Rishi Kapoor is amongst the most veteran actors in the Indian film industry. Belonging to a family of legendary Bollywood figures, Rishi Kapoor has proven his worth by winning a national award for his childhood debut.
Rishi Kapoor was born in Chembur, Mumbai in a Punjabi family as Rishi Raj Kapoor. He was the second son of actor-film director Raj Kapoor and his wife Krishna Raj Kapoor (nee Malhotra). He was also the grandson of actor Prithviraj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School, Mumbai and Mayo College, Ajmer.
His brothers, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor; maternal uncles, Prem Nath and Rajendra Nath; and paternal uncles, Shashi Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor are all actors. He has two sisters, insurance agent Ritu Nanda and Rima Jain.
Throughout his almost 50 years career in Bollywood, He has acted in numerous hit movies, in the lead roles and as a supporting actor.
Apart from being an actor He is also a renowned producer and director in the Bollywood film industry. While in his younger years, Rishi Kapoor was also voted as being one of the most attractive male actors in the Indian film industry, thanks to his fair, healthy looks.