Neetu Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Babita and other members of Kapoor’s family came to dine at Neela Kapoor’s house.
Updated on September 26, 2021 10:21 IST
The Kapoor family came together on Saturday for a special dinner at Neela Kapoor’s house. Neela is the wife of late actor Shammi Kapoor.
The meeting was attended by Neetu Kapoor, Babita, Randhir Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor (late actor Shashi Kapoor’s eldest child), Rima Jain and others. Prithviraj Kapoor’s grandson Jatin Sial shared a photo on Instagram thanking Neela for inviting them all. “A grand family get together, thanks Neela Aunty,” he wrote. In the photo, Neela is seen scattering candles on a chocolate cake.
Kunal Kapoor shared a family picture with Neela in the middle, surrounded by Babita, Randhir and Neetu. Other members of the family also joined. Actor Karisma Kapoor commented on the film, regretting that she could not attend the meal. “I missed meeting all of you,” she wrote.
Shammi Kapoor married Neela after the death of his first wife Geeta Dutt. In 2016, Neela wrote for the Hindustan Times about meeting Shammi after Geeta’s death. “Shammi Kapoor rose to stardom as a star in the early 60’s. He was a rebel hero in Indian cinema. Along with him, Shashi Kapoor also became a family friend. The death of Geeta Bali in 1965 literally shocked Shammi Kapoor. We have met.There are simple happy exchanges.He is a suitable father to son Aditya and daughter Kanchan.
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“Marrying us is Krishna Raj Kapoor’s personal effort. Ours was arranged. I married Shammi Kapoor on 27 January 1969. Our wedding was a simple family ceremony. The whole Kapoor Khandan attended. After marriage Shammi Kapoor changed her outlook and lifestyle with proper counseling. In the beginning he was a completely different person, intelligent, thoughtful, gentle and mature, ”she wrote.