Rishi Kapoor Biography

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor (born 4 September 1952) is an Indian Bollywood actor, film producer and director. He received the National Film Award in 1971, for his debut role as a child artist, and Filmfare Best Actor Award for Bobby in 1974 as well as a number of other awards including the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.

Kapoor was born in South Mumbai as Rushi Raj Kapoor. He was the second son of film director and star Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School, Mumbai. His brothers, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor, are also actors.

He 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), Namastey 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 has acted in Heena, directed by his brother Randhir Kapoor and his father, the late Raj Kapoor, and in Prem Granth, a movie produced by the three Kapoor brothers (Rishi, Randhir and Rajiv Kapoor, directed by Rajiv Kapoor).

He also acted in the movie Chintu Ji in which he plays himself. The film has references that pertain to Raj Kapoor, his father, his mother, his wife and his earlier films like Chandni, Mera Naam Joker and others. In 2012 he appeared in a villainous role in Agneepath and in the multi-starrer Housefull 2 where he appeared with brother Randhir for the first time after Khazana in mid 80s. He made a cameo appearance in Yash Chopra's last film as a director, Jab Tak Hai Jaan along with his wife.

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