Definition of Kapoor, Prithviraj in English:

Kapoor, Prithviraj

proper noun

  • (1906–72), Indian actor and film and theatre director. In 1944 he founded the Prithvi Theatre in Bombay (Mumbai), a company notable for the realism it brought to Hindi drama. Productions, in which Kapoor often played the lead, included Pathan (1947). His son Raj(1924–88) was also an actor and film director; his works include Awaara (1951), in which he and his father starred as on-screen father and son.


Kapoor, Prithviraj