Born June 8th, 1957, Dimple Kapadia is an Indian actress best known for her title role in Raj Kapoor’s hit teen romance Bobby. After being discovered at the age of 14, Kapadia subsequently retired after marrying Indian Actor Rajesh Khanna. She focused on raising her two daughters and returned to acting in 1984 after her divorce. From a young age, Kapadia aspired to be an actress, calling herself, “film crazy.” Her father used to be a socialite and had contacts with several people from the industry. In 1971, when Raj Kapoor was looking for a new young actress to play the lead role in his teen romance film, he was referred to Kapadia. This film was a major mainstream success, and Dimple Kapadia was greatly praised for her performance. She went on the win the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Over the course of her career, Kapadia has been nominated for 5 awards and has won a total of 8 awards. She has also been praised for her fashion style and her commitment to work and create an image for herself. Although her career has constantly seen her being pressurized to rely on her perceived beauty and sex appeal, Dimple Kapadia has been keen to avoid stereotypes and expand her range for which she has been praised and credited by some of the most reputable figures in the industry.
The CHDS – Radio Dil Se Team would like to wish her a very Happy Vaala Birthday! To mark this momentous occasion for such a remarkable personality, we will be having a Dimple Kapadia special from 10-11am EST and 5-6pm Est. Subsequently after the show, we will also be having our daily sizzlers, so stay tuned for that as well.