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Obituary "There was a misconception that the film (Bobby) was made to launch me as an actor. The film was actually made to pay the debts of Mera Naam Joker. Dad wanted to make a teenage love story and he did not have money to cast Rajesh Khanna in the film” – Rishi Kapoor The above statement speaks volumes about this great actor and an icon who won hearts through his handsome looks and charming smile.   Bobby for me was a film that initiated me into Hindi Films.   I went on to follow Rishi Kapoor through his films.   While his contemporaries like Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bacchan, Vinod Kumar were making it big in Hindi Film Industry, Rishi Kapoor silently spread his love across masses. I followed this great star through his films Rafoo Chakkar, Amar Akbar Anthony, Khel Khel mein and Hum Kisi se kam naheen, Kabhi Kabhi, Doosra Aadmi, Karz and many other movies.   His presence in screen was magnetic and so was his way of dressing.   I was so inspired by his styl