Rishi Kapoor denies slapping journalist at Ganpati Visarjan


Veteran actor, Rishi Kapoor who is very vocal on social media and always expresses his thoughts on various issues has vehemently denied slapping journalist at the Ganpati Visarjan. Ganpati Visarjan of the Kapoors are very famous and every year thousand of fans gathered along with the Kapoors for the visarjan but this years things turned ugly when Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor involved into a scuffle with the journalists and the fans who went very close to them and admist heavy rains tried to click their pictures.

What Rishi Kapoor was asked about the fight, the veteran actor was quoted as saying, “I feel it is very unfair, what the news channels have shared everywhere. First of all we have no PR. We never invite anybody. You yourself come to my Ganpati. However, we give ample time to the press to do all what you have to do, in front of the Ganpati murthy.”

Rishi Kapoor further said, “We do this Ganpati not for publicity but have been doing it for the past 64 yrs. My grandfather started this tradition. There have always been thousands and thousands of people coming to see this Ganpati of RK. They came to see Ganpati, not us. Over 64 yrs they have been coming to see the immersion. When the Ganpati leaves RK studio, everybody is excited. However, this evening there was heavy rainfall. There were so many people and so much media. We have not called them…. It is impossible when there is so much rain and public (to not lose your temper). When we are respecting God, these small time journalists poke the damn camera on your face.”

The outspoken Kapoor continued saying, “Because Ranbir was also there everybody got so excited. I don’t blame them, but they misbehaved with me. If I have indeed slapped them why don’t you show the clip of me slapping? I was behaving like the Mumbai police, trying to monitor the situation. They have misinterpreted it that I misbehaved with the media! You come because you know we are important and you are giving me bull** saying that I have hit you? They say Ranbir hit them, Ranbir would not hit a fly, how would he hit them?”