was born as
in a Business family, which dealt with Imitation Jewellery. He was born on April 7, 1942 in Amristar, Punjab to Krishna Kapoor and Amarnath. He did his schooling along with his friend
at Sr. Sebastian’s Goan High School in Girgaum. He then went to Siddharth College to graduate. Ravi Kapoor changed as Jeetendra Kapoor in the year 1964. His first film was ‘
’; he was casted as actress Sandhya’s body double in the film. His first hit movie was “Geet Gaaya Pattharonne”, but his fourth movie “Farz”, which was released in the year 1967 made him a Known face in the Bollywood Industry, he was casted as third male lead in that film. He proved to be an Excellent actor in any role he was given. He has also been a Judge at few reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and
. He married his Childhood, Love,
. She was an
with British Airways. They have a Daughter and a Son. His Daughter Ekta Kapoor is a producer of TV Serials and his Son Tusshar Kapoor followed his footsteps to become an Actor. He and his daughter run the production company called Balaji Films which is India’s leading Television production house. They have produced many Bollywood movies as well. He has been the recipient of many prestigious awards which include many Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 and he has also been awarded the most Prestigious “Dadasaheb Phalke Award” in the year 2014.