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Spoilers Ahead by Rajeev Masand: With stars in our eyes

Jul 21, 2023 05:25 PM IST

Meeting your childhood idols doesn’t have to be a bad thing; you should tell them how much they mean to you

Someone wise once said – Don’t meet your heroes. The logic being that they will inevitably fail to live up to your expectations. On Rishi Kapoor’s second death anniversary recently, I was reminded of my first interaction with the actor I had grown up admiring.

In the early ’90s, Rajeev Masand was a proud Rishi Kapoor fan. “When I met him, he was brash, opinionated, and – believe it or not – charming,” he writes.
In the early ’90s, Rajeev Masand was a proud Rishi Kapoor fan. “When I met him, he was brash, opinionated, and – believe it or not – charming,” he writes.
Talking Star Wars with Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in 2019 was something eight-year-old me could never have dreamt of.
Talking Star Wars with Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in 2019 was something eight-year-old me could never have dreamt of.
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