The sudden demise of legendary Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor has shocked and saddened not only his teammates in the showbiz but also his fans all over the world.
Rishi Kapoor belonged to the famous Kapoor family of Bollywood and was the middle son of actor, filmmaker, and director Raj Kapoor.
Rishi Kapoor was married to the famous heroine of her time, Neetu Singh in 1980, and his son Ranbir Kapoor is also a leading actor in Bollywood at the moment. Apart from Ranbir, Rishi Kapoor also has a daughter Riddhima.
Rishi Kapoor started his regular career in Bollywood in 1973 with the film 'Bobby' which was a super hit film. He had earlier acted as a child actor in successful films like Shree 420 and My Name is Joker made under his family's film banner.
Here is a list of some of the best films from his successful career:
Released in 1973, 'Bobby' was Rishi Kapoor's first film of his youth, in which Dimple Kapadia also played an important role. The film was so successful that it made Rishi and Dimple an overnight star. Both were newcomers to the industry, but their pairing was well-received.
The film was directed by Raj Kapoor and the songs of the film were also successful.
Released in 1977, Amar Akbar Anthony proved to be a successful film not only for Rishi Kapoor but also for the careers of Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna.
In this comedy film, the three actors became brothers, but their religion was different from each other. In this film, Rishi Kapoor and his wife Neetu Singh also worked together.
Rishi Kapoor's performance in this film was highly appreciated, while it also proved to be a successful comedy film of its time.
Rishi Kapoor starred opposite Rakhi, Poonam Dhillon, and Tina Maneem in this film, which was released in 1982.
In the film, Rishi Kapoor becomes a young man from a rich family who falls in love with a poor girl and tries his best to get her.
Rishi Kapoor was considered the best romantic hero of his time because of his roles.
The film Saagar was released in 1985, in which Rishi Kapoor also worked with Dimple Kapadia, the story of the film is based on a rich young Raj and Mona from a poor family who fall in love with each other. However, his family members are against this relationship.
This film is also considered to be the most successful film of Rishi Kapoor's career. In this film, Kamal Haasan also worked with these two actors.
The film Nagina was released in 1986 in which Rishi Kapoor played the lead role alongside the late actress Sri Devi.
By the way, the story of this entire film seemed to revolve only around the character of Sri Devi, despite this, Rishi Kapoor managed to be highlighted with his talent.
In the film, Sri Devi played the role of a serpent while Rishi Kapoor became the young man who liked her.
Rishi Kapoor and Sri Devi also worked together in the 1989 film Chandni.
In this film, Rishi Kapoor plays a young boy who falls in love with Chandni (Sri Devi), but after being disabled in an accident, he rejects her for a better future for Sri Devi.
Rishi Kapoor played this difficult role very well.
The film Bol Radha Bol was released in 1992. Rishi Kapoor had a double role in this romantic thriller.
In the film, Rishi Kapoor played the role of a rich man, whose wealth is seized by his peers.
The duo of Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla was also highly appreciated in the film while it became clear that Rishi Kapoor can play romantic roles as well as negative roles well.
The 2012 film Agneepath was a remake of the 1990 film Agneepath starring Amitabh Bachchan.
In this film, Rishi Kapoor had surprised everyone by playing a negative role.
Hrithik Roshan and Sanjay Dutt also played the lead roles in the film.
The film came out in D Day 2013 in which Rishi Kapoor played the role of a king.
The performance of both Irfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor in the film was highly appreciated while it was also considered as one of the best films of Rishi's career.
With this film, Rishi Kapoor proved once again that he is an expert in playing romantic roles as well as negative ones.
The film Kapoor & Sons came out in 2016 in which Rishi Kapoor worked with Fawad Khan, Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt.
In the film, Rishi Kapoor played the role of a 90-year-old man in the best possible way who wanted his family to come together and take a family photo.
The story of this film and Rishi Kapoor's performance were well appreciated by the fans.
The film 102 Not Out came out in 2018 in which Rishi Kapoor played the role of a 75-year-old son while Amitabh Bachchan played the role of a 102-year-old father.
The performance of both the legendary actors in this comedy-drama film was highly appreciated.
The film was directed by Amish Shukla who did great business at the box office.
In the 2018 film 'Mulk', Rishi Kapoor played the role of a man from a Muslim family who was falsely accused and tried to prove him a terrorist. Tried as much as possible
Rishi Kapoor's performance in the film was highly appreciated while Taapsee Pannu also did a great job.