Do not Have Confidence To Go To Awards With out Rishi Kapoor: Neetu Kapoor
"Recently, I was invited to a big event, where they wanted to give me an award but I cannot go without him," said Neetu Kapoor
'Still Don't Have Confidence To Go To Film Functions Without Rishi Kapoor': Neetu Kapoor

A throwback picture of Neetu and Rishi Kapoor. (courtesy: neetu54)


Veteran actor Neetu Kapoor says although she has immersed herself in work after husband Rishi Kapoor's demise she nonetheless does not have the "confidence" to attend public occasions with out him. Neetu Kapoor, who met Rishi Kapoor on the age of 15, married the actor in 1980 and give up movies after that includes in hits like Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Deewaar, Khel Khel Mein and Kabhi Kabhie.

She returned to films in late 2000s with cameos in movies like Love Aaj Kal (2009) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012) in addition to full-fledged roles in Do Dooni Chaar (2010) and Besharam (2013). All 4 movies featured Rishi Kapoor, who handed away in April 2020 after a battle with leukemia.

Her newest movie Jugjugg Jeeyo, for which she began capturing final 12 months, was the primary time in many years that the 63-year-old actor shot with out her husband.

"The primary day I went on set, I additionally posted an image that this was the primary time I used to be stepping outdoors the home with out him. I am positive he was blessing me, making issues straightforward for me. However to be sincere, it was tough to not act with him. It was powerful," Neetu Kapoor informed PTI.

Aside from the Karan Johar manufacturing, the veteran actor additionally began filming for a dance actuality present as a choose, a dedication that has saved her busy ever since.

As an actor, Neetu Kapoor mentioned, she has gained the arrogance to face the digital camera with out her late husband however hasn't but discovered the power to step out in public alone.

"Even immediately, once I'm referred to as for a perform, I can not go. I can go for a shoot, however I can not go for a movie perform with out him. Just lately, I used to be invited to an enormous occasion, the place they needed to present me an award however I can not go with out him. I really feel awkward going alone. I nonetheless haven't got that confidence.

"I want my son or my husband with me. Possibly it will take me time to get used to that half. As an actor, I can go and work as a result of there's my staff, they're with me and so I really feel okay. However not in any other case, not now," she added.

Directed by Raj Mehta, Jugjugg Jeeyo will characteristic Neetu Kapoor in a full- fledged function 9 years after her final outing "Besharam", which co-starred Rishi Kapoor and their son Ranbir Kapoor.

The comedy drama additionally stars Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor and Manish Paul. Neetu Kapoor mentioned engaged on the movie was "comforting" and helped her address the grief.

"Karan was over (my home) for dinner after my husband had handed away. Ranbir mentioned I ought to begin working once more, however I shrugged off the thought. Karan heard it and mentioned he has a pleasant script and I ought to no less than hear it. I half heartedly mentioned sure.

"Once I heard the narration later, I used to be amazed. It was humorous, good and dramatic. Though I did not have the arrogance then as I used to be low, I mentioned I will do the movie. I knew this is able to assist me, consolation me," she added.

Jugjugg Jeeyo is scheduled to launch theatrically on June 24.

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