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Rishi Kapoor Class of '69 - Films

Rishi Kapoor Class of '69 - Films

Rishi Kapoor (born 4 September 1952) 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 Mera Naam Joker (1970). In 1974 he has garnered the Filmfare Best Actor Award for Bobby, and in 2008 he was honored with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father's 1970 film, Mera Naam Joker, playing a child. Kapoor had his first lead role opposite Dimple Kapadia in the 1973 film Bobby. Since then, he played leading roles as the romantic lead in 92 films between 1973 and 2000, of which 41 were multi-starrer films. He appeared opposite his future wife Neetu Singh in twelve films.

Early life

Kapoor was born in Chembur, Mumbai in a Punjabi Hindu family[5][6][7] as Rishi 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 and Mayo College, Ajmer. His brothers, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor, are also actors.

Career 1999–present

In 1999 he directed the film Aa Ab Laut Chalen, starring Rajesh Khanna, Aishwarya Rai, Akshaye Khanna in the lead. His last film as a romantic lead was the delayed Karobaar: The Business of Love (2000). Rishi Kapoor has acted in Heena, directed by his brother Randhir Kapoor and his father, Raj Kapoor, and in Prem Granth, a movie produced by the three Kapoor brothers (Rishi, Randhir and Rajiv Kapoor) and directed by Rajiv Kapoor.

He moved on to supporting roles in the 2000s. He has since appeared 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).

He also acted in the movie Chintu Ji in which he plays himself. In 2012 he appeared in a villainous role in Agneepath and in the multi-starrer Housefull 2 where he appeared with brother Randhir Kapoor for the first time after Khazana in mid-1980s. He made a cameo appearance in Yash Chopra's Jab Tak Hai Jaan along with his wife.

Personal life

Rishi Kapoor married actress Neetu Singh on 22 January 1980. The couple have two children; actor Ranbir Kapoor was born on 28 September 1982 and designer Riddhima Kapoor Sahani was born on 15 September 1980. Rishi is the paternal uncle of actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.

Awards

    1970 – Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards: Special Award, and National Film Award for Mera Naam Joker.[8]
    2009 – Honoured by Russian Government for contribution to cinema.[9]
    2010 – Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Love Aaj Kal.[10]
    2011 – Zee Cine Awards: Best Lifetime Jodi along with Neetu Singh.[11]
    2013 - The Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA), Best Actor in a Negative Role for Agneepath.[12][13]
    2016 - Screen Lifetime Achievement Award

Filmography
1970     Mera Naam Joker     
1973     Bobby     Raja     
1974     Zehreela Insaan     
1975     Zinda Dil     
1975 Raaja     
1975 Rafoo Chakkar     
1975 Khel Khel Mein     
1976     Rangila Ratan     
1976 Laila Majnu     
1976 Ginny Aur Johnny
1976 Barood     
1976 Kabhie Kabhie     
1977 Hum Kisise Kum Naheen     
1977 Doosra Aadmi     
1977 Chala Murari Hero Banne     
1977 Amar Akbar Anthony     
1978 Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan     
1978 Pati Patni Aur Woh     
1978 Naya Daur     
1978 Badalte Rishtey     
1978 Anjane Mein     
1979 Sargam     
1979 Salaam Memsaab     
1979 Jhoota Kahin Ka     
1979 Duniya Meri Jeb Mein     
1979 Aap Ke Deewane     
1980     Do Premee     
1980 Dhan Daulat     
1980 Karz     
1980 Katilon Ke Kaatil     
1981Naseeb     
1981 Biwi-O-Biwi     
1981 Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai     
1982 Yeh Vaada Raha     
1982 Deedar-E-Yaar     
1982 Prem Rog     
1983 Bade Dil Wala     
1983 Coolie     
1984 Duniya     
1984 Aan Aur Shaan     
1984 Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasan     
1985 Tawaif     
1985 Sitamgar     
1985 Saagar     
1985 Rahi Badal Gaye     
1986 Naseeb Apna Apna     
1986 Dosti Dushmani    
1986 Nagina     
1986 Pahunchey Huwe Log         
1986 Ek Chadar Maili Si     
1987 Pyar Ke Kabil     Amar Kapoor     
1987 Hawalaat
1987 Khudgarz    
1987 Khazana         
1987 Sindoor     
1988 Vijay     
1988 Janam Janam     
1988 Hamara Khandaan         
1988 Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani     
1989 Naqab     Imran     
1989 Hathyar     
1989 Gharana     
1989 Chandni     
1989 Bade Ghar Ki Beti    
1889 Paraya Ghar     
1889 Khoj     
1990 Shesh Naag     
1990 Sher Dil     
1990 Azaad Desh Ke Gulam     
1990 Amiri Garibi     
1991 Ghar Parivar         
1991 Ajooba
1991 Garajna         
1991 Henna     
1991 Ranbhoomi     
1991 Banjaran     
1992 Bol Radha Bol     
1992 Kasak         
1992 Inteha Pyar Ki    
1992 Honeymoon     
1992 Rishta To Ho Aisa     
1992 Deewana    
1993 Shreemaan Aashique     
1983 Sahibaan     
1983 Sadhna     
1983 Gurudev     
1983 Anmol     
1983 Damini     
1983 Dhartiputra         
1983 Izzat Ki Roti     
1994 Mohabbat Ki Arzoo     
1994 Eena Meena Deeka     
1994 Saajan Ka Ghar     
1994 Ghar Ki Izzat     
1994 Pehla Pehla Pyaar     
1994 Prem Yog     
1995 Saajan Ki Baahon Mein     
1995 Hum Dono     
1995 Yaraana     
1996 Prem Granth     
1996 Daraar     
1997 Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha     
1999 Jai Hind         
2000 Karobaar     
2000 Raju Chacha     
2001 Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi         
2002 Yeh Hai Jalwa     
2002 Kucch To Hai     
2003 Love at Times Square
2003 Tehzeeb     
2004 Hum Tum     
2005 Pyaar Mein Twist     
2006 Fanaa     
2007 Don't Stop Dreaming    
2007 Namastey London     
2007 Om Shanti Om
2007 Sambar Salsa     
2008 Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic
2008 Halla Bol
2009 Luck by Chance     
2009 Chintu Ji     
2009 Delhi-6     
2009 Love Aaj Kal     
2009 Kal Kissne Dekha     
2010 Sadiyaan     
2010 Do Dooni Chaar     
2011 Patiala House     
2011 Tell Me O Kkhuda     
2012 Agneepath     
2012 Student of the Year     
2012 Housefull 2     
2012 Jab Tak Hai Jaan
2013 Chashme Buddoor     
2013 Aurangzeb     
2013 D-Day     
2013 Besharam     
2013 Shuddh Desi Romance     
2014 Bewakoofiyaan     
2015 All Is Well     
2015 Wedding Pullav
2016 Sanam Re
2016 Kapoor & Sons     

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