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List of Raj Kapoor Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Shree 420 (1955)
40
3
Shree 420
40
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Ranbir Raj / Raj Kumar of Pipli
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Nargis, Rishi Kapoor, Nadira, Lalita Pawar
2. Awaara (1951)
31
2
Awaara
31
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.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Raj Raghunath
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Shashi Kapoor, Nargis, K.N. Singh, Prithviraj Kapoor
3. Mera Naam Joker (1970)
30
2
Mera Naam Joker
30
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rishi Kapoor, Achala Sachdev, Manoj Kumar, Simi Garewal
4. Teesri Kasam (1966)
27
4
Teesri Kasam
27
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Hiraman / Meeta
Director:
Basu Bhattacharya
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Dulari, Waheeda Rehman, Asit Kumar Sen, Iftekhar
5. Boot Polish (1954)
23
3
Boot Polish
23
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. 

As:
Cast, Producer, uncredited
Director:
Prakash Arora
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
David Abraham, Kumari Naaz, Veera, Rattan Kumar
6. Anari (1959)
26
2
Anari
26
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj Kumar
Director:
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lalita Pawar, Motilal, Nutan, Shubha Khote
7. Jagte Raho (1956)
17
4
Jagte Raho
17
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.

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Amit Mitra, Sombhu Mitra
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Nargis, Pradeep Kumar, Sumitra Devi, Smriti Biswas
8. Chori Chori (1956)
23
3
Chori Chori
23
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sagar / Sultana Daku
Director:
Anant Thakur
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Nargis, Gope, Pran, Master Bhagwan
9. Barsaat (1949)
20
2
Barsaat
20
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.   

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Pran
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Nargis, Cuckoo, Prem Nath, K.N. Singh
10. Amar Prem (1948)
18
2
Amar Prem
18
2
As:
Cast
Director:
N.M. Kelkar
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Madhubala, Madhav Kale, Nimbalkar, Alka Rani
11. Sangam (1964)
26
3
Sangam
26
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Flight Lt. Sunder Khanna
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Vyjayanthimala, Rajendra Kumar, Iftekhar, Raj Mehra
12. Inquilab (1935)
15
2
Inquilab
15
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Debaki Bose
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Prithviraj Kapoor, Durga Khote, Nawab, Krishna Chandra Dey
13. Ashiana (1952)
15
2
Ashiana
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raju
Director:
B. Trilochan
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Nargis, Shivraj, Om Sharma, Mohana
14. Chhalia (1960)
18
2
Chhalia
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chhalia
Director:
Manmohan Desai
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Pran, Rehman, Nutan, Shobhna Samarth
15. Phir Subha Hogi (1958)
16
2
Phir Subha Hogi
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ram Babu
Director:
Ramesh Saigal
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Mubarak, Mala Sinha, Rehman, Jagdish Sethi
16. Gopinath (1948)
16
3
Gopinath
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mohan
Director:
Mahesh Kaul, Latika
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Randhir, Tripti Mitra, Latika, Nand Kishore
17. Andaz (1949)
16
3
Andaz
16
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rajan
Director:
Mehboob Khan
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Dilip Kumar, Nargis, Cuckoo, V.H. Desai
18. Dil Hi To Hai (1963)
15
2
Dil Hi To Hai
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Yusuf / Chand / Khan
Director:
P.L. Santoshi, C.L. Rawal
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Agha, Pran, Leela Chitnis, Nutan
19. Four Faces of India (1959)
14
3
Four Faces of India
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Govinda
Director:
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Nimmi, Meena Kumari, Ajit, Shammi Kapoor
20. Papi (1953)
13
2
Papi
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raju / Swami Satyananand
Director:
Chandulal Shah
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Nargis, Dulari, P. Kailash, Maruti
21. Aag (1948)
17
3
Aag
17
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.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Shashi Kapoor, Nargis, Kamini Kaushal, Nigar Sultana, Kamal Kapoor
22. Ab Dilli Dur Nahin (1957)
13
3
Ab Dilli Dur Nahin
13
3
As:
Producer
Director:
Amar Kumar
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Motilal, Anwar Hussain, Sulochana Latkar, Lala Yaqoob, Master Romi
23. Vakil Babu (1982)
13
1
Vakil Babu
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Advocate Mathur
Director:
Asit Sen
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Shashi Kapoor, Kader Khan, Kishore Sahu, Rakesh Roshan
24. Sapnon Ka Saudagar (1968)
13
2
Sapnon Ka Saudagar
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj Kumar
Director:
Mahesh Kaul
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Hema Malini, Naseeruddin Shah, Achala Sachdev, Jayant
25. Neel Kamal (1947)
13
2
Neel Kamal
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madhusudan
Director:
Kidar Nath Sharma
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Family, Musical
Star Cast:
Madhubala, Begum Para, Nazira, Rajendra
26. The Land Where the Ganges Flows (1960)
16
4
The Land Where the Ganges Flows
16
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. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Raju
Director:
Radhu Karmakar
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Sadhana Shivdasani, Lalita Pawar, Pran, Padmini, Sadhana
27. Nazrana (1961)
14
1
Nazrana
14
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj 'Raju'
Director:
C.V. Sridhar
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Agha, Usha Kiran, Vyjayanthimala, Sabita Chatterjee
28. Anhonee (1952)
12
2
Anhonee
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Advocate Rajkumar Saxena
Director:
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Nargis, Agha, David Abraham, Achala Sachdev
29. Dhoon (1953)
12
2
Dhoon
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
M. Kumar
Star Cast:
Nargis, Motilal, Eddie Billimoria, M. Kumar
30. Aah (1953)
15
2
Aah
15
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.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Raj Raibahadur
Director:
Raja Nawathe
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Nargis, Vijayalaxmi, Pran, Ramesh Sinha
31. Dulha Dulhan (1964)
13
2
Dulha Dulhan
13
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.   

