In pics: The Prithviraj Kapoor family tree

Movies | | January 23, 2012, 3:22 pm
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Raj Kapoor's second son, Rishi Kapoor is married to actress Neetu Singh.

Raj Kapoor's second son, Rishi Kapoor is married to actress Neetu Singh.

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Proud Prithviraj Kapoor with Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor.

Proud Prithviraj Kapoor with Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor.

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In 1971, Raj Kapoor launched his eldest son Randhir Kapoor with 'Kal Aaj Aur Kal'.

In 1971, Raj Kapoor launched his eldest son Randhir Kapoor with 'Kal Aaj Aur Kal'.

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Prithviraj Kapoor's second son Shammi Kapoor who's better known as the 'Yahoo' actor got married to actress Geeta Bali. They had two kids together, Aditya and Kanchan. In 1965, Geeta died of small pox.

Prithviraj Kapoor's second son Shammi Kapoor who's better known as the 'Yahoo' actor got married to actress Geeta Bali. They had two kids together, Aditya and Kanchan. In 1965, Geeta died of small pox.

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After breaking her engagement with Abhishek Bachchan, Karisma Kapoor married industrialist Sanjay Kapur. Karisma is now a mother of two, daughter Samaira and son Kiaan.

After breaking her engagement with Abhishek Bachchan, Karisma Kapoor married industrialist Sanjay Kapur. Karisma is now a mother of two, daughter Samaira and son Kiaan.

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Ranbir Kapoor is one of the most successful Bollywood actors at the moment. With his latest hit film 'Rockstar', Ranbir is busy collecting accolades these days.

Ranbir Kapoor is one of the most successful Bollywood actors at the moment. With his latest hit film 'Rockstar', Ranbir is busy collecting accolades these days.

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Prithviraj Kapoor's eldest son, Raj Kapoor became one of the most popular actors in the film industry. At the age of 24, he established his own studio known as R.K. Films.

Prithviraj Kapoor's eldest son, Raj Kapoor became one of the most popular actors in the film industry. At the age of 24, he established his own studio known as R.K. Films.

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Ranbir's sister Riddhima Kapoor, who's a designer by profession is married to Delhi based businessman Bharat.

Ranbir's sister Riddhima Kapoor, who's a designer by profession is married to Delhi based businessman Bharat.

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Raj Kapoor was married to Krishna Kapoor, sister of actors Rajendra Nath and Prem Nath. They had five kids together, Randhir, Rishi, Rajiv, Ritu and Reema.



Raj Kapoor passed away in 1988.

Raj Kapoor was married to Krishna Kapoor, sister of actors Rajendra Nath and Prem Nath. They had five kids together, Randhir, Rishi, Rajiv, Ritu and Reema. Raj Kapoor passed away in 1988.

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After co-starring with her in 'Kal Aaj Aur Kal' Randhir got married to Babita. They have two daughters, Karisma and Kareena who also joined the film industry.

After co-starring with her in 'Kal Aaj Aur Kal' Randhir got married to Babita. They have two daughters, Karisma and Kareena who also joined the film industry.

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Rima is Raj Kapoor's second daughter.

Rima is Raj Kapoor's second daughter.

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Rishi and Neetu have two children, Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor.

Rishi and Neetu have two children, Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor.

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Initially, Randhir wasn't in favor of his daughters joining the film industry.

Initially, Randhir wasn't in favor of his daughters joining the film industry.

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Prithviraj's youngest son Shashi Kapoor also joined Bollywood. He was married to English actress Jennifer Kendal. He had three children with Kendal, Karan, Kunal and Sanjana.

Prithviraj's youngest son Shashi Kapoor also joined Bollywood. He was married to English actress Jennifer Kendal. He had three children with Kendal, Karan, Kunal and Sanjana.

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In 1969, Shammi Kapoor married Neela Devi Gohil from the former royal family of Bhavnagar in Gujarat. He passed away on 14 August 2011.

In 1969, Shammi Kapoor married Neela Devi Gohil from the former royal family of Bhavnagar in Gujarat. He passed away on 14 August 2011.

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Karisma's younger sister Kareena Kapoor is riding high with her Bollywood success. She is also dating actor Saif Ali Khan.

Karisma's younger sister Kareena Kapoor is riding high with her Bollywood success. She is also dating actor Saif Ali Khan.

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Indian film actor, producer and director Rajiv Kapoor is the youngest son of Raj Kapoor. He has acted in only 13 films and has not been really lucky in Bollywood. In 2001, he married an architect Aarti Sabharal, but they separated after two years.

Indian film actor, producer and director Rajiv Kapoor is the youngest son of Raj Kapoor. He has acted in only 13 films and has not been really lucky in Bollywood. In 2001, he married an architect Aarti Sabharal, but they separated after two years.

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(L-R) Krishna Raj Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor with Ritu Nanda. Ritu is Raj Kapoor's eldest daughter.

(L-R) Krishna Raj Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor with Ritu Nanda. Ritu is Raj Kapoor's eldest daughter.

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Five generations of the Kapoor family have been associated with Bollywood. Let's have a look at Bollywood's first family

Five generations of the Kapoor family have been associated with Bollywood. Let's have a look at Bollywood's first family

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Sanjana has been running the Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai since 1993. She is married to famous tiger conservationist, Valmik Thapar and they have a son too.

Sanjana has been running the Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai since 1993. She is married to famous tiger conservationist, Valmik Thapar and they have a son too.

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Late Shammi Kapoor with his son Aditya Raj Kapoor.

Late Shammi Kapoor with his son Aditya Raj Kapoor.

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At the age 17, Prithviraj got married to Ramsarni Mehra. Their three sons Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor also made it big in Bollywood. The couple also had one daughter, Urmila Sial.

At the age 17, Prithviraj got married to Ramsarni Mehra. Their three sons Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor also made it big in Bollywood. The couple also had one daughter, Urmila Sial.

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Prithviraj Kapoor started his career with the film industry during silent films era. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1971. 

His five generations have been associated with the Hindi film industry. He passed away in 1972.

Prithviraj Kapoor started his career with the film industry during silent films era. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1971. His five generations have been associated with the Hindi film industry. He passed away in 1972.

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Ritu Nanda and Rajan Nanda's son Nikhil is married to Shweta Bachchan, daughter of actor Amitabh Bachchan.

Ritu Nanda and Rajan Nanda's son Nikhil is married to Shweta Bachchan, daughter of actor Amitabh Bachchan.

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Shammi Kapoor's daughter Kanchan Desai. She is married to Ketan Desai, son of Manmohan Desai.

Shammi Kapoor's daughter Kanchan Desai. She is married to Ketan Desai, son of Manmohan Desai.

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After trying his luck in Bollywood, Kunal set up his own company, Adfilm-Valas. He started producing and directing television commercials.

Karan also starred in many films like 'Junoon' and 'Sultanat'. He did many modeling assignments too. He has now become a photographer and stays in London.

After trying his luck in Bollywood, Kunal set up his own company, Adfilm-Valas. He started producing and directing television commercials. Karan also starred in many films like 'Junoon' and 'Sultanat'. He did many modeling assignments too. He has now become a photographer and stays in London.