Top 10 Movies of Rajit Kapur

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Top 10 Movies of Rajit Kapur

Rajit Kapoor is an Indian film and theatre actor and director who works prominently in the Hindi language. He is known for his portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi in the 1996 film and fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi in television series. He is in the industry for the last 30 years. His top 10 movies are-

  1. THE MAKING OF MAHATMA (1996)

Ranjit Kapur won National Film Award for the best actor for his portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi when he was in South Africa for 21 years. The film depicts the transformation of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to Mahatma Gandhi as he fought for the rights of South African Natives.

  1. DO PAISE KI DHOOP, CHAAR AANE KI BAARISH (2009)

Debu, a non-successful lyricist meets Juhi, an aging prostitute whose son Kaku is wheelchair-bound. Their relationship born out of mutual needs, change their perceptions about each other. Ranjit Kapur played the role of Debu.

  1. NETAJI SUBHAS CHANDRA BOSE: THE FORGOTTEN HERO (2004)

The film depicts the life story of Indian freedom struggle hero Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. How he becomes a leader and diverged his path from Congress and eventually his mysterious death forms the plot of the film. Ranjit Kapur played the role of Abid Hassan in the film.

  1. MAINE GANDHI KO NAHI MAARA (2005)

Uttam Chaudhary is a patient of dementia and thinks he had killed Mahatma Gandhi while playing with a toy girl in his childhood. His daughter helps him to recover from this madness. Rajit Kapur played the role of Ronu Chaudhary, younger brother of Uttam.

  1. SURAJ KA SATVAN GHODA (1992)

Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda is based on the novel by Dharamveer Bharti and tells the story of Manek Mulla who tells his friends three stories of three women he had known at different points of time in his life. Ranjit Kapur played the role of Manek Mulla.

  1. ZUBEIDAA (2001)

Zubeida is the story of Riyaz’s search to understand his mother Zubeida, who is not known to him, as he was brought by his maternal grandmother in the absence of his mother. Ranjit Kapur played the role of Riyaz, son of Zubeida.

  1. NISHAD (2002)

Nishad tells the story of Sati and Doctor Gopi Gujaral. Both of them work in the institutions run by Tibetan government-in-exile. Their son is a pilot for Indian Air Force. The problem arises when there is a possibility of war between India and Pakistan. Ranjit Kapur played the role of Gopi Gujaral.

  1. MORNING WALK (2009)

During a morning walk, Joymohan meets his old student and this changes everything. He remembers bits from his past which changes his life. Ranjit Kapur played the role of Indra, Joymohan’s loving son who is caught between the frictional relationship with his wife and father.

  1. WELL DONE ABBA (2010)

The film tells the story of Armaan Ali who is known as Abba Ji who fights for justice and bringing water to his village. Ranjit Kapur played the role of inspector Rishabh Reddy with whom Abbaji fights one time.

  1. BEGUM JAAN (2017)

This is the story of a courtesan who is not willing to give up her ‘Kotha’ when partition line of India and Pakistan is to be drawn there. Ranjit Kapur played the role of Ilias Khan acting alongside Vidya Balan.

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