 

As:
Cast
Role:
Raj Kumar
Director:
Ravindra Dave
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Sadhana Shivdasani, K.N. Singh, Agha, Sadhana, Raj Mehra
32. Prem Rog (1982)
14
2
Prem Rog
14
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.  

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Rishi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Shammi Kapoor, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
33. Do Ustad (1959)
12
2
Do Ustad
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj Kumar / Raju / Rajan / Raj Kapoor
Director:
Tara Harish
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Madhubala, Sulochana Latkar, Sheikh Mukhtar, Daisy Irani
34. Bobby (1973)
16
2
Bobby
16
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dimple Kapadia, Rishi Kapoor, Prem Nath, Pran, Sonia Sahni
35. Bewafa (1952)
12
2
Bewafa
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj
Director:
M.L. Anand
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Nargis, Neelam, Ashok Kumar, Siddiqui
36. Dil-Ki-Rani (Sweet-Heart) (1947)
12
2
Dil-Ki-Rani (Sweet-Heart)
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madhav (Madho)
Director:
Mohan Sinha
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Madhubala, Badri Prasad, Munshi Khanjar, Shyam Sunder
37. Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978)
15
4
Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime
15
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. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Narrator
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Shashi Kapoor, David Abraham, Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi, A.K. Hangal
38. Shriman Satyawadi (1960)
14
2
Shriman Satyawadi
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vijaykumar
Director:
S.M. Abbas
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Nasir Hussain, Radhakrishan, Mehmood, Shakila
39. Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971)
15
2
Kal Aaj Aur Kal
15
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.  

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ram B. Kapoor
Director:
Randhir Kapoor
Genres:
Musical, Family, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Prithviraj Kapoor, Babita Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Roopesh Kumar
40. Naukri (1978)
13
2
Naukri
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Swaraj Singh 'Captain'
Director:
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Rajesh Khanna, Nadira, A.K. Hangal, Zaheera
41. Dastan (1950)
14
2
Dastan
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj
Director:
Abdul Rashid Kardar
Genres:
Family, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Veena, Suraiya, Suresh, Al Nasir
42. 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.

