Rishi Kapoor

Actor, Director, Producer

Born: Chembur, Mumbai, India


Rishi Kapoor is an Indian film actor producer and director known for his works in Hindi cinema. He received the National Film Award for his debut role as a child artist in his father's 1970 film Mera Naam Joker (1970). Kapoor had his first lead role as an adult, opposite Dimple Kapadia in 1973 with the film Bobby and received the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1974. Since then, he played leading roles as the romantic lead in 92 films between 1973 and 2000, of which 41 were multi-starrer films.Only 11 of the 51 solo hero films were successful. He was honored with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. He appeared opposite his future wife Neetu Singh in twelve films from 1973 and 1981.

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