On Rishi Kapoor’s 69th birthday, his daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni presented fans with the first look of late Rishi Kapoor’s farewell flick Sharmaji Namkeen. Riddhima also revealed the first look of Paresh Rawal from the film with it. Following Rishi Kapoor’s death, Paresh Rawal stepped in to finish the rest of the late actor’s work. Juhi Chawla, who earlier collaborated with the late Rishi Kapoor in films such as ‘Bol Radha Bol,’ ‘Luck By Chance,’ and ‘Eena Meena Deeka,’ also appears in the film.
Rishi Kapoor Birthday Special: Daughter Riddhima Shares first look of Sharmaji Namkeen
“We are proud to present, the poster of a very special film- Sharmaji Namkeen. Starring one of the most celebrated actors in the Hindi film industry. Whose inimitable work and sparkling career we will cherish forever, Mr. Rishi Kapoor. As a mark of love, respect, and remembrance of him and as a gift to his millions of fans. Here is the first look of his final film. A big thank you to Mr. Paresh Rawal, who completed the film by agreeing to take the sensitive step of portraying the same character played by Rishi-Ji. Produced by Excel Entertainment and Macguffin Pictures, directed by debutant Hitesh Bhatia, this film is a light-hearted coming-of-age story of a lovable 60-year-old-man,” Riddhima wrote alongside the posters featuring her late father Rishi Kapoor and actor Paresh Rawal.
This film is a light-hearted coming-of-age narrative about a charming 60-year-old man. It is produced by Excel Entertainment and Macguffin Pictures and directed by newbie Hitesh Bhatia.
Riddhima uploaded two posters featuring her late father Rishi Kapoor and actor Paresh Rawal on her Instagram account. In the first poster, Late Rishi Kapoor wore a sweater, muffler, slacks, and shoes. He is seen with a briefcase in his arms while walking with a smile. In the second poster, Paresh Rawal is dressed similarly to Rishi Kapoor. He appears to have stepped in to finish the remaining portions after Rishi Kapoor’s death in April 2020.
Sharmaji Namkeen is a 60-year-old man’s coming-of-age narrative. Juhi, who plays a character in the film, recently told Indian Express that late Rishi Kapoor’s portrayal was ‘tailor-made’ for him.
Hitesh Bhatia, a first-time director, is directing the picture, which is produced by Excel Entertainment and Macguffin Pictures.