The actor paid tribute to his father, filmmaker Raj Kapoor.
Rishi Kapoor remembers father Raj Kapoor on death anniversary
Mumbai - 03 Jun 2019 11:18 IST
Updated : 12:49 IST
Remembering Raj Kapoor on his 31st death anniversary on Sunday, 2 June, his son and actor Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to share two photographs of his late father.
Rishi, who is currently undergoing treatment in the US, tweeted one image from the 1970 film Mera Naam Joker and a black and white image of Raj Kapoor holding him.
The 102 Not Out (2018) actor captioned the image with a line from the song 'Jeena Yahan Marna Yahaan' from Mera Naam Joker (1970).
He wrote, "Par hum tumhare rahengay sada... 14 December 1924, Peshawar to 2 June 1988, New Delhi."
..........पर हम तुम्हारे रहेंगे सदा। डिसेम्बर १४ १९२४ ( पेशावर ) - जून २ १९८८ ( नई दिल्ली ) pic.twitter.com/gQOCxFNVgh— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) June 1, 2019
Raj Kapoor died of complications related to asthma in 1988 at the age of 63.
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha also remembered Raj Kapoor and called him 'exceptionally powerful actor, director in the history of Indian cinema'.
"He established himself at an extremely young age with his own studio and debut film 'Aag' as a director. He was known for his ostentatious style of film making and rightfully known as the 'Showman' of Indian cinema," he added.
Floral tributes, remembrances, salutes for the exceptionally powerful actor, director in the history of Indian Cinema #RajKapoor. He established himself at an extremely young age with his own studio & debut film 'Aag' as a director. He was known for his ostentatious style of film— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) June 2, 2019
You continue to give us memorable moments through your tremendous legacy of films & evergreen music. You are missed & loved.🙏🏽💐#DeathAnniversary2June— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) June 2, 2019
Sinha said Raj Kapoor was persistent and passionate about his craft. "He was a pioneer in bringing attention to Indian films globally. I consider myself blessed to have worked with my most favourite actor, in our home production, Khaan Dost (1976)," he added.