15 Best Rishi Kapoor movies to bring back Nostalgia

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15 Best Rishi Kapoor Movies

Another star has fallen from Kapoor’s legacy. What we picturize when we read or hear Rishi Kapoor? A fair, innocent and fanatic romantic face, a man dancing to the tunes in beautiful scenic backgrounds with a killer smile.

This chocolaty boy who played romantic characters has transformed himself drastically to play grey shades in his late 60s and everyone was surprised but accepted him as he played them flawlessly.

His real-life story is like a fantasy movie, where he falls in love with his co-star Neetu Singh with whom he got married, had a strong and stable married life with two kids Riddhima Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor, and not to forget a successful film career.

Here I have list 15 best movies of Rishi Kapoor which will show you his transformation from an innocent young boy to a mature timeless actor.

List of Best Rishi Kapoor Movies

1. Mera Naam Joker (1970)

Raju (Raj Kapoor) is a clown in a circus who makes everyone laugh despite his own desolation. Rishi Kapoor played the character of young Raju which earned him accolades and a National award for the best child actor in 1971. This was the debut movie of Rishi Kapoor.

2. Bobby (1973)

The movie based on the romance of a young couple who belong to different religions. Raja (Rishi Kapoor) is a son of a filthy rich Hindu businessman where Bobby (Dimple Kapadia) is a daughter of poor Catholic fisherman. Will their love be accepted by their families or not? Who can forget the famous song ‘Hum Tum Ek Kamre main band ho aur chabi kho jaye.’

3. Rafoo Chakkar (1974)

Two best friends (Rishi Kapoor and Paintel) witness a live murder which becomes a death threat to them as goons are after them, so they turn themselves in 2 beautiful girls and join a group of girls to avoid the goons, but more is waiting for them which they are unaware of.

4. Khel Khel Mein (1975)

Ajay and Vikram are college best friends, the plan a harmless prank on Ghanshyamdas, but he gets killed and Ajay and Vikram got frames for the murder. How will they prove themselves innocent?

5. Laila Majnu (1976)

A film adaptation of famous love story Laila-Majnu where Laila played by Ranjeeta and Majnu by Rishi Kapoor. Two loves are separated by their families and the girl is married to another man whereas the boy is exiled for committing a crime.

6. Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)

Three brothers in their childhood got separated and got the upbringing in different religions and cultures. They unite again in their youth years later and decide to take revenge on their separator. Rishi Kapoor played the youngest brother and an expert tailor master.

7. Sargam (1979)

A romantic-musical drama of a young girl (Jaya Prada) who is deaf and dumb and tortured by her step-mother, on the other hand, Raju (Rishi Kapoor), a musician helps her out in achieving her dream of becoming a classical dancer.

8. Karz (1980)

A movie based on revenge and rebirth. Monty who is a famous singer remembers his previous life while visiting Ooty where he was murdered by his wife.

9. Prem Rog (1982)

Manorama who becomes a widow at a very young age and falls into the hands of orthodox tradition which is unfair, this is where Deodhar (Rishi Kapoor) comes to her rescue to gain her right and who also secretly loves her.

10. Tawaif (1985)

A courtesan or Tawaif who accidentally enters the home of a humble and honest man and starts living there and gets mingled in the society without revealing here her true life. She falls for the man, but the problem arises when she has to go back to her old profession.

11. Saagar (1985)

A love-triangle romance drama. Raja who is a fisherman has a secret love for beautiful Mona, but he is never able to confess his love to her, just then Ravi a rich man arrives in the scene and confesses his love to Mona which she accepts it, but not approved by Ravi’s grandmother. What is the ending of this love triangle?

12. Bol Radha Bol (1992)

Kishan a wealthy businessman visits a village to restart his father’s factory which has been closed for years, and there he falls in love with a simple village girl. When he goes back to his family with the news of marrying her, he finds another man who exactly looks like him and has the same identity and has taken his place.

13. Agneepath (2012)

A remake of with the same name in 1990 starring Amitabh Bachchan. Vijay grows up with a fire in his heart of taking revenge on his father’s murderer Kancha Cheena, so he wins the confidence of Rauf Lala (Rishi Kapoor) and joins his gang.

14. D-day (2013)

A group of officers from intelligence under the guidance of Wali Khan (Irrfan Khan), plans to nab India’s most wanted man Iqbal Seth, but not everything goes as planned.

15. 102 Not Out (2018)

Story of cheerful and full of life 102-year-old man and his frustrated and grumpy 75-year-old son. The father is keen to break the world record of the oldest man living in this world.

So these are the best Rishi Kapoor movies that you can watch and bring back the nostalgia.

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