Rishi Kapoor remembers dad Raj Kapoor on 28th death anniversary
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) On Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor’s 28th death anniversary on Thursday, his son and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor became nostalgic and paid a tribute.
The 63-year-old actor paid his tribute on Twitter. Rishi also shared a portrait of his father and captioned: “Raj Kapoor. My Father. 1924-1988. Adieu, 28 years back! Achieved what most yearn in a lifetime. So proud to be his son!”
Rishi also changed his Twitter name to “…Rahenge sada”, lyrics of a famous Raj Kapoor song “Jeena yaha marna yaha” from 1970’s iconic film “Mera Naam Joker”.
Raj Kapoor died on June 2, 1988 at the age of 63. Often called “the greatest showman of Indian cinema”, he was a noted Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi films.
The legendary actor, whose big break came with the lead role in “Neel Kamal” opposite actress Madhubala in her first role as a leading lady, has starred in some iconic films like “Awaara”, “Shree 420”, “Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai” and “Anhonee” among many others.