Not just B-town, cricketers and businessmen too visited the 66-year-old in the Big Apple. While some of his friends confirmed that the '102, Not Out' actor is 'cancer-free' now, fans continue to wait for the actor's homecoming. In a recent interview to the Times of India, the 'Chandni' actor revealed details of his 10 month journey, from his son Ranbir's reaction to the diagnosis to losing his mother Krishna Raj Kapoor two days after leaving the country.
The actor revealed that it was on the sets of the movie 'Jhootha Kahin Ka' where his son and a close family associate came to the producers and explained the situation. With 'no time to react', he was soon taken to Mumbai from New Delhi where he was shooting, and from there to New York for treatment. While calling Ranbir a big support, Kapoor said that his son forced him into the aircraft and went with him.
Two days after leaving from Mumbai, Kapoor received the news of his mother's demise. Looking back at the 'traumatic' time, the actor said that his brothers stopped him from coming back as it would be 'too late' by the time he would reach.
With the winner of the 1983 Cricket World Cup “Hero”, Kapil Dev here in New https://t.co/ZykgM6uFEZ still have that… https://t.co/7Y2BHPx7hj— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) 1562249607000
Thank you for all the love you showered. https://t.co/PAIpW4cgez— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) 1558237200000
Kapoor also revealed that he completed dubbing for his recently-released film 'Jhootha Kahin Ka' in New York. Hailing the film's team for their 'great solidarity', Kapoor said that after he informed director Smeep Kang that he was recovering and could resume work, the crew flew to New York to finish the film's shoot.
At Anupam Kher’s apartment for lunch. Had the correct “aate(flour) ka phulka( Indian bread) after a while. Great fo… https://t.co/Wlm1wlKxac— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) 1563737786000
The 'Bobby' actor also confirmed that he is likely to return to India next month, and can't wait to 'face the camera again'. On his return, he will complete the two films that he had signed before leaving the country.
Krishna Raj Kapoor: A Life In Pictures
The End Of An Era
Krishna Kapoor, the widow of the legendary Bollywood actor-film-maker RajKapoor, died on Monday in Mumbai. The 87-year-old who had married Raj Kapoor in May 1946, is survived by her sons Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and daughters Ritu Nanda and Rima Kapoor-Jain.
Her death was announced by her eldest son, Randhir on Monday morning.
In Pic: In this undated frame, Raj Kapoor is seen with his wife Krishna Kapoor at a public function in Bombay.
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