Raj Kapoor’s iconic leading ladies of Bollywood

WRITTEN BY Aditi Shrivastava entertainment

Raj Kapoor Death Anniversary

Raj Kapoor and his on-screen chemistry with his leading ladies of film worked wonders in the history of cinema. Remembering the showman of the industry.


Nargis was the first heroine he casted and then went on featuring her in many movies.In his films, he frequently depicted Nargis in a white sari, as the symbol of beauty and innocence.

Simi Garewal

Mera Naam Joker gained a cult following. Simi's expressions, as well as her apparel & on point make-up, greatly contributed to the allure. Six Filmfare Awards were given to the film.

Zeenat Aman

With Zeenat working with Raj Kapoor, the actress gained new status & was set as the most desirable women on screen. Although the film flopped, did wonders in her career.

Dimple Kapadia

Dimple brought the polka dot fashion into trends & glamorously sported the boldest of the wardrobe in Bobby. The film registered 5 filmfares & the best actress award fell in the bag of Dimple


In Sangam, audiences saw Vyajantimala in her hottest avatar. The crew was awarded three Filmafare awards, as well as best actress and best director awards


Nimmi's first role in Barsaat was given to her by Raj Kapoor. She was the film's second leading lady. Nimmi became a star as a result of the film's success.

Padmini Kolhapure

Padmini Kolhapure was at her best of the career at the time her character was seen as the epitome of purity and beauty. The actress & director duo garnered a lot of awards together.


She was the picture of perfection. A strong woman with a peculiar personality. The West was drawn by her intrigue and allure. Raj Kapoor starred alongside her when she was just 14.


Yasmin Joseph was given the stage name Mandakini by Raj Kapoor. She rose to prominence as a result of the film 'Ram Teri Ganga Maili.'


Rishi kapoor & Neetu Singh's iconic film