Riddhima Kapoor unveils poster of Rishi Kapoor’s last movie ‘Sharmaji Namkeen’, Alia Bhatt comments, “Miss You” – Times of India


On Rishi Kapoor’s birth anniversary, daughter Riddhima has unveiled the poster of his final act, ‘Sharmaji Namkeen’. The veteran actor had extensively shot for this light-hearted entertainer and the poster captured Rishi Kapoor in his usual happy spirit. Sharing the poster on her Instagram story, Alia Bhatt added, ‘Miss You’.

“We are proud to present, the poster of a very special film- Sharmaji Namkeen, starring one of the most celebrated actors in the Hindi film industry whose inimitable work and sparkling career we will cherish forever, Mr. Rishi Kapoor. As a mark of love, respect and remembrance of him and as a gift to his millions of fans, here is the first look of his final film,” Riddhima had shared. She went on to thank veteran actor Paresh Rawal to step into the shoes of Rishi Kapoor to complete the movie. Riddhima added, “A big thank you to Mr. Paresh Rawal, who completed the film by agreeing to take the sensitive step of portraying the same character played by Rishi-ji. Produced by Excel Entertainment and Macguffin Pictures, directed by debutant Hitesh Bhatia, this film is a light-hearted coming-of-age story of a lovable 60-year-old-man.”

Rishi Kapoor passed away on April 30, 2020, after a two-year-long battle with cancer. Sharing memories of ‘highs’ and ‘lows’ from Rishi Kapoor’s treatment days, Neetu Kapoor had penned an inspirational note about her husband. Fondly remembering Rishi Kapoor on his birth anniversary, the veteran actress shared, “I learnt a lot from Rishi Ji during our last few traumatic years in NYC .. how we celebrated when his blood counts were high .. we dined shopped laughed .. in his lows we just stayed home watched tv ordered in amazing food n still had some wonderful moments in hope that the next round of chemotherapy he would be better .. hope n being strong is what he taught me .. value each day. We all miss him today !!! I can picture him how excited he would have been for his 69th birthday !! I’m sure he is celebrating with his family up there Happy birthday Kapoor Saab.”

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