Some Interesting Facts About Rishi Kapoor We Bet You Didn’t Know About Him
Rishi Kapoor is celebrating his 66th birthday today. The actor, who belongs to the first family of Bollywood, received the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his performance in father Raj Kapoor’s 1970 film Mera Naam Joker.
Here are some unknown or less known facts about Rishi;
- Rishi Kapoor said on screen love was not Dimple Kapadia but Simi Garewal in Mera Naam Joker
- Neetu Singh hated Rishi Kapoor because he used to constantly play pranks on her. On the sets of Amar Akbar Anthony, he smeared kajal on her face, forcing her to redo her make-up.
- He did a number of films opposite Madhuri Dixit, who later did an item number in Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani opposite son Ranbir!
- In Deewana, Rishi Kapoor insisted that the song Aisi Deewangi be picturised on him instead of SRK.
- He also appeared in the British films Don’t Stop Dreaming (2007) and Sambar Salsa (2008). Phir bhi unka dil hai hindustani!
- After winning the Filmfare award for best debut in Bobby, he did not win another Filmfare for 25 years. The next one was for completing twenty five years in the industry.