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Popular Name Jeetendra
Full Name Jeetendra
Real Name Ravi Kapoor
Nick Name Jumping Jack, Jeetu
Date Of Birth 07 Apr 1942 (Age: 81)
Active Since 1959
Gender Male
Height 5'9"
Occupation Actor
Nationality Indian
Origin -
Highest Education Bachelor's
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  • Jeetendra got his first major break when film-maker Shantaram cast him as the hero in Geet Gaaya Pattharonne (1964).

  • Jeetendra career's first blockbuster, without being a remake of a Tamil Film, was Caravan in 1970.

  • Jeetendra total film appearances were in 226 films and 121 of them were box office hits and 102 were flops.

  • Geet Gaaya Pattharonne was Jeetendra first hit, but that didn't fetch him offers as a lead hero. It was Farz released in 1967, his 4th film appearance and 3rd as the male lead, which made him a known face.

  • Jeetendra and Rajesh Khanna went to the same school and college - St.Sebastain Goan School and Kishanchand Chellaram College. But unlike Khanna, who actively participated in inter-college competitions and won many awards, Jeetendra never participated in any drama competitions during his college days.

  • The song ‘Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyon’ in the film by the same name is the longest Hindi film song. The length of this iconic song is 20 minutes and the song is featured in three installments in the film.

  • Jeetendra’s first film was ‘Navrang’ (1959), where he played Sandhya’s body double.