From Shree 420 to Sangam; 10 Most evergreen classics of Raj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor is an icon who still lives in the Bollywood industry like a legacy. Today, 14th December marks Raj Kapoor's 99th birth anniversary. On the special of his birthday, let's rewind 10 of his evergreen classics from the long lost era of Bollywood.

'Shree 420' is a 1955 romantic comedy musical that is often counted as Raj Kapoor's most iconic movie with some intriguing songs. The movie stars Kapoor along side Nargis Dutt. Rated 7.9/10 on IMDb.

'Mera Naam Joker' is a romantic drama released in 1970. The movie featured the father son duo, Raj Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor in the pivotal roles. Rated 7.9/10 on IMDb.

'Barsaat' is a much older 1949 romantic musical featured the soul-stirring melody 'Barsaat Mein Humse Mile'. The movie also featured Nargis Dutt. Rated 7.3/10 on IMDb.

'Sangam' is a 1964 romantic musical that stars Raj Kapoor along side Vyjayanthimala and Rajendra Kumar in lead roles. It is a beautiful tale of love and classic drama, rated 7.3/10 on IMDb.

'Anari' is a 1959 romantic comedy directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The movie stars Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Motilal and Lalita Pawar. Rated 7.6/10 on IMDb.

'Bobby' is a 1973 romantic musical wherein Raj Kapoor paved his son Rishi Kapoor a way to the realm of Indian cinema. It revolves around a teenage drama. Rated 6.9/10 on IMDb.

'Chhalia' is a 1960 romantic musical directed by Manmohan Desai. The movie stars Raj Kapoor, Nutan, Pran, Rehman and Shobhna Samarth. Rated 6.7/10 on IMDb.

'Mera Gao Mera Desh' is a 1971 action thriller, directed by Raj Kapoor himself who was seen playing the role of a decoit in the film. Rated 7.2/10 on IMDb.

'Jagte Raho' is a 1956 thriller drama starring Raj Kapoor, Chhabi Biswas, Pahari Sanyal, Nargis Dutt and Daisy Irani. With a stirring storyline, it is rated 8.2/10 on IMDb.

'Awaara'' is a 1951 romantic musical co-starring Prithviraj and Nargis Dutt. Directed by Raj Kapoor himself, it is rated 7.8/10 on IMDb.