7 Evergreen Movies of Dimple Kapadia

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Bobby (1971)

Kapadia debuted opposite Rishi Kapoor in this teenage love story directed by Raj Kapoor, following a young couple from different backgrounds who must contest society's grip to be together.

Saagar (1985)

Kapadia's much-touted comeback film was helmed by Ramesh Sippy, and she played Mona, a young woman caught between the affections of two men and unable to make a clear choice.

Drishti (1990)

In Govind Nihalani's film, Kapadia plays Sandhya, one half of an affluent married couple who go through the trials of urban life after separating and meeting years later.

Rudaali (1993)

In the Kalpana Lajmi film, Kapadia played a woman who, despite having been dealt some of the worst cards in life, is unable to express grief, a facet which becomes a hurdle when she takes on a job as a professional mourner.

Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Kapadia played Tara, an alcoholic architect who pines to see her daughter, from whom she has been forcibly separated by her ex-husband. Tara's life changes when the young artist next door (Akshaye Khanna) becomes her friend, and she ends up shaping much of his life in ways she had never imagined.

Luck by Chance (2009)

Kapadia played Neena Walia, an ageing superstar well past her prime who is grooming her daughter Nikki for success in the film business and also keeping an eye out for those who may prey on her, wary of many after her own experiences.

Finding Fanny (2014)

In the Homi Adajania film, Kapadia played a cantankerous middle-aged woman concerned about her widowed daughter-in-law's life and her own existence in a world that appears to have moved on.

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