Early Life of Dimple Kapadia
Dimple Chunnibhai Kapadia was born on 8th July 1957 in a Gujarati family and was the eldest daughter of entrepreneur Chunnibhai Kapadia and Betty. Dimple has a younger sister, Simple Kapadia who had acted opposite brother-in-law Rajesh Khanna in the film Anurodh.
Acting Career of Dimple Kapadia
Dimple Kapadia made her cinematic debut with the film Bobby in 1973 at the age of 16. After Bobby, Dimple Kapadia married the famed film actor Rajesh Khanna and left the film industry. She made her return with Saagar in 1985, along with Rishi Kapoor and Kamal Hassan. She appeared in many movies throughout the 1980s and early 1990s including Manzil Manzil, Aitbaar, Arjun, Janbaaz and many more. In 1986 she marked her debut in Tamil film Vikram, in which she appeared alongside Kamal Hassan. She received huge acclamations for her role in Rudaali and was also praised for her performance as an alcoholic in Dil Chahta Hai. In the latter she competed with the younger generation and gathered substantial prominence. In 2005, she once again starred with Rishi Kapoor in Pyaar Mein Twist. This was 20 years since their last on-screen pairing. In 2006, Kapadia starred in her first English-language film, Being Cyrus, with Saif Ali Khan. That was an off-beat film where she acted brilliantly. Naseeruddin Shah was cast opposite to her. The aging Dimple opted for mature roles of late. Dimple Kapadia also appeared in the 2009 film Luck By Chance, along with ace director Farhan Akhtar. Her other prominent films enlist Dabangg, Tum Milo Toh Sahi, Patiala House, Cocktail, What the Fish and others through which she has constantly proved her dramatic versatility.
Achievements of Dimple Kapadia
Indian movie actress Dimple Kapadia has won many awards in her career in spite of the fact that she spent quite a long time out of this film world. In the year of 1973 she won Filmfare Best Actress Award for her first film Bobby. In 1985, Dimple was again awarded Best Actress for Saagar in Filmfare Awards. In 1991, she got Bengal film Journalist's Association Award as Best Actress in Dristi. In the year 1993, she got National Award as best actress for the film Rudaali. She also got Filmfare Critic's Choice Award for Best Performance for the same film. In the year 1994, Dimple Kapadia again got Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for the film Krantiveer.
Personal Life of Dimple Kapadia
In the year 1974, Dimple Kapadia married Jatin Khanna, popularly known as Rajesh Khanna. After that she retired from films and re-located to live with her husband in their Juhu Bungalow. The star couple has two daughters Twinkle Khanna and Rinki Khanna. After her separation from Rajesh Khanna in 1985, Dimple Kapadia resumed her acting career.
Filmography of Dimple Kapadia