Rishi Kapoor is the second son of filmmaker Raj Kapoor. He first appeared in his father's last film as an actor - Mera Naam Joker, and was later launched in the lead in the super hit film Bobby.
Better known as Chintu, Rishi's most successful on screen pairing was with Neetu Singh, whom he married.
He holds the record for acting opposite the maximum number of debutant heroines.
He made a transition to character roles in the late 1990s. He turned director with Aa Ab Laut Chalen in 1999.
Rishi and Neetu have a son and a daughter. Their daughter Riddhima is married and lives in Delhi. Their son Ranbir Kapoor debuted in Bollywood in 2007.