7 Iconic Roles Played by the Versatile Actor Rishi Kapoor

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Amar Akbar Anthony (1977) - YouTube

This iconic masala film directed by Manmohan Desai featured Rishi Kapoor alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna. Kapoor's performance as Akbar Ilhabadi, a carefree and lovable character, remains memorable.

Mulk (2018) - ZEE5

Rishi Kapoor plays Murad Ali Mohammed and his daughter-in-law work to demonstrate their innocence after their family is accused of having connections to extremist organizations due to Mohammed's son joining a terrorist group.

Kapoor & Sons (2016) - Prime Video

Rishi Kapoor transcends the distracting facial prosthetics to excel as a perceptive patriarch, whose personality is a reactive consequence of who he lives with. 

Prem Rog (1982) - ZEE5

Directed by Raj Kapoor, this romantic drama featured Rishi Kapoor in the role of Devdhar, a young man who falls in love with a widow. His sensitive portrayal of the character earned him critical acclaim and showcased his ability to handle complex emotions on screen.

Karz (1980) - ZEE5

Directed by Subhash Ghai, this musical thriller showcased Rishi Kapoor in a double role, portraying the characters of Monty and Ravi Verma. His performance, particularly in the song sequences, garnered praise and contributed to the film's success.

Bobby (1973) - ZEE5

Directed by Raj Kapoor, this romantic drama marked Rishi Kapoor's debut as a leading actor. His portrayal of the lovestruck Raj Nath earned him widespread acclaim and made him an instant sensation among audiences.

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