Biography Profile Biodata
|Jeetendra is an Indian actor, television and film producer as president of Balaji Telefilms, Balaji Motion Pictures and ALT Entertainment. Renowned for his dances, he received the 2003 Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2006 Screen Lifetime Achievement Award. He has made more than 80 remakes of various South Indian films, most notably Telugu Superstar Krishna with whom he has narrow links.
Jeetendra was born Ravi Kapoor in Amritsar, Punjab, Amarnath and Krishna Kapoor, whose business dealt with imitation jewelery. He attended Goan High School in San Sebastian at Girgaum, with his friend Rajesh Khanna, and then studied at Siddharth College. While supplying jewelry to V. Shantaram, he was chosen as the double of Sandhya's character in the 1959 Navrang film.
Profile ( Personal Info)
|Real Name||:||Ravi Kapoor|
|Age||:||79 years in (2022)|
|Date of Birth||:||7 April 1942|
|Eye Color||:||Dark Brown|
|Born In||:||Amritsar, Punjab, India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||5’ 9”|
Wife / Spouse / Partner Photos Details
|Wife||:||Shobha Kapoor (TV and Film Producer)|
Children Photos Details
|Son||:||Tusshar Kapoor (Actor)|
|Daughter||:||Ekta Kapoor (Film Producer)|
Father - Brother - Mother - Sister -Relatives (Family Photos)
|Hobbies||:||Dancing, Listening to Music|
|Favorite Actor||:||Amitabh Bachchan|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|School||:||St. Sebastian’s Goan High School in Girgaum, Mumbai|
|College/ University||:||Siddharth College, Mumbai|
|Educational and Qualification||:||Graduate|
The T-shirt and the white shoes he took in a retail store for Baharon Ka Main Aashiq Mast number in Farz, became his trademark. Farz was followed by films such as Caravan and Humjoli, in which Jeetendra had more dance numbers. His vigorous dance in the movies earned him the epithet; "Bollywood Jumping Jack".
He has made nearly 200 films as a leading actor, a feat of a handful of his peers since the creation of Hindi cinema. Jeetendra was often associated with Sridevi or Jaya Prada for remakes of Telugu films by Rama Rao Tatineni, K. Bapayya and K. Raghavendra Rao; these included Sanjog, Aulad, Majaal, Judge Chaudhry, Mawaali, Himmatwala, Jaani Dushman and Tohfa .
He also did many Hindi remakes of Krishna's Telugu films and was very close to him. In addition to these remakes from South India, there was a discreet side to Jeetendra whenever he was working with writer / lyricist Gulzar in films like Parichay, Kinara and Khushboo that contained several beautifully written songs like "O Majhi Re", "Musafir Hoon Yaaron" and "Naam Gum Jaayega", composed by Rahul Dev Burman and sung by Kishore Kumar.
In addition to her frequent encounters with Sridevi and Jaya Prada in the 1980s, Jeetendra's popular co-stars were Reena Roy, Neetu Singh, Hema Malini, Sulakshana Pandit, Bindiya Goswami, Moushumi Chatterjee and Rekha.