Jeetendra

Date of Birth : 7 April 1942
Birthname : Ravi Kapoor
Nickname : Jumpin’ Jack
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Mini Biography :
Ravi Kapoor was born in a business family that dealt with imitation jewelery. While supplying jewelry to V. Shantaram, he was cast as Sandhya’s double in the 1959 movie ‘Navrang’.

His first break as a Bollywood leading man came in ‘Geet Gaya Patharon Ne’. Although Ravi Kapoor was born on April 7, 1942, Jeetendra birth’s took place in 1964.

Ravi had met his present wife, Shobha, when she was only 14. She completed school, went to college, and was employed as an Air Hostess with British Airways. It was not until the release of ‘Bidaai” (opposite Leena Chandavarkar) on October 18, 1974, that Jeetendra and Shobha decided to get married, which they did in a simple ceremony on at Janki Kutir with only a few family and friends present (Gulzar, and Sanjeev Kumar amongst the noted celebrities). The marriage was arranged hastily, as even Shobha’s mom, who was in Japan at that time, could not attend.

Shobha gave birth to a daughter, Ekta, and subsequently to a son, Tusshar. While Ekta became a producer of TV serials, mostly starting with ‘K’, Tusshar followed in his dad’s footsteps. Ekta and Ravi run a production company by the name of Balaji Films, and have produced 5 Bollywood movies, 2 of which have Tusshar in the lead role. Their TV productions are usually in Hindi or Tamil languages.

Jeetendra, known for his t-shirt suit, and white shoes, nicknamed ‘jumping jack’, starred in over 200 movies, spanning from 1959 to 2005 ‘Ho Jaata Hai Pyaar’. He made a guest appearance in a TV serial ‘Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thee’.

Jeetendra has acted opposite Mumtaz, Jaya Pradha, Sridevi, Komal, Hema Malini, Babita, Jaya Bhaduri, Reena Roy, Saira Banu, Rekha, Neetu Singh, Moushumi Chatterjee, Bhanupriya, Madhavi, Anita Raaj.

Whether running around trees, singing songs, or playing serious characters (Parichay, Khushboo, Dulhan), Jeetendra has always proved himself as an excellent actor, a family man, whose marriage is still intact, and someone who has yet to be involved in any controversy. Many feel that the era of the tall, handsome, idealistic heroes (Dharmendra, Rajendra Kumar, etc.) is an era that will forever remain etched in people’s memories.


Filmography :

