Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

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Vintage beauty Dimple Kapadia turns a year older on June 8.

Here’s wishing her a very happy birthday and discovering little known facts about her personal life and career.

 

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<p>She was born in an affluent Gujarati family and is the eldest of 4 siblings. Her younger sister, Simple Kapadia, who passed away in 2009, was also an actress </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

She was born in an affluent Gujarati family and is the eldest of 4 siblings. Her younger sister, Simple Kapadia, who passed away in 2009, was also an actress

<p>As a child Dimple was extremely scared of her father. Nonetheless, at age 5 she declared to him that she wanted to be an actress as she was always a film buff </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

As a child Dimple was extremely scared of her father. Nonetheless, at age 5 she declared to him that she wanted to be an actress as she was always a film buff

<p>She was introduced to acting by Raj Kapoor in the film ‘Bobby’ to debut opposite Rishi Kapoor. She was barely 16 at the time. ‘Bobby’ turned her into an iconic star and she was famously dating Rishi Kapoor at the time. Rishi intended proposing to her, but was dissuaded by his father Raj Kapoor </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

She was introduced to acting by Raj Kapoor in the film ‘Bobby’ to debut opposite Rishi Kapoor. She was barely 16 at the time. ‘Bobby’ turned her into an iconic star and she was famously dating Rishi Kapoor at the time. Rishi intended proposing to her, but was dissuaded by his father Raj Kapoor

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<p>Soon after her breakup with Rishi Kapoor, she married superstar Rajesh Khanna when she was 15 going on 16. After marriage she stopped acting and went on to endure a decade long unsuccessful marriage. In 1982, the couple seperated </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

Soon after her breakup with Rishi Kapoor, she married superstar Rajesh Khanna when she was 15 going on 16. After marriage she stopped acting and went on to endure a decade long unsuccessful marriage. In 1982, the couple seperated

<p>Dimple was involved in a 11-year long love affair with her already married co-star Sunny Deol. Sunny had even given her the status of a wife notwithstanding his marriage. But this love affair ended with Sunny moving on </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

Dimple was involved in a 11-year long love affair with her already married co-star Sunny Deol. Sunny had even given her the status of a wife notwithstanding his marriage. But this love affair ended with Sunny moving on

<p>She has two daughters from her marriage to Rajesh Khanna– Twinkle and Rinke. Both of them pursued a career in acting, although not as successfully as their mother </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

She has two daughters from her marriage to Rajesh Khanna– Twinkle and Rinke. Both of them pursued a career in acting, although not as successfully as their mother

<p>Superstar Akshay Kumar is her son-in-law. He is married to her daughter Twinkle Khanna. They share a great rapport and Akshay has stated that his mother-in-law is his best friend </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

Superstar Akshay Kumar is her son-in-law. He is married to her daughter Twinkle Khanna. They share a great rapport and Akshay has stated that his mother-in-law is his best friend

<p>She was one of the top 5 most commercially successful actresses of the 80s’ along with Sridevi, Madhuri, Meenakshi, and Jayapradha </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

She was one of the top 5 most commercially successful actresses of the 80s’ along with Sridevi, Madhuri, Meenakshi, and Jayapradha

<p>At the onset of the 90s’ she started experimenting with Arthouse cinema to explore her inner calling and potential. In 1992, she won a National Film Award for Best actress for her performance in ‘Rudaali’. </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

At the onset of the 90s’ she started experimenting with Arthouse cinema to explore her inner calling and potential. In 1992, she won a National Film Award for Best actress for her performance in ‘Rudaali’.

<p>Although Dimple seperated from Rajesh Khanna and was involved in a few affairs , she never remarried. On being asked if she would every marry again, she said, “I’m very happy and content. Why do I need to get married again?” </p>
Little known facts about Dimple Kapadia

Although Dimple seperated from Rajesh Khanna and was involved in a few affairs , she never remarried. On being asked if she would every marry again, she said, “I’m very happy and content. Why do I need to get married again?”

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