List of awards and nominations received by Raj Kapoor
Raj Kapoor In Aah (1953).
This is a List of the awards and nominations received by Raj Kapoor.
Kapoor is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential filmmaker and actor in the history of Indian cinema. He was the winner of several accolades including 3 National Film Awards and 11 Filmfare Awards in India. The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award is named after Raj Kapoor. He was a two-time nominee for the Palme d'Or grand prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his films Awaara (1951) and Boot Polish (1954). His performance in Awaara was ranked as one of the top ten greatest performances of all time by Time magazine. His films attracted worldwide audiences, particularly in Asia and Europe. He was called the Clark Gable of the Indian film industry.
The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1971 for his contributions to the arts. India's highest award in cinema the Dadasaheb Phalke Award was bestowed him in 1987 by the Government of India.
International honours and recognitions
- Kapoor was nominated for the Grand Prize at the 1953 Cannes Film Festival for Awaara
- Kapoor was also nominated for the Grand Prize for Boot Polish
- In 1955, he was conferred with an honorary degree in Tehran.
- His film Jagte Raho (1956) also won the Crystal Globe award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
- A Raj Kapoor Film Festival was held on his 75th Birth Anniversary at the Cultural Centre of Russia on 17 January 2000.
- The 55th Cannes International Film Festival, which was held from 16–26 May 2002, comprised a Raj Kapoor Retrospective as a tribute to the showman.
- The prestigious Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris was hosting an important 3-month long festival of popular Indian cinema from February to April 2004, dedicated to five great Indian film personalities: Raj Kapoor, Guru Dutt, Mehboob Khan, Bimal Roy and V. Shantaram.
- A Raj Kapoor film festival was held in The Netherlands city The Hague from 22 May – 1 June 2008.
- A Raj Kapoor film festival will be held in the Omani capital Muscat from 27 May – 10 June 2008.
National honours and recognitions
- Kapoor had been conferred with a "National Award" for cinematography for contribution to Indian cinema.
- In 1971, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award from the Government of India.
- The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award is named after Raj Kapoor.
- The Government of Maharashtra has named a Life Time Contribution award and a Special Contribution Award in honor of Raj Kapoor.
- On 8 January 2001, he was honoured with the "Best Director of the Millennium" award by Hero Honda-Stardust 
- In 2002, he was named "Showman of the Millennium" at the Screen Awards
- In 2007, he was conferred with a "Special Award" at the Screen Awards
|1955||Best Feature Film in Hindi||Shree 420||Won|
|1960||Best Feature Film in Hindi||Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai||Won|
|1987||Dadasaheb Phalke Award||India's highest award in cinema||Won|
Raj Kapoor had been nominated for 21 Filmfare awards in all.
|1954||Best Film||Boot Polish||Won|
|1956||Best Actor||Jagte Raho||Nominated|
|1958||Best Actor||Phir Subha Hogi||Nominated|
|1960||Best Actor||Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai||Won|
|1970||Best Director||Mera Naam Joker||Won|
|1970||Best Film||Mera Naam Joker||Nominated|
|1978||Best Director||Satyam Shivam Sundaram||Nominated|
|1980||Best Supporting Actor||Abdullah||Nominated|
|1982||Best Director||Prem Rog||Won|
|1982||Best Film||Prem Rog||Nominated|
|1985||Best Film||Ram Teri Ganga Maili||Won|
|1985||Best Editing||Ram Teri Ganga Maili||Won|
|1985||Best Director||Ram Teri Ganga Maili||Won|
|1967||BFJA Awards, Best Actor||Teesri Kasam||Won|||
|1971||BFJA Awards, Best Actor||Mera Naam Joker||Won|||
|1971||Best Director||Mera Naam Joker||Won|||
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