January 22 : Neetu Kapoor is feeling nostalgic today. The veteran actress, who has recently lost her husband, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, got married to him on this date. Sharing a collage of her memories with late Rishi Kapoor, the actress fondly remembered him on their marriage anniversary.
Taking to her Instagram handle, Neetu Kapoor shared a video, consisting of a number of priceless pictures and videos of herself with Rishi Kapoor. The collage comprises pictures of the lovely couple from their films together and memories from their marriage ceremony. In the caption, the actress wrote, “Would have been our 41 years today.”
Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh had tied the knot on January 22, 1980. They were not only an iconic onscreen couple, but their love story beyond films is an adorable saga. Last year, late Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh had celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary together.
The couple’s wedding reception back in 1980 was a starry affair, which was hosted at the grand RK studios in Mumbai. The couple was cast opposite each other for the first time in Puttanna Kanagal's Zehreela Insaan.
Leaving the whole country heartbroken, Rishi Kapoor left for his heavenly abode on April 30, 2020 at the age of 67. The veteran star was battling leukemia for the past two years.
Rishi Kapoor had revealed in his book ‘Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored’ that he met Neetu for the first time when she visited the sets of Bobby. At that time, Rishi Kapoor was in relationship with someone else and Neetu had become his relationship adviser. Rishi Kapoor had developed a strong friendship with Neetu Singh and he shared all his secrets with her.
Talking about his married life in his book, late Rishi Kapoor had written that adjusting to his married life was difficult for him as he had never been answerable to anybody before. But he admitted that they spent an incredible 37 years together as husband and wife and the veteran actor felt blessed to have Neetu Kapoor in his life.