Rajiv Kapoor is no more: Rajiv Kapoor did not get popularity compared to elder brother Rishi and Randhir, these members of Kapoor family also failed in Bollywood
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Famous actor Raj Kapoor son and Rishi Kapoor Randhir Kapoor’s younger brother Rajiv Kapoor has said goodbye to the world on 9 February. The Kapoor family, with five generations and 37 members, is called the first family of Bollywood. Like his father, grandfather and brothers, Rajiv also came into the acting arena, though he did not get the popularity like the rest of the members. Actor Rajiv, who appeared in films like Ram Teri Ganga Maili and Mere Saathi, left the industry after continuously flop films. Apart from Rajiv, let us see which members of the Kapoor family could not get popularity-
Prithviraj Kapoor had five sons Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Ravindra Kapoor and Devendra Kapoor. The eldest of all was Raj Kapoor, who has three sons Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor and two daughters Neetu Nanda Kapoor and Reema Kapoor. Raj Kapoor’s three sons have appeared in Bollywood blockbuster films.
Aditya Raj Kapoor
Son of Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali and Aditya Raj Kapoor of the fourth generation of Kapoor Family, he has worked as an Assistant Director, Director, Writer and Actor in Bollywood. Aditya played a key role in the 2010 film Chase, though he could not get recognition in the industry. After this, Aditya Deewangi has appeared as a side actor in films like Haad Kar Di, Se Yes Aur No and Yamla Pagla Deewana 2.
Kunal Kapoor, son of Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kapoor, made his acting debut in the 1972 English film Siddharth. After this, actor Shyam appeared in films like Bengali film Junoon, Ahista-Ahista, Utsav and Trikala. In 1987, Kunal decided to quit acting forever to start his own Edfilm company. The actor later made a comeback in the industry by playing the role of Amy Jackson’s father in the film Singh Is Bling. The actor was last seen in the 2019 film Panipat in the role of Shuja-ud-daula.
Karan Kapoor, son of Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer and grandson of Raj Kapoor, made his Bollywood debut in the 1986 film Sultanate. The film had Sunny Deol, Dharmendra and Sridevi in the lead roles. After this, Karan appeared in films like Loha and Afsar. Due to the European look, he stopped receiving offers for Bollywood films, after which actor went to London to do photography and settled there.
Shashi Kapoor may have been a Bollywood star once, but his three children failed to make a mark in Bollywood. Shashi’s daughter Sanjana has also worked in films. Sanjana has appeared in the 1989 film Hero Hiralal as the lead. After not getting success, Sanjana left the industry after a few films.
Raj Kapoor’s daughters Ritu and Reema were far from acting as girls were forbidden to enter the Kapoor family. But his sons Armaan Jain and Adar Jain have been seen in the industry.
Armaan Jain, the grandson of the show Man Raj Kapoor and the elder son of Reema Kapoor made her Bollywood debut with the 2014 film Lekar Hum Deewana Dil. The actor’s film could not do much.
Bollywood actor Aadar Jain is the grandson of Raj Kapoor. Aadar is the son of Raj Kapoor’s younger daughter Reema Jain, who made her Bollywood debut in the 2017 film prisoner band. After this, Honor was a part of the film in the game. Regarding two films, Honor could not make a mark in Bollywood. Right now, there is news in the news of the relationship with respected actress Tara Sutaria.