Actor Randhir Kapoor shared some fascinating trivia involving his father, the late legendary actor and director Raj Kapoor when he and Randhir witnessed well-known lyricist Ravindra Jain singing the track ‘Ek Radha Ek Meera’ throughout a marriage in Delhi.
The actor goes down reminiscence lane and shares: “My father, the late Raj Kapoor saab and I had visited Delhi for someone’s wedding and Ravindra Jain was singing there. My father was seated in the front row while I was sitting right behind him. Ravindra Jain was singing the song ‘Ek Radha Ek Meera’ and my father really liked it so much that he requested him to sing it once more. He sang the song once again, with full excitement.”
Yesteryear’s well-known actor Randhir Kapoor goes to be the chief visitor on the present, ‘Indian Idol 12’ for the ‘Randhir Kapoor Special’ episode. He shared a number of anecdotes behind this track after the efficiency of one of many contestants Arunita Kanjilal.
Randhir Kapoor stated additional that after the efficiency of Ravindra Jain, Raj Kapoor enquired concerning the track and the film from which it was taken, he provides: “Ravindra Jain said that it was not from any film but his own song. That is when my father asked him if he could give this song to him. He readily agreed and my father said that from today, this song is mine.”
The 74-year-old actor who is understood for films like ‘Jawani Diwani’, narrates how later, Raj Kapoor invited Ravindra Jain at Randhir’s home together with a few his buddies simply to make sure that the actress Babita additionally listens to the track, ‘Ek Radha Ek Meera’ and offers her approval.
He additionally added that how the very subsequent day, when he visited the studio, he obtained to know that Raj Kapoor and Ravindra Jain had gone to a farmhouse in Pune and inside 5 days he returned with all seven songs together with the lyrics prepared for the film, ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’.
He divulges: “Ravindra Jain is one of the most talented and underrated music directors of all time. All the songs were recorded and in a week’s time the shooting started. The entire film, ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ revolves around this song.”
The present airs on Sony Entertainment Television.