Raj Kapoor deserved much more fame: Imtiaz Ali

By HT

Raj Kapoor was legendary and deserved more fame than he received, says filmmaker Imtiaz Ali ahead of the late actor-filmmaker's 25th death anniversary on Sunday. "He (Raj Kapoor) was a legendary director. He deserved much more fame than how much he is famous," Imtiaz said here. Raj Kapoor was only 24 when he launched his own studio, R. K. Films, and became the youngest director of his time with Aag in 1948.

He went on to taste success by producing, directing and acting in successful movies like Barsaat (1949), Awaara (1951), Shree 420 (1955), Chori Chori (1956).

He also made Satyam Shivam Sundaram, and then launched his sons Randhir and Rishi. In 1985, he made Ram Teri Ganga Maili for his youngest son Rajiv and three years after directing the controversial movie, Raj Kapoor died at the age o