Rishi Kapoor is an Indian film actor, producer, and director. Born as the second child to the famous actor Raj Kapoor he was born on 4th September 1952 in Chembur, Mumbai. He was brought along with two of his brothers Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor and had two sister Ritu Kapoor, Reema Kapoor growing up. He studied along with his brothers at Campion School based in Mumbai and Mayo College, Ajmer.
Rishi Kapoor debuted his career in one of his father’s film “Mera Naam Joker”, which was released in the year 1970, as a child actor. However, his first major role was in the movie “Bobby” (1973) where he starred opposite to Dimple Kapadia. The movie Bobby was a super hit in its time and through this movie, he landed with many offers.
Rishi has managed to play in 51 movies with the lead role from the year 1973 to 2000. But, movies like Bobby, Laila Majnu, Rafoo Chakkar, Sangram, Karz, Prem Rog, Nagina, Honeymoon, Banjaran, Heena and Bol Radha Bol were extremely successful and got Rishi a huge exposure in the Indian movie scenario.
Caption: Rishi Kapoor in one of his movie
After his success as an actor, Rishi ventured out on the world of Indian movie as a director and directed movies like “Ab Ab laut Chalen” where his actors were Aishwarya Rai, Akshaye Khanna, and Rajesh Khanna. “The Business of Love” is the last movie that he was involved in with a lead role.”Prem Granth” is also one of the famous movies that he played, the movie was produced by the three Kapoor brothers and directed by his brother Rajiv Kapoor.
From 2001 onwards he has given us with movies like “Yeh Hai Jalwa”, “Hum Tum”, “Fanaa”, “Namastey London”, “Love Aaj Kal”, “Patiyala House” among which most of them were successful. Apart from his involvement in Indian movies, he has also managed to work for some British movies like “Don’t Stop Dreaming” and “Sambar Salsa”. He has recently appeared on screen as a villain in the movie “Agneepath” and has managed to win hearts of millions of fans. He has also been able to attain some of the renowned awards in the movie industry
He has also been able to attain some of the renowned awards in the movie industry like four film fare awards, two Screen awards, IIFA award, Guild award and so on. Apart from his awards he has been able to win hearts of millions of his fans which is also an award in itslef.
Caption: Rishi Kapoor and family.
Rishi Kapoor was born as the third generation of actors in the Kapoor dynasty. His father is the famous Raj Kapoor nd his grandfather is none other than one of the pioneers in Indian movie industry; Mr. Prithvi Raj Kapoor.
Rishi Kapoor was married to actress Neetu Singh on 22nd January 1980. the famous actor Ranbir Kapoor and designer Riddhima Kapoor Sahani are his children.
Rishi Kapoor’s Networth
Rishi Kapoor is one of the biggest names in Bollywood and through his involvement in the movie business he has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of $40 million. He is living a very luxurious life along with his family and enjoying every perks of being a celebrity.