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List of Raj Kapoor Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Shree 420 (1955)
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4
Shree 420
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4
Role:
Ranbir Raj / Raj Kumar of Pipli
Starring:
Nargis, Rishi Kapoor, Nadira, Lalita Pawar
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
2. Awaara (1951)
35
2
Awaara
35
2

Awaara is a crime drama film which tells the story of Raj, a petty thief, who was forced to turn to crime due to his life of poverty. He kills his employer after his mother is attacked. He is arrested, but soon, he finds himself in a shock to discover that the judge is his estranged father. However, his father is not aware of this fact.

Role:
Raj Raghunath
Starring:
Shashi Kapoor, Nargis, K.N. Singh, Prithviraj Kapoor
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
3. Mera Naam Joker (1970)
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3
Mera Naam Joker
34
3
Starring:
Rishi Kapoor, Achala Sachdev, Manoj Kumar, Simi Garewal
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
4. Teesri Kasam (1966)
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4
Teesri Kasam
32
4
Role:
Hiraman / Meeta
Starring:
Dulari, Waheeda Rehman, Asit Kumar Sen, Iftekhar
Directed By:
Basu Bhattacharya
5. Anari (1959)
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2
Anari
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2
Role:
Raj Kumar
Starring:
Lalita Pawar, Motilal, Nutan, Shubha Khote
Directed By:
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
6. Jagte Raho (1956)
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4
Jagte Raho
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4

The story focuses on a simple peasant, who has recently relocated to the Indian city of Kolkata in search of job. One night, while looking for water to quench his thirst he enters an apartment complex. But the residents take him to be a thief and chase him while he tries to hide in different apartments, in course of which he becomes witness to a wide range of middle-class greed and corruption.

Starring:
Nargis, Pradeep Kumar, Sumitra Devi, Smriti Biswas
Directed By:
Amit Mitra, Sombhu Mitra
7. Boot Polish (1954)
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3
Boot Polish
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3

Siblings Belu and Bhola are left in the care of their abusive aunt Kamla after the death of their mother. Kamla forces them to beg and keeps all of the money often beating them. Belu and Bhola manage to save some money to become shoe polishers and face many hardships before finally finding a happy ending. 

Starring:
David Abraham, Kumari Naaz, Veera, Rattan Kumar
Directed By:
Prakash Arora
8. Chori Chori (1956)
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3
Chori Chori
25
3

A spoilt rich girl runs away from home, after her father disapproves of her relationship with the man she likes. However, she meets and falls in love with another man, Sagar, a simplistic journalist. This proves to be a turning point in her life. 

Role:
Sagar / Sultana Daku
Starring:
Nargis, Gope, Pran, Master Bhagwan
Directed By:
Anant Thakur
9. Barsaat (1949)
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2
Barsaat
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2

Barsaat tells the story of a naive village boy, who is attracted towards his classmate Tina, who belongs to a rich family. Although she starts to reciprocate his feelings, her father disapproves of their relationship, and gets the boy arrested on false charges.   

Role:
Pran
Starring:
Nargis, Cuckoo, Prem Nath, K.N. Singh
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
10. Amar Prem (1948)
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2
Amar Prem
19
2
Starring:
Madhubala, Madhav Kale, Nimbalkar, Alka Rani
Directed By:
N.M. Kelkar
11. Sangam (1964)
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3
Sangam
27
3
Role:
Flight Lt. Sunder Khanna
Starring:
Vyjayanthimala, Rajendra Kumar, Iftekhar, Raj Mehra
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
12. Ashiana (1952)
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2
Ashiana
17
2
Role:
Raju
Starring:
Nargis, Shivraj, Om Sharma, Mohana
Directed By:
B. Trilochan
13. Inquilab (1935)
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2
Inquilab
15
2
Starring:
Prithviraj Kapoor, Durga Khote, Nawab, Krishna Chandra Dey
Directed By:
Debaki Bose
14. Chhalia (1960)
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2
Chhalia
20
2
Role:
Chhalia
Starring:
Pran, Rehman, Nutan, Shobhna Samarth
Directed By:
Manmohan Desai
15. Phir Subha Hogi (1958)
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2
Phir Subha Hogi
18
2
Role:
Ram Babu
Starring:
Mubarak, Mala Sinha, Rehman, Jagdish Sethi
Directed By:
Ramesh Saigal
16. Gopinath (1948)
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3
Gopinath
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3
Role:
Mohan
Starring:
Randhir, Tripti Mitra, Latika, Nand Kishore
Directed By:
Mahesh Kaul, Latika
17. Papi (1953)
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2
Papi
17
2
Role:
Raju / Swami Satyananand
Starring:
Nargis, Dulari, P. Kailash, Maruti
Directed By:
Chandulal Shah
18. Andaz (1949)
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3
Andaz
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3

