How A Dutiful Press Release Elevated Bollywood Baddie Shakti Kapoor To A Veritable Sex Symbol

21/04/2015 4:47 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Courtesy Shamrock Communication

Veteran Bollywood baddie Shakti Kapoor has made a career out of playing hateful and sometimes pathetic characters. While his experience and abilities are beyond doubt, it is somewhat...umm... difficult to imagine Kapoor as a sex symbol.

I mean, seriously, we're talking about this guy.

However, according to a press release sent out by PR agency Shamrock Communication, the 56-year-old actor was mobbed by a "barrage of girls" while out shopping at a mall in Delhi. While they surrounded him, Kapoor obliged their attention by posing for pictures (one of which has been featured above).

Below is a screenshot of the press release, presented in its entirety.

shakti kapoor

We've seen some unbelievable press releases in our time, but none as unintentionally hilarious as this one. As for the veracity of this story...

... does it even matter?

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