Rishi Kapoor was an award-winning Indian actor, producer, and director.
Rishi Kapoor Net Worth
Rishi Kapoor’s net worth is around $40 million at the time of his death on April 30, 2020. He was one of Hindi cinema’s biggest and most popular stars. He also appeared in a variety of film genres. Throughout his successful career, he earned 100 film credits under his name.
Kapoor endorsed several brands which account for his huge fortune. He also had many investments in India and other countries. It was also reported that he had many real estate properties.
In Mumbai, India, the actor lived in a luxurious home called “Krishna Raj.” Rishi Kapoor owns a lot of cars including Porsche, BMW, Bentley, just to name a few.
Kapoor’s autobiography “Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored,” was released on January 15, 2017 which he wrote along with Meena Iyer.
Rishi Kapoor was born on September 4, 1952 at his family’s home, referred to as the Raj Kapoor Bungalow, in South Bombay, India. His family is a Punjabi Hindu Khatri family of the Kapoor clan. He was the second son of the actor and director Raj Kapoor and his wife Krishna Malhotra.
He studied at the Colonel Brown Cambridge School in Dehradun, Campion School also in Bombay. He then attended Mayo College, an independent boarding school in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.
Kapoor’s family is very prominent in India as many of their relatives are part of Bollywood and well-known actors and actresses.
He died on April 30, 2020 after a two-year battle with Leukemia.
Rishi Kapoor made his acting debut in the 1970 film titled “Mera Naam Joker” where he played the younger version of his father’s character Raju. His father is also the director of the movie.
In 1973, he got his first title role opposite Dimple Kapadia in the movie “Bobby” which was a huge success and became one of the biggest movies of that decade in India. For his portrayal in “Bobby” Kapoor received the Filmfare Best Actor Award.
Following the success of the film, he was paired up with his future wife Neetu Singh in films such as “Zahreela Insaan,” “Khel Khel Mein,” “Kabhie Kabhie,” and “Amar Akbar Anthony.” Rishi Kapoor also starred in a lot of romantic comedies. He got married to Neetu in 1980.
In 1980, he starred in the thriller movie “Karz” with Tina Munim. The movie later became a cult classic and went on to be one of Kapoor’s most popular works. In 1991, opposite Pakistani actress Zeba Bakhtiyar, Rishi starred in “Henna,” which is a tale of love across borders. The film was from the mind of his father, Raj Kapoor, and directed by his brother Randhir Kapoor. “Henna” was submitted to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in that year.
In 2013, he appeared in the film “Agneepath” which earned him three awards, including the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role, The Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) for the Best Actor in a Negative Role, and IIFA Award for the Best Performance in a Negative Role.
Rishi Kapoor Relationship Status
Rishi Kapoor married actress Neetu Singh in 1981. They had two children together – actor Ranbir Kapoor and designer Riddhima Kapoor Sahani.