The veteran and beautiful actress Neetu Kapoor was born in Delhi on 8th July 1958. Many people are unaware of the fact that her real name is Harmeet Kaur. In the Hindi film industry, Neetu Kapoor debuted as a child artist. As a child artist, she appeared in several films, including Sooraj, Do Dooni Chaar, Waris, and Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani. It was a pleasure to see Neetu Kapoor’s performance on the silver screen.
Neetu Kapoor commenced her career as a lead actress in the film Rikshawala, directed by her husband Late Rishi Kapoor’s brother Randhir Kapoor. The film was released in 1973. Despite the mediocre box office results, Neetu Kapoor’s performance won her high praise from the audience. In the following years, she appeared in many illustrious films such as Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Adalat, Amar Akbar Anthony, Dharam Veer, Jani Dushman, and Kala Patthar.
Neither Neetu Kapoor’s professional nor personal life remained hidden from the public. Unlike most other love stories, Rishi Kapoor’s and Neetu’s love tale has been quite different. In 1974, Rishi Kapoor starred in the film ‘Zehreela Insaan’ with Neetu Singh. At that time Neetu was only 14 years old. It was Rishi who teased Neetu a lot while on the sets, which made Neetu Singh irritated. However, slowly, this quarrel between the two turned into love them.
Every relationship has its ups and downs, and so it was in Neetu and Rishi Kapoor’s relationship. Once, this Bollywood couple broke up. It happened during the filming of ‘Jhootha Kahin Ka’ in 1979. There was a breakup between Neetu Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor during that time. Neetu Kapoor appeared to be in a bad state of mind and was crying because these two weren’t even talking to one another.
This incident was confirmed by Late Rishi Kapoor himself in one of the interviews. The love story of Neetu Kapoor and Late Rishi Kapoor has a special place in our hearts. Their sweet quarrel always made us smile. Moreover, Rishi Kapoor used to write Telegram to Neetu Kapoor in those days.