Although he is just a friend to Neena, Dilip is in love with her and is shocked to find her engaged to Rajan. However, he continues with the association even after they get married so that the other man does not suspect anything. But Rajan comes to know about it by accident and thinks Neena is unfaithful to him, leading to death and heartburn. 

Role:
Rajan
Starring:
Dilip Kumar, Nargis, Cuckoo, V.H. Desai
Directed By:
Mehboob Khan
19. Aag (1948)
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3
Aag
21
3

Aag is a musical romance film, which tells the story of Kewal, a young man, who is thrown out of his house, after he fails his law exam. He eventually meets Rajan, who helps him work towards his dream of becoming a theatre actor.

Starring:
Shashi Kapoor, Nargis, Kamini Kaushal, Nigar Sultana, Kamal Kapoor
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
20. Dil Hi To Hai (1963)
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2
Dil Hi To Hai
18
2
Role:
Yusuf / Chand / Khan
Starring:
Agha, Pran, Leela Chitnis, Nutan
Directed By:
P.L. Santoshi, C.L. Rawal
21. Four Faces of India (1959)
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3
Four Faces of India
16
3
Role:
Govinda
Starring:
Nimmi, Meena Kumari, Ajit, Shammi Kapoor
Directed By:
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
22. Ab Dilli Dur Nahin (1957)
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3
Ab Dilli Dur Nahin
13
3
Starring:
Motilal, Anwar Hussain, Sulochana Latkar, Lala Yaqoob, Master Romi
Directed By:
Amar Kumar
23. Vakil Babu (1982)
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1
Vakil Babu
13
1

Shekhar is a blind sculptor, who lives a solitary life. He meets a woman Kalpana, and they fall in love with each other, and get married. However, upon finding out that Kalpana had another lover in the past, Shekhar’s insecurities make him kill the man. He also confesses to the police about his crime and pleads guilty to murder in court.

Role:
Advocate Mathur
Starring:
Shashi Kapoor, Kader Khan, Kishore Sahu, Rakesh Roshan
Directed By:
Asit Sen
24. Sapnon Ka Saudagar (1968)
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2
Sapnon Ka Saudagar
14
2

The residents of a village named Anandpur are terrorized by Thakur Raibahadur Harnaam Singh. However, things take a turn with the arrival of a charming young man named Raju.

Role:
Raj Kumar
Starring:
Naseeruddin Shah, Hema Malini, Achala Sachdev, Jayant
Directed By:
Mahesh Kaul
25. Neel Kamal (1947)
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2
Neel Kamal
14
2

Two princesses are forced to flee the palace after a coup. While the elder one escapes to her uncle, the younger one is provided shelter by a poor family that is considered ‘untouchables’ by society.

Role:
Madhusudan
Starring:
Madhubala, Begum Para, Nazira, Rajendra
Directed By:
Kidar Nath Sharma
26. The Land Where the Ganges Flows (1960)
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4
The Land Where the Ganges Flows
17
4

A gang of bandits kidnap Raju, a simple-minded singer, who eventually fall in love with the daughter of their chief. He also leads the gang to a moral transformation. However, things take a turn and he informs the police about them, and they set out to kill them. 

