When Raveena Tandon was a baby, Rishi Kapoor was already a giant star. Years later, Raveena would star reverse the person who is without doubt one of the best romantic icons in Bollywood, heartthrob of thousands and thousands.
Raveena shared her fond reminiscences of Rishi Kapoor, who handed away on April 30, and in addition spoke of her father, filmmaker Ravi Tandon’s lengthy affiliation with the late actor.
“I’ve not labored with him in lots of films however my dad has labored with him loads. I’ve seen him since I used to be a baby. I actually grew up in entrance of his eyes. My coronary heart is heavy proper now,” stated Raveena, recalling Rishi Kapoor. She added: “Rishi sir’s demise is a large blow for my father. My father has misplaced yet one more pal from his inside circle. I clearly keep in mind how my dad, Pancham uncle (RD Burman), Ramesh Behl uncle and Rishiji used to hang around collectively. After his demise, my dad has been feeling very down,” shared the sweetness.
Ravi Tandon labored with Rishi Kapoor in movies like “Khel Khel Mein” and “Jhoota Kahin Ka”. Raveena was paired reverse Rishi Kapoor within the 1995 film “Saajan Ki Baahon Mein”.
Remembering her final encounter with Rishi Kapoor, who’s fondly known as ‘Chintu’, Raveena shared that it occurred final 12 months when she met him throughout Ganpati pooja at Rishi Kapoor’s sister Rima Jain’s home in Mumbai.
“I used to be at Rima’s home for Ganpati pooja. Once I was about to depart, Rima advised me to attend as Chintu ji’s coming. I waited for him as a result of I had not seen him for a very long time since he was in New York. He got here, we did aarti and had a superb discuss. That was my final and remaining reminiscence of him. I’ll miss him loads. Could his soul relaxation in peace,” Raveena stated.
She took to social media to mourn the demise of Rishi Kapoor, remembering the primary walkie talkie doll he purchased for her as a present from Paris.
“Simply completely love you ! Looks as if part of my life, my childhood reminiscences, my now..all taken away so quick. Not honest Chintu uncle. Not honest on all of us..couldn’t even say a goodbye. We’ll miss you terribly. His infectious laughter, his wit, incidents, even when he used to scold me on units when working with him. Nonetheless seeing me, as the identical 5 12 months previous he knew, my first walkie talkie doll he purchased from Paris, a make-up reward for getting engaged to Neetu aunty with out telling me,” Raveena recalled.
Rishi Kapoor died in a Mumbai hospital on April 30. He was 67 and had been battling leukemia.
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