Legendary actor Rishi Kapoor has left a void in the hearts of his fans, family members, friends and colleagues. The late actor Rishi Kapoor was synonymous with hard work. He ruled hearts with his prodigious work for more than four decades. The king of Bollywood romance passed away on April 30, 2020, however, his legacy will be cherished forever. After his passing, fans were blessed to witness the late actor’s charisma in Sharmaji Namkeen, which was later completed by Paresh Rawal. For those who don’t know, Rishi Kapoor died while still filming for director Hitesh Bhatia. As fans remember the legendary actor on his death anniversary, we bring you several revelations his son Ranbir Kapoor and wife Neetu Kapoor made recently.
5 revelations about the legendary actor:
Transition period from lead actor to character actor
During the latest promotions for Rishi’s film Sharmaji Namkeen, Ranbir Kapoor opened up about the legendary star’s transition period from lead actor to character actor and recalled how he drove the family crazy. Speaking to Film Companion, Ranbir said, “My mum was frustrated because she hadn’t seen him at home for so long. And he was driving her crazy. My mom used to force him to go to RK studios and just sit there.
Rishi’s interest in interior design
At the same time, Ranbir also revealed that the late actor dabbled in interior design to keep himself occupied.
Rishi insisted on taking over Sharmaji Namkeen’s work
Ranbir Kapoor also revealed that his father wanted to immediately resume filming for Sharmaji Namkeen after he returned to India after his cancer treatment. “The only thing he wanted to do was eat a good Chinese meal, have four whiskeys and go back to Sharmaji Namkeen, that was his goal,” Ranbir added.
The actor’s dying wish
Neetu was seen celebrating Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding on Hunarbaaz. She even revealed, “Rishi ji’s last wish was ki mere bete ki shaadi ho. Aur mai dekh rahi thi unki last wish puri ho rahi hai. I only wished he was there to see it but he’s watching.”
Rishi’s guilt over Ranbir quitting his job
Recalling Rishi Kapoor’s treatment in the United States, Ranbir said his father felt guilty that he quit his job. “We spent so many months in New York walking from the apartment to the hospital every day, just me and him. He was always guilty like, ‘Why are you here? Go back to Bombay, go to work.’ .. At that time my whole family got together,” Ranbir told a news portal.
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