Rishi Kapoor scores hat-trick with Dharma Productions

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Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has scored a hat-trick with filmmaker Karan Johar’s banner Dharma Productions.

The actor has collaborated with the banner for films like “Agneepath”, where he essayed the role of Rauf Lala; “Student Of The Year, where he played dean Yogendra Vashishth and “Kapoor & Sons”, where he played a nonagenarian.

The 63-year-old took to Twitter to mention his achievement.

“Aahh! Without sounding immodest, somebody just pointed out — I scored a ‘hat-trick’ with Dharma (Productions)! ‘Agneepath’, ‘Student Of The Year (SOTY)’, ‘Kapoor & Sons (K&S)’. Not bad, Cricket in the air!” he tweeted.

“Kapoor & Sons”, which released on Friday, tells the journey of members of a Kapoor family. The film also stars Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan and Sidharth Malhotra.

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Other actors in the romantic drama, produced by Karan, are Rajat Kapoor and Ratna Pathak Shah.

Dharma Productions was established by late filmmaker Yash Johar in 1979. It was taken over in 2004 after his death by his son Karan.

The company’s first production was the 1980 film “Dostana” which featured megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, and Zeenat Aman.

The production house reached a turning point with the release of Karan’s directorial debut, “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji.

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