(born 1967) Times of India
, 11 December 2002. is an Indian theatre
personality and former Indian film actress, who has been running the Prithvi Theatre
since 1993. The Hindu
, 18 December 2005.
In her childhood, she attended the prestigious Bombay International School in Mumbai. She had a love for acting and frequented the Prithvi Theatre
Even though she was the first woman in her family to act, her career was not successful. She made her acting debut in the 1981 film 36 Chowringhee Lane
which was produced by her father and starred her mother Jennifer Kendal in the lead. She played the younger version of the character her mother played. She later appeared in Utsav
(1984) also produced by her father and played her first leading role in a Bollywood
film titled Hero Hiralal
(1988) which was however unsuccessful at the box office.
She then appeared in Mira Nair
's critically acclaimed film Salaam Bombay
in 1988 but has since quit acting in films, shifting her focus to theatre in the 1990s. She manages the Prithvi Theatre
and runs theatre workshops for children. The Tribune
, 6 August 2000. She also hosted the "Amul India Show" on television for three and a half years.
She is a member of the famous Bollywood family, the Kapoors
. She is the daughter of Jennifer Kendal
and Shashi Kapoor
, and granddaughter of Prithviraj Kapoor
, who... Read More