The Bollywood Fight Club

Rishi Kapoor-Neetu Singh:
In the small hours of November 1, 1997, Bandra police station received a phone call, allegedly from Neetu Singh, urging them to intervene into what seemed like a domestic brawl having gone way out of hand. Rumours starting spreading that Rishi Kapoor had bashed up Neetu Singh. However, when the police visited the bungalow, Rishi Kapoor stated that Neetu Singh was fast asleep. Neetu Singh too never filed any complaint the following day, despite the police pursuing the case for a couple of days. The incident even made it to the Times of India front page, and later a society columnist chided the media and Bollywood for not having the guts to stand up to Rishi Kapoor’s historically abusive behavior. Whatever the truth to this, it remains one of Bollywood’s dodgier episodes.


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