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Neetu Singh Biography

About Neetu Singh

Neetu Singh was a well liked Bollywood actress in the seventies, playing characters that were light hearted and fun.

Neetu Singh was born as Sonia Singh on 8th July 1958 in New Delhi, India. Her mother was Rajee Singh and appeared with her in a movie Rani Aur Lalpari.

She married Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, who is film maker Raj Kapoor's son, in 1980. They have two children Ranbir Kapoor and Ridhima Kapoor. Ranbir Kapoor is an actor while Ridhima is a designer and married to Bharat Sahni.

Neetu Singh started acting as a child with the screen name Baby Sonia in movies like Dus Lakh (1966) and Do Kaliyan (1968). She got a role in Suraj when the actress Vyjayanthimala recommended her.

Her debut movie Rikshawala (1972) didn't do much for her career. In 1973, she was seen in the successful Yaadon Ki Baaraat with Zeenat Aman and Dharamendra. She worked with Rishi Kapoor in hits like Rafoo Chakra (1975) and Amar Akbar Anthony (1977).

Singh was seen in Yash Chopra's Kabhie Kabhie (1976) as Waheeda Rahman's daughter. In another Yash Chopra movie Kala Patthar (1979), she was paired with Shatrughan Sinha. Yaarana (1981) saw her with Amitabh Bachchan. The last movies that she acted in were Chorni (1982) and Teesri Aankh (1982).