18 January 2017 Current Affairs: Rishi Kapoor’s autobiography, Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored was in news in the second week of January 2016. The book is authored by Rishi Kapoor and Meena Iyer.
Released on 20 January 2017, the book came in news because it reveals certain facts about Rishi Kapoor’s life, like meeting with Dawood Ibrahim, one of India’s most-wanted men, on two occasions in Dubai.
For the first time, they met in 1998 when Rishi Kapoor was invited to Dawood’s house in Dubai for tea. Defending his meet with the gangster, the actor says that he met him before 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts took place. At that time, Dawood was not an enemy of the state.
They, Rishi and Dawood, once again met in 1989, when he was shopping with his wife Neetu Singh in Dubai.
Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored : The book, Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored covers the story of Rishi Kapoor, who is a son of a famous father and father of a famous son. The book says that the actor is a hyphen between his father and son.
It narrates how he grew in the shadow of a legendary father and how he skipped school to act in Mera Naam Joker.
It also speaks about his encounter with his heroines, his approach to his craft, Dawood Ibrahim, and his tryst with clinical depression among others.
Memoir Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored is published by Harper Collins.