Dimple Kapadia: News

Born on June 8, 1957, Indian actress Dimple Kapadia is one of the leading and most successful actresses of Bollywood. Born in Mumbai to parents belonging to the Ismaili Khoja community, Kapadia studied at St. Joseph’s Convent High School. She was interested in acting from a very young age, and made her debut at the age of 14 years in the 1973 movie ‘Bobby’ which was directed by Raj Kapoor, and starred actor Rishi Kapoor. The movie was a blockbuster hit, and Kapadia’s role as the lead actress was critically lauded. The following year, before the release of ‘Bobby,’ 15-year-old Kapadia married actor Rajesh Khanna, who was then 30-years old. She quit acting at the behest of her husband. Actor Twinkle Khanna and Rinkie Khanna are their daughters. Though not officially divorced, the two separated in 1982. Following their separation, Kapadia made a comeback in Bollywood with the blockbuster hit ‘Saagar’ (1985), starring actors Rishi Kapoor and Kamal Haasan, and directed by Ramesh Sippy. With a career spanning more than 40 years, Kapadia has appeared in more than 50 Bollywood movies, as of 2021. Some of her critically lauded movies include ‘Arjun’ (1985), ‘Allah Rakha’ (1986), ‘Insaniyat Ke Dushman’ (1987), ‘Kaash’ (1987), ‘Ram Lakhan’ (1988), ‘Zakhmi Aurat’ (1988), ‘Krantiveer’ (1994), ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ (2001), ‘Luck By Chance’ (2009), and ‘Patiala House’ (2011) among others. In 2021, she appeared in the Indian political thriller web series ‘Tandav’ along with Saif Ali Khan, Tigmanshu Dhulia, and Sunil Grover. She is the recipient of one National Award, four Filmfare Awards, one Damascus International Film Festival Award, and one Asia-Pacific Film Festival Award. Actor Akshay Kumar is married to her daughter Twinkle Khanna.

23 Jan 2023

Bollywood

'TJMM': Ranbir Kapoor-Shraddha Kapoor promise a quirky tale of love

Luv Ranjan's Tu Jhooti Main Makkar has been in the buzz even before the official title was announced. From behind-the-scenes to looks of the actors, everything was making rounds on social media. Fans were eagerly waiting for the trailer, too.

28 Dec 2022

Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna birthday: Lesser-known facts about 'Mrs. Funnybones'

Actor-writer Twinkle Khanna, who is also popularly known as Mrs. Funnybones based on the title of her first novel by the same name, is celebrating her birthday on Thursday (December 29). Wife of Akshay Kumar, Khanna has gained popularity more for her wittiness than her acting.

26 Jun 2022

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir wraps shooting for Luv Ranjan directorial co-starring Shraddha: Report

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has a busy year ahead with a number of interesting projects.

22 Dec 2021

Saurabh Shukla

'Jab Khuli Kitaab': Saurabh Shukla directs Pankaj Kapur, Dimple Kapadia

Senior actors Dimple Kapadia and Pankaj Kapur are all set to share the screen space.

29 Jul 2021

Bollywood

Yami Gautam finishes shooting for 'A Thursday'

Actor Yami Gautam has completed shooting for her upcoming thriller film A Thursday.

02 Apr 2021

Bollywood

Revisiting 'Tum Milo To Sahi' on its 11th release anniversary

Set around a popular neighborhood eatery facing the danger of getting encroached by a big firm, Tum Milo Toh Sahi gave an ode to human bonds and sensitivity.

'Tandav' row: Supreme Court says freedom of speech 'not absolute'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that freedom of speech is not absolute while hearing petitions seeking a stay on cases filed against the makers of web series Tandav, which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

22 Jan 2021

Lucknow

'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

A team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday visited the residences of Tandav's director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki in Mumbai.

17 Jan 2021

Saif Ali Khan

'Tandav' review: A predictable yet addictive show

Ambition comes with its shades of grey.

16 Jan 2021

Twitter

#BoycottTandav trends: Amazon series accused of mocking Hindu Gods

Just one day after its release, Amazon Prime Video's political-thriller web series Tandav has landed into a controversy for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Hindu community.

05 Jan 2021

Sunil Grover

Ali Abbas Zafar introduces wife Alicia, shares dreamy wedding pictures

Film director Ali Abbas Zafar, who recently tied the knot in a private ceremony, has finally introduced his wife Alicia to his fans and friends.

30 Dec 2020

Karan Johar

Ranbir and Alia are not getting engaged today: Randhir Kapoor

As Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt jet off together to Ranthambore with their families to celebrate the New Year, rumors of their engagement started doing the rounds online.

24 Dec 2020

Mumbai

'Tenet' becomes the most-watched film in India after lockdown

Christopher Nolan-directed Tenet has become the most-watched film in India post the coronavirus-induced lockdown as per the #ShowOffTheYear2020 report by the ticket company BookMyShow.

