Prithviraj Kapoor – Family, Fame & Facts

November 3, 2007 at 8:35 pm Leave a comment

Name: Prithviraj Kapoor

Birthday: 3rd November 1906

Died: 29th May 1972

Spouse: Rama (Ramsarni) Kapoor

Children: Sons Shammi, Shashi, Raj and Daughter Urmila.

Parents: Father: Dewan Baheshwarnath Kapoor

Claim to Fame: First of the Great Kapoor Family of Bollywood and Sikander (1941)

First Movie Success: Sikander (1941)

Movies to Transform the Career: Alam Ara, President, Vidyapati, Adhuri Kahanai, Sapera, Sikander, Phool, Awaara, Pardesi, Mughal-E-Azam, Rajkumar, Kal Aaj aur Kal & Janwaar.

Family Connections:

Father of Shammi, Shashi & Raj Kapoor

Grandfather of actors Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv, Karan, Kunal and Sanjana Kapoor

Father in law to actresses Jennifer Kendal & Geeta Bali and Father in law to Ketan Desai (Shammi’s 2nd wife whos father is famed director Manmohan Desai)

Grandfather in law to actresses Babita Kapoor and Neetu Singh

Great-Grandfather of actresses Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and actor Ranbir Kapoor.

Great-Grandfather to Nikhil Nanda, husband of Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter and Abhishek Bachchan’s sister Shweta Bachchan.


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