Valmiki - 1946
The year 1946 is significant in the history of Bollywood for it marked the entry of the great “Show Man” of this industry Raj Kapoor. Valmiki, a film based on the story of the Hindu sage Valmiki who is said to have written the great Indian epic Ramayana, had Raj Kapoor in the role of sage Narada.
Directed by Bhalji Pendharkar the film had Raj Kapoor’s father Prithviraj Kapoor in the role of Valmiki. Music was composed by Shanker Rao Vyas. The film was a Prabhakar Pictures production.