In the 70’s and 80’s, Rishi Kapoor brought out a different dressing style logo. From rocking oversized sunglasses in Bobby (1973) to effortlessly slipping into the period costumes of Laila Majnu (1976) to putting the blazers on the map in Doosra Aadmi (1977) , He had a dressing style of his own, which was very popular at that time.
His attires were very attractive at that time, like straight-out-of-the-school lad attires in Bobby, his iconic bell bottoms in Hum Kisise Kum Nahin (1977), sweaters in Chandni (1989) or the charming cross-dressing act in Rafoo Chakkar (1975). Later in those days people started wearing clothes like they wore in the movie. Designer Manish Malhotra shares, “He was my most favourite actor and his films and songs are very popular.
In the film, Hum Kisise Kum Nahin, the red locket heart he wore with the white outfit was borrowed from a friend of his. His style developed very much in those days, he used to look very attractive in black and blue suit. he was a youth icon of the 70s. “The film Bobby established him as a romantic hero, mad passion of a teenage lover. From the tight shirts and flared jeans to seriously stylish eye wear. Something every young boy in India made their own standard of style.
Every new heroin wanted to make a debut with him at that time, And then came Rishi and Neetu, the ultimate on and on-screen lovebirds. The whole country became crazy about their pair. From 70s Hipster to the King of Disco in Karz. The silver outfit he wore in Om Shanti Om will be forever etched in our memory. Rishi continued to follow his own style rules in the eighties. He is trend setters actor, he called as style icon, chocolate boy. He is a great actor, and we will never forget him.