CHANDIGARH INDIA - MARCH 10: Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor during an interview on March 10, 2014 in Chandigarh, India. (Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Rishi Kapoor is an Indian Bollywood actor, film producer and director. He is one of the most adorable and reputed person in the Bollywood Film Industry.


He was born in Chembur,Mumbai in a Punjabi family. Kapoor is the second son of well-known film director and star Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling at Campion school, Mumbai and completed his collge from Mayo college,Ajmer.
His brothers are renowned actors: Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. He is the father of actor Ranbir Kapoor. Rishi is the paternal uncle of today’s actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor. He is of Punjabi Hindu Khatri origin.

His Career:

Rishi Kapoor first appeared in his father’s 1970 film Mera Naam Joker (My Name is Joker), playing his father’s role as a child. Rishi Kapoor had his first lead role differing Dimple Kapadia in the popular 1973-film Bobby which became an instantaneous hit with youths.

He has from the time when then appeared in thousands of movies. He played the lead role romancing young actresses till the year 2000 with the late release of Karobaar: The Business of Love. He turned on to supporting roles with Hum Tum (2004) and Fanaa (2006).

He also directed a film Aa Ab Laut Chalen in 1998 featuring Rajesh Khanna, AishwaryaRai, Akshay Khanna, Kader Khan, Paresh Rawal and Jaspal Bhatti. He performed in Namaste London and an English-language film name Don’t Stop Dreaming which was directed by his cousin Aditya Raj Kapoor (son of Rishi’s uncle Shammi Kapoor). He performed with the veteran actor Kamal Haasan in Saagar which was officially referred to the Oscars.

Rishi has performed in the movie ‘ChintuJi’ in which he plays himself. The film has references that relate to Raj Kapoor, his father, his mother, his wife and his previous films like Chandni, Mera Naam Joker and others.

His Personal Life:

Rishi Kapoor became involved to Neetu Singh, with whom he had numerous hit movies, on 13 April 1979 and then married her in 1980. They have two children: Ranbir Kapoor, who is also an actor and Ridhima Kapoor.


  • 1970 – Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards: Special Award, and National Film Award for the film “Mera Naam Joker”.
  • 1974 – Filmfare Award for the film “Bobby”.
  • 2008 –Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • 2009 – Honoured by Russian Government for contribution to cinema
  • 2010 – Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role for “Love Aaj Kal”.
  • 2011 –Zee Cine Awards: Best Lifetime Jodi along with Neetu Singh.
  • 2011 – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actorfor “Do Dooni Chaar”.
  • 2013 – The Times of IndiaFilm Awards (TOIFA), Best Actor in a Negative Role for “Agneepath”.
  • 2016 – Screen Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2017 -Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor for “Kapoor & Sons”
  • 2017 – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for “Kapoor & Sons”
  • 2017 – Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role –for “Kapoor & Sons”
  • 2017 – Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role for “Kapoor & Sons”

Death Reason

Veteran Actor Rishi Kapoor DEAD after Battling with Cancer, Cause of Death yet to be Confirmed, He was 67. One of the talented veteran actors in Indian cinema, Rishi Kapoor tragically passed away on Thursday (30-04-2020) after a long battle with cancer.
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Biography &
Real Name Rishi Kapoor
Nickname Chintoo
Profession Actor
Age 65 Years
Date of Birth 4 September 1952
Birthplace Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Virgo
Caste Not Known
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Debut Film Debut: Mera Naam Joker (1970, as a child actor)
Bobby (1973, as a lead)
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Height in Centimeters 173 cm
Height in meters 1.73 m
Height in Inches 5’ 8”
Weight in Kilograms 88 kg
Weight in Pounds 194 lbs
Body Measurements 45-38-13 Inches
Chest Size 45 Inches
Waist Size 38 Inches
Biceps Size 13 Inches
Shoe Size 10 Inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Family and Relatives
Father Late Raj Kapoor (Actor, Filmmaker)
Mother Krishna Kapoor (Housewife)
Brothers Randhir Kapoor (Actor), Rajiv Kapoor (Actor)
Sisters Ritu Nanda, Rima Jain
Religion Hinduism
Affairs, Girlfriends and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
Girlfriends Yasmin (Actress)
Dimple Kapadia (Actress)
Neetu Singh (Actress)
Wife/ Spouse Neetu Singh (Actress, m. 1980-present)
Son Ranbir Kapoor (Actor)
Daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahani (Designer)
Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Graduate
School Campion School, Mumbai
College/ University Mayo College, Ajmer
Favorites Things and Like & Dislike
Favorite Actor Raj Kapoor
Favorite Actress Not Available
Favorite Color Not Available
Favorite Food Yakhni Pulao, Khatti Dal, Fish Fry, Paya, Chinese cuisine
Favorite Drink Black Label whisky
Hobbies Collecting sweaters
Money Factor
Net Worth $40 million
Salary Not Available
Contact Address
House Address Krishna Raj, 27, Pali Hill, Bandra (West), Mumbai
Phone Number Not Available
Email Id Not Available
Website Not Available
Social Media


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