Annu Kapoor: Raj Kapoor charged one rupee for Teesri Kasam

Updated: Sep 22, 2019, 09:33 IST | IANS | Mumbai

Annu Kapoor shot for an episode of Superstar Singer as a guest judge. One contestant sang "Paan khaaye saaiyan humaro" from Teesri Kasam.

Annu Kapoor
Annu Kapoor

Veteran actor Annu Kapoor went down memory lane and shared that late actor Raj Kapoor had charged only Re 1 as fee to act in the 1966 movie Teesri Kasam. Annu shot for an episode of Superstar Singer as a guest judge. One contestant sang "Paan khaaye saaiyan humaro" from Teesri Kasam.

"The producer of 'Teesri Kasam'; Shailendra ji was also the writer of all the songs of the movie. Also, Raj Kapoorji charged a fee of Re 1 to act in the movie which turned out to be a huge blockbuster of its era," Annu said.

Talking about himself, the Mr India actor said: "I started my career with Nautanki in helplessness as I belonged to a not so financially strong family. But because my father did not have enough money hence, I could not do IAS.

"I was left with no other option to choose from and that is why I started my career in acting by doing Nautanki shows like 'Laila Majnu' and 'Harishchandra'."

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