5 Iconic Roles Played by Rishi Kapoor

5 Iconic Roles Played by Rishi Kapoor

Bollywood hadn’t fully recovered from the loss of veteran actor that the news of big loss shook the industry inside out. The sudden demise of seasoned actor Rishi Kapoor came to sadden the already grieving Bollywood. He changed the definition of versatility in Bollywood and today; we are here to remember the iconic actor with his top 5 roles from his career.

1. Raj Nath in Bobby (1973)
Raj Nath in Bobby (1973)
While Rishi Kapoor had already made an appearance on-screen with Mera Naam Joker, the movie Bobby witnessed his official debut as an actor. A love-saga between two teenagers of different classes, the film was appreciated heavily and became a trendsetter. Rishi Kapoor started his journey of being known as the Charmer of Bollywood hereon.

2. Akbar Illhabadi in Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
Akbar Illhabadi in Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
One of the most successful movies of its time, Amar Akbar Anthony witnessed the rise of Rishi Kapoor to another level. A story of three brothers brought up with different religious beliefs after being separated in childhood became an eye-turner and set up a new benchmark for religious tolerance.

3. Yash Chopra in Chandni (1989)
Yash Chopra in Chandni (1989)
One of its kind blockbusters that still rules the hearts of many, Chandni described Rishi Kapoor as a committed man who falls for a woman at first sight. But with destiny having something else in the store, the two leads are separated only to be united. A bitter-sweet cinematization that had the audience going gaga over Rishi Kapoor’s versatility skills.

4. Rauf Lala in Agneepath (2012)
Rauf Lala in Agneepath (2012)
Who doesn’t remember the iconic ‘Agneepath, Agneepath, Agneepath’ dialogue? Well, the movie is also known for the power-packed performance from Rishi Kapoor. Portraying the role of Rauf Lala, he looked like a real mafia and did complete justice to his role.

5. Amarjeet in Kapoor & Sons (2016)
Amarjeet in Kapoor & Sons (2016)
His role as Amarjeet in Karan Johar’s Kapoor & Sons described how one could enjoy life to the fullest despite being at the later stage. In the role of a care-free grandfather who loved his wife to the core and openly talked about his affection towards Mandakini.