Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker on Wednesday reminisced working with actor Rajiv Kapoor, who handed away on Tuesday in Mumbai.
Gowariker revealed how the 2 bonded on the units of sports activities drama Toolsidar Junior.
Ashutosh Gowariker stated in a press release, “I used to be an amazing fan of Rajiv Kapoor from his Ram Teri Ganga Maili days. It was an outstanding debut performance. I carried that reminiscence with me for a few years, after which we related fairly a number of occasions since Lagaan. And when a possibility arrived in the type of my manufacturing of Toolsidas Junior, (which is directed by Mridul), I forged him in it.”
Saddened to hear concerning the passing of Rajiv Kapoor! I used to be a fan from his Ram Teri Ganga Maili days.
We had wrapped shoot for my house manufacturing TOOLSIDAS JUNIOR, directed by Mridul!
Rajiv was so affable and performed his half with a lot enjoyable & ease. Will miss him deeply!!🙇 pic.twitter.com/hZOiUolMde
— Ashutosh Gowariker (@AshGowariker) February 9, 2021
Speaking about Rajiv’s performance in Toolsidar Junior, Ashutosh stated, “It was actually pretty to work with Rajiv. On units, he was an absolute skilled. And performed the half with a lot enjoyable, dignity and ease. What an affable individual he was. His performance in Toolsidas Junior is going to surprise everybody. Sadly, he received’t be there to benefit from the accolades he was absolutely going to obtain.”
Ashutosh Gowariker additionally revealed that Rajiv Kapoor was set to begin the promotion of Toolsidas Junior, starring Sanjay Dutt in the lead function. He stated, “My group had known as him simply a few days in the past to arrange his interviews for the promotion of Toolsidas Junior. And now, I nonetheless can not imagine that I’m speaking about him in the previous tense.”
Toolsidas Junior, which marks the final display screen outing of Rajiv Kapoor, is an inspiring sports activities drama written and directed by Mridul. It is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Ashutosh Gowariker and Sunita Gowariker.