Jeetendra (born April 7, 1942) is a popular Indian actor.
Jeetendra was born Ravi Kapoor in Amritsar, Punjab in 1942 to a Punjabi family. Ravi Kapoor was born in a business family that dealt with imitation jewellery. While supplying jewellery to V. Shantaram, he was cast as Sandhya's double in the 1959 movie "Navrang."
He started in Bollywood in the late 1950s when filmmaker V. Shantaram gave him a chance as actress Sandhya's double in Navrang (1959), but got his first big break when Shantaram cast him as hero in Geet Gaya Patt...