Jeetendra started his acting career in Hindi films with V Shantaram's Navrang (1959). But it was with Shantaram's Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne (1964) and Ravikant Nagaich's Farz (1967) that Jeetendra became a household name in India. Known for unique dancing style & his kitsch dressing sense, Jeetendra went on the play the lead in numerous Bollywood hits in the 70s and the 80s. This period also saw him being often paired opposite Sridevi and Jayaprada. He has acted in close to 200 films. His son Tusshar Kapoor is also an actor. His daughter Ekta Kapoor produces television serials and manages the hugely successful entertainment company 'Balaji Telefilms'.