Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passes at the age of 67. Actor was suffering from cancer since 2018. He was under treatment. Report, says actor was having difficulty in breathing and was admitted to the hospital last night. Rishi Kapoor breathes his last today. Veteran actor and the very good friend of Rishi Kapoor, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan shared the news of his demise on his social media handle.
Kapoor family shares a message and asks the fans to respect the laws that are in force. “Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last.
He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him.
He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears.
In this hour of personal loss, we also recognise the world is going through a very difficult and troubled time. There are numerous restrictions around movement and gathering in public. We would like to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of the family to please respect the laws that are in force.
He would not have it any other way.”
Right from Prime Minister, Bollywood, Sport to Fans; nation is mourning the death of star celebrity Rishi Kapoor under the hastag #RipLegend.
Multifaceted, endearing and lively…this was Rishi Kapoor Ji. He was a powerhouse of talent. I will always recall our interactions, even on social media. He was passionate about films and India’s progress. Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 30, 2020
This is the worst phase for the Indian Cinema, it’s an end to an era.— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) April 30, 2020
Was fortunate to have worked with him in #Manto and shall cherish those beautiful moments throughout my life
A true entertainer #RishiKapoor Sir #RiP 🙏🏽
I'm at an absolute & total loss for words.Holding this phone in disbelief. Yesterday Irrfan and now …. Gutted , sad , heartbroken .I truly believed you'll come out of this .You will be missed , Sir . RIP . Om Shanti.— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) April 30, 2020
#RishiKapoor से ज़्यादा ज़िंदादिल, बेबाक़,ज़ोर ज़ोर से ठहाके लगाने वाला,एक बच्चे जैसी जिज्ञासा रखने वाला मैंने अपनी ज़िंदगी में कभी नहीं देखा।भगवान ने उनका साँचा बनाकर तोड़ दिया था।दुख इतना गहरा है, आँसू निकल ही नहीं रहे।NY में उनके साथ आख़िरी वीडियो।आप हमेशा रहोगे।Hello!Hello!🙏 pic.twitter.com/OxfH7nvWbL— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) April 30, 2020
My heart is so heavy. This is the end of an era. #Rishisir your candid heart and immeasurable talent will never be encountered again. Such a privilege to have known you even a little bit. My condolences to Neetu maam, Ridhima, Ranbir and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Sir. pic.twitter.com/TR6GVSN4m7— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 30, 2020
Rest in peace chintu sirrr, kaha suna maaf , strength , peace n light to family n friends…— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) April 30, 2020
This is unreal and unbelievable. Yesterday Irrfan Khan and today Rishi Kapoor ji. It's hard to accept this as a legend passes away today. My condolences to the family and may his soul rest in peace 😟💔— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 30, 2020
Some of the famous Rishi Kapoor movies are ‘Chandani’, ‘Bobby’, ‘Mera Naam Joker’, ‘Prem Rog’, ‘Nagina’, ‘Bol Radha Bol’, ‘Laila Majnu’ and ‘Kabhi Kabhi’.
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