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10 Iinteresting Tales Of Raj Kapoor 51 Years Of Mera Naam Joker

Raj Kapoor had high hopes from his film ‘Mera Naam Joker’. But when this film was released 51 years ago today, Raj Kapoor’s aspirations were dashed.

Mera Naam Joker Was Released on 18 December 1970

The mega classic film ‘Mera Naam Joker’ by the showman of the film industry Raj Kapoor was released on 18 December 1970. Many veteran actors worked in this film. In the last 50 years, many stories have been heard about this film with actors like Dharmendra, Manoj Kumar, Dara Singh, Rishi Kapoor, and Simi Grewal. and are narrated. Today we tell 10 interesting stories related to this film.

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Raj Kapoor’s Dreams Were Dashed

B’ took off the debt of ‘Mera Naam Joker’ Raj Kapoor made the film ‘Bobby’ with his son Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia to pay off the debt of ‘Mera Naam Joker’. This film broke all records of earning.

Pran Took Only Re 1 Fee

When Raj Kapoor, who was in debt due to ‘Mera Naam Joker’, thought of making the film ‘Bobby’, he had no money. It is said that the ornaments of his wife Krishna Raj were made by mortgage. In such a situation, if I thought of taking Pran, the veteran actor of that era, there was no fee to pay him. When Pran came to know about this, he worked in the film for only 1 rupee as remuneration.

Two Interval Film ‘Mera Naam Joker’

‘Mera Naam Joker’ was a very long film. Not one but two intervals were inserted in this four-hour film. It is considered one of the longest films in the history of Indian cinema.

Simi Grewal Gave Nude Scene

There was a lot of ruckus about a scene of Simi Grewal in ‘Mera Naam Joker’. It was the courage of Raj Kapoor that in the 70s, he showed the heroine of his film nude while taking a bath on the silver screen.

Dharmendra Worked With Raj Kapoor For The First Time

‘Mera Naam Joker’ is also very special for the man of the film industry. Because in this film he worked with the show man for the first time. Raj Kapoor’s role in this film was of a character named Raju who works in the famous circus company ‘Gemini Circus’. Dharmendra played the role of the owner of the circus in the film.

Manoj Kumar’s Wish Was Fulfilled

Film star Manoj Kumar also played a small role in ‘Mera Naam Joker’. Although Manoj Kumar was counted among the big actors in 1970, his heartfelt wish was to work with Raj Kapoor. In such a situation, when he got the offer of the film, he could not refuse.

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