Known as an actor, producer and director, Rajiv Kapoor started his career in 1981 as an assistant director in the film ‘Premarog’ under his father Raj Kapoor. In 1983, he wrote ‘Ek
He made his acting debut in the film ‘Jaan Hai Hum’. He got the lead role in Raj Kapoor directed film ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ released in 1984.
The film became a superhit. However, in this film, actress Mandakini got more discussion than Rajiv. Unlike his brothers Randhir and Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv did not have a successful legacy of acting. Released in 1990, ‘Jimmedar’ is considered to be his last film as an actor. After this film, he quit acting and turned to filmmaking. In 1991, Rajiv’s film ‘Heena’ was released.
In 1996, he directed the film Premgranth with Rishi Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit. In later times r. K. Rajiv, who carried the banner on his shoulders, had made the film ‘Aa Ab Laut Chale’ in 1999.
Rajiv Kapoor, who has kept himself away from films for the last 30 years, has acted in the film ‘Tulsidas Jr.’ produced by Ashutosh Gowariker. This is his last film.