Dimple Chunnibhai Kapadia, born on 8th June 1957, is an Indian film actress. In her early career, she starred in commercial movies, such as Bobby and Saagar, but later took on more intense roles in parallel films such as Rudaali and Lekin. She was discovered by Raj Kapoor, who introduced her in his 1973 movie Bobby. She was sixteen at the time. She married actor Rajesh Khanna at the age of 16, and left the film industry to raise her children.
After Kapadia's separation, she returned to the film industry in 1985, in the film Saagar, where she once again appeared opposite her Bobby co-star, Rishi Kapoor.
Kapadia appeared in many movies throughout the 1980s and 1990s. In 1993, she won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Rudaali. She played an alcoholic in Dil Chahta Hai (2001). In 2005, she once again starred with Rishi Kapoor in Pyaar Mein Twist, twenty years after their last on-screen pairing, and thirty-two years since their first. In 2006, she starred in her first English-language film Being Cyrus. Kapadia acted in Luck By Chance.
Dimple has two daughters Twinkle Khanna and Rinki Khanna and both are bollywood actors. Twinkle Khanna is married to bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.