Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni

Riddhima Kapoor (also Riddhima Kapoor Sahni) is an Indian fashion designer and entrepreneur, and the daughter of the Indian veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and the sister of Ranbir Kapoor.

Wiki/Biography

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni was born on Monday, 15 September 1980 (age 39 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni As a Child with Ranbir Kapoor and her Mother

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni As a Child with Ranbir Kapoor and her Mother

She did her Bachelors in Designing and Marketing from the American Intercontinental University in London.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 4”

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black (dyed Blonde)

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni

Family & Caste

She is a member of the famous Kapoor family of Bollywood. She belongs to a Punjabi Khatri family. [1]Wikipedia

Parents & Siblings

She is the daughter of Rishi Kapoor (died on 30 April 2020) and Neetu Singh. Her brother is Ranbir Kapoor.

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Parents

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Parents

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Brother

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Brother

She is the granddaughter of the veteran actors, Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, and Shashi Kapoor; grandniece of Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Nanda, Rajiv Kapoor, and Rima Jain. She is the cousin of the famous Bollywood stars Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Aadar Jain, and Armaan Jain.

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Cousins - Karishma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Cousins – Karishma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Cousins - Armaan Jain and Aadar Jain

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Cousins – Armaan Jain and Aadar Jain

The Kapoor Family Tree

Husband & Children

She is the wife of the Indian businessman Bharat Sahni. The couple dated each other for five years before getting married on Wednesday, 25 January 2006.

Wedding Picture of Bharat Sahni and Riddhima Kapoor

Wedding Picture of Bharat Sahni and Riddhima Kapoor

The duo has a daughter named Samara Sahni.

Riddhima Sahni with her Daughter

Riddhima Sahni with her Daughter

Career

She started her career by modelling for Notandas (a jewellery brand) with her mother, Neetu Singh, and has walked the ramp for fashion designers like Suneet Varma and Manav Gangwani.

Riddhima Sahni with her Mother in a Jewellery Advertisement

Riddhima Sahni with her Mother in a Jewellery Advertisement

While she was modelling for Notandas, she was mesmerised by their designs. After her contract with Notandas got over, she started designing her own jewellery. Many loved her designs, and she decided to launch her own jewellery brand. In 2016, she launched her jewellery brand ‘R Jewellery’ with her best friend, Anuj Kapoor of Punjab Jewellers.

R - Jewellery Logo

Her first jewellery designs were ‘Evil Eye’ themed bracelets.

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni-Evil Eye Collection

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni-Evil Eye Collection

In September 2016, she designed the earrings for Goldie Hawn, a popular American actress.

Goldie Hawn wearing Jewellery Designed by Riddhima Sahni

Goldie Hawn wearing Jewellery Designed by Riddhima Sahni

In June 2018, she launched her clothing brand called “Sam & Friends,” which is named after her daughter, Samara.

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Modelling for 'Sam & Friends' with her Daughter

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Modelling for ‘Sam & Friends’ with her Daughter

Awards & Achievements

  • FICCI FLO Delhi Award in 2018

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Receiving FICCI FLO Delhi Award

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Receiving FICCI FLO Delhi Award

  • Delhiites Lifestyle Award for Jewellery Designer of the Year in 2018

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Delhiites Lifestyle Award

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Delhiites Lifestyle Award

  • Femina Power List Award (North) in 2017

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Femina Powerlist Award

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni with her Femina Powerlist Award

Controversy

In November 2018, she was accused of plagiarizing the jewellery design of the famous entrepreneur and designer Mikimoto Kōkichi. Later, through her Instagram post, she apologised for not crediting the original designer of the jewellery while advertising.

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni's Post on Plagiarism Controversy

Riddhima Kapoor Sahni’s Post on Plagiarism Controversy

Favourite Things

  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Gemstone: Ruby, Diamond
  • Watch Brand: Rolex
  • Travel Destination: New York

Facts/Trivia

  • She likes travelling, singing, sketching, and reading.
  • She likes to collect watches and wear watches wherever she goes.
  • She likes doing Yoga and often posts photos of her doing Yoga on her social media accounts.

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Doing Yoga

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Doing Yoga

  • Her family members and close friends call her ‘Riddhi’ with love.
  • Riddhima and Kareena were born in the same month and year during the time of Ganesh Chaturthi. When they both were born, her grandfather, Raj Kapoor said that her ‘Riddhi and Siddhi’ were born. That’s how she came to be known as ‘Riddhima.’
  • According to her, she was tomboyish during her childhood days. She used to play cricket and do wrestling matches with Ranbir.
  • When she was in London, she changed her name’s spelling to ‘Ridima;’ as her friends there used to pronounciate her name that way. When she returned to India after her graduation, she changed the spelling of her name back to ‘Riddhima.’
  • After her graduation completed, she got many acting offers in Bollywood, but she chose not to become an actress.
  • In October 2013, she launched the Godrej Nature’s Basket flagship store in Mumbai.
  • In 2017, she was named as one of the top 25 entrepreneurs in New Delhi.

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Receiving her Award as Top 25 Entrepreneur of New Delhi

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni Receiving her Award as Top 25 Entrepreneur of New Delhi

  • She is a fan of Justin Bieber. She even designed a bracelet for Justin when he came to India for his Purpose Tour.

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni's Designed Jeweller For Justin Bieber

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni’s Designed Jeweller For Justin Bieber

  • She writes articles as a guest columnist for many publications, including The Free Press Journal and Delhiites Magazine.

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni's Column on Free Press Journal

    Riddhima Kapoor Sahni’s Column on Free Press Journal

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