Dimple Kapadia is an Indian film actress. She was born on 8 June 1957. She made her debut at the age of 16 with the movie Bobby in 1973. In that same year, she married Indian actor Rajesh Khanna and retired from acting.
Dimple returned to the film industry after separating with Rajesh Khanna in 1984. Then she did film Sagar in 1985. Both movies Sagar and Bobby won Filmfare Award For Best Actress. She was one of the most famous actresses of 1980’s.
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Dimple Kapadia Biography, Daughter, Parents, Husband
|Real Name||Dimple Kapadia|
|Date of Birth||8-Jun-57|
|Birth Place||Not Known|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|School||St. Joseph’s Convent High School, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Sister||Late Simple Kapadia, Reem|
|Spouse/Partner||Late Rajesh Khanna, Actor (m March 1973, div. April 1982)|
|Children||Son – N/A Daughters – Twinkle Khanna, Rinkle Khanna|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Debut||Film – Bobby (1973)|
- Dimple Kapadia was born in a Gujarati family.
- Dimple’s younger sister is also an actress.
- Her sister Simple Kapadia died of cancer in 2009.
- Her father, Chunnibhai Kapadia, was a Gujrati Enterpreneur.
- She was married to Rajesh Khanna at the age of 15, 6 months before the release of her debut film, Bobby (1973).
- After doing Bobby she retired from acting for 12 years.
- Dimple Kapadia considers her marriage to Rajesh Khanna a farce.
- She wanted to become an actress from her childhood.
- She became first Indian actress to flaunt a bikini in her debut film.
- She was considered 4th best female debut of all time in Hindi Cinema. She also received Filmfare Award For The Best Actress For Bobby.
- After a gap of 12 years, she made a comeback in 1984 with film Saagar which became a sensational hit. It was also selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars in 1985.
- She enjoys a great rapport with her son in law Akshay Kumar and in an interview, Akshay Kumar also revealed that his best friend is his mother-in-law.
- In September 2017, Dimple and Sunny Deol, whose relationship in the 1980s has been an open secret, were spotted at a bus stop holding each other’s hands.
- Dimple also won National Film Award for Best Actress for the film Rudaali (1993).
Dimple Kapadia Movies
|1973||Bobby||Bobby J. Braganza||Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|1984||Zakhmi Sher||Anu Gupta|
|1984||Manzil Manzil||Seema Malhotra|
|1985||Saagar||Mona D’Silva||Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|1986||Vikram||Princess Inimaasi||Tamil film|
|1986||Allah Rakha||Julie Khera|
|1987||Insaniyat Ke Dushman||Shilpa|
|1988||Gunahon Ka Faisla||Shanu/Durga|
|1988||Bees Saal Baad||Nisha|
|1988||Aakhri Adaalat||Rima Kapoor|
|1988||Zakhmi Aurat||Kiran Dutt|
|1988||Ganga Tere Desh Mein||Princess|
|1989||Ram Lakhan||Geeta Kashyap|
|1990||Jai Shiv Shankar|
|1990||Aag Ka Gola||Aarti|
|1990||Pyar Ke Naam Qurbaan||Rajkumari Devika Singh|
|1991||Lekin…||Reva||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|1991||Prahaar: The Final Attack||Kiran|
|1991||Naramsimha||Anita V. Rastogi|
|1991||Mast Kalandar||Prit Kaur|
|1991||Haque||Varsha B. Singh|
|1991||Khoon Ka Karz||Tara K. Lele|
|1992||Dil Aashna Hai||Barkha|
|1993||Rudaali||Shanichari||National Film Award for Best Actress|
|Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress|
|Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|1993||Aaj Kie Aurat||Roshni Verma|
|1993||Gardish||Shanti||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|1994||Pathreela Raasta||Gayatri Sanyal|
|1994||Krantiveer||Megha Dixit||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|1994||Antareen||The Woman||Bengali film|
|1997||Share Bazaar||Special appearance|
|1997||Mrityudata||Mrs. Janki Ghayal|
|1998||2001: Do Hazaar Ek||Mrs. Roshni Sharma|
|1999||Laawaris||Mrs. Kavita Saxena|
|1999||Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain||Devyani|
|2001||Dil Chahta Hai||Tara Jaiswal|
|2004||Hum Kaun Hai?||Sandra Williams|
|2005||Pyaar Mein Twist||Sheetal Arya|
|2006||Being Cyrus||Katy Sethna|
|2009||Luck by Chance||Neena Walia||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2010||Tum Milo Toh Sahi||Delshad Nanji|
|2010||Dabangg||Naini P. Pandey|
|2011||Patiala House||Mrs. Kahlon|
|2012||Bombay Mittayi||Mrs. Mansoor||Malayalam film|
|2013||What the Fish||Sudha Mishra|
|2014||Gollu Aur Pappu||Amma|
|2014||Finding Fanny||Rosalina “Rosie” Eucharistica||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2015||Welcome Back||Maha Rani|