinema, in the country. He is the actor, who started his career with the silent era of movies. He was a multi talented actor, who could do a positive balance between the theatre and the screen.
Starting his career from the year 1927, the versatile actor proved his caliber in the silent cinema, the theatre and the talkie cinema. He was one of the founding members of the Prithvi theatres. This venture of his was very close to his heart and he invested a considerable amount of his earnings in the Prithvi Theatres. The theatre used to portray plays, which were conceptualised to motivate the youth, to participate in the Freedom struggle of India.
Few of the noted movies done by the accomplished actor, are Alam Ara, Sikandar, Vidyapati, Aawara, Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai and Nanak Dukhiya Sab Sansar. He also received a number of awards out of which the most prominent were, Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship, the Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
|AWARD NAME||AWARD CATEGORY||RECEIPT YEAR||RECEIPT FIELD|
|Padma Bhushan||Civilian Award||1969||Arts|
|Dadasaheb Phalke Award||Indian Cinema Award||1971||Hindi Film Industry|
Prithviraj Kapoor died on 29-05-1972 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. After his death in 1972, he was posthumously awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 1971. He was the third recipient of that award, the highest accolade in Indian cinema.
|DEATHDAY||DEATH PLACE||DEATH STATE||DEATH COUNTRY|
|29 May, 1972||Mumbai||Maharashtra||India|
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