Why is life so merciless? Rajiv Kapoor was so bubbly and excited this week. Simply 5 days later, on Sunday, February 14 to be exact, he was presupposed to be giving interviews to the media about his Bollywood comeback after three many years (he was final seen in ‘Zimmedaaar’ in 1990) in Ashutosh Gowariker‘s ‘Toolsidas Junior’, which additionally stars Sanjay Dutt.
And effectively, Rajiv Kapoor had even referred to as up his long-time faculty buddy Rajiv Khanna, simply final night time. “Frankly talking, Rajiv Kapoor was all the time somebody who felt comfortable when others had been happy- a top quality that’s so lacking in most individuals,” says a supply.
The story goes that producer-actor Viveck Vaswani and Rajiv Kapoor studied in the identical school- Campion; Viveck being a yr senior to Raj Kapoor‘s youngest son. A supply says, “These guys had a WhatsApp group on which they had been often in contact. The WhatsApp group was fairly lively and yesterday a sure Rajiv Khanna in that group occurred to submit one thing good about his daughter’s new work. Studying it, Rajiv Kapoor felt so comfortable that he referred to as up Rajiv Khanna final night time and spoke to him about the identical and prolonged his congratulations wishing the Khannas the perfect.”
This afternoon after the information of Rajiv Kapoor’s demise broke out, Rajiv Khanna put a textual content message in that WhatsApp Group stating that he had spoken to Rajiv Kapoor simply final night time.
When contacted, Viveck Vaswani mentioned, “Rajiv Kapoor was a really heat man. I’ve misplaced an expensive buddy. I final met him at a birthday gathering about four months in the past. I liked taking pictures at RK Studios; I’ve shot all my films- ‘Dil Vil Pyar Vyar’, ‘Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman’, ‘Patthar Ke Phool’, ‘All people Says I am High-quality’- at RK Studios. It was a form of custom with me whereby I might invariably have my lunch with Randhir. Right now- no RK Studios, no Rajiv Kapoor, no Rishi Kapoor. It feels simply horrible.”
ETimes stands by the Kapoor household in its hour of disaster. RIP, Rajiv.