- Farhan Akhtar shared the post on Instagram
- “Legends Are Forever,” wrote Farhan
- Sharmaji Namkeen to be released on Amazon Prime Video
The late Bollywood star, Rishi Kapoor is one of the legendary actors in the Indian film industry. His death left a void not only in the industry but also in the hearts of his fans. The precision and diversity he possesses in his acting skills makes everyone fall in love with his films. Even before the unfortunate death of Rishi Kapoor, his fans were always looking forward to his film and often flocked to the cinema for screenings. Now, as Rishi’s last film Sharmaji Namkeen set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video’s OTT platform on March 31, its makers won’t give up on promoting the film.
Ahead of Rishi Kapoor’s goose song, producer Farhan Akhtar, along with the Kapoor clan and other celebrities, paid tribute to the veteran actor. Farhan shared a video on his Instagram holder featuring Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Aadar Jain, Tara Sutaria, Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi. The video begins with Rishi Kapoor’s performance of his hit song About Shanti About from his film Karz, followed by Ranbir and other celebrities wearing silver jackets. The video ends with a note that reads, “Legends are forever”.
Sharing the post, Farhan captioned, “Unforgettable actor, unforgettable screen icon #legendsareforever” Check it out below:
Speaking of the movie, Sharmaji Namkeen led by Hitesh Bhatia, and for the first time, two actors — Rishi Kapoor and Paresh Rawal, will play the same character. It so happened, before the makers could finish filming, Rishi Kapoor died of cancer on April 30, 2020. The story revolves around a retiree who discovers his interest in cooking, but his son opposes his decision.
The film also stars Juhi Chawla, Satish Kaushik, and Suhail Nayyar as the leads. Sharmaji Namkeen will air on Amazon Prime Video on March 31st.