EARLY LIFE :
Aditya Raj Kapoor was born on 1st July 1956 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
He is the son of the late actor Shammi Kapoor and actress Geeta Bali.
He is the grandson of actor Prithviraj Kapoor and cousin of actors Rishi Kapoor, Karan Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. He is an uncle to actors Ranbir Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.
After finishing his education, Kapoor started his professional career as an assistant director with his uncle Raj Kapoor for the 1973 romantic film Bobby After that; he worked as an assistant director in films like Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978), Geraftaar (1985), Saajan (1991), Dil Tera Aashiq (1993), Papi Gudia (1996) and Aarzoo (1999). After a hiatus from Bollywood, Kapoor returned as writer and director of Don’t Stop Dreaming and Sambar Salsa (both 2007).
Kapoor’s first significant role as an actor came with Jagmohan Mundhra’s Chase (2010). Previously he had appeared in minor roles in Satyam Shivam Sundaram – where he was Shashi Kapoor’s body double and Dil Tera Aashiq. Following Chase, he played the role of a businessman who fell in love with a prostitute in Mumbai 118. Kapoor also starred in Diwangi Ne Had Kar Di (2010), Isi Life Mein (2010), Say Yes to Love (2012) and Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 (2011). In 2014 he participated in the bike-ride India Hai, which covered several Indian states and some nearby countries like Nepal and Bhutan. The same year, Kapoor appeared in the Ashutosh Gowariker-directed television series Everest. He also owns a truck and warehouse business. His construction company has developed Fantasy Land amusement parks in Mumbai and Appu Ghar in Delhi.
PERSONAL LIFE :
Aditya Raj Kapoor is married to Priti Kapoor and has two children, a son named Vishwapratap Raj Kapoor and a daughter named Tulsi Kapoor.