24 Dec 2020

Karan Johar

Would be married to Alia if not for pandemic: Ranbir

Actor Ranbir Kapoor has finally opened up about his wedding plans with his girlfriend and fellow actor Alia Bhatt.

05 Dec 2020

India

Akshay Kumar shares Christopher Nolan's special note for Dimple Kapadia

Christopher Nolan's Tenet released in India on Friday, and garnered mixed reviews.

03 Dec 2020

India

Ahead of 'Tenet's release, Christopher Nolan speaks about Indian cinema

As India gears up for the release of one of the most awaited movies of 2020, Tenet, its director, legendary filmmaker Christopher Nolan has opened up about his love for Indian cinema.

28 Nov 2020

Twinkle Khanna

Feels like a dream: Dimple Kapadia on working in 'Tenet'

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia, who has enthralled the audience with her movies for years, is excited about the release of her Hollywood film Tenet, which is soon coming to India.

17 Nov 2020

Twitter

Certainly left a scar: Twinkle Khanna's hilarious post on 'Mela'

Twinkle Khanna, who never takes a back seat while mocking her own acting skills, recently took a jibe at her 2000 film Mela, leaving fans in splits.

14 Jun 2020

Batman

'Tenet' and 'Wonder Woman 1984' delayed by Warner Bros.

Bringing an end to months of speculation, Warner Bros. announced that Christopher Nolan's highly-anticipated spy thriller Tenet has been delayed by two weeks.

22 May 2020

United Kingdom

Have you seen the new trailer of Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet'?

The new trailer of Christopher Nolan's ambitious movie, Tenet, is here!

29 Apr 2020

Deepika Padukone

8 Irrfan Khan movies you can stream right now

Irrfan Khan did not merely act in movies. He got under the skin of his characters, he breathed and lived them.

29 Apr 2020

Irrfan Khan

We laughed about you dying: What Irrfan's last director said

The last movie Bollywood's celebrated actor Irrfan Khan worked in was Angrezi Medium. It told the tale of a father, who runs a sweet shop, wanting to get his daughter admitted to a premiere London university.

13 Mar 2020

Irrfan Khan

'Angrezi Medium' review: Irrfan, Dobriyal uplift this otherwise tiresome movie

Irrfan Khan is back. Not that the man was ever gone. But he is now back on screen, after one hell of a personal journey.

11 Mar 2020

Deepika Padukone

5 famous fashion designers of India

India is blessed with immensely talented designers who render exemplary designs to our fashion circuit.

29 Feb 2020

Karan Johar

Amitabh Bachchan is mighty impressed by the 'scintillating' Alia Bhatt

Big B is all praises for the younger generation of Bollywood. After saying great things about his Brahmastra co-star Ranbir Kapoor, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan took to social media once again, this time to appreciate Alia Bhatt, calling her "effervescent" and "supremely talented".

12 Feb 2020

Irrfan Khan

Ahead of 'Angrezi Medium' trailer release, Irrfan shares heart-warming message

Just a day ahead of the trailer launch of his film Angrezi Medium, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has shared an emotional message for his fans, revealing that he won't be able to promote the movie.

17 Nov 2019

Mumbai

Dimple Kapadia quashes health rumors, says her mother is hospitalized

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia has dismissed rumors of her ill health, and said that it's actually her mother Betty who has been hospitalized. However, her health has improved now, she added.

21 Aug 2019

India

Sara, mother Amrita Singh twinning in ethnic ensembles

Ace designer pair Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, who are celebrating their 33rd work anniversary, shared somewhat of a throwback photo of Kedarnath actress Sara Ali Khan and her mother Amrita Singh.

These Bollywood stars are successful entrepreneurs in new avatar

It's common knowledge by now that Shahrukh Khan's wealth doesn't come from films alone.

29 Dec 2018

Akshay Kumar

On Rajesh Khanna's birth-anniversary, Akshay thanks him for 'precious gift'

It's Rajesh Khanna's 76th birth-anniversary today and Akshay Kumar, being the doting family man he is, chose the best way to wish him.

13 Nov 2018

India

Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Brahmastra' gets release date

Director-producer Karan Johar today announced that the first part of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Brahmastra' will hit the theatres in India on Christmas next year.

23 Sep 2018

Soni Razdan

#RIPKalpanaLajmi: Director of 'Rudaali' passes away after battling kidney cancer

Noted filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi passed away on Sunday morning at 61.

08 Sep 2018

Mumbai

Twinkle Khanna wants her movies banned, has logical reason though!

Twinkle Khanna, who has acted in films like 'Barsaat' and 'Mela' among others, is not proud of her work as an actor, as she says, her movies should be banned and hopes that no one watches them.

05 Sep 2018

Celebrity

Did Rishi Kapoor drop a hint about Ranbir-Alia's wedding?

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's love affair isn't a secret anymore. The couple has been dating for around two months now, and there are reports that the two are planning to take their relationship to the next level soon.