Ranbir Kapoor shared a touching story at a press conference about his grandfather Raj Kapoor and Nargis during the Awaara promotion. Ranbir’s film Shamshera will be released on July 22nd.
Ranbir Kapoor talks about Raj Kapoor from Nargis’ movie Awaara.
Ranbir Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor and director Karan Malhotra in Delhi to promote their upcoming film Shamshera. The trio talked about movies, remakes, North vs South, and more. While Bollywood films have failed to make a mark at the Indian box office of late, Hindi films are doing well globally, especially in Russia. Talking about what Ranbir can expect from Shamshera’s performance in Russia, the actor tells a touching story about his grandfathers, Raj Kapoor and Nargis.
RANBIR shares the touching story of RAJ KAPOOR and NARGIS in Russia
While Bollywood struggled to make a name for itself in India, Hindi films did well in the Russian entertainment market. During a press conference in Delhi, Shamshera actor Ranbir Kapoor talked about how he wants his upcoming film to be released in Russia. Against a similar backdrop, he tells a touching story about how Russian fans treated his grandfather Raj Kapoor and Nargis when they traveled to the country for the premiere of Awaara.
Ranbir said: “I’ve heard such wonderful stories about the love that international audiences have for actors. Russia does the same. My grandfather told me a very interesting story. He and Nargis Ji were in Russia. The premiere of “Awara”. They walked out of the hall, and there were many Russian locals standing outside. The two waved to the crowd, and then sat in a taxi or the car that took them to the hotel. Suddenly, they felt that the car did not Moved forward, but moved up. The fans carried the car on their shoulders and walked to the hotel. I still get goosebumps when I hear this. That love and awe they have for the movie. So if It would be great for the film to be released in Russia.”
Shamshera hits theaters July 22. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Shamshera is produced by Yash Raj Films. According to reports, the story takes place in the fictional city of Qaza, where a tribe of warriors is imprisoned, enslaved and tortured by the ruthless dictator General Shud Singh. In Shamshela, Ranbir Kapoor played a legendary quintessential Hindi movie hero for the first time in his career.
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