Rishi Kapoor death at 67 has left us all sad. He was an evergreen heartthrob of millions. The original chocolate boy ruled Bollywood in the 70s and 80s with his romantic movies, which will be cherished forever. Making his debut as a child artist in Shree 420, he went on to become the lead actor in Raj Kapoor’s Bobby, which catapulted him to instant stardom.
Rishi Kapoor films remind us about him as a romantic superstar in the 80s and lead actor in the 90s. After a brief sabbatical from films, he made a comeback in influential character roles in films like Agneepath, 102 not out, and many others. Exceptionally talented, very passionate about cinema, a little outspoken, but always kind-hearted, Rishi Kapoor fans are going to miss him terribly.
Top Rishi Kapoor films to watch
Let us pay tribute to the wonderful actor by reminiscing about his top movies and top songs over the past five decades.
Directed by his father, the great showman Raj Kapoor, this was his first entry into mainstream Bollywood cinema. The path-breaking movie about the romance between two teenagers is still remembered for Rishi Kapoor’s fantastic acting skills. Bobby also won him the Filmfare Best Actor award.
“Koi Pyaar Kare toh Tumse Kare, Tum Jaise ho waise kare …. Koi tumko Badal ke Pyaar Kare toh woh Pyaar Nahin Sauda hai.”
Prem Rog (1982)
Directed by Raj Kapoor, it depicts a man’s love for a widow belonging to a higher section of society. The socially-relevant movie was critically acclaimed, and Rishi Kapoor received well-deserved praise for his acting.
“Prem toh who rog hai Joh aasani se lagtha nahi, aur jab lag jaata hai na …phir Kabhi mit tha nahi”
A reincarnation thriller made by Subash Ghai, this is one of the best Rishi Kapoor films which became a smashing hit. The story is about the character Ravi killed by his wife and is born again as a singer who recollects his past life
“Pyar karne wale aitbaar ka certificate nahi maangte “
An unforgettable romantic Rishi Kapoor film, made by Yash Chopra, charmed millions with his charismatic acting, and the film became a huge blockbuster hit. The story relates how Rohit is deeply in love with Chandni (Sridevi) and is all set to marry her. But fate has other plans, and he is paralyzed in an accident
“Hum Delhi wale mulk ke Saath Saath …Dil pe bhi hukumat Karna jaante hai.”
Rated as Rishi Kapoor’s most powerful performances ever, the movie was a remake of Amitabh’s original movie by the same name. It had Rishi Kapoor in a negative role as Rauf Lala, a drug dealer. Watch in on Amazon Prime
“Kancha woh kaanta hai jo dil mein gad Gaya hai aur Vijay hi usse nikaal Sakta hai “
102 not out (2018)
This film has Rishi playing the role of a 75-year-old man and explores his relationship with this 102-year-old father played by Amitabh Bachchan. Rishi’s role as the serious son with his young-at-heart parent is endearing to watch.
“Aap beech me taang adaaye na…. Main Aappe case kar doonga”
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Find Awesome Rishi Kapoor Songs on the following Playlist
- Best of Rishi Kapoor Songs on Gaana: Offering about 34 songs such as Jhoot bole kauva kaate, Chandni ho tum, Sagar jaise ankhonwali, Chal kahin dur.’
- Chocolate Hero- Rishi Kapoor on Amazon music: A collection of 35 hit Rishi Kapoor songs including “Na maangun Sona Chandi, Om Shanti Om, Tera phoolon jesa rang, Hum tum ek kamre me, band”
- Check out the best Rishi Kapoor Songs on Wynk: Includes 50 hit such as “Chabbi kho jaye, Saagar kinare, Tu tu tu tara”
- Romance with Rishi Kapoor Songs on Jiosavnn: Contains 15 such as “Sochenge tumhe pyar, Puchona yaar kya hua, Yeh vaada Raha”
- Super Hit Love Songs on drYouTube: A 1-hour long playlist which will make you fall in love once again, “Teri ummed tera intezar, Tere isi Ada pe Sanam, Kitna Sukun Kitna aaram, Mera tofa toh Karle kabool”