  1. Ho Jaata Hai Pyaar (2005)
  2. Kucch To Hai (2003)
  3. Mother (1999)
  4. Krishna Arjun (1997)
  5. Mahaanta (1997)
  6. Chupp (1997)
  7. Dharma Karma (1997)
  8. Judge Mujrim (1997)
  9. Lav Kush (1997)
  10. Dushman Duniya Ka (1996)
  11. Hum Sab Chor Hain (1995)
  12. Kalyug Ke Avtaar (1995)
  13. Janam Kundli (1995)
  14. Paapi Devataa (1995) (as Jitendra)
  15. Zamaana Deewana (1995)
  16. Ghar Ki Izzat (1994)
  17. Chauraha (1994)
  18. Udhaar Ki Zindagi (1994)
  19. Santaan (1993)
  20. Khal-Naaikaa (1993)
  21. Rang (1993)
  22. Bhookamp (1993)
  23. Aaj Kie Aurat (1993)
  24. Aadmi Khilona Hai (1993)
  25. Aasoo Bane Angaarey (1993)
  26. Geetanjali (1993/I)
  27. Prateeksha (1993)
  28. Tahqiqaat (1993)
  29. Insaaf Ki Devi (1992)
  30. Maa (1992)
  31. Ranbhoomi (1991)
  32. Shiv Ram (1991)
  33. Sapnon Ka Mandir (1991)
  34. Thanedaar (1990)
  35. Nyay Anyay (1990)
  36. Amiri Garibi (1990)
  37. Aaj Ke Shahenshah (1990)
  38. Hatimtai (1990)
  39. Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai (1990)
  40. Sheshnaag (1990)
  41. Taqdeer Ka Tamasha (1990)
  42. Zahreelay (1990)
  43. Aag Se Khelenge (1989)
  44. Souten Ki Beti (1989)
  45. Asmaan Se Ooncha (1989)
  46. Dav Pech (1989)
  47. Kasam Vardi Ki (1989)
  48. Majboor (1989)
  49. Nafrat Ki Aandhi (1989)
  50. Tamacha (1988)
  51. Kanwarlal (1988)
  52. Mar Mitenge (1988)
  53. Mulzim (1988)
  54. Sone Pe Suhaaga (1988)
  55. Insaf Ki Pukar (1987)
  56. Himmat Aur Mehanat (1987)
  57. Jaan Hatheli Pe (1987)
  58. Sindoor (1987)
  59. Madadgar (1987)
  60. Majaal (1987)
  61. Apne Apne (1987)
  62. Aulad (1987)
  63. Khudgarz (1987)
  64. Aisa Pyaar Kahan (1986)
  65. Locket (1986)
  66. Swarag Se Sunder (1986)
  67. Jaal (1986)
  68. Aag Aur Shola (1986)
  69. Bond 303 (1986)
  70. Dharam Adhikari (1986)
  71. Dosti Dushmani (1986)
  72. Ghar Sansar (1986)
  73. Sadaa Suhagan (1986)
  74. Singhasan (1986)
  75. Suhagan (1986)
  76. Sanjog (1985)
  77. Pataal Bhairavi (1985)
  78. Balidaan (1985)
  79. Sarfarosh (1985)
  80. Nishan (1985)
  81. Haqeeqat (1985)
  82. Hoshiyar (1985)
  83. Mera Saathi (1985)
  84. Tohfa (1984)
  85. Akalmand (1984)
  86. The Gold Medal (1984)
  87. Haisiyat (1984)
  88. Kaamyaab (1984)
  89. Maqsad (1984)
  90. Qaidi (1984)
  91. Yeh Desh (1984)
  92. Zakhmi Sher (1984)
  93. Mawaali (1983)
  94. Justice Chaudhury (1983)
  95. Jaani Dost (1983)
  96. Prem Tapasya (1983)
  97. Arpan (1983)
  98. Himmatwala (1983)
  99. Deedar-E-Yaar (1982)
  100. Dharam Kanta (1982)
  101. Apna Bana Lo (1982)
  102. Raaste Pyar Ke (1982)
  103. Anokha Bandan (1982)
  104. Badle Ki Aag (1982)
  105. Chorni (1982)
  106. Farz Aur Kanoon (1982)
  107. Insaan (1982)
  108. Jeeo Aur Jeene Do (1982)
  109. Mehndi Rang Layegi (1982)
  110. Samraat (1982)
  111. Khoon Ka Rishta (1981)
  112. Meri Aawaz Suno (1981)
  113. Ek Hi Bhool (1981)
  114. Pyaasa Sawan (1981)
  115. Khoon Aur Paani (1981)
  116. Jyoti (1981)
  117. Mosambi Narangi (1981)
  118. Raksha (1981)
  119. Shakka (1981)
  120. Sharada (1981)
  121. Waqt Ki Deewar (1981)
  122. Neeyat (1980)
  123. Jal Mahal (1980)
  124. Jyoti Bane Jwala (1980)
  125. Aasha (1980)
  126. Aap Ke Deewane (1980)
  127. The Burning Train (1980)
  128. Judaai (1980)
  129. Maang Bharo Sajana (1980)
  130. Nishana (1980)
  131. Takkar (1980)
  132. Hum Tere Ashiq Hain (1979)
  133. Aatish (1979)
  134. Jaani Dushman (1979)
  135. Khandaan (1979)
  136. Lok Parlok (1979)
  137. Love in Canada (1979)
  138. Dil Aur Deewar (1978)
  139. Badaltey Rishtey (1978)
  140. Karmayogi (1978)
  141. Nalayak (1978)
  142. Swarg Narak (1978)
  143. Tumhari Kasam (1978)
  144. Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein (1977)
  145. Apnapan (1977)
  146. Dharam Veer (1977)
  147. Dildaar (1977)
  148. Ek Hi Raasta (1977)
  149. Jay Vejay (1977)
  150. Kasum Khoon Ki (1977)
  151. Kinara (1977)
  152. Priyatama (1977)
  153. Zamaanat (1977)
  154. Udhar Ka Sindur (1976)
  155. Nagin (1976)
  156. Santan (1976)
  157. Khushboo (1975)
  158. Aakhri Dao (1975)
  159. Rani Aur Lalpari (1975)
  160. Umar Qaid (1975)
  161. Bidaai (1974)
  162. Dulhan (1974)
  163. Gehri Chaal (1973)
  164. Anokhi Ada (1973)
  165. Jaise Ko Taisa (1973)
  166. Roop Tera Mastana (1972) (as Jeetender)
  167. Parichay (1972)
  168. Bhai Ho To Aisa (1972)
  169. Ek Bechara (1972)
  170. Ek Hasina Do Diwane (1972)
  171. Garam Masala (1972) (uncredited)
  172. Sazaa (1972)
  173. Shaadi Ke Baad (1972)
  174. Yaar Mera (1972)
  175. Banphool (1971)
  176. Bikhare Moti (1971)
  177. Caravan (1971)
  178. Chaahat (1971)
  179. Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari (1971)
  180. Kathputli (1971)
  181. Maa Aur Mamta (1970)
  182. Himmat (1970)
  183. Humjoli (1970)
  184. Jawab (1970)
  185. Khilona (1970)
  186. Mere Humsafar (1970)
  187. Naya Raasta (1970)
  188. Anmol Moti (1969)
  189. Badi Didi (1969)
  190. Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke (1969)
  191. Do Bhai (1969)
  192. Jeene Ki Raah (1969)
  193. Jigri Dost (1969)
  194. Vishwas (1969)
  195. Waris (1969)
  196. Aulad (1968)
  197. Mere Huzoor (1968)
  198. Parivaar (1968)
  199. Suhag Raat (1968)
  200. Boond Jo Ban Gayi Moti (1967)
  201. Farz (1967)
  202. Gunahon Ka Devta (1967)
  203. Geet Gaaya Pattharonne (1964)
Nomination And Awards
Filmfare Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2003 - Lifetime Achievement Award

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