Screen Legends

  • Screen Legends - Rishi Kapoor Part 1
  • Episode 085
  • 25m : 50s

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Synopsis

Whenever one speaks about the ‘Çhocolate’ heroes of Hindi films, the face that instantly emerges in everyone’s minds is none other than Rishi Kapoor’s. The second son of showman Raj Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor carried forward the legacy of the ‘Kapoor’ khandaan with his extraordinary talent and amazing screen presence. After making his debut as an adolescent in his father’s ‘Mera Naam Joker’ and winning the National award for it, he was launched as a hero in ‘Bobby’. The film was a trend-setter and Rishi became a force to contend with at a time when Rajesh Khanna’s magic was fading and Amitabh’s popularity was rising. Rishi Kapoor created his own space in the 1970s with hits like ‘Rafoo Chakkar’, ‘Khel Khel Mein’, ‘Kabhi Kabhie’, ‘Laila Majnu’, ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’,‘Hum Kisise Kum Nahin’ and ‘Sargam’. SCREEN LEGENDS Rishi Kapoor Part 1 traces his journey from being born in the ‘First Family of Bollywood’ to his becoming the heart-throb of millions and along the way, losing his own heart to his favourite co-star Neetu Singh. The episode also features his various screen appearances through his memorable scenes and song clips.

Starring

Rishi Kapoor

Directed By

Jai Shah

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