Role:
Raju
Starring:
Sadhana Shivdasani, Lalita Pawar, Pran, Padmini, Sadhana
Directed By:
Radhu Karmakar
27. Nazrana (1961)
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1
Nazrana
15
1
Role:
Raj 'Raju'
Starring:
Agha, Usha Kiran, Vyjayanthimala, Sabita Chatterjee
Directed By:
C.V. Sridhar
28. Aah (1953)
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2
Aah
17
2

Raj Raibahadur lives in Allahabad with his widowed father who is a businessman. His father finds him a prospective bride named Chandra, and asks him to write letters to her. Raj starts writing, but he is unaware of the fact that it is Neelu, Chandra’s sister, who is responding to his letters, and eventually falls for him.

Role:
Raj Raibahadur
Starring:
Nargis, Vijayalaxmi, Pran, Ramesh Sinha
Directed By:
Raja Nawathe
29. Dulha Dulhan (1964)
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2
Dulha Dulhan
15
2

Chanda, a young woman, falls unconscious after being slapped by her father for refusing to get married. After she regains consciousness, she goes back home but few days later, she is visited by a man named Raj Kumar, who claims that she is her husband. He calls her to Bombay back to their house, which makes Chanda confused and unable to figure anything out.   

 

Role:
Raj Kumar
Starring:
Sadhana Shivdasani, K.N. Singh, Agha, Sadhana, Raj Mehra
Directed By:
Ravindra Dave
30. Do Ustad (1959)
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2
Do Ustad
15
2

Jagannath and Rajan are two brothers who decide to become thieves after their parents pass away. Years later, when Jagganath is found guilty of murder, he decides to maintain silence. However, his brother decides to appeal to the Judge to hear their story. The film then shows us the lives of the two brothers, in flashbacks.

Role:
Raj Kumar / Raju / Rajan / Raj Kapoor
Starring:
Madhubala, Sulochana Latkar, Sheikh Mukhtar, Daisy Irani
Directed By:
Tara Harish
31. Anhonee (1952)
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2
Anhonee
13
2

After learning that she has a sister named Mohini, Roop decides to welcome her into her home. Things however get complicated when Mohini falls for Roop’s fiancé, a lawyer named Rajkumar. However, Rajkumer loves only Roop and shuns Mohini, which turns her love into bitterness.  

Role:
Advocate Rajkumar Saxena
Starring:
Nargis, Agha, David Abraham, Achala Sachdev
Directed By:
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
32. Prem Rog (1982)
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2
Prem Rog
16
2

After a lot of tragedies in her life, including her husband’s death, Manorama falls in love with her childhood friend Devdhar. However, this invites the wrath of her conservative family as Devdhar belongs to a family of much lower status.  

Starring:
Rishi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Shammi Kapoor, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
33. Bobby (1973)
18
2
Bobby
18
2
Starring:
Dimple Kapadia, Rishi Kapoor, Prem Nath, Pran, Sonia Sahni
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
34. Dhoon (1953)
13
3
Dhoon
13
3
Starring:
Nargis, Motilal, Eddie Billimoria, M. Kumar
Directed By:
M. Kumar
35. Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978)
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4
Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime
19
4

As a young child, the right side of Roopa’s face and neck were burned horribly. From then on, Roopa keeps that side of her face hidden. When engineer Rajeev marries her and discovers the truth after their wedding he throws her out of the house. Roopa pretends to be someone else at night to win his love back. 

Starring:
Shashi Kapoor, David Abraham, Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi, A.K. Hangal
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
36. Dil-Ki-Rani (Sweet-Heart) (1947)
13
2
Dil-Ki-Rani (Sweet-Heart)
13
2
Role:
Madhav (Madho)
Starring:
Madhubala, Badri Prasad, Munshi Khanjar, Shyam Sunder
Directed By:
Mohan Sinha
37. Shriman Satyawadi (1960)
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2
Shriman Satyawadi
16
2
Role:
Vijaykumar
Starring:
Nasir Hussain, Radhakrishan, Mehmood, Shakila
Directed By:
S.M. Abbas
38. Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971)
17
2
Kal Aaj Aur Kal
17
2

Diwan, his son Ram, and Ram’s son, Rajesh, belong to three different generations, but decide to live together. However, due to their different mindsets, a lot of conflicts occur, resulting in disrupting the harmony in their house.  

