RISHI KAPOOR Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Rishi Kapoor was born on September 4, 1952 in Mumbai. He is an Indian Bollywood actor.


He is the second son of famous film director and star Raj Kapoor. His brothers are well-known actors: Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. Rishi married actress Neetu Singh, with whom he had several hit movies, in 1980. They have two children named Ranbir Kapoor and Ridhima Kapoor.


Mr. Kapoor first debuted in his father’s 1970 film Mera Naam Joker , playing his father’s role as a child. Rishi Kapoor had his first lead role, opposite Dimple Kapadia, in the popular 1973 film Bobby which became an instant hit with youngsters. He has since then appeared in hundreds of movies. He played the lead role romancing young heroines till the year 2000 with the delayed release of Karobaar: The Business of Love. He moved on to supporting roles with Hum Tum (2004) and Fanaa (2006). He also directed a film Aa Ab Laut Chalen, which did not do well at the box office. He is also due to appear in his first English-language film Don’t Stop Dreaming.


He got National Award for Best Child Artist, Mera Naam Joker in 1971.In 1973 he got Filmfare Best Actor Award,for the film Bobby and in 2006 he receive Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement