Simple Kapadia Wiki, Biography, Death, Hometown, Siblings, Parents, Education, Career, and Interesting facts

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Simple Kapadia Wiki, Biography, Death, Hometown, Siblings, Parents, Education, Career, and Interesting facts

Born
15 August 1958
Death
10 November 2009
Son
Karan Kapadia
Occupation
Actress and Costume Designer

Biography of Simple Kapadia

Simple Kapadia was an Indian actress who primarily worked in Hindi films and was also an accomplished costume designer. Her acting career spanned between 1987 to 2009.

Simple Kapadia

She was born on 15 August 1958 (age 51 Years; at the time of death) in Mumbai, India.

Physical Statistics

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Weight (approx.): 70 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family

Parents

Her father’s name is Chunibhai Kapadia, and her mother’s name is Bitti, who was known as “Betty.” Her father was a Gujarati businessman. The renowned Indian actress Dimple Kapadia is her sister, and veteran Indian actor Rajesh Khanna was her brother-in-law.

Simple and Dimple Kapadia

Simple and Dimple Kapadia

She had a brother named Suhail Kapadia aka Munna.

Husband & Children

She was married to Rajinder Singh Shetty. The couple has a son named Karan. Rajinder Singh Shetty, a Sikh Sardar, and Simple Kapadia wed in 1992, but their union was only short-lived. Karan is an actor and assistant director in the Indian film industry and is best known for his roles in the movies Raavan, Raavanan, and Talaash (2012).

A picture of Karan Kapadia

A picture of Karan Kapadia

Career

Acting

At the age of 18, she made her acting debut in the 1977 movie Anurodh as Sumitha Mathur opposite her brother-in-law, actor Rajesh Khanna. In 1981, she appeared in the films Shakka and Chakravyuha alongside Indian actor Jeetendra. She appeared in Lootmaar, Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai, Jeevan Dhaara, and Dulha Bikta Hai in supporting roles. She co-starred with Shekhar Suman in the 1985 art movie Rehguzar. In 1987, her final acting role was in an item song for Parakh.

Read some popular Simple Kapadia movies:

1977: Anurodh

1978: Chakravyuha

1979: Ahsaas and Kizakkum Merkum Sandhikarana

1980: Man Pasand and Lootmaar

1981: Shakka, Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai, and Parakh

1982: Dulha Bikta Hai, Jeevan Dhaara, and Tumhare Bina

1984: Hum Rahe Na Hum

1985: Rehguzar

1986: Pyaar Ke Do Pal

Costume Designer

She designed costumes for many Indian actors including Sunny Deol, Tabu, Amrita Singh, Sridevi, and Priyanka Chopra. She received a national award in 1994 for Rudaali’s costumes.

Awards

In 1994, Simple Kapadia earned the National Film Award for Best Costume Design for the Indian film Rudaali.

Death

She received a cancer diagnosis in 2006, yet she went on in her career as a costume designer until her death in 2009. Simple Kapadia died of cancer on 10 November 2009 at the age of 51 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Interesting Facts

  • She is the sister of Dimple, who has two daughters named Twinkle Khanna Rinke Khanna. Dimple has two children.
  • She made her acting debut with the film Anurodh in 1977.
    The poster of the movie Anurodh

    The poster of the movie Anurodh

  • Reem Kapadia, a sister of Dimple and Simple, passed away from a drug overdose. She made her acting debut in the movie Anurodh opposite Rajesh Khanna, her brother-in-law.
  • Rajesh Khanna was a popular Hindi-language movie actor, producer, and politician from India. He is also famous with the name “First Superstar of Bollywood” in the Indian entertainment industry.
    A childhood image of Twinkle Khanna with Rajesh Khanna

    A childhood image of Twinkle Khanna with Rajesh Khanna

  • Karan Kapadia shared his childhood memories with his aunt and sisters, saying, “Dimple Kapadia is now my mother.”
    Simple Kapadia and Dimple Kapadia during their childhood days

    Simple Kapadia and Dimple Kapadia during their childhood days

More Facts Related to the Life of Simple Kapadia-

  • Dimple and her nephew Karan were seen dancing to Tere Bina in June 2023. Twinkle Khanna shared the song on social media.
    Dimple Kapadia and Karan Kapadia are seen grooving to his new song Tere Bina

    Dimple Kapadia and Karan Kapadia are seen grooving to his new song Tere Bina

  • From 1976 to 1980, Zeenat Aman shared the title of the highest-paid Bollywood actress with Hema Malini.
    Zeenat Aman in conversation with Dimple Kapadia

    Zeenat Aman in conversation with Dimple Kapadia

  • Rinke Khanna used to be called Wrinkle Khanna before changing her name to Rinke.
    Rinke Khanna

    Rinke Khanna

Many Facts About Simple Kapadia Continues…

  • In Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand in 1971, Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan collaborated for the first time.
    After Namak Haraam, the superstar status belonged to Amitabh Bachchan

    After Namak Haraam, the superstar status belonged to Amitabh Bachchan

  • In 1999, while working on the movie International Khiladi, Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna met and developed feelings for each other. They fell in love. Dimple, the mother of Twinkle, and Akshay are good friends.
    Twinkle Khanna with Akshay Khanna

    Twinkle Khanna with Akshay Khanna

  • After appearing in more than 20 films, she left working in films in 1987 after performing an item song in the film “Parakh.” Later on, Simple Kapadia changed his career direction and started working as a costume designer in Bollywood. She was honoured with a national award for her work on the costumes for the film “Rudaali” after achieving significant success and recognition in this profession.
  • Dimple Kapadia made her acting debut at age 16. Raj Kapoor introduced her in his 1973 teen love story Bobby. She received the Best Actress Filmfare Award. Dimple married Rajesh Khanna, an actor who was 15 years older than her when she was just 16 years old.
    Dimple on her wedding day

    Dimple on her wedding day

At the age of 94, renowned actress Sulochana Latkar passed away. On  June 2023, Amitabh Bachchan, Asha Parekh, and Sameer Vidwans shared their heartfelt condolences on social media.

 

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