Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor in Hong Kong, in February 2017. Photo: Vincent Tsang

‘And, damn it, I survived’: late Indian actor Rishi Kapoor on playing the romantic hero without being tall or buff, until he smelled the coffee

  • Interviewed at Hong Kong’s India by the Bay festival in 2017, the Bollywood actor, who recently lost his battle with cancer aged 67, looked back over his career
  • Explaining why he never fancied acting in Hollywood, Kapoor said ‘I’d rather be a king in my own domain. Why go somewhere and be a nonentity?’
Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor in Hong Kong, in February 2017. Photo: Vincent Tsang
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