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From Living In Raj Kapoor Garage To Owning A Private Jet

Raj Kapoor was the best actor and director in Hindi cinema. He acted in and made many great films. Though he passed away in 1988, he is still remembered today.

Raj Kapoor was known for his generosity. He helped a Bollywood superstar’s family a lot and even let them live in his garage. Let’s find out who that superstar is.

Before revealing the superstar’s name, here’s a childhood picture. Many children are in the photo, including a future superstar. The child in the right corner is Anil Kapoor. Anil’s older brother, producer Boney Kapoor, shared this picture on his social media in 2020. In the photo, Anil is posing for the camera while eating.

Anil Kapoor’s late father, Surinder Kapoor, was a film producer who made many movies. When Surinder moved to Mumbai with his family, they had no place to stay. They lived in Raj Kapoor’s garage before renting a room. Anil’s father, Surinder, and Raj Kapoor’s father, Prithviraj Kapoor, were cousins.

Few people know that Anil Kapoor began his career as a lead actor in Telugu cinema, not Hindi cinema. He starred in the 1980 Telugu film ‘Vamsa Vriksham’. Before this, he had a supporting role in the 1979 Bollywood film ‘Humare Tumhare’. Anil also did supporting roles in three more films before playing the lead in the 1983 Bollywood film ‘Woh Saat Din’.

Anil Kapoor leads a luxurious life and owns a private jet. According to Pinkvilla, he earns Rs 1 crore monthly and has a net worth of Rs 134 crore. He owns a luxurious house in Juhu, Mumbai, worth Rs 30 crore. Currently hosting Bigg Boss OTT 3, Anil charges Rs 2 crore per episode.