As:
Producer
Director:
Rahul Rawail
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rishi Kapoor, Simi Garewal, Sanjeev Kumar, Yogeeta Bali, Randhir Kapoor
43. Kanhaiya (1959)
15
2
Kanhaiya
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kanhaiya
Director:
Om Prakash
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Family
Star Cast:
Lalita Pawar, Madan Puri, Nutan, Leela Mishra
44. Diwana (1967)
14
2
Diwana
14
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Pyare
Director:
Mahesh Kaul
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Saira Banu, Kamal Kapoor, Lalita Pawar, Hiralal
45. Main Nashe Men Hoon (1959)
13
2
Main Nashe Men Hoon
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ram Das Khanna
Director:
Naresh Saigal
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Mubarak, Nasir Hussain, Mala Sinha, Leela Chitnis
46. Jan Pahchan (1950)
12
2
Jan Pahchan
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anil
Director:
Fali Mistry
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Nargis, Jeevan, Shyama, Neelam
47. Amber (1952)
12
2
Amber
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj
Director:
Jayant Desai
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nargis, Agha, Ramesh Sinha, Bipin Gupta
48. Aashiq (1962)
13
3
Aashiq
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gopal / Uday Kumar
Director:
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Padmini, Nanda, Abhi Bhattacharya, Honey Irani
49. Parvarish (1958)
12
3
Parvarish
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Raja J. Singh
Director:
S. Bannerjee
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Krishnakant, Lalita Pawar, Nasir Hussain, Mala Sinha
50. Bawre Nain (1950)
12
3
Bawre Nain
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Chand
Director:
Kidar Nath Sharma
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Vijayalaxmi, Geeta Bali, Jaswant, Pesi Patel
51. Sharada (1957)
13
2
Sharada
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chiranjeev / Shekhar
Director:
L.V. Prasad
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Shyama, Agha, Meena Kumari, Anita Guha
52. Sunehre Din (1949)
11
2
Sunehre Din
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Premendra
Director:
Satish Nigam
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Nigar Sultana, Ramesh Sinha, Roopkamal, Rehana
53. Melody (1950)
12
2
Melody
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
VInod
Director:
P.L. Santoshi
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
David Abraham, Om Prakash, Radhakrishan, Rehana
54. Abdullah (1980)
12
3
Abdullah
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Abdullah
Director:
Sanjay Khan
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Kader Khan, Sanjeev Kumar, Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi
55. Gopichand Jasoos (1982)
13
2
Gopichand Jasoos
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gopichand Jasoos
Director:
Naresh Kumar
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
I.S. Johar, Sujit Kumar, Zeenat Aman, Viju Khote
56. Do Jasoos (1975)
13
3
Do Jasoos
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dharamchand Jasoos
Director:
Naresh Kumar
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Rajendra Kumar, Prem Chopra, Bhavana Bhatt, Shailendra Singh
57. Around the World (1967)
13
2
Around the World
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raj Singh
Director:
Pachhi
Genres:
Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Pran, Mehmood, Rajshree, Ameeta
58. Dharam Karam (1975)
13
2
Dharam Karam
13
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.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ashok 'Bonga Babu' Kumar
Director:
Randhir Kapoor
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Rekha, Prem Nath, Randhir Kapoor, Dara Singh
59. Ek Dil Sao Afsane (1963)
11
2
Ek Dil Sao Afsane
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Shekhar
Director:
R.C. Talwar
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lalita Pawar, Sulochana Chatterjee, Waheeda Rehman, Mridula Rani
60. Chandi Sona (1977)
9
2
Chandi Sona
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sanjay Khan
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Prem Nath, Pran, Ranjeet, Parveen Babi
61. Khaan Dost (1976)
10
2
Khaan Dost
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Havaldar Ramdin Pandey
Director:
Dulal Guha
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Yogeeta Bali, Shatrughan Sinha, Satyendra Kapoor, Mithu Mukherjee
62. Chittor Vijay (1947)
10
2
Chittor Vijay
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mohan Sinha
Star Cast:
Madhubala, Munshi Khanjar, Monica Desai, Gulnar
63. Valmiki (1946)
10
2
Valmiki
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bhalji Pendharkar
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Prithviraj Kapoor, Pratima Devi, Shanta Apte, Vinay Kale
64. Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)
12
2
Ram Teri Ganga Maili
12
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Raj Kapoor
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Saeed Jaffrey, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Raza Murad, Rajiv Kapoor, Divya Rana
65. Mera Desh Mera Dharam (1973)
10
5
Mera Desh Mera Dharam
10
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Dara Singh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Abhi Bhattacharya, Dara Singh, Mumtaz Begum, Ratan Aulakh

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