Published On: Mon, Nov 23rd, 2015

Was Rishi toured Pakistan?



The Tamasha actor Ranbir Kapoor shared that some of his family members visited Pakistan including his father.

It was asked in an interrelated question and answer session on Twitter, an inquisitive fan questioned Rishi that “if he has ever been to Pakistan” and when he obtained a chance to trip the country.

The experienced artist answered, stating: “Yes back in 1990. We shot for film Henna in Islamabad. We had stayed Lahore, Karachi and my family hometown Peshawar.”

The ’90s Bollywood movie included well known Pakistani actress Zeba Bakhtiyar in the cast in a front leading character. The narrative rotates across a Kashmiri girl, Henna (performed by Zeba) and Chander (performed by Rishi). They both fall in love after Rishi erroneously wanders away to the Pakistani-captured area of the quarreled region.

The movie was an Indo-Pak venture and Raj Kapoor appealed to the well-known Pakistani writer Haseena Moin to write the dialogues for the flick.

Formerly it was told that the film Henna has to be shot in Kashmir only. The artist created an attractive disclosure currently that was astonishing to be acquainted with that most of the parts of the movie have been shot in the Pakistani city Islamabad.

The performer also said regarding his son’s performing abilities. He stated that he is much “harsh” and “critical” as an actor and that’s why when it arrives to admiring the work of his son, who is an actor Ranbir Kapoor, he utilized the similar tactics on him.

When stated regarding Ranbir’s most excellent film, Rishi answered: “Usually, I don’t like him as I am too critical and harsh, but he was decent in Barfi! And Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year.”

He measures his own work by the similar rules. When a fan questioned regarding his much loved film after the 1980 adventure movie Karz, the 63-year-old answered: “Karz was no great work. Just stylized. Ghai’s most excellent. Great music and Joie de vivre! Simi and Tina were to die for.”

Though, he further stated that the 1982 movie Prem Rog that was directed by his father Raj Kapoor is one of his unforgettable movies. “Prem Rog is maybe one brilliant movie I obtained to do. It was hard to act a recluse disobedient by the system,” he said.

The super star from the film Do Dooni Chaar also reminded his childhood days when former times actresses Madhubala and Meena Kumari always visited their house on Diwali.

It was questioned that whether he has any reminiscences or tales to reveal regarding Madhubala and Meena Kumari, Rishi answered that “When I was much juvenile, they frequently visit our house for Diwali etc… How unlucky I was not realizing their worth.”


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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