Neetu Kapoor: Today would have marked 50 years in Bollywood for Rishi Kapoor

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Neetu Kapoor with Rishi Kapoor (left) who passed away in April 2020

Today would have marked 50 years in Bollywood for the late Rishi Kapoor according to his wife, Neetu.

Kapoor, a veteran actor, died in April 2020 at the age of 67, two years after being diagnosed with cancer.

Neetu today posted to Instagram a commemorative photo of Rishi through the years stating that “Mera Naam Joker” – his debut film, was released on this day in 1970.

 

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Kapoor played a young version of Raju the clown in the movie – the adult Raju was portrayed by Rishi’s father, Bollywood stalwart Raj Kapoor.

His final film before his death was 2019’s ‘The Body’ in which he co-starred alongside Emraan Hashmi, Vedhika and Sobhita Dhulipala.