Rishi Kapoor ( born September 4, 1952 in Mumbai, Maharashtra ) is an Indian actor of Hindi film, which occurred especially in the 1970s and 80s in lead roles. He comes from the famous Kapoor family, which has long been active in the film business.
Kapoor made his debut Mera Naam Joker in 1970, a film of his father Raj Kapoor. At the box office, the film flopped and a career start seemed impossible. Three years later, his father cast him in the lead role of his film Bobby, who became one of the most successful Hindi movies of the 70s.
Rishi was then on to superstardom and landed plenty of hits, among others, in Laila Majnu, Amar Akbar Anthony, Kabhi Kabhie, Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin.
It was only in the 90s, he was forced back by the romantic hero roles and later took over more father - roles such as in Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi, Hum Tum and Fanaa. In addition, Kapoor has directed and shot the film Ab Ab According Chalen (1998) with Aishwarya Rai, Akshaye Khanna and Rajesh Khanna in the lead roles.
In 2008, Rishi Kapoor received the Filmfare Award for his cinematic life's work.
Rishi Kapoor, the second son of actor and director Raj Kapoor married, 1980, the actress Neetu Singh, with whom he had some common film successes. Their son Ranbir Kapoor is also beginning an acting career in Bollywood. They also do not have a daughter.