Biography of Jeetendra

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Jeetendra was born as 'Ravi Kapoor' on 7th April 1942, in Amritsar, Punjab. He took birth into a business family that dealt in imitation jewelry. He attended St. Sebastian's Goan High School in Girgaum, along with his friend Rajesh Khanna. He also used to visit film studios occasionally, mainly for the purpose of supplying imitation jewelry. Jeetendra got the first major break of his life with Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne, the 1964 film of V Shantaram. However, it was the film 'Farz' (1967) that served as his stepping stone to success. Farz was followed by films like 'Caravan' and 'Humjoli', in which Jeetendra had more dance numbers. His vigorous dancing in the films won him the epithet, 'Jumping Jack of Bollywood'. It was around this time that his movies 'Parichay' (1972) and Khushboo (1975) were released. Though his sensitivity in these films was acclaimed, Jeetendra realized that it was hard core commercial films that formed his forte. He came back with movies like 'Nagin' (1976), 'Dharam Veer' (1977) and 'Badalte Rishtey' and 'Swarg Narak' (1978). The early 1980s saw him starring in 'Apnapan', 'Judaai', 'Asha', 'Pyaasa Sawan', 'Maang Bharo Sajna' and 'Ek Hi Bhool'. He believed that it were the middle class values of his characters that appealed to the audience. In the 1980s, Jitendra was frequently paired up with Sridevi or Jayapradha for remakes of South Indian films by Rama Rao Tatineni, K. Bapayya and K. Raghavendra Rao; included Justice Chaudhry (1982), Mawaali (1983 ...

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Tusshar Kapoor shares his ‘priceless daddy moments with Laksshya’

Single dad Tusshar Kapoor is enjoying the bliss of fatherhood! Just a few days ago, the proud daddy shared a picture of his son Laksshya’s custom-made romper on Instagram. The blue and white horizontal striped romper had the line ‘A Tusshar Kapoor Production 2016’ printed on it. Now, he ha

Tusshar Kapoor’s customised dress for his son Laksshya

Tusshar Kapoor is a proud single father of his little boy Laksshya, born through IVF surrogacy in June this year. The actor has been since keeping busy with his parenting duties. While there have been a few pictures of the baby with his father and grandparents – Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor