Contribution of Mr. Rishi Kapoor to Indian Cinema

Rishi Kapoor was born in Bombay, on 4 September 1952. He was the second son of the legendary actor- Director Raj Kapoor. Likewise, his family he also took acting as his career. At the age of three, he had first on screen appearance which was cameo at his father Raj Kapoor’s film shree 420 (1955).

He had his debut role which was provided by Raj Kapoor in film Mera Naam joker (1970), in which actor had portrayed the young version of the lead character (played by Raj Kapoor). Rishi Kapoor also won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist. As an adult, his first lead role was in the film Bobby (1973), for which won he won Filmfare Award for Best Actor. He had made the name in Bollywood as the chocolate boy as well as the romantic hero. Rishi has given many hit films to Bollywood industry such as Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Chandini (1989), Prem Rog (1982), Karz (1980) and many more.

He has also acted as the supporting role in many films such as Agneepath, D-Day and many more films. His contribution to film industry is unforgettable. His brilliant journey had come to end as he died of leukaemia in 30 April 2020, at age of 67. He took his last breath at Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in which he was admitted on 29 April 2020 for problem in breathing. He was great actor and his death is great loss to the Bollywood industry which can never be filled. His life will always be example for the upcoming generation.