Mumbai, 2nd June, 2012. Radio Mirchi honours the ultimate showman, superstar and legend Raj Kapoor on his 24th death anniversary today by screening Awaara,one of the most iconic movies in Indian cinema at PVR Oberoi, Goregaon.
Brothers Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor are strictly against remaking of any of Bollywood legend ,Raj Kapoor’s film’s.We don’t want to touch any of Raj Kapoor’s film’s”they said.
We have given up the idea of making a remake of ‘Awaara’.It is very difficult to reproduce the same magic now.” the brothers said at the special screening of Raj Kapoor ‘s ”Awaara” here.
Even though the Hindi film industry, has some of the best talent today ,the brothers feel that there is no comparison to Raj Kapoor.
”There is no actor like Raj Kapoor today .People remember him today .People remember him today because of his showmanship.We are so happy that even after 60 years people watch his film .Till the time people love him,he will always be with us” they said.
”We have given our whole life to the film industry.We are grateful to everyone who has liked us and we wish that we can entertain everyone till the time we die.”Randhir Kapoor said.
Time magazine has added Raj Kapoor’s ”Awaara ” to the All Time 100 Best list of the greatest films made since 1923 .Made in 1951 ,this was one of the classics’s which showed Kapoor in the role of a tramp.The film also had Nargis ,one of the prime actresses of the golden era.