Veteran on-screen character Rishi Kapoor passes away. The entertainer was admitted to HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning.
Rishi Kapoor was fighting malignant growth since 2018, and was in the US for treatment for a year. The entertainer’s sibling, Randhir Kapoor, told the media on Wednesday night that he was admitted to the medical clinic because of his wellbeing breaking down.
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 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
He was thankful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all comprehend that he might want to be recalled with a grin and not with tears.In this hour of individual misfortune, we additionally perceive the world is experiencing an exceptionally troublesome and upset time.
There are various limitations around development and assembling out in the open. We might want to demand every one of his fans and well-wishers and companions of the family to please regard the laws that are in power.
Heartbroken … Rest In Peace … my dearest friend #RishiKapoor
— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) 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, the son of Raj Kapoor, broke on to the Indian cinema scene with his first film itself, Mera Naam Joker, in which he played the role of a child artiste. The actor received a National Award for Mera Naam Joker.
In 1973, Rishi Kapoor made his film debut as an adult, with Bobby, opposite Dimple Kapadia. The first film made Kapoor an overnight star and gave the country a new hero.
The actor’s last Bollywood film was the 2018 film 102 Not Out alongside Amitabh Bachchan.
Rishi Kapoor is survived by wife and actor Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir Kapoor and daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.
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
Pained to know about the passing away of legendary actor Rishi Kapoor ji. He was an institution in himself. Rishi ji’s demise is an irreparable loss for Indian cinema. He will always be remembered for his exceptional acting skills. Condolences to his family & followers. Om Shanti
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) April 30, 2020