Rishi Kapoor, one of the legendary Bollywood actors, passed away two years ago, but his memory lives on in our hearts. After a two-year battle with cancer, the actor died on this date two years ago. On the second anniversary of his death, his wife Neetu Kapoor wrote an emotional tribute to him. The veteran actress shared a video in which she breaks down in tears and says that everyone she meets has a story about her late husband that reminds her of him.
In remembrance of Chintu Ji, as Rishi Kapoor was lovingly called, here are some of his best films-
Bobby is the daughter of a fisherman, while Raj (Rishi Kapor) is the son of a wealthy businessman (Pran) (Prem Nath). Both Raj and Bobby fall in love at first sight, but Raj's father disapproves, believing Bobby and her father are after his money. Prem Chopra, who wants to earn the bounty set up by Raj's father, captures the two teenagers as they flee. They want to end their lives by jumping together in a waterfall after being rescued from him. While Bobby's father saves Raj, his father saves her, and the two families reconcile.
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Khel Khel Mein
This is the story of Ajay (Rishi Kapoor), Vikram (Rakesh Roshan) and Nisha (Neetu Singh). While Vikram is always up to no good, Ajay is more serious at first, but he eventually joins Vikram in his antics. They send a phony extortion letter to a wealthy man in the hopes of extorting money from him. The rich man and Vikram, on the other hand, both die. Vikram and his girlfriend ran an extortion ring but she also gets assassinated. On the one hand, the police are after Ajay and Nisha but Vikram's boss is after them. They must use all their resources to establish their innocence and apprehend the real killers. The film is a mind blowing thriller.
Yeh Vaada Raha
It is based on a novel by Danielle Steel and stars Rishi Kapoor, Poonam Dhillon, Tina Munim, Rakhee and Shashi Kapoor. Vikram and Sunita fall in love while Vikram's mother disapproves of Sunita as Vikram's future daughter-in-law. It is a perfect Bollywood job.
The film looked into the idea of obsessive love. Nisha (Raakhee), a well-known name in advertisement industry, accepts a job offer from young buck Karan (Rishi Kapoor) at his new agency because he reminds her of her deceased boyfriend (Shashi Kapoor). It would have been fine if Karan had been single, but he's recently married, and their growing attraction threatens to end his relationship with Timsi (Neetu Singh). Karan is seen beating a boy black and blue after he misbehaves with Timsi during Holi, which sets the tone for the rest of the film. However, the ending is somewhat tragic. How? You'll have to watch the film for that.
Amar Akbar Anthony
It's a classic story about three brothers separated since childhood and raised to follow different faiths, only to reunite as adults and exact vengeance on those who have wronged them. It had equal parts romance, action, and comedy, and there is something for everyone. The film was a success when it came out. Rishi played the youngest brother Akbar, also a musician, and it was up to him to provide the film with some comical relief. Three qawwalis were filmed on him in the film: Tayyab ali pyar ka dushman, Parda hai parda, and Shirdi wale Sai Baba. His comic timing with Bachhan was also noteworthy in the film.
Do Dooni Chaar
Habib Faisal made his directorial debut with this film. It also featured Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh reuniting in cinema after a 30-year hiatus. The story revolves around a middle-class school teacher who wishes to purchase a car for his family's happiness. He's offered money in exchange for passing one of his students. His integrity earns him the respect of the student's grandfather, a wealthy merchant who pays him in advance to tutor his grandson in mathematics. The maths teacher has put that money towards a down payment on a new car. It is one of the best feel goods films in Bollywood.
Apart from these classics, Rishi Kapoor's latest 'SharmaJi Namkeen' is garnering good reviews left, right and centre and is available for you to watch on Amazon Prime.