Role:
Ram B. Kapoor
Starring:
Prithviraj Kapoor, Babita Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Roopesh Kumar
Directed By:
Randhir Kapoor
39. Bewafa (1952)
12
3
Bewafa
12
3

Roopa is a young woman belonging to a poor and abusive family living in a slum. A neighbor named Raj comes to her aid and helps her, after which she soon begins to develop feelings for him. However, her problems eventually drive her to the point of suicide, when she is saved by an artist named Ashok. He asks her to model for him, and over time, Ashok starts to like her. Things get complicated when Raj re-enters her life.

Role:
Raj
Starring:
Nargis, Neelam, Ashok Kumar, Siddiqui
Directed By:
M.L. Anand
40. Naukri (1978)
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2
Naukri
13
2

Ranjith is an unemployed and disabled man, who used to be a star badminton player. However, now his life is filled with problems and he is unable to provide for his family. Eventually he decides to commit suicide, and jumps off a bridge. Shortly after, he meets a mysterious man named Swaraj Singh who informs him that he is now a ghost. He also tells him that ghosts can only attain salvation after their unfulfilled wishes are fulfilled, after which Ranjith proceeds to tell his story.

Role:
Swaraj Singh 'Captain'
Starring:
Rajesh Khanna, Nadira, A.K. Hangal, Zaheera
Directed By:
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
41. Diwana (1967)
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2
Diwana
16
2

Pyarelal is a simple and naïve young man, who was orphaned at birth, and raised by a woman named Fatima. Their lives take a turn when Pyarelal is arrested on the charges of murder, but people are unwilling to believe that this simple man can harm or kill anyone. However, they are shocked when Pyarelal openly admits to his crime in the Court.

Role:
Pyare
Starring:
Saira Banu, Kamal Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, Hiralal
Directed By:
Mahesh Kaul
42. Dastan (1950)
14
2
Dastan
14
2
Role:
Raj
Starring:
Veena, Suraiya, Suresh, Al Nasir
Directed By:
Abdul Rashid Kardar
43. Biwi O Biwi (1981)
13
2
Biwi O Biwi
13
2

This romantic comedy film tells the story of singer Chandermohan, who is unable to find a partner for marriage due to his astrological chart. He soon finds a girl Asha, and the two fall for each other, but her father, who is a retired military officer, refuses to let her marry a civilian. Chandermohan is left with no choice but to masquerade as an army officer.

