"Neetu Kapoor Remembers Rishi Kapoor, As His Debut Movie Clocks 50 Years".
Remembering her late husband Rishi Kapoor on his golden jubilee anniversary in Indian cinema, actor Neetu Kapoor penned a note.
Jug Jugg Jeeyo actress Neetu Kapoor took to her social media to share a special post featuring a collage of his transformation pictures from a teen to a legend.
Late actor Rishi Kapoor made his debut with 'Mera Naam Joker, which released on 18th December 1970, the film and the actor clocks 50 years in the industry. Recalling the same, wife Neetu wrote, "Mera Naam joker released on 18th Dec. 1970...today would have been his 50 years in the Indian film industry #rishikapoor"
Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully on April 30 after a two-year-long battle with leukemia, his family said in a statement. In September 2019, the veteran actor returned to Mumbai after staying in New York for almost a year for cancer treatment.
He was last seen in the 2019 film 'The Body' alongside Emraan Hashmi and Sobhita Dhulipala. Often branded as Bollywood's first chocolate boy, he touched heights of stardom in the film industry with iconic roles in blockbuster hits like 'Bobby', 'Chandni', 'Karz', and many others.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Neetu Kapoor is making a comeback to silver-screen with Jug Jugg Jeeyo, which also stars Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Prajakta Koli, and Manish Paul.
The romantic drama is directed by Raj Mehta and produced by Hiroo Yash Johar, Karan Johar, and Apoorva Mehta.