The 64-year-old star shared his views on exploring the genre on Twitter when a fan asked him when he will portray a grey character onscreen again.
Mr Kapoor tweeted on Monday night:
Must get a meaty role which I can get my teeth into. Actor cannot go beyond a well written character in the script https://t.co/we8Y3nCfeL? Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 5, 2016
Rishi Kapoor is remembered for his negative roles in films like Agneepath and D-Day.
Rishi ji was last seen on the silver screen in Kapoor And Sons, which also featured Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan. He effortlessly played the role of the oldest member of the Kapoor family.
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