Rishi Kapoor on London fire: Fighting on screen is no heroism, firefighters, police and medics are the real heroes

Rishi Kapoor, in his latest tweet, shares his take on the major fire that took place in west London. The veteran actor has called the police, fire fighters and medics as the 'real heroes' and added that romancing or fighting in films is no kind of heroism.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:June 15, 2017 1:06 pm
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Rishi Kapoor has forever been active on Twitter and his tweets could be made into a book, in the least. In his latest tweets, the veteran actor has called the police, fire fighters and the medics “real heroes” and added that romancing or fighting in films is no heroism regarding the major fire that took place in London. “The Real Heroes. ‘9/11’ Firefighters entered Twin Towers knowing eminent death. Now Grenfell Tower where again the braves have entered. Singing songs, romancing or fighting in films is no heroism. The real heroes are the fire fighters, police and the medics. I was no hero! Sorry!” Rishi tweeted on Wednesday night.

The 64-year-old actor’s tweet came after a major fire took place and consumed a 24-storey apartment complex in west London housing hundreds on Wednesday. Firefighters were alerted to the blaze at Grenfell Tower, an apartment block located in the neighbourhood of Kensington, shortly after Tuesday midnight, reports Efe news.

Some 200 firefighters and 40 fire trucks were deployed to the scene and emergency workers were battling to get the fire under control. On the work front, Rishi will soon be seen sharing screen space with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the upcoming film 102 Not Out. The film features Amitabh Bachchan as a 102-year-old and Rishi as his 75-year-old son. 102 Not Out is based on writer-director Saumya Joshi’s successful Gujarati play by the same name. The film is a sweet story between a father and a son and the duo will also speak a few lines in Gujarati in the film.

Amitabh and Rishi, who will be seen sharing screen space after two decades, have previously worked in films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Naseeb and Kabhi Kabhie.

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