The late Rajiv Kapoor made his film debut in 1983 with the film Ek Jaan Hai Hum and then went on to star in some popular movies like Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Aasmaan, Lover Boy, Zabardast and Hum To Chale Pardes. In 1991, however, after the death of Raj Kapoor’s father, he took on the role of producer and in 1996 made his directorial debut, with the actress at the back. 30 years later, it took a very special film like Ashutosh Gowariker and Bhushan Kumar Toolsidas Junior to mark his return to the big screen, which was unfortunately his last.
“It’s really sad that Rajiv Kapoor is not with us today to see the appreciation he receives for his performance” – Ashutosh Gowariker at Toolsidas Junior
Toolsidas Junior, released on Netflix on May 23, marks the final and posthumous appearance of Rajiv Kapoor after his death in February 2021. Producer Ashutosh often talked about how he was a big fan of the late actor-producer and the memory of his first performance stayed with him for many years. The director has been in contact with Rajiv Kapoor ever since Lagaan and when the opportunity came he immediately took it Toolsidas Junior in him.
Expressing his sadness, director Ashutosh Gowariker shares: “I was a fan of Rajiv from his first film Ek Jaan Hai Hum, Ram Teri Ganga Maili and Zabardast. After Lagaan, I had the opportunity to meet him and since then we have been in touch all these years. I did not have the proper material to throw it until Mridul thought Toolsidas Junior and man, I’m glad Rajiv agreed to do the role. It was great to work with him on the film. It’s really sad that he’s not with us today to see the appreciation he gets for his performance. “Fortunately, we had already shown him the film before he passed.”
Traveling the audience in a boy’s life and his immense love for his father against the backdrop of the sport, Toolsidas Junior Starring the late actor Rajiv Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Varun Buddhadev in leading roles.
Gulshan Kumar & T-Series present an Ashutosh Gowariker Productions Toolsidas Junior. Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Ashutosh Gowariker & Sunita Gowariker, the film, written and directed by Mridul, began airing on Netflix on May 23, 2022.
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