Starring:
Rishi Kapoor, Simi Garewal, Sanjeev Kumar, Yogeeta Bali, Randhir Kapoor
Directed By:
Rahul Rawail
44. Kanhaiya (1959)
15
2
Kanhaiya
15
2
Role:
Kanhaiya
Starring:
Lalita Pawar, Madan Puri, Nutan, Leela Mishra
Directed By:
Om Prakash
45. Main Nashe Men Hoon (1959)
14
2
Main Nashe Men Hoon
14
2
Role:
Ram Das Khanna
Starring:
Mubarak, Nasir Hussain, Mala Sinha, Leela Chitnis
Directed By:
Naresh Saigal
46. Jan Pahchan (1950)
13
2
Jan Pahchan
13
2
Role:
Anil
Starring:
Nargis, Jeevan, Shyama, Neelam
Directed By:
Fali Mistry
47. Amber (1952)
13
2
Amber
13
2
Role:
Raj
Starring:
Nargis, Agha, Ramesh Sinha, Bipin Gupta
Directed By:
Jayant Desai
48. Aashiq (1962)
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4
Aashiq
15
4
Role:
Gopal / Uday Kumar
Starring:
Padmini, Nanda, Abhi Bhattacharya, Honey Irani
Directed By:
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
49. Parvarish (1958)
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4
Parvarish
14
4
Role:
Raja J. Singh
Starring:
Krishnakant, Lalita Pawar, Nasir Hussain, Mala Sinha
Directed By:
S. Bannerjee
50. Sharada (1957)
15
2
Sharada
15
2
Role:
Chiranjeev / Shekhar
Starring:
Shyama, Agha, Meena Kumari, Anita Guha
Directed By:
L.V. Prasad
51. Bawre Nain (1950)
12
3
Bawre Nain
12
3
Role:
Chand
Starring:
Vijayalaxmi, Geeta Bali, Jaswant, Pesi Patel
Directed By:
Kidar Nath Sharma
52. Sunehre Din (1949)
12
2
Sunehre Din
12
2
Role:
Premendra
Starring:
Nigar Sultana, Ramesh Sinha, Roopkamal, Rehana
Directed By:
Satish Nigam
53. Abdullah (1980)
14
3
Abdullah
14
3
Role:
Abdullah
Starring:
Kader Khan, Sanjeev Kumar, Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi
Directed By:
Sanjay Khan
54. Melody (1950)
12
2
Melody
12
2
Role:
VInod
Starring:
David Abraham, Om Prakash, Radhakrishan, Rehana
Directed By:
P.L. Santoshi
55. Gopichand Jasoos (1982)
14
2
Gopichand Jasoos
14
2
Role:
Gopichand Jasoos
Starring:
I.S. Johar, Sujit Kumar, Zeenat Aman, Viju Khote
Directed By:
Naresh Kumar
56. Do Jasoos (1975)
13
3
Do Jasoos
13
3
Role:
Dharamchand Jasoos
Starring:
Rajendra Kumar, Prem Chopra, Bhavana Bhatt, Shailendra Singh
Directed By:
Naresh Kumar
57. Around the World (1967)
14
2
Around the World
14
2
Role:
Raj Singh
Starring:
Pran, Mehmood, Rajshree, Ameeta
Directed By:
Pachhi
58. Dharam Karam (1975)
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2
Dharam Karam
16
2

A criminal named Shankar wants to lead a normal life but has his own struggles. He desires that his child should grow up and become an honest and decent man. To fulfil his wish he switches his son with the infant of an illustrious stage artist, Ashok.

Role:
Ashok 'Bonga Babu' Kumar
Starring:
Rekha, Prem Nath, Randhir Kapoor, Dara Singh
Directed By:
Randhir Kapoor
59. Ek Dil Sao Afsane (1963)
11
2
Ek Dil Sao Afsane
11
2
Role:
Shekhar
Starring:
Lalita Pawar, Sulochana Chatterjee, Waheeda Rehman, Mridula Rani
Directed By:
R.C. Talwar
60. Chandi Sona (1977)
9
2
Chandi Sona
9
2
Starring:
Prem Nath, Pran, Ranjeet, Parveen Babi
Directed By:
Sanjay Khan
61. Khaan Dost (1976)
11
2
Khaan Dost
11
2
Role:
Havaldar Ramdin Pandey
Starring:
Yogeeta Bali, Shatrughan Sinha, Satyendra Kapoor, Mithu Mukherjee
Directed By:
Dulal Guha
62. Chittor Vijay (1947)
10
2
Chittor Vijay
10
2
Starring:
Madhubala, Munshi Khanjar, Monica Desai, Gulnar
Directed By:
Mohan Sinha
63. Valmiki (1946)
10
2
Valmiki
10
2
Starring:
Prithviraj Kapoor, Pratima Devi, Shanta Apte, Vinay Kale
Directed By:
Bhalji Pendharkar
64. Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)
14
2
Ram Teri Ganga Maili
14
2
Starring:
Saeed Jaffrey, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Raza Murad, Rajiv Kapoor, Divya Rana
Directed By:
Raj Kapoor
65. Mera Desh Mera Dharam (1973)
10
5
Mera Desh Mera Dharam
10
5
Starring:
Abhi Bhattacharya, Dara Singh, Mumtaz Begum, Ratan Aulakh
Directed By:
Dara Singh

TV Movie(s)

1. Kim (1984)
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2
Kim
12
2
Starring:
Anupam Kher, John Rhys-Davies, Peter O'Toole, Julian Glover
Directed By:
John Davies