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Rishi Kapoor followed gossip site to find out about Ranbir, reveals Abhishek Bachchan

India Today logo India Today 12-04-2021 India Today Web Desk
Abhishek Bachchan et al. posing for the camera: Abhishek Bachchan said that Rishi Kapoor would read about Ranbir Kapoor's life in a gossip website. Abhishek Bachchan said that Rishi Kapoor would read about Ranbir Kapoor's life in a gossip website.

Rishi Kapoor would follow a gossip website to know what his son Ranbir Kapoor is up to. Abhishek Bachchan revealed the same in a recent interview. The actor said that he found that cute. Calling the late actor amazing, Abhishek said that Rishi had no filter and would say everything as is. Rishi and Abhishek worked together in films like Delhi-6 and All Is Well.

'RISHI WOULD READ GOSSIP WEBSITE TO FIND OUT WHAT RANBIR IS DOING'

Abhishek Bachchan, who has been close to the Kapoor family, worked with Rishi Kapoor in a couple of films. Talking about one incident when Rishi revealed how he got to know about what is happening with Ranbir, Abhishek told Film Companion, "We were shooting in Shimla, and in the morning, I went to his room because I used to sit and have coffee with him in the morning. I walked into the room, and he was in his lungi. He had these small glasses, and he was on his computer. I found that very cute from behind, this visual."

When Abhishek asked Rishi what he was doing, he got introduced to a celebrity gossip website, which the late actor would often read. At the time, Abhishek did not know about the website. When he asked Rishi what it was, the veteran actor said, "the only way I can tell what Ranbir is doing".

Abhishek added, "And I am like, 'This guy, he is amazing! He had no filter. He would just say it.' So, he was following (the website) to know what Ranbir was up to. I found that so sweet."

WHAT HAD RISHI KAPOOR SAID ABOUT HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH RANBIR

In an earlier interview to India Today, Rishi Kapoor had opened up about his relationship with his son Ranbir Kapoor. He had said that he regretted not being as close to Ranbir as he would have liked to be. He had said, "There is something I am really sorry about. We don't have friendship between us, probably because my father didn't do that. I love him, and he is my only son, but he is closer to his mother."

Rishi Kapoor breathed his last on April 30, 2020. The actor died after a long battle with leukaemia. In September 2019, he went to New York for his treatment, accompanied by his wife, Neetu Kapoor. After a year, the couple returned, and it was thought that the veteran actor was all well now. However, soon his health deteriorated, and he succumbed to the disease. He is survived by wife Neetu, son Ranbir Kapoor and daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.

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