Late actor Rishi Kapoor’s last film, ‘Sharmaji Namkeen’, is set for a big-screen release on his birth anniversary which is on September 4. The shoot of the film remains unfinished and actor Paresh Rawal has consented to finish Kapoor’s undone parts, Outlook reported.
Born in South Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of the film actor and director Raj Kapoor. He debuted in 1970 in his father’s film Mera Naam Joker as a child actor. His first role as an adult, was opposite Dimple Kapadia in the 1973 film, Bobby. The veteran actor has always known the trick to grab eyeballs. After serving the film industry from the 70s to the mid 90s, the actor made a comeback with the Salman Khan starrer ‘Ye Hai Jalwa’ in 2002.
Post suffering from Leukemia for around two years, Kapoor passed away on April 30, a year ago. He was 67.
Komal Nahata a Bollywoodtrade analyst and a publisher of ‘Film Information’ and also a television show host, tweeted “#SharmajiNamkeen, last film of late #RishiKapoor will be released in theatres this year as it is his final performance. Produced by @excelmovies with #MacGuffinPictures of @HoneyTrehan & #AbhishekChaubey. Helmed by @thisisnothitesh @ritesh_sid @FarOutAkhtar @chintskap@iam_juhi.”
The film ‘ Sharmaji Namkeen’ is a carefree story about growing to a 60-year-elderly person. Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar along with MacGuffin Pictures, it is directed by debutante Hitesh Bhatia.