Birthday Boy Rishi Kapoor : 4th September – Know your Star
Birthday Boy Rishi Kapoor celebrates his birthday today. As a part of know your star, we present you with a small bio-write up about Rishi Kapoor and his Bollywood life and wishing Rishi Kapoor a very happy birthday.
Born in Bombay, Rishi Kapoor was the second son of star film director Raj Kapoor (Showman of Indian Cinema). Rishi did his schooling from Campion School, Mumbai and Mayo College, Ajmer.
Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father’s film ‘Mera Naam Joker’ in 1970, playing a child. He got his first lead role opposite Dimple Kapadia in 1973 film ‘Bobby’, which was the biggest success of the era and earned Best Actor Filmfare Award and rest what happened is history. His works include ‘Khel Khel Mein’, Rafoo Chakkar, Kabhie Kabhie, Amar Akbar Anthony, Duniya Meri Jeb Mein, Laila Majnu, Karz, Prem Rog, Nagina, Henna, Bol Radha Bol, Chandni, Deewana etc.
He is in a list of very few stars who are still shining with the sand and sun. His very recent film Do Dooni Char was a comeback with his other half Neetu Singh. The couple have two children; famous actor Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor. He was awarded with Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
“No woman asks to be raped. Still, this disgusting deed by a man is called his masculinity and the innocence and helplessness of a woman is her crime? l ask you, does your society do anything at all? instead of blaming the woman, that man should be made to stand on the street and beaten up really bad. Why isn’t he forced to keep his head on railway tracks? Or to hang himself with a cord on his neck? This is because your society is impotent. lt’s impotent! lt can only do its will against women.”
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