Jeetendra Net Worth 2021: $200 Million ( Rs 1500 Crores inr )
Jeetendra net worth: Jeetendra is an Indian actor and producer who has a net worth of $200 million. Jeetendra was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India in April 1942. He is the chairman of Balaji Telefilms, ALT Entertainment, and Balaji Motion Pictures. Jeetendra is known for his dancing in addition to acting. He has more than 250 acting credits to his name.
Jeetendra (born Ravi Kapoor on 7 April 1942) is an Indian actor and producer, known for his work in Hindi films. Famous for his dancing, he was awarded a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 and the Screen Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. He is known for his appearance in the remakes of Telugu films during the 1980s, in which he was frequently cast opposite Sridevi and Jaya Prada. He also serves as the chairman of the Balaji Telefilms, Balaji Motion Pictures and ALT Entertainment.
Jeetendra was born in a Punjabi Khatri family as Ravi Kapoor in Amritsar, Punjab, to Amarnath and Krishna Kapoor, whose business dealt with imitation jewellery, supplied to film industry. He attended St. Sebastian’s Goan High School in Girgaum, Mumbai with his friend Rajesh Khanna and then studied at Siddharth College in Mumbai. While supplying jewellery to V. Shantaram, he was cast as Sandhya’s character’s double in the 1959 movie Navrang.
Jeetendra had met his wife, Shobha, when she was only 14. She completed school, went to college, and was employed as an Air Hostess with British Airways. When Jeetendra was struggling between 1960–66 to establish himself as an actor, he was in a relationship with Shobha and she was his girlfriend until 1972.
It was not until the release of Bidaai on 18 October 1974, that Jeetendra and Shobha decided to get married, which they did in a simple ceremony at Janki Kutir with only a few family members and friends present (Gulzar, Rajesh Khanna and Sanjeev Kumar amongst the noted celebrities).In her authorized biography, Hema Malini claimed that they almost got married, but she backed out.
Jeetendra won a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2003. In 2005 he won the Screen Lifetime Achievement Award. His big break came in the film Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne by V. Shantaram in 1964. Jeetendra’s career was propelled by starring in the film Farz in 1967. He has also been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in film personalities, a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Zee Gold Bollywood Movie Awards, the “Legend of Indian Cinema” Award, the Sansui Television Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is married to producer Shobha Kapoor.