RK studios up for sale: Here are few unseen pictures from RK studios
RK Studios is up for sale and this is the end of an era. The iconic RK Studios is set up for sale by the Kapoor’s family after retaining it for over 7 decades. Here are few unseen pictures from RK Studios that will take you back in time. RK studios being the most popular and recognized landmark in Chembur, Mumbai, is also the most prized procession of the Kapoor’s Family.
Talking about the procession Randhir Kapoor stated to PTI, “Yes, we have taken the decision to sell RK Studio. It is already up for sale. After the fire that broke at the studio, it was not viable to build the studio again. It was not economically viable to do it again.” On 16th September 2017, a fire spread like a wildfire and engulfs the television show set at iconic RK Studio in Mumbai turning it into ashes.
According to Rishi Kapoor, the Kapoor’s have taken the decision with a heavy heart and it was a very emotional decision for them but the investment in rebuilding the studio would not lead to sufficient revenue to keep it going further. He further added, “For a while, we did juggle with the idea of renovating the place with state-of-the-art technology. However, in reality, it isn’t always possible for a phoenix to rise from the ashes.”
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The RK studios has witnessed many iconic films such as Awaara (1951), Barsaat(1949), Bobby (1973), Jis Desh me Ganga behti hai (1960), Mera Naam Joker (1970), Prem Rog(1982), Sangam (1964), Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978) among others which laid the very foundation of cinema industry by providing its audiences the best ever experiences. As the studio is now up for sale. Let us go through some unseen pictures
The studio has given a lot to Bollywood and to the Indian cinema. Kareena Kapoor broke down her silence by calling the studio as their family home which will always be close to their heart. RK Studios was built by her grandfather Raj Kapoor. She also added that we all have been grown up walking around the corridors of the studio and the decision rests completely with her father and his brothers.
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