The weekend episode of Indian Idol 12 is going to be an emotional ride for all Rishi Kapoor fans. The upcoming singing reality show on Sony TV will celebrate the veteran actor, with the top 10 contestants performing on their evergreen numbers. His wife Neetu Kapoor will also attend the ceremony, and will share some unheard stories about him.
The veteran actor shot for the episode a few days back with judges – Neha Kakkar, Himesh Reshammiya and Vishal Dadlani and host Aditya Narayan. It was her first television appearance since the demise of husband Rishi Kapoor in April last year.
As the contestants performed on the duet’s romantic songs, Neetu opened up about how she is starting to date Rishi. She revealed that she was previously his wingwoman and would continue to help her influence other girls. She went on to share, “After chasing every girl, one day she came to me and said that she likes me. He said that I find it very simple and real. “
When they started dating after their confession, Neetu went on to share an incident when she realized she was in love with him. The two actors were shooting in different cities, and Rishi Kapoor sent a telegram that said, “Sikh yayad aayi (you missed)”. Amar Akbar Anthony could not stop his tears while sharing these love-filled anecdotes.
Neetu Kapoor also became emotional and overwhelmed when video messages of Rishi’s friends Rakesh Roshan, Jeetendra and Prem Chopra were played. Rakesh shared that he was friends with Rishi for over 45 years. The actor, the filmmaker, told him with an open heart, that he still felt his absence, and that Rishi was ‘Indian Idol’ in the true sense. Also, Jeetendra shared that he would never be able to express how much he misses Rishi Kapoor. He said that the late actor will always be ‘Chintu’ for him. Jeetendra also praised Neetu Kapoor for being the best companion, and handling Rishi and his family with so much strength.
on Thursday, Rishi Kapoor’s family offered eleven months of special prayers Meet, which was attended by son – actor Ranbir Kapoor and daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni. Rishi died on April 30 after a two-year battle with cancer. earlier in the day, Neetu Kapoor also shared some glimpses from her last trip to New York. On Instagram with her late husband.