The book “The Dialogue Of Awaara: Raj Kapoor’s Immortal Classic” by Nasreen Munni Kabir has been released by Raj Kapoor’s sons Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor to commemorate Raj Kapoor’s 85th birth anniversary on December 14. The book features K.A. Abbas’ original screenplay and dialogue.
Randhir Kapoor says that “Awaara” is his favourite film and the music by Shankar Jaikishen is evergreen and people hum those tunes even today
“Aawara” included four generations of the Kapoor family — Prithviraj Kapoor’s father, Dewan Basheshwarnath Kapoor, also worked in the film. Shashi Kapoor played the young Raj in the film.