Dimple Kapadia life and biography

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Dimple Kapadia biography

Date of birth : 1957-06-08
Date of death : -
Birthplace : India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-07-12
Credited as : Bollywood actress, ,

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Dimple Kapadia is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood films. She was known for her glamorous looks, sex appeal and challenging roles. She has done variety of roles spanning from sex symbol icon of Bobby and Saagar to serious roles in Rudaali.

Career:
She was discovered by Raj Kapoor, who introduced her in the 1973 movie Bobby. She was only sixteen at the time. She had recently married to Hindi film superstar Rajesh Khanna and despite the enormous success of Bobby, left the film industry to raise her children.

After a divorce, she returned to the film industry in 1985, in the film Saagar, where she once again appeared opposite her Bobby co-star, Rishi Kapoor. Saagar featured a brief nude scene for Ms. Kapadia, which was very controversial at the time.

She appeared in many movies throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. She won the National Film Award for Best Actress portrayal of her role in Rudaali. Recently she was praised for her performance as an alcoholic in Dil Chahta Hai in 2001. In 2005 she once again starred with Rishi Kapoor in Pyaar Mein Twist. This was twenty years since their last on-screen pairing, and thirty-two years since their first.

Personal life
Ms. Kapadia was born the elder daughter of Gujarati entrepreneur Chunnibhai Kapadia and his wife Betty. Ms. Kapadia had married actor Rajesh Khanna six months before the release of her first film, Bobby. She then retired from acting for twelve years to raise her daughters Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna.
After a divorce from Khanna in 1980, she returned to acting. Her daughters Twinkle and Rinke also became actresses, as did her sister Simple Kapadia. She has previously dated the hunsum actor Sunny Deol.

Awards
1973 - Filmfare Best Actress Award, Rakhi
1985 - Filmfare Best Actress Award, Saagar
1993 - National Film Awards for Best Actress, Rudaali
1994 - Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award, Krantiveer

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