Aditya Raj Kapoor is a retired businessman, part time actor and now a full time biker. He is the son of actor Shammi Kapoor and actress Geeta Bali.
Blood Group: B+
Country of Origin: Republic of India
Present City: Goa
Spouse’s name: Priti
Kids: Vishu (M) and Tulsi (F)
Career mix: Warehousing, Gas stove sales, Video studio, Amusement Parks, Digital Education, Fashion School, TV, Films, Writer.
Hobbies: Cooking, Salsa, Charcoal art, Cajon.
Royal Enfield Classic. 500CC.
Blood group: Ride+
Triumph Bonneville T100
Blood group: Ride++
0 to 20
Studied at Lawrence School, Sanawar – Simla
Campion School – Mumbai
Education: 10th std pass
Work: Started working at age 17, at R.K. Studios-Chembur to Film Director Raj Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor.
Did the following films as an assistant director:
- Dharam Karam
- Satyam Shivam Sunderam
21 to 40
Yogendra Madhavlal and Company/Mumbai: Worked as an apprentice in an Export firm, involved in Merchant Exports. Products handled: Footwear, Terry Towels, Handicraft, Wooden Curtain Rings.
Escorts Ltd/Delhi: Worked as an apprentice to Mr. Rajan Nanda and got involved in their new Company: Niky Tasha. Contribution: Designed their first Kitchen appliance
Warehousing/Mumbai: Clients Niky Tasha and others
Eagle Video Films: Started a partnership firm for content creation. Created the Ist children’s segment sponsored program on DD: Ek-D0-Teen-Char and other products.
Mantra: Started rural research for Parle: Thums Up
Amusement Parks: Supported the marketing and subsequent creation of Amusement Parks: Appu Ghar-Delhi and others in North India.
Shogun Ltd-Mumbai: Worked for Entrepreneur R. Mohan to bring in Digital Education, in collaboration with Degem Systems Ltd from Israel.
40 to 60
Set up own Amusement Park, as a JVC with Mah-Gov:MTDC: Karla Water World/Lonavla. Devolved in 2 years.
Migrated to UAE and set up a TV Channel : Channel 7 to 9
Setup a womens fashion academy: Pearl Academy
Created content for TV Channels
Written and Directed an English movie: Chamale / UAE / Unreleased
Written and Directed: Sambar Salsa / UK / Released
Directed: Don’t Stop Dreaming / UK / Released
Acted in Hindi Feature Films:
- Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji
- Say Yes To Love
- Diwangi Ney Had Kardi
- Warrior Savitri and others
Acted in a TV Serial: Everest
Written and Published a Travelogue: Bike on a Hike / Amazon.in
As of writing this, a few days after 60: R E T I R E D (RE-Tyred!)
Hobbies: Charcoal art, Cooking, Writing, Dancing/Salsa, Cajon player, Biker
As a Biker:
- Mumbai Cherrapunji
- Mumbai Shoja and back: 5500 Km – 25 days
- India Bhutan Nepal 12,820 km – 73 days