|Rajiv Kapoor Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||August 25, 1962|
|Date of Death||February 9, 2021|
Rajiv Kapoor was an Indian actor, director, and producer who gained prominence with his role in the film, Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985). His other notable film credits included Aasmaan (1984), Lover Boy (1985), Zabardast (1985), Hum To Chale Pardes (1988), etc.
Rajiv Raj Kapoor
He was born on August 25, 1962.
On February 9, 2021, he passed away from a heart attack at the age of 58 years in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Actor, Producer, Director
- Father – Raj Kapoor (Actor, Producer, Director)
- Mother – Krishna Malhotra
- Siblings – Randhir Kapoor (Older Brother) (Actor, Producer, Director), Rishi Kapoor (Older Brother) (Actor, Producer, Director), Ritu Nanda (Older Sister) (Businesswoman, Insurance Advisor), Rima Jain (Older Sister)
- Others – Prithviraj Kapoor (Paternal Grandfather) (Actor, Filmmaker), Ramsarni Mehra (Paternal Grandmother), Trilok Kapoor (Paternal Great-Uncle) (Actor), Shammi Kapoor (Paternal Uncle) (Actor), Aditya Raj Kapoor (Cousin Brother) (Shammi’s Son) (Actor, Businessman, Filmmaker), Kanchan Desai (Cousin Sister) (Shammi’s Daughter), Shashi Kapoor (Paternal Uncle) (Actor, Director, Producer), Kunal Kapoor (Cousin Brother) (Shashi’s Son) (Actor, Film Producer, Director, Advertisement Maker), Karan Kapoor (Cousin Brother) (Shashi’s Son) (Actor, Model, Photographer), Sanjana Kapoor (Cousin Sister) (Shashi’s Daughter) (Actress, Theater Personality), Karisma Kapoor (Niece) (Randhir’s Daughter) (Actress), Samaira Kapur (Grandniece) (Karisma’s Daughter), Kiaan Raj Kapur (Grandnephew) (Karisma’s Son), Kareena Kapoor (Niece) (Randhir’s Daughter), Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi (Grandnephew) (Kareena’s Son), Jehangir Ali Khan (Grandnephew) (Kareena’s Son), Neetu Kapoor (Sister-in-law) (Rishi’s Wife) (Actress), Ranbir Kapoor (Nephew) (Rishi’s Son) (Actor, Producer), Raha Kapoor (Grandniece) (Ranbir’s Daughter), Riddhima Kapoor (Niece) (Rishi’s Daughter) (Interior Designer, Fashion Designer), Samara Sahni (Grandniece) (Riddhima’s Daughter), Nitasha Nanda (Niece) (Ritu’s Daughter), Nikhil Nanda (Nephew) (Ritu’s Son) (Businessman), Navya Naveli Nanda (Grandniece) (Nikhil’s Daughter) (Socialite, Entrepreneur), Agastya Nanda (Grandnephew) (Nikhil’s Son) (Actor), Armaan Jain (Nephew) (Rima’s Son) (Actor), Rana Jain (Grandnephew) (Armaan’s Son), Aadar Jain (Nephew) (Rima’s Son) (Actor)
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
95 kg or 209.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rajiv Kapoor had dated –
- Nagma – RUMOR
- Divya Rana
- Trishna Kanwar
- Aarti Sabharwal (1999-2003) – In 2001, the Zimmedaaar (1990) actor tied the knot with Aarti Sabharwal, who worked as an architect and paralegal. But, their marriage didn’t last long and ended in divorce in 2003.
Race / Ethnicity
Mole near his nose
Rajiv Kapoor Facts
- He was a dead ringer for his uncle, Shammi Kapoor.
- In 1988, his father Raj Kapoor passed away during the filming of Henna (1991) starring Rishi Kapoor and Pakistani actress Zeba Bakhtiyar in lead roles. After his death, Rajiv stepped in as the producer of the film and Randhir Kapoor completed the direction of the film.
- He tried his hand at directing with the Rishi Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit-starrer, Prem Granth (1996). However, the film was a box office failure and dissuaded him from directing ever again.
- Following a break of 30 years, he made his comeback to acting with the film, Toolsidas Junior (2022). But, Rajiv didn’t live long enough to see the film’s release as he passed away shortly after completing the film.
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