Ooo la la! Son opens up about his father’s shocking secrets and his classic love life in his autobiography titled ‘Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor uncensored’. Rishi Kapoor has been known to be sharp-tongued and doesn’t really crumble his words before being vocal, and that reflects well in his autobiography.
The beginning of his book focuses on his father’s initial year affairs with the Indian beauty Nargis Dutt, titled as the most iconic pairs onscreen and he quotes openly, “My father, Raj Kapoor, was 28 years old and had already been hailed as the ‘showman of Hindi cinema’ four years before. He was also a man in love – at the time, unfortunately, with someone other than my mother. His girlfriend was the leading lady of some of his biggest hits of the time, including Aag (1948), Barsaat (1949) and Awara (1951).”
The gold old superstar then writes about how Nargis was Raj Kapoor’s ‘in-house production idol’ and was quite accepted in the RK studios insignia. There are some more facts to focus on his father’s relationship with his co-star Vyajanthimala, who refused to admit anything about having any affair with Raj Kapoor.
He further adds, “”I remember moving into the Natraj Hotel on Marine Drive with my mom during the time Papa was involved with Vyjayanthimala. From the hotel, we shifted for two months into an apartment in Chitrakoot. My father had bought the apartment for Mom and us. He did all he could to woo her back, but my mother wouldn’t give in until he had ended that chapter of his life.”
Nevertheless, Rishi Kapoor reveals, “She had no right to distort facts just because he was no longer around to defend the truth…But I can say with absolute certainty that if Papa had been alive, she wouldn’t have denied the affair so blatantly or called him publicity hungry.”
Well well well, now these are some major revelations made about Daddy Dearest!