Rishi Kapoor Bio

Rishi Kapoor was an Indian actor. He was famous for his work in the Indian film industry Bollywood. Kapoor made his first on-screen appearance as a cameo role when he was just three years old in Shree 420 (1955). He made his Bollywood appearance in his father’s film “Mera Naam Joker” (1970) as a child artist. He also get the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his work in this film. His first film as an adult hero was “Bobby” (1973), in which he had the lead role opposite Dimple Kapadia. Mr. Rishi Kapoor is one of the most successful actors in the Indian film industry. Shah Rukh Khan’s debut film Deewana was also with Rishi Kapoor, in which Shah Rukh had the role of side hero.

EARLY LIFE AND CAREER:

Rishi Kapoor’s full name is Rishi Raj Kapoor and was born on the 4th of September, 1952, in Bombay, India. He is from the famous Kapoor family of Bollywood. Rishi Kapoor is the 2nd son of the famous legendary actor Raj Kapoor. His grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor was the first person who started working in the Indian film industry. Prithviraj Kapoor was born in 1906 at Samundri, a small town in Punjab. Kapoor family is a Punjabi Hindu Khatri origin. Prithviraj Kapoor’s grandfather was a Tehsildar in Samundri, and his father was a police officer in the Indian Imperial Police of Peshawar. So that’s why Prithviraj Kapoor was raised up in Peshawar. Prithviraj’s first lead role in Indian films was in Cinema Girl (1929. This is the time from when the Kapoor family never looked back, and they are continuously working in the Indian film industry. He is the one who worked in the evergreen Bollywood hit movie “Mughal-e-Azam” as Emperor Akbar the Great. 

Prithvi had three sons, Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor. They all made their careers in the Indian film industry. Raj Kapoor is the one who can be considered as the greatest showman of the Indian film industry. Rishi Kapoor is the son of legendary Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor.

TV AND FILM CAREER:

FILMOGRAPHY:

YearFilm
1955Shree 420
1970Mera Naam Joker
1973Bobby
1974Zehreela Insaan
1975Zinda Dil
1975Raaja
1975Rafoo Chakkar
1975Khel Khel Mein
1976Rangila Ratan
1976Laila Majnu
1976Ginny Aur Johnny
1976Barood
1976Kabhie Kabhie
1977Hum Kisise Kum Naheen
1977Doosra Aadmi
1977Chala Murari Hero Banne
1977Amar Akbar Anthony
1978Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan
1978Pati Patni Aur Woh
1978Naya Daur
1978Badaltey Rishtey
1978Anjane Mein
1979Sargam
1979Salaam Memsaab
1979Jhoota Kahin Ka
1979Duniya Meri Jeb Mein
1980Aap Ke Deewane
1980Do Premee
1980Dhan Daulat
1980Karz
1981Katilon Ke Kaatil
1981Naseeb
1981Biwi-O-Biwi
1981Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai
1982Yeh Vaada Raha
1982Deedar-E-Yaar
1982Prem Rog
1983Bade Dilwala
1983Coolie
1984Duniya
1984Aan Aur Shaan
1984Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan
1985Tawaif
1985Sitamgar
1985Saagar
1985Rahi Badal Gaye
1986Naseeb Apna Apna
1986Dosti Dushmani
1986Nagina
1986Pahunche Huwey Log
1986Ek Chadar Maili Si
1987Pyar Ke Kabil
1987Hawalaat
1987Khudgarz
1987Khazana
1987Sindoor
1988Vijay
1988Janam Janam
1988Hamara Khandaan
1988Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani
1989Naqab
1989Hathyar
1989Gharana
1989Chandni
1989Nighaen
1989Bade Ghar Ki Beti
1989Paraya Ghar
1989Khoj
1990Sheshnaag
1990Sher Dil
1990Azaad Desh Ke Gulam
1990Amiri Garibi
1991Ghar Parivar
1991Ajooba
1991Garajna
1991Henna
1991Ranbhoomi
1991Banjaran
1992Bol Radha Bol
1992Kasak
1992Inteha Pyar Ki
1992Honeymoon
1992Rishta To Ho Aisa
1992Deewana
1993Shreemaan Aashique
1993Sahibaan
1993Sadhna
1993Gurudev
1993Anmol
1993Damini
1993Dhartiputra
1993Izzat Ki Roti
1994Mohabbat Ki Arzoo
1994Eena Meena Deeka
1994Saajan Ka Ghar
1994Ghar Ki Izzat
1994Pehla Pehla Pyar
1994Prem Yog
1995Saajan Ki Baahon Mein
1995Hum Dono
1995Yaraana
1996Prem Granth
1996Daraar
1997Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha
1999Jai Hind
2000Karobaar: The Business of Love
2000Raju Chacha
2001Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi
2002Yeh Hai Jalwa
2002Kucch To Hai
2003Love at Times Square
2003Tehzeeb
2004Hum Tum
2005Pyaar Mein Twist
2006Fanaa
2006Love Ke Chakkar Mein
2007Don’t Stop Dreaming
2007Namastey London
2007Om Shanti Om
2007Sambar Salsa
2008Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic
2008Halla Bol
2009Luck by Chance
2009Chintu Ji
2009Delhi-6
2009Love Aaj Kal
2009Kal Kissne Dekha
2010Sadiyaan
2010Do Dooni Chaar
2011Patiala House
2011Tell Me O Kkhuda
2012Agneepath
2012Student of the Year
2012Housefull 2
2012Jab Tak Hai Jaan
2013Chashme Buddoor
2013Aurangzeb
2013D-Day
2013Besharam
2013Shuddh Desi Romance
2014Bewakoofiyaan
2014Kaanchi: The Unbreakable
2015All Is Well
2015Wedding Pullav
2016Sanam Re
2016Kapoor & Sons
2017Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi
2018102 Not Out
2018Mulk
2018Rajma Chawal
2019Jhootha Kahin Ka
2019The Body

PERSONAL LIFE:

Rishi Kapoor was married to actress Nitu Singh in 1980, and they worked in many films together. They have to children, Son name is Ranbir Kapoor, and the daughter name is Riddhima Kapoor Sahani

His autobiography name was “Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored.” It was issued on the 15th of January 2017. He was also very active on twitter and used to express his views on every controversial issue.

ILLNESS AND DEATH:

In 2018, Mr. Kapoor was diagnosed with leukemia. He went to New York City of the United States of America for the treatment. He came back to India after getting recovered from this disease on the 26th of September, 2019. He was again admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on the 29th of April, 2020, as he was having difficulty breathing. He died on the 30th of April, 2020, just after the one day of Irfan Khan’s death. Irfan Khan was his fellow actor in the D-Day movie.