Amongst Raj Kapoor’s three sons, Rajiv Kapoor was the least well-known and his father’s favorite too, a lot so that after Rajiv’s elder brother Rishi Kapoor had grumbled, “My father made Ram Teri Ganga Maili to launch Chimpu. However he didn’t make Bobby for me. That was Dimple’s movie by and thru.”
On Tuesday, February 9, Rajiv who lived in Pune, collapsed and died in his household dwelling in Chembur (Mumbai), barely a 12 months after his brother Rishi’s dying.
A detailed household good friend reveals, “Chimpu had his dwelling in Pune the place he lived alone very far-off from his household. He hardly met anybody from his circle of relatives. However he was very keen on Rishi’s son Ranbir whom he heaped with costly items specifically watches. He had a string of relationships. And eventually he did marry. However the marriage broke up. There have been no youngsters. On the time of his dying he was alone in Chembur and really unwell. He had nurses taking care of him. When within the morning a nurse entered his room she discovered him lifeless on the ground. He most likely collapsed and died whereas going to the lavatory.”
These within the know say it was the heavy consuming that did Rajiv Kapoor in.
“He would begin consuming early within the morning and drink all through the day. As soon as we have been travelling to South Africa collectively for IIFA. Rajiv began consuming from the time the seatbelts signal was off and continued until we landed a very good 8-9 hours later. He needed to be carried out of the aircraft.”
Rajiv Kapoor made a promising begin with Ek Jaan Hain Hum in 1983. However it was Ram Teri Ganga Maili below his father’s route in 1985 which proved a spectacular hit springing Rajiv into the large league. Nonetheless his subsequent movies like Aasman and Zabardast proved duds on the boxoffice. He even paired along with his Ram Teri Ganga Maili heroine Mandakini in Hum To Chale Pardes. However the movie was a catastrophe.
In 1991, Rajiv turned director with the bold Prem Granth. Adapting Thomas Hardy’s Tess Of The D’Ubervilles it starred Madhuri Dixit and Rajiv’s brother Rishi Kapoor. Madhuri apparently let go of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Khamoshi: The Musical to do Prem Granth. Rajiv tried his finest to copy his father Raj Kapoor’s grandiosity of imaginative and prescient however failed miserably.
The failure of Prem Granth disheartened Rajiv irreparably. He give up the movie trade and moved quietly to Pune. And now he’s moved to an unknown tackle.
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