Prithviraj Kapoor (3 November 1906 – 29 May 1972) was a pioneer of Indian theatre and of the Hindi film industry, who started his career as an actor, in the silent era of Hindi cinema, associated with IPTA as one of its founding members and who founded the Prithvi Theatres, a travelling theatre company based in Mumbai, in 1944.
He was also the patriarch of the Kapoor family of Hindi films, four generations of which family, beginning with him, have played active roles in the Hindi film industry. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1971 for his contributions towards Indian cinema.

Here is a collection of his some of the pics.

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Prithviraj with his mother who died very young; Credit- Facebook
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Prithviraj (L) with his grandfather Dewan Keshavmal;Credit- Twitter
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Prithviraj as a student in Peshawar; Credit- Pinterest
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With his father;Credit- Facebook
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With his wife Ramsarni Mehra; Credit-Twitter
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With his wife Ramsarni Mehra;Credit- Twitter
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Prithviraj in a silent film with a Russian actress, 1929;Credit- Facebook
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Prithviraj in Bombay, early 1930; Credit- Pinterest
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Prithviraj and Durga Khote in Seeta, 1934; Credit- Facebook
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Prithviraj Kapoor in “Draupadi” 1931; Credit- Facebook
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Prithviraj Kapoor in “Vidyapati” 1937; Credit- Facebook
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Prithviraj Kapoor in “Sikandar” 1941; Credit-Pinterest
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Prithviraj Kapoor in “Ek Raat” 1942; Credit- Facebook
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With Shashi Kapoor in “Shakuntala” Credit- Facebook
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With Ram Ganguly in “Prithvi Theatre” Credit- Twitter
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In “Pathan” the famous stage play of the “Prithvi Theatres” Credit- Pinterest
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After “Pathan” with Raj Kapoor, who also was there; Credit- Pinterest
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Touring with the Prithvi Theatres; Credit- Facebook
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With his grandchildren; Credit- Twitter
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with Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai in China, Credit- Pinterest
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With Indira Gandhi; Credit- Facebook
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With his son Raj Kapoor; Credit- Facebook
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Prithviraj Kapoor at Madhubala’s grave; Credit- Facebook
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With his sons; Credit- Facebook



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