Neetu Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Babita and different members of the Kapoor family got here together for lunch at Neila Kapoor’s dwelling.
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2021 10:21 AM IST
The Kapoor family got here together on Saturday for a particular lunch at Neila Kapoor’s dwelling. Neila is the wife of late actor Shammi Kapoor.
Seen on the gathering have been Neetu Kapoor, Babita, Randhir Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor (eldest baby of late actor Shashi Kapoor), Rima Jain and others. Jatin Sial, grandson of Prithiviraj Kapoor, shared a photograph on Instagram, thanking Neila for inviting all of them. “A grand family get together, thanks neila aunty,” he wrote. In the picture, Neila was seen blowing out candles on a chocolate cake as different surrounded her. A lavish lunch unfold was additionally laid out on the desk.
Kunal Kapoor shared a family image with Neila within the centre, flanked by Babita, Randhir and Neetu. Other members of the family additionally joined in. Actor Karisma Kapoor commented on the image, expressing remorse that she couldn’t be a part of the lunch. “Missed meeting you all,” she wrote.
Shammi Kapoor married Neila after the dying of his first wife, Geeta Dutt. In 2016, Neila wrote for Hindustan Times about assembly Shammi after Geeta’s dying. “By the early ‘60s Shammi Kapoor rose to peaks as a star. He was the insurgent hero of Indian cinema. Along with him, Shashi Kapoor additionally turned a family good friend. The dying of Geeta Bali in 1965 actually shocked Shammi Kapoor. He was very emotionally perturbed as she was his true anchor. We got here throughout one another at sure occasions. There have been regular exchanges of pleasantries. He was the best father taking due care of son Aditya and daughter Kanchan.
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“It was the personal initiative of Krishna Raj Kapoor to get us married. Ours was an arranged one. I tied the knot with Shammi Kapoor on 27th January 1969. Our marriage was a simple family occasion. The entire Kapoor khandan attended. After marriage Shammi Kapoor changed his outlook and lifestyle with proper counselling. By the early 70s he was a different person altogether, sober, thinking, mellow and mature,” she wrote.