Date of Birth: 09/04/1952
Birth Place: Mumbai
Author: Igor BIN
The famous clan
One of the most famous and most influential dynasties of Indian cinema is undoubtedly the Kapoor clan. The founder of this large clan, consisting of actors, directors, producers, became an actor, theater and film director Prithviraj Kapoor (1906-1972), world-famous for his role of Alexander the Great in the film "Sikander".
In the footsteps of his father went to his sons Shashi, Shammi, Raj. Each of them made a great contribution to the development of Indian cinema, but the greatest success fell to the share of the actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor. His films "The Tramp", "Shree 420", "Sangam", "Mera Naam Joker" and "Bobby" was a huge success, not only in India but also in the Soviet Union, where Kapoor was called ambassador of Indian cinema.
Case Raj Kapoor continued by his sons Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv. Rishi Kapoor (his Cinta diminutive - Chintoo) first appeared on screen in 1970 in the film of his father "Mera Naam Joker". Despite his young age Chinta had already played quite professionally. Deserved reward aspiring actor was the National Award. Raj Kapoor then proudly admitted: "Today my son Rishi won the award for best actor. So great to see that cinta (Rishi) received the National Award for his performance in my film `Mera Naam Joker