Makers revealed the first look of late actor Rishi Kapoor's final film on the occasion of his birth anniversary. The film, Sharmaji Namkeen, is Rishi Kapoor's final production. Since he died before the film was finished, Paresh Rawal stepped in to play his part and finish the movie. Juhi Chawla also appears in the film Sharmaji Namkeen.
The first look features Rishi Kapoor and Paresh Rawal. Hitesh Bhatia makes his directorial debut with the film Sharmaji Namkeen. The film Sharmaji Namkeen will be a coming-of-age story of a 60-year-old man.
Sharing the first look Excel Entertainment wrote; “We are proud to present, the poster of a very special film- Sharmaji Namkeen, starring one of the most celebrated actors in the Hindi film industry whose inimitable work and sparkling career we will cherish forever, Mr. Rishi Kapoor.
As a mark of love, respect, and remembrance of him and as a gift to his millions of fans, here is the first look of his final film. A big thank you to Mr. Paresh Rawal, who completed the film by agreeing to take the sensitive step of portraying the same character played by Rishi-Ji. Produced by Excel Entertainment and Macguffin Pictures, directed by debutant Hitesh Bhatia, this film is a light-hearted coming-of-age story of a lovable 60-year-old-man.”
Rishi Kapoor passed away on April 30, 2020, after a two-year-long battle with cancer. Rishi Kapoor had acted in over 170 movies. He won the National Film Award for his debut film Mera Naam Joker.