Bhawana Somaaya reveals how Rishi Kapoor showed affection

Bhawana Somaaya, a friend of Neetu Kapoor, shared a love-hate relationship with the late actor Rishi Kapoor, in her new blog entry. She wrote about how the actor had an unusual way of demonstrating love.

by Roselet Sheena Merli

Updated: May 07, 2020 15:25 IST

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Bhawana Somaaya expresses Rishi Kapoor's affection

Bhawana Somaaya and Rishi Kapoor had a rough start initially. However, they made peace over time.

In her new post, Bhawana Somaaya said that she didn't exactly remember how the two became friends and added, “If we had not met for some time, he would call me up early morning and fire me. Firing people was a way of demonstrating affection for Rishi Kapoor. He had to do something to provoke me since now I had stopped getting intimidated by him.”  

“Both of us had by now stopped complaining about each other to Neetu,” she added.

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Journalist Bhawana Somaaya chronicled how the duo came a long way from not being able to stand each other to "discussing cinema, trends, performance, star systems" and more. She wrote about the interviews that she conducted at Rishi Kapoor's favourite spot, the RK Studios, where the Karz actor was his jovial self and was “always full of stories, anecdotes and laughter.”

Somaaaya added that Riddhima Kapoor's (Rishi and Neetu's daughter) wedding was her “most precious memory” of the time spent with Rishi Kapoor. 

“My most precious memories of time spent with him however is at his daughter Riddhima’s wedding, the sangeet, the mehndi and the dance practice at home before that.” She stated that she was a regular attendee at the Diwali parties hosted by the Kapoors and their common friends.

In another post, she also shared how she met Neetu Singh back on 70s. "We clicked in the very first meeting and have remained friends over the decades." said the Journalist.

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