Bollywood is rich with Kapoors in all niches of the industry. I bet you all peeped at least once into the profiles of young Kapoors like Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor…. but rarely would you know about Rishi Kapoor; one of the leading actors of late twentieth century.
Rishi Kapoor Bio
Born in Chembur, Mumbai in a Punjabi Hindu family as Rishi Raj Kapoor, he was the second son of film director and star Raj Kapoor. His other two brothers Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor, are also actors.
Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father’s 1970 film “Mera Naam Joker”, playing his father’s role as a child. Rishi Kapoor got 51 films as the solo lead hero from 1974-1997 but of them 40 were box -office flops and managed only 11 hits. In his long career, he garnered many awards to his name.
He earned Apsara Film Producers Guild Award in 2 nominations and won 1, Awards of the International Indian Film Academy in 2 nominations and 2 wins, won Bombay International Film Festival Award, 2 nominations in Filmfare Awards and 3 wins, 3 wins in Screen Weekly Awards, 1 nomination in The Ghanta Awards, 1 win in Times of India Film Awards and 3 nominations and 1 win in Zee Cine Awards. He earned all awards in pre 2000 era of his career except 2 Filmfare Awards.
Rishi Kapoor Net Worth
His hit films like Khel Khel Main, Kabhie kabhie, Amar Akbar Anthony, Hum kisi se kum naheen, Badaltay Rishtay, Duniya Meri Jeb Main, Coolie, Zamana, Dosti Dushmani, Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani, Hathyar etc earned him a huge net worth of $40 million. This old enthusiast doesn’t seem to stop!
Rishi Kapoor Stats
Full Name: Rishi Kapoor
Birth Date: 4 September, 1952
Birth Place: Chembur, Mumbai, India
Profession: Actor, director
Height: 5 feet 7 in
Weight: 80 kg
Marital Status: Married
Partner: Neetu Singh
Wikipedia Page: Here