Rishi Kapoor

If our Hindu culture forbids beef meat, does the same culture give you the right to abuse me and my family just because I have an opinion that you don’t agree with?
Rishi Kapoor

I respect religious rules. I am a true God-fearing Hindu.
Rishi Kapoor

I am not advocating beef eating. But I am advocating freedom to have an opinion and a voice.
Rishi Kapoor

If you want rubbish, you will get rubbish.
Rishi Kapoor


It was a stroke of luck when I worked in ‘Agneepath.’ It was a great role, something different for me.
Rishi Kapoor

I have tried to look different and play different roles through my life because I am passionate about my work.
Rishi Kapoor

My first love is acting, not directing.
Rishi Kapoor

My entire family has been part of the film industry for many years.
Rishi Kapoor

There are ups and downs in every relationship. But that does not mean that couples should separate or get down to inhuman behaviour.
Rishi Kapoor

I don’t know what fun newspapers and magazines derive from interfering in people’s private lives.
Rishi Kapoor

The R K banner has had this tradition to make good films, and good films always take a lot of time to complete because of the hassles involved.
Rishi Kapoor

Personally, I think that the story is all-important; everything else comes later. But if there’s any other way to ensure the betterment of the film, I always implement it.
Rishi Kapoor

It’s my life – acting.
Rishi Kapoor

When I did ‘Kapoor & Sons,’ I had a prosthetic look. It would take me six-and-a-half hours daily for 20, 25 days.
Rishi Kapoor

I can barely sit in one place for five minutes.
Rishi Kapoor

The creative mind is restless.
Rishi Kapoor

In acting, the basic tool is observation. Whenever you see something, you store it in your head, and when you come across a character that reminds you of that instance, you incorporate it.
Rishi Kapoor

I’m not interested in playing the villain as a loud caricature, one-dimensional character. I am trying to humanise evil. If you see my character in ‘Aurangzeb,’ I am not trying to act evil.
Rishi Kapoor

By the grace of God, my son’s career is doing very well.
Rishi Kapoor

Pransaab was a great character actor. What he has achieved as an actor, I cannot think of achieving even a part of it.
Rishi Kapoor

There is no way one can remake ‘Mughal-e-Azam.’ What my grandfather did, we cannot even think of emulating. The film is a legend, and we should leave it at that.
Rishi Kapoor

Give me meaty roles, and I’ll sink my teeth into them!
Rishi Kapoor

My son was named after my father, whose name was Ranbir Raj Kapoor.
Rishi Kapoor

I am waiting for roles like the one in ‘Yeh Hai Jalwa.’
Rishi Kapoor

I do not care about the length of my role. But it should make a difference to the story.
Rishi Kapoor

In the first 20 years of my acting life, I did not do any acting. All I did was to wear a jersey, dance, lip-sync to songs, and run after girls over mountains and in the snow.
Rishi Kapoor

The reality is that some Kapoors did reach the marquee; others did not.
Rishi Kapoor

As is the case with politicians, actors are chosen by people.
Rishi Kapoor

The first song I ever did on screen was ‘Main Shaayar To Nahi.’
Rishi Kapoor

Even my early memories of Chandni Chowk are all about food.
Rishi Kapoor

People are fed up of formula films, and we are getting new space to experiment.
Rishi Kapoor

It is an advantage to be born in Kapoor family and to be known by that name, but it also a burden because there are lots of expectations from you.
Rishi Kapoor

There is no nepotism in the Hindi film industry.
Rishi Kapoor

I like to call myself as son of famous father and father of famous son.
Rishi Kapoor

I am no champion, no great name, just a small actor who loves working for cinema.
Rishi Kapoor

I am observing that to become an actor, people say, they want to join gym. Why join a gym? Why don’t you join an institute where they teach you how to act?
Rishi Kapoor

I don’t know why all these actors think going to a gym or riding horses or learning how to fight are the steps to becoming an actor.
Rishi Kapoor

I am a natural actor. I try to keep it spontaneous as far as possible. That is my mantra.
Rishi Kapoor

My image was that of a romantic, soft hero.
Rishi Kapoor

I always try to be different and play varied kind of characters.
Rishi Kapoor

I am not stagnating in one kind of an image.
Rishi Kapoor

I will not do a run of the mill kind of a film or role. I will not say yes to that.
Rishi Kapoor

I only know how to act. I don’t know anything else.
Rishi Kapoor

For the first 25 years of my career, I did nothing but sing and dance.
Rishi Kapoor

Every one has right to express his views on any subject, and I am a common man, a tax payer, and part of the society.
Rishi Kapoor

I have no enmity with anyone.
Rishi Kapoor

My head was in the clouds after ‘Bobby,’ but my struggle had only begun because at the age of 21, I had become a hero. But then I had realized that I have to keep my feet on ground.
Rishi Kapoor

Passion for work is very important.
Rishi Kapoor

I have played all generations in reel and real life – grandson, son, father, and grandfather – and each relationship has taught me something.
Rishi Kapoor

