Rhea Kapoor (born 5 March 1987) is an Indian film producer.[1][2] She is also the owner of the fashion line Rheson alongside her sister Sonam Kapoor.[3]

Rhea Kapoor
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Kapoor at Elle breast cancer carnival
Born (1987-03-05) 5 March 1987 (age 35)
Alma materNew York University
OccupationFilm producer
Years active2010–present
Spouse(s)
Karan Boolani
(m. 2021)
Parent(s)Anil Kapoor (father)
RelativesSee Surinder Kapoor family

Early and personal lifeEdit

Kapoor is the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor and his wife Sunita, she is the sister of actors Sonam Kapoor and Harshvardhan Kapoor, granddaughter of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor, niece of filmmaker Boney Kapoor and his wives, the late producer Mona Shourie Kapoor and the late actress Sridevi, and actor Sanjay Kapoor. Her cousins are actors Arjun Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor and Mohit Marwah as well as actor Ranveer Singh.[4][5] Kapoor pursued her graduation in "Dramatic literature" from New York University[6]

Kapoor married her partner of 12 years, Karan Boolani, in an intimate wedding at her family's residence in 2021.[7]

CareerEdit

Kapoor started her career as a film producer with Rajshree Ojha's film Aisha in 2010, which starred her sister Sonam and Abhay Deol in leading roles. She later produced the 2014 film Khoobsurat, directed by Shashanka Ghosh, which is an official remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee directed film by the same name.[8] In 2017, she launched the clothing line of Rheson with her sister Sonam Kapoor.

Kapoor has co-produced Veere Di Wedding, which released on 1 June 2018.[9]

FilmographyEdit

As producerEdit

Year Title Producer Notes
2010 Aisha Yes An adaptation of Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma
2014 Khoobsurat Yes Loosely based on the 1980 film Khubsoorat[10]
2018 Veere Di Wedding Yes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rhea Kapoor scouts for locations for next in Tampa Bay". Zeenews.india.com. 3 February 2014. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Anil Kapoor unhappy with daughter Rhea's love story". Mumbai Mirror. 29 May 2013. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Is 'Rheson' Sonam Kapoor's idea? Sister Rhea Kapoor says yes!". The Indian Express. 13 May 2017.
  4. ^ "My girls have grown up watching Disney movies: Anil". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  5. ^ "When B-Town parents give their children a career boost - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 4 February 2014. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  6. ^ I could only visualise Sonam as Aisha: Rhea Indian Express
  7. ^ "Met On Set, I Tried To Bully Her: Karan Boolani's "True Story" Of Falling In Love With Rhea Kapoor". NDTV.com. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  8. ^ Apurva Singh (1 May 2014). "Apurva Singh". indianexpress. Retrieved 2 May 2014.
  9. ^ "'Veere Di Wedding' will release on June 1 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  10. ^ Upala KBR (12 December 2013). "The original 'Khoobsurat' actress Rekha told Sonam Kapoor that she was the best choice for the remake". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 22 July 2014.

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