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Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh’s dreamy love story was straight out of a romantic movie
The Kapoor family lost a precious gem today as Rishi Kapoor passed away. It was a big shock to the nation and one can only imagine how heartbreaking this loss must be for Rishi’s wife Neetu Singh. Neetu and Rishi were one of the most loved couples of Bollywood.
Their amazing chemistry and blossoming love were always visible in the movies they did together. After dating for 5 years, the couple married each other in 1980 and the couple have 2 children, Ridhima Kapoor Sahni and Ranbir Kapoor. Have a look at the untold love story of one of the most beautiful couples in Bollywood.
It was not love at first sight for Neetu and Rishi
Neetu Singh and Rishi Kapoor were best of friends before they started feeling for each other. She knew each and every girlfriend of her future beau. She even offered him her shoulder to cry whenever he used to break up with someone. Rishi was quite a prankster and loved teasing the young Neetu on sets.
Rishi Kapoor only wanted to Date
Rishi Kapoor was quite commitment-phobic and he never intended to marry Neetu Singh. He had reportedly told Neetu, “I’ll only date you, I’ll never get married to you.” All this, when Neetu was still in her teens. But their bond just grew stronger over the years. The two went on to date for 5 years.
He proposed her in a very unique way, he sent her a telegram about missing her badly. It all happened when Rishi was in Paris for the shoot of his film ‘Barood’. After shooting for the film ‘Kabhi Kabhie’ in Kashmir with Neetu. It was then that Rishi felt lonely and sent Neetu a telegram. ‘Ye Sikhni badi yaad aati hai (I am missing this Sikhni)’.
Rishi and Neetu’s marriage
After dating for 5 years, the couple married each other in 1980 and the couple have 2 children, Ridhima Kapoor Sahni and Ranbir Kapoor. After getting married to Rishi Kapoor she quit Bollywood and became a housewife like a typical Indian woman. She spent most of her time raising her kids.
Their lovely relationship
Neetu Kapoor had revealed in an interview that her hubby Rishi Kapoor is quite possessive about her. Here’s what she had said, “Be it my in-laws or my kids or even my husband, who is so annoying. Even if I have gone to the loo, he will be insecure. That is why I am not working in movies as 24×7 he wants to see me sitting next to him. There is a way in which I have survived with him for 32 years.”
Neetu had constantly been there fro Rishi as he fought his battle through cancer, in an interview with Mid-day, Rishi had said, “I have learnt to remain calm with my family and fans. I owe it to them; they have given me so much love and sent good wishes. Neetu has been my rock and has shouldered all the responsibilities. So has been my family, who would drop in to give me the strength to battle my illness.”
Rishi Kapoor will be immensely missed. May his soul rest in peace.
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