Apr 30, 2020, 12:10 PM IST
Mumbai. Rishi Kapoor, who has been in the industry for 50 years, breathed his last at HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai on Thursday morning. Rishi Kapoor is pampering not only the fans but also his family. The Kapoor family, with five generations and 37 members, is called the first family of Bollywood. The sages in the family were representatives of the third generation, but their vivacity was such that they kept members of the top and bottom generations together. Kapoors were very fond of food and fun. Tales of his innocence have settled in the memories of the Kapoor family.
Such is the Kapoor family of sage
Rishi Kapoor was born on 4 September 1952 in the house of Raj Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor. Rajkopar has three sons, Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor, and two daughters Reema Jain and Neetu Nanda. Rishi was the second eldest of all siblings. At the same time, the late actors Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor were the uncles of Rishi. Father, grandfather and uncle had made a big mark in Bollywood, leaving their acting imprint before Rishi Kapoor’s Bollywood debut. After this, Rishi entered the world of acting as a child artist in his father’s film ‘Mera Naam Joker’. He made his Bollywood debut playing the lead role in the 1973 film Bobby.
Rishi-Neetu’s grand wedding was held in RK Studio
Rishi Kapoor married actress Neetu Singh in the year 1980. Both have worked together in 15 films before marriage. Both of them had their wedding ceremonies at Bombay Presidency Golf Club in Chambur and reception at RK Studios. Almost all the stars of the film industry were present at their wedding. After marriage, they have two children, Riddhima and Ranbir Kapoor. While Ranbir Kapoor is the popular actor of Bollywood today, Riddhima Kapoor is the best designer of the industry.
Riddhima Kapoor- Riddhima, the elder daughter of Rishi and Neetu, was born on 15 September 1980. Riddhima is a well-known fashion designer from the Bollywood industry who was married in 2006 to Bharat Saini, a businessman. They both have a daughter, Samara.
Ranbir Kapoor – Rishi and Neetu’s son Ranbir is one of Bollywood’s favorite actors today. He made his Bollywood debut in the year 2007, after which he has given many best films like ‘Politics’, ‘Rockstar’, ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ and ‘Sanju’. Ranbir is currently in a relationship with Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter Alia Bhatt. The two are about to get married soon.
Many Bollywood stars belong to the Kapoor family
Rishi Kapoor’s brother Randhir Kapoor married actress Babita, whose two daughters Karisma and Kareena are Bollywood’s best actresses. Apart from this, Rishi’s sister Reema Jain’s son Aadar and Adarsh have also entered Bollywood, although both did not get much popularity. Apart from these, 80s famed villain Prem Nath and Prem Chopra were also the maternal uncle of Rishi Kapoor.
Amitabh Bachchan has a relationship
Nikhil Nanda, son of Rishi Kapoor’s sister Neetu Nanda, is the MD of Escort Limited. She is married to Shweta Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter. They both have a daughter Navya Naveli Nanda and son Agatsya. Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi are good friends along with being relatives.