Rahul Rawail Is Writing A Raj Kapoor Biography

It is raining  biographies in Bollywood. Everyone from Asha Parekh to Nawazuddin Siddiqui  is into  the tell-all game.

The latest to join the biographic bandwagon is filmmaker Rahul Rawail.  No, he  isn’t penning his  own life story. He  is a writing what promises to be the authoritative biography of  Raj Kapoor.

And  who better equipped for the job than Rawail who has been associated very closely with the Kapoor family.

Says Rawail, “That’s right. I’ve known Raj Saab and his two sons very closely. I assisted  Raj Saab and then I directed Biwi Oh Biwi for the R K Filmsbanner. I’ve  been  close friends of both of Raj Saab’s son  Randhir and Rishi for decades. I  know the family very closely.”

But  it’s not the  personal details of Raj Kapoor’s life that interest Rawail. “I am fascinated by his journey as an actor and  a filmmaker.It  is this journey I want to  write about.”

Rahul has begun his groundwork and research and  will soon begin writing the biography.

“It is  one  of  the biggest challenges  of my career,” says Rahul whose father the illustrious H S  Rawail directed  Rishi Kapoor in Laila Majnu andDeedar-e-Yaar.

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