He did cheers to me and said 'I am proud of you': Ranbir Kapoor reveals the interesting story behind his phone wallpaper having dad Rishi Kapoor’s photo
Ranbir Kapoor has been promoting his father Rishi Kapoor’s last film Sharmaji Namkeen relentlessly like a devoted son ever since the trailer was released. The film premiered on Amazon Prime Video on Thursday, March 31 and now in an interview with an online portal, Ranbir has opened up about the photo of his dad, Rishi Kapoor, which is his phone’s wallpaper. The actor has gone ahead to share a sweet story behind it.
Ranbir’s wallpaper made headlines recently when it was spotted by paparazzi. Now, in the interview, Ranbir opened up about the wallpaper and said, “The wallpaper of my phone is a picture that he [Rishi Kapoor] sent me when he was travelling back from Maruitius. He was having a drink on the flight. He did cheers to me and said 'I am proud of you'."
For the unversed, Rishi was in the middle of the shoot of Sharmaji Namkeen when he rushed to United States for his cancer treatment. Unfortunately, the actor passed away on April 30, 2020 without completing the film. However, in a first of its kind casting, Paresh Rawal stepped in to shoot the remaining portions of the film and play the titular character along with Rishi.
Sharmaji Namkeen also features Juhi Chawla, Satish Kaushik, Suhail Nayyar, Sheeba Chaddha and Isha Talwar among others. It is directed by Hitesh Bhatia.