- Jitendra made his Bollywood debut with the song Gaaya Pattharne Ne
- He struggled for 5 years to establish himself as an actor.
The evergreen star of Hindi films, Jitendra celebrates his birthday on 7th April. He was born in a jeweler family. Very few people know that Jitendra’s real name is Ravi. Jitendra Kapoor is known for his acting as well as his style statement and dance skills. His family did not think that Jeetendra, who was born in Johri’s house, would go on to become the jewel of Bollywood.
Jitendra was one of those group of boys who always used to watch the first shows of films in Goregaon, Mumbai. After watching the film, he used to tell people how the film was. Director V Shantaram had come to see the film. He saw a group of boys talking to people about the film. V Shantaram was very impressed with the boy and decided that he would give him a chance to act in his film.
He called her and offered to work in his film ‘Geet Gaya Patharon Ne’. That boy was none other than Ravi Kapoor. Which later came to be known as Jitendra in the film industry.
Born on 07 April 1942 in a jewelery family, Jitendra was inclined towards films since childhood and wanted to become an actor. He always ran away from home to watch movies. Jitendra started his film career with the 1959 film ‘Navrang’ in which he got a chance to play a small role. For almost 5 years, Jitendra struggled to establish himself as an actor in the film industry.