The Kapoor family is deeply concerned about the sale of RK Studio, founded by legendary actor-producer Raj Kapoor. His son Randhir Kapoor, while talking with a leading website, said the actors did not prefer to shoot at the famous studio but preferred to opt for Film City.
"With the state of the roads and the traffic today, no actors come to Chembur to shoot in this studio, they prefer to go to Film City, so with a heavy heart, we decided to give up. family is very sad, but there is no other way, "he said on the website.
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Earlier this week, Randhir Kapoor's brother, Rishi, confirmed that RK Studio had gone on sale after his family realized that the plan to renovate it because of its deterioration was useless.
In September 2017, a fire broke out in a part of the studio – on the set of the TV show Super dancer. Although no casualties were reported, the fire resulted in the loss of "irreplaceable memories and costumes from all RK Films", tweeted by Rishi Kapoor after the incident.
Randhir reiterated his brother's words and said, "It's even more of an emotional loss than a monetary loss." We lost all memories of Raj Kapoor. All Raj Kapoor had built was burned. "
Randhir Kapoor's daughter, Kareena Kapoor Khan, also spoke on the sidelines of Lakme Fashion Week, where she was the star of the final show. "I think it's probably something that the family has decided, so it belongs to my fathers, to his brothers and to them …
The R. K. Studio is located in Chembur in Mumbai and was built by Raj Kapoor almost 70 years ago. Films whose Jis Desh Me Ganga Behti Hain (1960) Mera Naam Joker (1970) and Police officer (1973) were also shot in the studio.