Prithviraj Kapoor was the first in Kapoor family who shifted to Mumbai to try his luck in the field of acting. He married Ramsarni in 1923, with whom he had five kids- Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Nandi Kapoor and Devi Kapoor. Some of his popular films include- ‘Do Dhaari Talwar’, ‘Alam Ara’, and Mughal-e-Azam’. Prithviraj Kapoor passed away in 1972. The same year, his wife also left for heavenly abode

Raj Kapoor & Krishna Malhotra

Raj Kapoor got married to Krishna in 1946. Krishna always remained away from the limelight. Together, they had five kids- Rishi, Randhir, Rajiv, Reema, and Ritu. The sons tried their luck in films but Rishi became outstandingly successful.

Shammi Kapoor, Geeta Bali, and Neela Devi

Shammi first got married to Geeta Bali with whom he had two kids- Kanchan and Aditya. Aditya tried his luck in acting but got no success. Kanchan remained away from it though. His second wife Neela Devi continues to make appearances at family events.

Shashi Kapoor & Jennifer Kendall

Young Shashi Kapoor was a heartthrob. However, he lost his heart to British theatre actress Jennifer Kendall. He had three kids with her- Sanjana (who is these days managing Prithvi Theatre), Karan and Kunal Kapoor.

Rishi & Neetu Kapoor

Like Randhir, Rishi also fell for co-star Neetu. It was learnt that Rishi had many affairs with leading ladies but Neetu endured all. She spent many months living in a hotel with young Ranbir to stay away from all the hullabaloo of his affairs. Their son Ranbir, as we all know, is one of the best stars of Indian cinema at present.

Randhir Kapoor & Babita

Randhir fell head over heels with Bollywood actress Babita with whom he had shared screen space in many films. The two got married and had two girls- Karisma and Kareena. Both of them went on to become big Bollywood divas.

Karan & Lorna Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor’s son Karan is married to Lorna; the two stay in London and only make an appearance at family gatherings.

Aditya & Preeti Kapoor

Shammi Kapoor’s son Aditya is married to Preeti who stays away from the limelight.

Kunal Kapoor & Sheena Sippy

Shashi’s son Kunal Kapoor is married to Sheena Sippy.

Rajiv Kapoor & Arti Sabharwal

Rajiv Kapoor of ‘Ram teri gangaa maili’ got married to Arti Sabharwal in 2001. Arti is an architect by profession. The two are no longer together.


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