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In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree

  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • The Kapoor family is the oldest family of the Hindi film industry. For generations they have been connected and worked with films and theatre. While the nation mourns the death of the legendary actor Shammi Kapoor who passed away today, let us take a look at the big Kapoor family tree.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Prithviraj's sons Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, and Shashi Kapoor all got into acting and created history with their outstanding performances.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Shammi Kapoor met Geeta Bali during the shooting of the film 'Rangeen Raaten'. They secretly married without telling their parents. But ten years after their marriage, Geeta died due to small pox.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Shammi Kapoor then married Neela Devi Gohil from the Royal Family of Bhavnagar in Gujarat.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Shashi Kapoor married the English actress Jennifer Kendal. They acted in a couple of films together.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • The eldest son of Prithviraj, 'showman' Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali had one son, Aditya Raj Kapoor lovingly called Miki. Aditya Raj Kapoor later married Priti.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Kanchan Desai daughter of Shammi Kapoor married Ketan Desai, son of Manmohan Desai.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Kunal Kapoor is a former Indian film actor of British and Indian descent. He married Sheena Sippy, daughter of film director Ramesh Sippy. While his other son, Karan Kapoor became a popular model and actor of the 1980s.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Sanjana Kapoor who currently runs the Prithvi Theatre married Valmik Thapar. Sanjana made her acting debut with the film, '36 Chowringhee Lane' which was produced by her father and starred her mother Jennifer Kendal in the lead.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Randhir Kapoor, the eldest son followed his father's footsteps to become an actor. Rishi Kapoor continues to act and recently won several awards for 'Do Dooni Char'. While Raj Kapoor's third son Rajiv Kapoor became a director and actor.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Raj Kapoor's daughters Ritu Nanda married Rajan Nanda while Rima Kapoor Jain married Manoj Jain.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Randhir married Babita who was also an actress and did about 78 films. Together they had Karisma and Kareena Kapoor who are now at the top of the film industry.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Karisma started her Bollywood career with 'Prem Qaidi' which was followed by several super hit films. She took a break from Bollywood after marrying Sanjay Kapur. Together they now have two kids. On the other hand Kareena Kapoor is reigning Bollywood and currently dating actor Saif Ali Khan.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Rishi Kapoor married Neetu Singh who was a popular actress of her time. Together they have a son, Ranbir Kapoor and a daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni who is a fashion designer.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • Ranbir Kapoor is now the youngest heartthrob of the nation. He started his career with Sonam Kapoor in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film, 'Saawariya' and has given several hits since then.
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree
  • In pics: The legendary Kapoor family tree