Rishi Kapoor's final film Sharmaji Namkeen to release on Amazon Prime Video
The film follows a recently retired man who discovers his passion for cooking after joining a women’s kitty circle
Amazon Prime Video will premiere Sharmaji Namkeen, the final film of late actor Rishi Kapoor.
Directed by Hitesh Bhatia, the film follows a recently retired man who discovers his passion for cooking after joining a riotous women’s kitty circle. Rishi is joined in the cast by Juhi Chawla, Suhail Nayyar, Taaruk Raina, Satish Kaushik, Sheeba Chaddha and Isha Talwar. Paresh Rawal has completed Rishi's portions in the film.
Sharmaji Namkeen will release online on March 31.
Ritesh Sidhwani, Co-Founder, Excel Entertainment, said “At Excel, we have always focused on offering the most clutter-breaking narratives and bring to life characters that are memorable and heartwarming. Sharmaji Namkeen is a slice-of-life story of an ordinary man and his extraordinary pursuit to find a new meaning in life. We are humbled and thankful to work with the legendary actor, the Late Rishi Kapoor, for this epic family entertainer, which remains his last onscreen portrayal. The movie is our tribute to his commanding stardom and charm and we are happy to add another milestone to our robust collaboration with Prime Video.”
Rishi Kapoor passed away from leukemia in April, 2020. He was 67. His last screen appearance before his death was in The Body (2019)