Rishi Kapoor could always be counted on to wear the most outrageous outfits. Whether it was the head to toe white sequence leisure suit in "Hum Kisise Kum Naheen" to the incredibly large sunglasses in "Bobby" Rishi was the male kitsch fashion plate of 70s Bollywood. His use of over the top clothes were a way for him to really get into his characters.
He was nicknamed "Lover Boy" and Rishi was the major teen heartthrob of 70s Bollywood entertainers. He was the dashing singing and dancing kid chasing romance in light hearted films as opposed to the 'Angry Young Man' social drama/action films that featured actors like Amitabh Bachchan.
He could not continue as the eternal lover boy and there came a point in his career where he had to give up such roles. He gracefully went behind the camera and came out with a beautiful movie like "Aa Ab Laut Chale" starring Akhaye Khanna and Aishwarya Rai.
Rishi Kapoor is the second son of the legendary actor/director Raj Kapoor and was married to Neetu Singh.