Dimple Kapadia is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Hindi films. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress twice for Bobby and Saagar. She is the mother of Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna, both former actresses.
About Dimple Kapadia in brief
Dimple Kapadia is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Hindi films. She was discovered at age 14 by Raj Kapoor, who cast her in the title role of his teen romance Bobby. She married the Indian actor Rajesh Khanna in the same year and retired from acting. Kapadia returned to films in 1984, two years after her separation from Khanna. Her comeback film Saagar was released a year later, and revived her career. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress twice for Bobby and Saagar. She is the mother of Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna, both former actresses. Her elder daughter, Twinkle, is married to the actor Akshay Kumar. In 1998, she started a new company, The Faraway Tree Tree Tree, with her lover, art dealer and sculptor, Ravi Agrawal. She has a daughter, Rinke, and a son, both of whom have appeared in films and TV shows, including India’s version of The Godfather, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. She lives in Mumbai with her husband, Rajesh, and their two daughters. Her husband died in 2012, along with her sister and brother, Simple and Suhail, and her mother and father-in-law, Bitti and Chunibhai Kapadia, of whom she is the daughter of a wealthy Ismaili Khoja family. Her father was a wealthy businessman from Bombay, and she was given the name Ameena by Aga Khan III, although she was never referred to by it.
She describes herself as having matured quickly, often making older friends, and has a good relationship with older people. She said in a 1985 interview with India Today, she remarked, ‘The life and happiness in our house came to an end the day I and Rajesh got married.’ She has three children, including a son and two step-daughters, with whom she has two grandchildren. Her daughter Twinkle is a successful actress and has appeared in a number of films, including Being Cyrus, Luck by Chance, Dabangg, Cocktail, Finding Fanny, and the Hollywood picture Tenet. In 2000, she said: ‘I’m very happy and content. Once was more than enough. Once, I was more more than Enough. Once. Once more, I’m very content… Once… I’m very content. I’m not looking for anything more. Once again, I’ve been given the chance to live my life to the best of my ability. I don’t want to be defined by my looks or my looks. I want to live the life I’ve always wanted to live. I just want to have a happy, fulfilling, fulfilling life.” She has two daughters, Rinne and Reem, who have also become actresses and are married to actors. She also has two sons, Kunal and Ravi.