Dimple Chunnibhai Kapadia, a stunning beauty with a fair skin was born on June 8, 1957. She is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood films for a long time. She was known for her glamorous looks, and challenging roles. She has done variety of roles spanning from sex symbol icon of Bobby and Saagar to serious roles in Rudaali. Raj Kapoor was the person, who discovered the talent of Dimple and introduced her in the 1973 movie Bobby. She was then only sweet sixteen.
She married actor Rajesh Khanna at the age of 16 and despite the success of Bobby, left the film industry to raise her children (her two daughters, Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna). Her daughter, Twinkle Khanna, married to an actor Akshay Kumar, is also a hot and sexy actress of her time. After the divorce of Dimple and Rajesh, Dimple returned to the film industry in 1985, in the film Saagar, where she once again appeared opposite her Bobby co-star, Rishi Kapoor. A brief role of a topless Kapadia made the film a ontroversial one at the time.
She then did many roles which were bold. Her sex scene with Anil Kapoor in Jaanbaz is still considered to be very bold, but today that scenes does not seems to be as hot as compared to the ones which are featuring at the present time.
Dimple had done many flavors of the roles and also won the National Film Award for Best Actress portrayal of her role in Rudaali in 1993. She was praised for her performance as an alcoholic in Dil Chahta Hai in 2001. In 2006 she starred in her first English-language film Being Cyrus. The elderly Dimple has opted for mature roles of late. Playing either mother or grandmother roles, including a memorable comic performance as a pushy stage mother in "Luck By Chance"
She appeared in many movies as a leading roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s. She also had done various supporting roles afterwards. Bobby (1973), Zakhmi Sher (1984), Manzil Manzil (1984), Saagar (1985), Pataal Bhairavi (1985), Lavaa (1985), Aitbaar (1985), Arjun (1985), Vikram (1986), Allah Rakha (1986), Janbaaz (1986), Insaaf (1987), Insaniyat Ke Dushman (1987), Kaash (1987), Saazish (1988), Mera Shikar (1988), Gunahon Ka Faisla (1988), Bees Saal Baad (1988), Aakhri Adaalat (1988), Kabzaa (1988), Mahaveera (1988), Zakhmi Aurat (1988), Ganga Tere Desh Mein (1988), Ram Lakhan (1989), Action (1989), Touhean (1989), Batwara (1989), Sikka (1989), Shehzaade (1989), Ladaai (1989), Pati Parmeshwar (1990), Kali Ganga (1990), Jai Shiv Shankar (1990), Drishti (1990), Aag Ka Gola (1990), Pyaar Ki Naam Qurbaan (1990), Lekin (1990), Prahaar: The Final Attack (1991), Naramsimha (1991), Mast Kalandar (1991), Haque (1991), Khoon Ka Karz(1991), Dushman Devta (1991), Ajooba (1991), Ranbhoomi (1991), Angaar (1992), Karm Yodha (1992), Dil Aashna Hai (1992), Rudaali (1993), Gunaah (1993), Aaj Kie Aurat (1993), Gardish (1993), Pathreela Raasta (1994), Krantiveer (1994), Antareen (1994), Share Bazaar (1997), Agni Chakra (1997), Mrityudaata (1997), 2001 (1998), Laawaris (1999), Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain (1999), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Leela (2002), Hum Kaun Hai? (2004), Pyaar Mein Twist (2005), Being Cyrus (2006), Banaras - A Mystic Love Story (2006), Luck by Chance (2008), Jumbo (2008).