Rishi Kapoor objects to journalists at launch of book on Raj Kapoor


The book is authored by his sister Ritu Nanda. On credentials being presented, he walked off, muttering “muft ki daru…”. This correspondent, however, chose to leave. “Please come in, grab a drink or two,” he said, 20 minutes after the event had begun. AT the book launch, all five of Raj Kapoor’s children were present. His personal security arrived and asked the three journalists to accompany them out of the hall and to the lobby area of the hotel. What was supposed to be a special event, graced by the five children of Raj Kapoor, turned out to be a difficult evening. Related News
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Published: December 15, 2017 2:26 pm

Rishi Kapoor allegedly slammed media persons who were attending the book launch event. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Rishi Kapoor, 65, was in Delhi to launch a book on his father Raj Kapoor on his 93rd birth anniversary. He has created a scene at our hotel twice in the past.”
The publicist from HarperCollins apologised while also adding that there are a lot of other stakeholders in such events that involve celebrities. Coming face to face with Rishi Kapoor as he stepped out of the washroom adjacent to the venue of the book release, he asked in an agitated voice, for reasons best known to him, “aap log kaun hain” of three journalists waiting to enter. They said: “Mr Kapoor doesn’t want you guys here, please leave.”
A representative of the publisher, who had arrived at the spot, requested that Kapoor’s personal security staff be spoken to. The ITC Maurya security in-charge resisted, saying: “You know how Rishi Kapoor is.