Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67. The news was confirmed on Twitter by his long-time friend and Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
“Big B wrote he was devastated and destroyed.”
Rishi Kapoor is survived by his wife Neetu and two kids, Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.
Rishi was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and he returned to India from New York in September last year, after his cancer treatment
In March this year, Neetu Kapoor took to Instagram to post a ‘meal out’ photo with Rishi. She wrote, “Meal out after a long period becomes so special!! You value each moment, enjoy every dish!”
Several personalities took to the micro-blogging site to pay a tribute to the legendary actor.
It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare…just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it’s heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 30, 2020
Am devastated, heartbroken… King of charm, King of Romance, the legendary actor Rishi ji just said ‘pack-up’. Not fair Sir, you said we will do a film together…. just not fair. pic.twitter.com/EJjJnuSThW
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) April 30, 2020
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 30, 2020
This is a terrible week for Indian cinema, with the passing of another legend, actor Rishi Kapoor. A wonderful actor, with a huge fan following across generations, he will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family, friends & fans all over the world, at this time of grief.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 30, 2020
— Yash Raj Films (@yrf) April 30, 2020
Deeply saddened by the sudden demise of actor Rishi Kapoor. He entertained several generations of Indians throughout his career. What a terrible loss.. My condolences to the grieving family. May God bless his soul.
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) April 30, 2020
Rishi Kapoor was last seen in the web series The Body on Netflix. He also shot for a film in Delhi earlier this year.