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Ranbir Kapoor On Why Dad Rishi “Kept Fighting” With Him Over Brahmastra



Ranbir Kapoor at Brahmastra poster launch.


  • Rishi Kapoor died final 12 months
  • Ranbir paid tributes to his late father at Brahmastra poster launch occasion
  • “I miss my father terribly today,” Ranbir stated

New Delhi:

Actor Ranbir Kapoor on Wednesday paid tributes to his late father Rishi Kapoor through the movement poster launch of his newest movie Brahmastra, saying he hopes to make the veteran actor proud when the long-in-the-works film is launched subsequent 12 months. The much-awaited big-budget fantasy journey epic, which is envisioned as a trilogy, options Ranbir as Shiva, a person with supernatural powers. Written and directed by Ayan Mukerji, Brahmastra is billed as one of many greatest movies to return overseas. At the movie’s fan launch occasion right here, Ranbir Kapoor acquired emotional and recalled the conversations he had along with his late father concerning the movie, which was within the making for eight years. Rishi Kapoor handed away in 2020.

“I miss my father terribly today. I remember during the making of the film, he kept fighting with Ayan and me, and kept questioning us. ‘What are you doing? Who takes so long to make a film? Who spends so much money? Ranbir, you are not making a penny on this film. Who will watch a VFX film in the country?’ But I believe he is here somewhere and I hope he is proud. I hope he is smiling,” Ranbir Kapoor stated.

The 39-year-old actor additionally requested the viewers to hitch in as he paid tributes to the late star and sang just a few strains of the actor’s in style tune Om Shanti Om from the 1980 romantic-thriller Karz.

“Kya tumne kabhi kisi se pyaar kiya? Kabhi kisi ko dil diya? Maine bhi diya,” the Tamasha actor stated because the followers joined him.

Ranbir Kapoor then stated that if one had been to speak about “heart and love”, he needed to name his Brahmastra co-star Alia Bhatt, his girlfriend, on the stage.

Alia Bhatt, who was joined by Mukerji on the occasion, stated she acquired emotional listening to Ranbir Kapoor talk about his father.

“I am sorry but right now I am a little emotional because of what you said. I immediately started to…” Bhatt stated combating again tears as Ranbir patted her again.

The one-minute movement poster teased the world of Brahmastra, with Ranbir Kapoor’s Shiva showcasing his supernatural energy – that of fireside.

The video, which additionally options the voice over of Bhatt and foreshadows a life-changing occasion on Earth, ends with Ranbir Kapoor standing tall with a trident of fireside towards the backdrop of a large statue of Lord Shiva.

Alia Bhatt, who performs Isha within the movie, stated it was a “big day” for the movie’s crew as they lastly unveiled the movement poster to the followers.

The movie was introduced in 2014 with a scheduled launch in 2016, however acquired delayed. It finally went into manufacturing in 2018. Several launch date modifications and one nationwide lockdown later, Brahmastra is lastly set to be launched on September 9, 2022.

“This has been such a long journey. It is a big day for us. I am shaking,” Bhatt, 28, stated.

Backed by filmmaker Karan Johar, Brahmastra additionally options megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Nagarjuna.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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