Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor were considered one of the power couples of Bollywood. After dating for 5 years, the couple got married on January 22, 1980. Back in 2003, the actress opened up about her wedding ceremony where, in an interview, she claimed, she had received a box full of stones as a wedding gift.
veteran Actress She left her acting career after marriage but came out of retirement with Imtiaz Ali’s Love Aaj Kal in 2009, since then she has appeared in films like Do Dooni Chaar, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Besharam.
In a 2003 conversation with Rediff, the actress revealed that there were a lot of gatecrackers during their wedding ceremony, Neetu Kapoor revealed, “There were a lot of gatecrackers at the reception. They were dressed well and were carrying packed gift boxes. The security personnel made them think they were guests. Later, we found stones in the gift boxes.”
Further Neetu Kapoor shared that she and Rishi Kapoor fainted on their wedding day as there were so many people, she said, “I fainted at my wedding and so did my husband. [Rishi Kapoor]. My lehenga was too heavy. Besides, there were a lot of people. It was too much for me to handle. My husband fainted because he couldn’t take the crowd. He fainted just before getting on the mare.
Revealing more about the grand ceremony, the Amar Akbar Anthony actress claimed that Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan became famous after performing in his sangeet, saying, “Papa (dad)Raj Kapoor) had heard him somewhere casually and had noticed him and invited him to his music. He sang all night. The guests were stunned by his performance!”
Rishi Kapoor passed away in April 2020 after a two-year-long battle with cancer. Neetu Kapoor is currently supported by her children Riddhima and Ranbir Kapoor; The actress is making a comeback on the big screen with Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani starrer “Jug Jag Jio”.