Amitabh Bachchan is the greatest actor that we have in the country.
Rishi Kapoor

There would be no ‘Sholay’ without Dharmendra, no ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ without Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor, no ‘Deewar’ without Shashi Kapoor, and no ‘Dostana’ without Shatrughan Sinha.
Rishi Kapoor

An actor’s journey is never fulfilled. We always look for greener pastures, better roles, better creativity. We all want to do good work.
Rishi Kapoor

Though sometimes you hit, sometimes you don’t get the kind of roles you should get, but sometimes you get the role.
Rishi Kapoor

Any cinema has to be entertaining. Boring cinema won’t work. If you want to make one, then screen it for free on TV.
Rishi Kapoor

If you want to show cinema, make entertainment films. Sometimes they are very good, sometimes very bad, but the intention is always to make entertaining films.
Rishi Kapoor

Ranbir doesn’t like to portray characters which are larger than life. I am very proud that he took such challenges.
Rishi Kapoor

He is absolutely on his own, and we never interfere in any of his decisions. When Ranbir joined the industry, he told his mother that he wanted to portray characters which a boy of his age would do in real life.
Rishi Kapoor

I always wanted to be an actor.
Rishi Kapoor

No actor has 100 percent track record.
Rishi Kapoor

Some films will work, some won’t.
Rishi Kapoor

The fire within you as an actor should always keep burning. That should be the mantra for any good actor.
Rishi Kapoor

What I admire about Ranbir is his choice of films. Sometimes he will be bad; sometimes he will be good.
Rishi Kapoor

I have worked with Asin earlier in ‘Housefull 2.’ We had a good time working together.
Rishi Kapoor

I came into films when there was action. When I retired, it was romantic period.
Rishi Kapoor

I am not because of my father, and my son Ranbir Kapoor is not because of me.
Rishi Kapoor

I firmly believe in destiny, so let’s see what my luck has in store for me.
Rishi Kapoor

It’s always such a delight working with Juhi.
Rishi Kapoor

I would love to do a Punjabi film.
Rishi Kapoor

I don’t want to play father roles. And I use father roles figuratively for roles that are just hanging around… don’t want to be a piece of furniture in films.
Rishi Kapoor

Both my kids are above 30 now… grown up enough to take their own decisions.
Rishi Kapoor

No, there is no ‘need’ for me to do a social cinema.
Rishi Kapoor

I know for a fact that many people repent and want to do away with their tattoos. It is all marketing and hype and nothing else. Also, tattoos stand out on fair and not wheatish complexion. God has given you a body. Why spoil it?
Rishi Kapoor

I love to experiment, to push myself, and I want people to accept me in roles that I have never attempted before.
Rishi Kapoor

I neither throw my weight around nor do I bully anyone on the set.
Rishi Kapoor

There’s no formula that can make a marriage work. Sometimes two people just click.
Rishi Kapoor

Trust me; I have not exactly been the best husband material.
Rishi Kapoor

In our country, there must be two time zones to save working hours. Why we don’t have it, I have been talking about this issue for a long time.
Rishi Kapoor

Since I am as evil as can be, I do need religion to offset my evilness!
Rishi Kapoor

I am a believer of all religions. I will happily visit a temple, mosque, church. I do not differentiate between religions.
Rishi Kapoor

Being religious and spiritual makes me feel good.
Rishi Kapoor

I have never really hit a gym.
Rishi Kapoor

All my performances have been unrehearsed.
Rishi Kapoor

Generally, when I am working, I tend to learn from my seniors and juniors.
Rishi Kapoor

All my life, I struggled to get roles.
Rishi Kapoor

I like to be respected as an actor.
Rishi Kapoor

I have always been an arrogant man.
Rishi Kapoor

I am high-strung and high-energy. My blood pressure is always high, and I am always excited to go to work.
Rishi Kapoor

I never argued with my father, and it so happened that, unfortunately, the same kind of relationship passed on with me and Ranbir.
Rishi Kapoor

I really want that there should be love and respect between me and Ranbir, but at the same time, I want that there should be some kind of distance – that I can see you, but I can’t feel you.
Rishi Kapoor

I am an actor, and actors should be willing to play all kind of roles.
Rishi Kapoor

I get very excited when I have to work in a film and when I am narrated.
Rishi Kapoor

I can never say that I don’t want to work anymore. That would be an absolute lie because I enjoy, I take delight in, working in films because I feel it’s an honour, you know, to entertain people, to regale audiences.
Rishi Kapoor

I don’t think it is wrong when you – when an actor goes and sells his film. I mean, it’s salesmanship; you got to tell the world what you have. You got to tell them, ‘These are my wares; please see how do you like them. If you like to buy them, please buy them.’ There’s nothing wrong in that.
Rishi Kapoor

I am not a spokesperson for any political person or party.
Rishi Kapoor

I have campaigned only once in the elections, for Vinod Khanna in Gurdaspur, but that was not as a party member but because he is a colleague.
Rishi Kapoor

I do fun things on Twitter. I enjoy it.
Rishi Kapoor

I block the trolls.
Rishi Kapoor

I am spontaneous and not a method actor.
Rishi Kapoor

I am extremely malleable as an actor, but I also know how to get away with doing things the way I want, even if the director disagrees.
Rishi Kapoor

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