RANDHIR KAPOOR Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Randhir Kapoor was born on 15 February, 1947 in India . Randhir Kapoor is the eldest son of Raj Kapoor and his wife Krishna Kapoor.His brothers are Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. His wife was actress Babita Kapoor and his daughters are current stars Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.


Randhir Kapoor made his acting and directorial debut with Kal Aaj Aur Kal (1971) which also starred his wife, father and grandfather. The film was produced under the R.K banner, and flopped badly.


However, after a few more flops, he finally scored with two successful movies, the first with Jaya Bachchan in the film Jawani Diwani (1972) which also included the hit song Jaane Jaan . After 1984 he left the film industry for 15 years and came back with the film Mother (1999). After another break he appeared in the film Armaan (2003). Since then he has not acted in films.


He directed Dharam Karam (1975), which was also a flop, and the hit film Henna (1991). The film was at first directed by Raj Kapoor but he died during the production of the film. He produced Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985) which revived the career of his brother, Rajiv. The film went on to do well and it also won the Filmfare Best Movie Award.