Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor


Rishi Kapoor (born 4 September 1952) is an Indian Bollywood actor, film producer and director, born in South Mumbai, Rishi Kapoor is the second son of film director and star Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School, Mumbai. His brothers are well-known actors: Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father's 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, playing his father's role as a child. Kapoor had his first lead role opposite Dimple Kapadia in the successful 1973 film Bobby. He played opposite his future wife Neetu Singh in 12 films of them Khel Khel Mein (1975), Rafoo Chakkar (1975), Kabhie Kabhie (1976), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Duniya Meri Jeb Mein (1979) and their guest appearance in Pati Patni Aur Woh (1978) were successful whereas other six were disasters - Zehreela Insaan (1974), Zinda Dil (1975), Doosara Aadmi (1977), Anjane Mein (1978), Jhoota Kahin Ka (1979) and Dhan Daulat (1980). After several box office failures in the 1990s, he eventually moved on to supporting roles in the 2000s.He has since then played supporting character roles in films like Yeh Hai Jalwa (2002), Hum Tum (2004), Fanaa (2006), Namaste London (2007), Love Aaj Kal (2009) and Patiala House (2010). He also appeared in the British films Don't Stop Dreaming (2007) and Sambar Salsa (2008). He reunited onscreen with Neetu Singh in the film Do Dooni Chaar (2010). Rishi Kapoor married actress Neetu Singh in 1981 after a highly publicized engagement. The couple have two children; Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor and designer Riddhima Kapoor Sahani.


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