Rakesh Roshan Reveals He Advised Rishi Kapoor Not To Travel To Delhi In February Says, 'He Still Went And Had A Relapse'
Rakesh Reveals He Advised Rishi Against Travelling
Rishi Kapoor and Rakesh Roshan were very good friends. In a number of photos, they are seen to be posing together. The duo has also worked together in many films, and Rakesh Roshan is just shaken by Rishi Kapoor’s death. He told Bollywood Hungama, he met him on 15 March for the last time over dinner. He went on to state only Chintu (Rishi) his wife Neetu and he was there, and they chatted for three hours about each other’s health.
In fact, Rakesh Roshan blames Rishi Kapoor’s trip to Delhi in February for his health relapse. “Both had cancer, though different kinds. I am aware of how infection-prone we are. So when Chintu told me about his plans to go to Delhi in February for a wedding I advised him against it. But he still went and had a relapse there. When I met Chintu he admitted he should’ve listened to me and that he made a mistake by going to Delhi.”
Rakesh went on to reveal that it was only during the last phase of his life that he (Rishi Kapoor) began admitting his mistakes. Rakesh has been quoted as saying, “He was short-tempered and impulsive and often regretted what he said. We both have our good and bad points and our friendship lasted so long because we accepted each other with our faults. We had no ego issues between us. Chintu would regret what he said or did and then apologize the next day. I was also quick to say sorry to him when I erred. That’s why we remained so close.”
Rakesh further reminisced about their friendship and stated they first met each other during Khel Khel Mein, and since then they had instantly hit it off. He further said they had a lot in common “That’s when our professional and personal association began. No matter how busy we got, we would meet 3-4 times a week. A friendship requires commitment and time to last.”reported.
Roshan further admitted he feels it is hard to accept Chintu (Rishi Kapoor) is gone and he feels he is still with him and will call me any moment.
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