Actor Rishi Kapoor, who was hospitalized on Wednesday after he complained of breathing problems, lost his battle against cancer today.
“He is suffering from cancer and he has some breathing problems, so he has been admitted to the hospital, he is stable now”, his brother Randhir Kapoor said yesterday. The veteran actor underwent treatment for cancer in the United States for almost a year and returned to India in September. However, he was hospitalized twice in the month of February due to his ill health.
“Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passes away at the age of 67 after battling with cancer for almost over a year”
Details by Navika Kumar, Group Editor – Politics, Times Network.
“I can’t believe this ..Rishi Kapoor is no more ..had talked to him during the ongoing lockdown ..talked for more than half an hour ..he was laughing & so full of life ..he was a dear friend. It will take long for this news to sink in! ॐ शान्ति ऋषि जी”
“What a terrible week and year for the Indian film industry. News just coming in of the passing away of Rishi Kapoor. A day after Irrfan Khan passed away. Both were battling cancer. May god give strength to their families and friends.”
“Om shanti #RishiKapoor . Condolences to the entire kapoor family… another legend passed away…heartbreaking..”
“Devastated to know Rishi Ji is no more. A great friend , A great artiste, heartthrob of millions. Carrier of a Great legacy. Feel so heartbroken at this loss. Farewell my friend #RishiKapoor. Rest in peace..”
“Shocked by the untimely demise of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor Ji. He was a legend on screen & entertained the audiences for decades. He will always continue to inspire budding actors & will always be remembered. My condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti.#RishiKapoor “
“The year 2020 is turning out to be the worst year..another legend #RishiKapoor sir gone..no words can describe his contribution to our industry..we have admired him.. grown up watching his films..inspired by him to be better actors..you will surely be missed sir..!!”
“I have no words…it is not often that your eyes well up for someone whom you don’t even know closely. #RishiKapoor”
“Shocked by the untimely demise of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor Ji. He was a legend on screen & entertained the audiences for decades. He will always continue to inspire budding actors & will always be remembered. My condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti. #RishiKapoor”
“I don’t think I can even process this information. Just heard about the demise of another legend this morning and I’m shattered. Condolences to the Kapoor family. Om Shanti. #RishiKapoor”
“A talented actor, amazingly fun person. Full of zest for life and unafraid to express his opinions. Met him several times and have the fondest fun memories. You will be missed. God bless. #RishiKapoor”
“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.”
“Unspeakable grief. Another legend passes away! Blessed to have worked briefly with #RishiKapoor sir in ‘Aurangzeb’ -a great actor, he was as engaging a ranconteur! An artist whose craft grew & sustained across generations! #RIP sir! There cannot will not be another like you!”
“Deeply saddened on hearing about #rishikapoor ji Yeh khabar sunke bohot dukh ho raha hai. I have such lovely memories of working with him.Our country has lost a great actor today. May his soul rest in peace.”
The actor lately announced his upcoming project with Deepika Padukone. The project was a remake of Hollywood film – “The Intern”
After losing two stunning actors back to back, Bollywood Fraternity will take some time to recover.