Rishi Kapoor's cop role in 'Besharam' was Ranbir's idea

Aug 01, 2013, 17:02 IST | PTI

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor got to play a police officer in upcoming film 'Besharam' after his son Ranbir Kapoor suggested his name to director Abhinav Kashyap

When Abhinav said that they had to cast a senior actor to play a police officer, it was Ranbir who suggested his father's name.

Rishi Kapoor with Ranbir Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor with Ranbir Kapoor

"I am excited to have all three of them in my film. I didn't know that Rishiji had never played a policeman in his entire career. I was so excited to have Rishiji and Neetuji play police personnel for the first time," Abhinav said.

The film stars Rishi Kapoor as Inspector Chulbul, a name that became popular after Salman Khan etched it in 'Dabangg'. It is for the first time that the Kapoor family - Ranbir and his parents Rishi and Neetu - have come together for film 'Besharam'.

Releasing on October 2, the film introduces newbie Pallavi Sharda.

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